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Welcome to your front row seat at the 2013 NMC Summer Conference in Hilton Head, South Carolina. The NMC Summer Conference is a one-of-a-kind event, attracting hundreds of highly skilled educators interested in the applications of emerging technologies for teaching, learning, and creative inquiry. This year, from Karen Cator's opening keynote to the acclaimed Ideas That Matter series to the 20th Anniversary closing panel and everything in between, we’re capturing all the compelling moments on video for you. We’ll be updating this collection every day throughout the event, so check back here regularly for new content from June 4-8 -- or better yet, subscribe. It’s the next best thing to actually being at NMC Summer Conference (go.nmc.org/nmc13).

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Welcome to your front row seat at the 2013 NMC Summer Conference in Hilton Head, South Carolina. The NMC Summer Conference is a one-of-a-kind event, attracting hundreds of highly skilled educators interested in the applications of emerging technologies for teaching, learning, and creative inquiry. This year, from Karen Cator's opening keynote to the acclaimed Ideas That Matter series to the 20th Anniversary closing panel and everything in between, we’re capturing all the compelling moments on video for you. We’ll be updating this collection every day throughout the event, so check back here regularly for new content from June 4-8 -- or better yet, subscribe. It’s the next best thing to actually being at NMC Summer Conference (go.nmc.org/nmc13).

    Program for the 2013 NMC Summer Conference

    Program for the 2013 NMC Summer Conference

    This program describes the keynotes and sessions from the 2013 NMC Summer Conference hosted in Hilton Head, South Carolina.

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    Karen Cator: Keynote for the 2013 NMC Summer Conference

    Karen Cator: Keynote for the 2013 NMC Summer Conference

    Karen Cator, President and CEO of Digital Promise discusses participatory learning- powered By technology. The future of learning is personal and participatory, and technology enables new strategies and systems for meeting students, and administrators where they are. This keynote presents the barriers and the necessary innovations for ensuring the future is bright. Karen Cator is the President and CEO of Digital Promise, and the former Director of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education from 2009-2013. During her tenure she led the development and broad dissemination of the 2010 National Education Technology Plan.She focused the office’s efforts on teacher and leader support through online community building, developing evidence of learning and of persistence based on new sources of data and analytics and supported innovation, entrepreneurship, and smart investment in the education sector. She has devoted her career to creating the best possible opportunity to learn for people of all ages.

    • 32 min
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    Fast Forward: The NMC in 20 years

    Fast Forward: The NMC in 20 years

    This closing panel brings together integral figures in the NMC’s history to reflect upon our past and explore the possibilities for the journey ahead. Join education innovators Lev Gonick, Larry Johnson, Scott Sayre, and Kristina Woolsey as they share their visions for the next 20 years.

    • 41 min
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    Bill Frakes: 2013 Ideas that Matter

    Bill Frakes: 2013 Ideas that Matter

    In this keynote presentation, Bill Frakes reveals the influences behind his own creative process by recounting stories from his life that have been critical to his way of thinking, creating, and working.

    Bill Frakes is a Sports Illustrated Staff Photographer based in Florida who has worked in all 50 states and in more than 135 countries for a wide variety of editorial and advertising clients. His advertising clients include Apple, Nike, Manfrotto, CocaCola, Champion, Isleworth, Stryker, IBM, Nikon, Canon, Kodak, and Reebok. He directs music videos and television ads. Editorially his work has appeared in virtually every major general interest publication in the world. His still photographs and short documentary films have been featured on hundreds of Web sites as well as on most major television networks. His production company Straw Hat Visuals excels at using a full digital tool kit to build stories quickly for distribution across a wide platform of viewing mediums. He won the coveted Newspaper Photographer of the Year award in the prestigious Pictures of the Year competition. He was a member of the Miami Herald staff that won the Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of Hurricane Andrew. He was awarded the Gold Medal by World Press Photo. He has also been honored by the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards for reporting on the disadvantaged and by the Overseas Press club for distinguished foreign reporting. He has received hundreds of national and international awards for his work. He has taught at the University of Miami, the University of Florida and the University of Kansas as an adjunct professor and lecturer. During the last decade he has lectured at more than 100 universities discussing multimedia and photojournalism. In 2010 and 2013 he served on the jury of World Press Photo.

    • 20 min
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    Holly Witchey: 2013 NMC Ideas that Matter

    Holly Witchey: 2013 NMC Ideas that Matter

    Holly Witchey defines intergenerosity, and how to bring this into your institution by fostering habits of reaching out, making connections with others and creating a culture of inclusivity for all employees. Holly is an art historian and museum consultant with nearly three decades experience working in museums. In the dark ages before the advent of new media, she began her museum career as Associate Curator of European Art at the San Diego Museum. In the early days of multi-media in museums and the Internet, she was a pioneer (complete with poke-bonnet) in the production of content-rich interactives and collections online. From 2000-2009, she directed the New Media Initiatives Department at the Cleveland Museum of Art, and today she teaches courses in technology, ethics, and LAM convergence online for Johns Hopkins, as well as traditional art history and museum studies in the bricks and mortar classrooms at CWRU. She is editor and Co-PI of the NMC Horizon Report > Museum Edition and has just finished her first mystery — set of course, in a museum.

    • 17 min
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    Steve Apkon: 2013 NMC Ideas That Matter

    Steve Apkon: 2013 NMC Ideas That Matter

    Stephen Apkon highlights how storytelling is an underlying influence of new media and technology. Images are powerful because of the physiology of our brains that make the act of seeing a constant creative experience. Stephen Apkon is the Founder and Executive Director of The Jacob Burns Film Center, a non-profit film and education organization located in Pleasantville, N.Y. The JBFC presents a wide array of documentary, independent and foreign film programs in a three theater state-of-the-art film complex, and has developed educational programs focused on 21st century literacy.

    • 18 min

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