MIDEA Posts Tagged ‘new media’

Community-Sourcing “100 Toys” — an Explosion in Online Engagement (Part II)

Community-Sourcing “100 Toys” — an Explosion in Online Engagement (Part II)

In my first post on Community-Sourcing 100 Toys I explained the process behind The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis project and shared about the surprising level of engagement it received. Get caught up, if you haven’t already! What I found most intriguing about “100 Toys” was watching our first attempt at community-sourcing play out in surprising […]

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Bumbling forward

Bumbling forward

  “You’ve got to bumble forward into the unknown.” — Frank Gehry Every person I know, every project I work on, and every part of my life is currently in transition.  Truly Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Flight of the Bumblebee” could be my current theme song. (Here’s a version done with eight pianos for those of you who […]

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Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out

Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out

Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out: Kids Living and Learning with New Media is essentially, the final report, of the various members of the Digital Youth Project, a research project funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and conducted at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Southern California.  […]

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What made ‘New Media’ new

What made ‘New Media’ new

For me, the first “Aha!” experience/breakthrough in digital media was the synchronized merging of sound and light, in the form of text on a black-and-white screen synched to a CD-ROM— something a book could not do. Others have told me they had similar “aha!” insights with laser disc players. All were made possible by Hypercard, […]

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NMC Announces Launch of Digital Arts Education Institute

NMC Announces Launch of Digital Arts Education Institute

The New Media Consortium (NMC), in partnership with the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation, is pleased to announce the launch of the Edward and Betty Marcus Institute for Digital Education in the Arts (MIDEA). This pioneering program is aimed expressly at meeting the needs of art museums, university arts and museum education programs and the […]

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