Newest Library Items http://navigator.nmc.org/library/rss.xml en Choosing An Online Learning Platform: Which Makes Sense? http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/choosing-online-learning-platform-which-makes-sense <p>The most critical piece of information in choosing an online system are the most obvious and the most overlooked questions (1): What do you want learners to know and be able to do? (2) What platform can best help them attain these learning goals?</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/choosing-online-learning-platform-which-makes-sense#comments course creation elearningindustry.com Higher Education HZ 150 learning management LMS online course online learning HiEd References Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:24:53 +0000 Michele Cummins 22903 at http://navigator.nmc.org Averages Don’t Matter...and Other Common Mistakes in Data Analysis http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/averages-don%E2%80%99t-matterand-other-common-mistakes-data-analysis <p>Few educators ever receive training in assessment or formal guidance in data analysis. In this article Dr. Nick Sheltrown, Director of Learning Analytics at Compass Learning, describes five quick lessons learned through his experience in the data trenches.</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/averages-don%E2%80%99t-matterand-other-common-mistakes-data-analysis#comments assessment Big Data data data analysis edsurge.com Emerging Technologies HZ 150 K-12 K12 Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:19:25 +0000 Michele Cummins 22902 at http://navigator.nmc.org 10 Online Learning Trends to Watch in 2015 [#Infographic] http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/10-online-learning-trends-watch-2015-infographic <p>A new infographic from TalentLMS, a cloud-based learning management system, offers its picks for the top 10 E-Learning Trends to Follow in 2015:</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/10-online-learning-trends-watch-2015-infographic#comments cloud Digital Learning edtechmagazine.com elearning Higher Education HZ 150 LMS online learning trends 'Technologies to Watch' Lists HiEd Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:59:47 +0000 Michele Cummins 22901 at http://navigator.nmc.org An education in augmented reality: 8 tips for getting started http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/education-augmented-reality-8-tips-getting-started <p>Matt Ramirez, lead augmented reality developer at digital education charity Jisc, lists some tips for organizations who are considering using augmented reality technology.</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/education-augmented-reality-8-tips-getting-started#comments 3-D 3d AR augmented reality Emerging Technologies HZ 150 information-age.com JISC simulation visualization Tech News Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:53:11 +0000 Michele Cummins 22900 at http://navigator.nmc.org Idaho PTECH: Building the “Last Mile” of Opportunity for Rural Students http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/idaho-ptech-building-%E2%80%9Clast-mile%E2%80%9D-opportunity-rural-students <p>The Idaho PTECH Network is a partnership between high schools, community colleges and employers so that the middle 50% of Idaho students, no matter where they live, can access college and jobs.</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/idaho-ptech-building-%E2%80%9Clast-mile%E2%80%9D-opportunity-rural-students#comments edsurge.com HZ 149 idaho network North America online online learning PTECH real-world learning K-12 Challenges and Trends K12 Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:28:17 +0000 Michele Cummins 22899 at http://navigator.nmc.org LEARNING IS EVOLVING: 10 KEY E-LEARNING TRENDS FOR 2015 http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/learning-evolving-10-key-e-learning-trends-2015 <p>Aurion Learning lists its top ten picks for key eLearning trends to watch in 2015.</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/learning-evolving-10-key-e-learning-trends-2015#comments 2015 adaptive blog.aurionlearning.com elearning HZ 149 online learning trend watch list watchlist 'Technologies to Watch' Lists Food for Thought Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:09:38 +0000 Michele Cummins 22898 at http://navigator.nmc.org Online Education Has Reached the Mainstream http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/online-education-has-reached-mainstream <p>Online education has reached the mainstream. This infographic explores how, where, and why. The full report is available at <a href="http://on.bcg.com/1oFl8dY" title="http://on.bcg.com/1oFl8dY">http://on.bcg.com/1oFl8dY</a>.