NMC corporate partner, lynda.com, is now offering amazing discounts to NMC member universities through the lyndaCampus solution. This opportunity is exactly the reason why the NMC partners with fantastic organizations like lynda.com — to bring you more valuable experiences at a greater convenience to you.
NMC members who purchase the lyndaCampus solution by June 23, 2011 will receive 10% off standard pricing! (See table below for more pricing info.)
Please join us on Wednesday, Nov. 10th at 12pm PT/3pm ET (check for local time) for a discussion with Lynda Weinman, the co-founder of the software teaching and learning company, lynda.com. Lynda's commitment runs deep in the field of learning and she will be sharing her thoughts and ideas about the founding of lynda.com, her life and her love of learning. This will be a special opportunity to hear from one of the creative leaders of the online teaching world who has touched many through her company.
You are invited to join us Wednesday, Nov. 17th, 2010 at 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET ( check for local time ) when we get a sneak preview of IMAGING, a new feature found in the Critique^It service. Critique^It is a Software as a Service (SaaS) product that provides a rich-media, social network where groups can share and critique any document — anytime, anywhere.
This presentation will be given by founders and creators, Alexa Fleur (CEO) and Ashley Bradford (CTO).
Connect@NMC: Panel Discussion Led By Laurie Burruss of Lynda.com - Implementing Lynda.com Campus-WidePosted September 30th, 2010 by Keene Haywood
You are invited to join us Thursday, Oct. 14th, 2010 at 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET (check local time) for a panel discussion with lynda.com's Laurie Burruss who is the Senior Director of Education.
Implementing lynda.com Online Training Library Campus Wide
With limited staff, tightened budgets, and the arrival of the "digital native" on the college campus, schools are looking for ways to meet training needs of faculty, students, and staff beyond the face-to-face classroom. A need exists for 24/7 online training that keeps up with changing technology. In addition, the solution must be cost-effective, able to be implemented within the university brand or portal, and complement the learning students already receive on campus.
This session explores:
The photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson recorded his entire life's work using a tiny little pocketable camera, a rangefinder Leica, together with a couple of equally small lenses, and sent his film to be developed in commercial labs. Would he have been able to capture "the decisive moment", as he called it, unnoticed and unremarked by his subjects, if he had been burdened by a big "pro" system, with lots of heavy bodies, lenses, and the need to drop everything to go to the darkroom to boot?
For this Connect@NMC session we are excited to welcome a new NMC Corporate Partner to the NMC Community, Toon Boom Animation , one makers of one of the leading animation software packages. Robert Danick will join us to discuss Why Toon Boom Animation in Higher Education
There's a sea change underway in how conferences and events are held, driven by on-line social networking services, the democratizing power of the Internet, and a shifting economic landscape. Jordan Schwartz, president of Pathable, an online social networking services designed specifically for events, will talk with Alan Levine about how this is changing the event experience and the industry as a whole, looking at specific examples of events that are using new and innovative tools to provide new services to attendees.
Pathable joined the NMC in 2009 as a Corporate Partner and their social netwworking platform was successfuly used at the 2009 NMC Summer Conference in Monterey.
Would a serious researcher look to comic books and videogames as sources of inspiration for how to transform education? Of course they would!
Join us for a Connect@NMC conversation, as we talk with one of NMC's long time most popular presenters, Dr. Ruben Puentedura, CEO of NMC Partner, Hippasus. Please join us Monday, May 18, 2009 at 11:00am PT (check local time) when we talk to Ruben about about the lessons to be learned from these and related media, and his experiences applying them in both higher ed and K12 classrooms.
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