@SamanthaAdamsBecker active 1 month ago ActivityProfileForumsBadges View General First Name Samantha Middle Initial Adams Last Name Becker Job Title Senior Director, Publications & Communications Organization NMC Country United States Show Your Info? Yes Social Networks Facebook URL https://www.facebook.com/SamanthaBlairAdams Twitter http://twitter.com/sambeckertweets LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/samanthaadamsbecker/ Contact Info Blog http://freshsqueezedpoetry.wordpress.com Skype SamanthaNMC Extended Profile Interests writing, creative writing, e-publishing, social media, online learning Biography Samantha Adams Becker, Senior Director of Communications for the NMC, is the Director of the NMC Horizon Project and lead writer and researcher for the NMC Horizon Report series, which analyzes emerging technology uptake in various education sectors across the globe. She has an expertise in digital communications, with a special interest in e-publishing, social media, and online learning. In 2013, she taught the first online course ever to exclusively take place in Facebook, which was geared towards training education professionals to integrate social media into their teaching practices. Previous to the NMC, Samantha facilitated the digitization of books and periodicals for several of the world’s largest publishers and was the managing editor of a lifestyle magazine.