</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/online-education-has-reached-mainstream#comments Higher Education HZ 149 online online course online learning slideshare.net Reports and Research HiEd Fri, 12 Dec 2014 20:59:31 +0000 Michele Cummins 22897 at http://navigator.nmc.org New libraries go high-tech, cater to individual communities http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/new-libraries-go-high-tech-cater-individual-communities <p>Built to mimic their surrounding environment architecturally, equipped with high tech systems to automate high speed processing and shelving of books, and with the addition of self-service checkout machines and more, these new libraries are keeping with community interests, culture and needs:</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/new-libraries-go-high-tech-cater-individual-communities#comments books community community center HZ 149 Library library tech on-ajc.com smart library Technology in Popular Culture Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:14:07 +0000 Michele Cummins 22896 at http://navigator.nmc.org Can a School's Tech Program Take a Rural Town out of Poverty? http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/can-schools-tech-program-take-rural-town-out-poverty <p>"Across the country, 70 percent of schools lack a high-speed Internet connection." This article describes the effects and challenges of a new technology program rolled out in Piedmont Alabama.</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/can-schools-tech-program-take-rural-town-out-poverty#comments access digital divide HZ 149 North America rural theatlantic.com K-12 Stories, Examples, Food for Thought K12 Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:35:28 +0000 Michele Cummins 22895 at http://navigator.nmc.org inBloom’s Collapse Offers Lessons For Innovation In Education http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/inbloom%E2%80%99s-collapse-offers-lessons-innovation-education <p>By now the story is well known. inBloom, a non-profit that offered a data warehouse solution designed to help public schools embrace the promise of personalized learning by helping teachers integrate seamlessly the number of applications they use in their day-to-day teaching, collapsed and has ceased to exist, as privacy concerns from interested parties mounted over a period of many months... This article explains hows this happened.</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/inbloom%E2%80%99s-collapse-offers-lessons-innovation-education#comments data data warehouse educationnext.org HZ 149 inBloom policies policy privacy security storage K-12 Stories, Examples, Food for Thought K12 Wed, 10 Dec 2014 17:41:38 +0000 Michele Cummins 22894 at http://navigator.nmc.org Districts Get Personal: How Districts Can Support Teacher PD http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/districts-get-personal-how-districts-can-support-teacher-pd <p>A new report from EdSurge examines the tools that support district and school leaders delivering professional learning experiences to an entire workforce of teachers. They hope this guide will help school and district administrators find the right systems when it comes to managing and delivering professional learning experiences.</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/districts-get-personal-how-districts-can-support-teacher-pd#comments administration competency-based district edsurge.com HZ 149 pd personalize personalized professional development proficiency proficiency-based system tools K-12 Reports and Research K12 Wed, 10 Dec 2014 17:18:03 +0000 Michele Cummins 22893 at http://navigator.nmc.org National Museum of Scotland set for Game Masters http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/national-museum-scotland-set-game-masters <p>In a new exhibit at the National Museum of Scotland that combines gaming with the history behind those games, Game Maters is a massive arcade with more than 100 games offered for visitors to play that also highlights the stories behind some of the world’s biggest computer games and the little-known artists who created them.</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/national-museum-scotland-set-game-masters#comments games gaming history of gaming HZ 149 National Museum of Scotland scotsman.com Museum Stories, Examples, Food for Thought Museum Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:47:54 +0000 Michele Cummins 22892 at http://navigator.nmc.org How to Raise a Museum-Loving Kid http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/how-raise-museum-loving-kid <p>Here are some things to think about when bringing kids to museums and advice on ways to help them engage with what they encounter.</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/how-raise-museum-loving-kid#comments engagement engaging HZ 149 intelligenttravel.nationalgeographic.com Museum Stories, Examples, Food for Thought Museum Tue, 09 Dec 2014 03:59:33 +0000 Michele Cummins 22891 at http://navigator.nmc.org 13 higher ed tech tools and approaches to watch in 2015 http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/13-higher-ed-tech-tools-and-approaches-watch-2015 <p>Education Dive lists its picks for 13 ed tech tools and approaches from companies and institutions that you should keep on your radar this year due to their recent recognition.