Download 2009 Horizon Report Australia-New Zealand Edition (266 Kb, 34 pp) or view web version
5,594 downloads as of August 22 2011
As a result of participation in the Edward and Betty Marcus Digital Education Project for Texas Art Museums, museum educators, curators, and directors have successfully integrated digital media into their education and outreach activities in ways that extend their efforts to a wider audience. A community of digital storytellers has grown up across the state that can help to sustain the momentum of the work. Furthermore, this collection of high-quality materials has been created that can be used to address important needs related to visual arts education.
Learn more at http://marcus.nmc.org/ and visit the online gallery
Edward and Betty Marcus Digital Education Project for Texas Art Museums: Marcus Collection Catalog (1.9Mb, 59 pp)
876 downloads as of August 22 2011
In the largest study to date of the practice anywhere, new findings from the New Media Consortium confirm that challenge-based learning is extremely effective with 9th grade students, including those most at risk of dropping out. The report followed six schools across the US as they implemented the practice in high school classes.
Challenge-Based Learning: An Approach for Our Time (792K, 40 pp)
907 downloads as of August 22 2011
The first ever Horizon Report for the K-12 sector describes the continuing work of the NMC’s Horizon Project, a research-oriented effort that seeks to identify and describe emerging technologies that will likely have a significant impact on K-12 education.
The annual Horizon Report describes the continuing work of the NMC’s Horizon Project, a research-oriented effort that seeks to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have considerable impact on teaching, learning, and creative expression within higher education.
Download 2009 Horizon Report (367K, 32 pp) or view web version
53,615 downloads as of August 22 2011
Download El Informe Horizon 2009 (Spanish) (401K, 32 pp)
5,317 downloads as of August 22 2011
Download L'Informe Horizon 2009 (Catalan) (395K, 32 pp)
731 downloads as of August 22 2011
Download ホライズン・レポート 2009 年版 (Japanese) (640K, 32 pp)
907 downloads as of August 22 2011
Download 2009 Horizon Report: German Edition (German) (840K, 38 pp)
791 downloads as of August 22 2011
Download 报告 2009 年度 (Chinese) (1 Mb, 38 pp)
550 downloads as of August 22 2011
The 2008 NMC Conference Proceedings features ten papers including case studies; a tutorial; introductions to current topics such as storytelling, digital media, and fair use; descriptions of special services, tools, and information technology support programs developed at member schools; and discussions of new media and pedagogy. The topics were ones nominated by attendees at the 2008 NMC Summer Conference held in June at Princeton University.
The first in a new series of regional and sector-based Horizon Reports, the 2008 Australia-New Zealand Edition examines emerging technologies as they appear in and affect higher education in Australia and New Zealand in particular.
Download 2008 Horizon Report Australia-New Zealand Edition (624K, 34 pp) or view web version
6,706 downloads as of August 22 2011
Sent out to members of the NMC, our in-world educational community, and the Second Life Educators Listserv (SLED) in May 2008, this survey represents the interests, activities, and demographics of more than 350 educators. Overall, the results reflect the highly social interaction of Second Life and how educators have formed and contribute to a vibrant community in this virtual world space.
Download 2008 Educators in Second Life Survey Results Summary (52k Mb, 2 pp)
Download 2008 Educators in Second Life Survey Results (308 kb, 10 pp)
1,033 downloads as of August 22 2011
On October 20, 2008, the NMC announced the release of a white paper produced in conjunction with the Economist Magazine and in collaboration with Apple, Inc. This paper reports the results of a study of nearly 300 CIOs and technology leaders inside and outside of education.
Download the Report (1.4 Mb, 32 pp)
66,290 downloads as of August 22 2011
This paper, produced as part of the NMC's Digital Education Project for Texas Art Museums, documents the sad state in which arts education finds itself; shines a light of hope on that picture; and makes recommendations that arts-focused institutions and their donor communities can use to help make a difference in keeping a love for the arts alive across the state.
Download Into the Breach (384k, 20 pp)
1,983 downloads as of August 22 2011
That partnership, which falls under the umbrella of the NMC's Digital Media and Learning Initiative, has help us to continue to support the Pachyderm Project, to strengthen our longstanding collaborations with the Digital Storytelling Institute, Hippasus, and other organizations, and to better understand the pedagogy and power of story when coupled with digital media.