Dr. Aaron Doering will keynote The International Technology, Education and Development Conference in Valencia, Spain – March 4 -6, 2013.
We’ve just launched an exciting new project called North of Sixty°. Its mission is to create a global tapestry of climate stories that weaves together the history, culture, and traditional ecological knowledge of Arctic communities worldwide. The North of Sixty° project is collaborating with classrooms from throughout the circumpolar Arctic, including schools in Russia, Norway, Canada, Finland, and [...]
Angel Pazurek recently presented at a workshop on technology integration in higher education for faculty in the teacher education program at Seattle University. Theoretical and practical elements of the workshop centered on the unique pedagogical and instructional design considerations necessary to facilitate meaningful and engaging learning experiences within technologically-mediated educational environments. This was followed by an [...]
EMC was back in the LT offices, this time joined by Eric Cantor, President and CEO of New Mountain Learning. Everyone involved is getting very excited for the progress in making this collaborative effort a success!
LT’s Angel Pazurek recently attended and presented at the 2012 annual conference of the American Association for Adult & Continuing Education (AAACE) in Las Vegas, Nevada. The theme of this year’s conference was “Developing and Sustaining Adult Learners in the 21st Century” and Pazurek attended with other leaders in the field of Adult Education, including [...]
Thanks to everyone who came out for the TIES 2012 EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE. We had a great time presenting our projects to all of you and look forward to future collaborations!
Sherene Azar, a former MEd student in the Learning Technologies program at the University of Minnesota, has joined the LTML team to lead the support and marketing development for the Avenue World Languages project. Avenue is is an innovative e-assessment platform for building custom language tasks to capture, evaluate, archive, and visualize progress of video-based [...]
Critical Digital Literacies as Social Praxis: Intersections and Challenges (2013) (edited by JuliAnna Ávila Jessica Zacher Pandya) The contributors to this edited book examine the simultaneous implementation of critical and digital literacies and explore ramifications for the development and assessment of critical digital literacies (CDL) curricula across educational contexts. How has the increasing ubiquity of digital literacies [...]
Research in the Teaching of English’s annual publication of its annotated bibliography of selected empirical research studies as well as titles of other related studies and books published between summer 2011 and summer 2012 has just been released. A large group of scholars from around the world engage in this collaborative effort in order to locate, [...]
This morning Cassie Scharber and Angel Pazurek co-presented the opening keynote for a professional development workshop with the Ronald M. Hubbs Center for Lifelong Learning and Adult Basic Education (ABE) which is affiliated with the St. Paul Public Schools’ Community Education Department. The workshop for adult educators, program facilitators, and managers centered on the Hubbs Center’s Distance [...]