</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/13-higher-ed-tech-tools-and-approaches-watch-2015#comments educationdive.com Higher Education HZ 148 watch watch list 'Technologies to Watch' Lists HiEd Mon, 08 Dec 2014 19:19:41 +0000 Michele Cummins 22890 at http://navigator.nmc.org The Boston Startup Trying to Socialize the Museum Experience http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/boston-startup-trying-socialize-museum-experience <p>Spotzer is a startup powering interactive, socially engaging and context-aware mobile apps that leverage beacon technology to personalize the experience for each user while also giving them access to other perspectives surrounding each specific museum piece they are interested in.</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/boston-startup-trying-socialize-museum-experience#comments beacon beacon technology bostinno.streetwise.co Boston HZ 148 interactive mobile mobile app museum interaction personalization socialize Spotzer startup visitor engagement Challenges and Trends Museum Museum Mon, 08 Dec 2014 18:18:34 +0000 Michele Cummins 22889 at http://navigator.nmc.org Innovation academies put Grand Rapids high school students on vocation-focused paths http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/innovation-academies-put-grand-rapids-high-school-students-vocation-focused-paths <p>Innovation Central High is a more career-focused model of secondary education that includes field-work and mentors from the business community, while still being comprehensive high school in which students learn math, science, foreign languages — everything the state of Michigan says students need to know.</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/innovation-academies-put-grand-rapids-high-school-students-vocation-focused-paths#comments business career career-focused crainsdetroit.com HZ 149 mentor K-12 Stories, Examples, Food for Thought K12 Mon, 08 Dec 2014 17:56:26 +0000 Michele Cummins 22888 at http://navigator.nmc.org Mobile Gaming Is About To Overtake Consoles http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/mobile-gaming-about-overtake-consoles <p>A new report predicts that mobile games will overtake console gaming in revenue in 2015. Mobile games are expected to bring in $25 billion in revenue globally this year, and more than $30 billion in 2015, according to Newzoo.</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/mobile-gaming-about-overtake-consoles#comments console gaming game-based learning gaming huffingtonpost.com HZ 148 mobile mobile gaming Tech in Popular Culture Sat, 06 Dec 2014 01:38:32 +0000 Michele Cummins 22887 at http://navigator.nmc.org Online Einstein Project Reveals Scientist’s Magnitude and Minutiae http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/online-einstein-project-reveals-scientist%E2%80%99s-magnitude-and-minutiae <p>In a project more than two decades in the making, Princeton University Press has created and made available, free, a digital edition of The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein. The scholars managing the project plan to post every document they consider important to understanding Einstein and his thinking—not just scientific papers and professional correspondence but also juvenilia and letters to loved ones.</p> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"><div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Princeton University</span> <div class="street-address">Princeton, NJ 08544</div> <div class="country-name">United States</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=Princeton%2C+NJ+08544%2C+%2C+%2C+%2C+us">Google Maps</a></div></div> </div> </div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/online-einstein-project-reveals-scientist%E2%80%99s-magnitude-and-minutiae#comments chronicle.com Digital Einstein Papers digitise Higher Education historian history HZ 148 North America open open content open educational resource Princeton Stories, Examples, Food for Thought HiEd Fri, 05 Dec 2014 16:27:09 +0000 Michele Cummins 22886 at http://navigator.nmc.org The Best Simple Tools to Create Infographics for Your Class http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/best-simple-tools-create-infographics-your-class <p>Infographics are an engaging way to translate dry data into eye-catching visuals with the ability to highlight important key ideas and points. These tools will help you become an infographic-master in no time!</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/best-simple-tools-create-infographics-your-class#comments educatorstechnology.com HZ 148 infographic online course online learning online teaching online tools visual visual data Food for Thought References Fri, 05 Dec 2014 15:34:58 +0000 Michele Cummins 22885 at http://navigator.nmc.org Haptic holograms let you touch the void in VR http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/haptic-holograms-let-you-touch-void-vr <p>A system that uses sound waves to project "haptic holograms" into mid-air – letting you touch 3D virtual objects with your bare hands – is poised to bring virtual reality into the physical world.</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://navigator.nmc.org/clipping/haptic-holograms-let-you-touch-void-vr#comments 3d Emerging Technologies haptic haptic holograms HZ 148 Leap motion newscientist.com senses sensor sound sound waves touch virtual reality Tech News Tue, 02 Dec 2014 21:44:15 +0000 Michele Cummins 22884 at http://navigator.nmc.org