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20140228_135720.jpg “The irony is the more personal your story is, the more universal it is. And the more you keep that nuance that makes your story personal, the more it will spread,” Nirvan Mullick, the founder of Imagination Foundation noted on January 21, 2014.  Mullick spoke from experience. Caine’s Arcade, a short documentary film he released in 2009,...
In 2013 the DML Conference landed squarely on the question of the relation between digital media and politics, calling questions about civic education, new views of social justice, and youth engagement in shaping their world. Much of the substance of these questions came from the work of the MacArthur network on Youth and Participatory Politics, or YPP, which has been looking at evolving...
John Jones, assistant professor of professional writing and editing at West Virginia University, presents some fascinating thoughts about the changing nature of writing in his summer blog posts at DMLcentral. In "The Challenge of Teaching Networked Writing," Jones argues that the daily writing practices of students should have a place in the writing classroom. He refers to this writing as ...
2012-horizon-report_k12_cover.png The NMC Horizon Report 2012 K-12 Edition discusses these six emerging trends for K-12 education in three adoption horizons: One Year or Less Mobile Devices & AppsMobile devices are becoming increasingly valued tools in the learning setting. More schools are rethinking bans on mobile devices and implementing "Bring Your Own...
The NMC Horizon Report 2010 K-12 Edition discusses these six emerging trends for K-12 education in three adoption horizons: One Year or Less Cloud ComputingLarge clusters of networked servers are making inexpensive, offsite storage a reality. The ability to have multi-user applications and multi-processor computing is changing how we think about computers, software, and files.    Collaborative...
2010-Horizon-Cover.jpg The NMC Horizon Report 2010 Higher Ed Edition, available as a PDF below, discusses these six emerging trends in three adoption horizons: One Year or Less Mobile ComputingThe network-capable devices students carry with them offer great potential as collaboration and communication tools for educational settings. Faculty and technology staff are...
2009-horizon-cover.jpg The NMC Horizon Report 2009 Higher Ed Edition, available as a PDF below, discusses these six emerging trends in three adoption horizons: One Year or Less MobilesInternet-capable mobile devices will soon outnumber computers. Already, mobiles are users' first choice for accessing online content. As access to devices continues to grow, the...
Screen shot 2012-03-13 at 3.13.25 PM.png The Horizon Report 2012 Higher Education Edition discusses six emerging trends in three adoption horizons: One Year or Less  Mobile AppsThis is the fastest growing dimension in the mobile space right now. Educational institutions are creating apps for educational and research needs across the curriculum. Tablet ComputingSeen...
2011 Horizon K12 cover.jpg The NMC Horizon Report 2011 K-12 Edition (browse flipbok version here or download the PDF) discusses these six emerging trends for K-12 education in three adoption horizons: One Year or Less Cloud ComputingLarge clusters of networked servers are making inexpensive, offsite storage a reality. The ability to have multi-user applications and...
2009 Horizon K12 cover.png The NMC Horizon Report 2009 K-12 Edition discusses these six emerging trends for K-12 education in three adoption horizons: One Year or Less Collaborative EnvironmentsSince collaboration across geographical and cultural boundaries has become more common in the workplace, educators are increasingly giving students the opportunity to work in...

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