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6 months ago Posted in: Updates 0

LT PhD candidate Solen Feyissa was invited to give an honorary presentation for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) in the College of Continuing Education at the University of Minnesota on Monday, October 14. Solen’s presentation, titled “The Dilemmas and Challenges of Education in Ethiopia,” was part of OLLI’s Voices From Around the World program. [...]

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LT Media Lab is honored and excited to announce that both Earthducation and North of Sixty are AIGA (Re)Design Award winners! Earthducation was further recognized with top honors as a “Judges Choice” pick. The (Re)Design awards celebrate the most influential designs that advocate for strong communities, sustainable environments, and thriving economies. We thank the AIGA [...]

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Sidetracked, an online adventure-based magazine, has published a stunning presentation of LTML co-director Doering’s North of Sixty expedition story. The story recounts, through personal narrative, the April 2013 expedition between the communities of Qikiqtarjuaq and Pangnirtung on Baffin Island in the Canadian Arctic. Click the quote below to view the story and pics! This is [...]

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LTML co-director Dr. Charles Miller delivered the keynote at the meeting of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in Maui on September 26. His talk focused on mobile and medical education in the 21st century, and showcased new platforms and technologies for interactive learning in both online and face-to-face classrooms. These platforms include Avenue [...]

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Coach Kill with Chuck and his wife Sonja, who is wearing a Jerrysota shirt from the epilepsy foundation in support of Coach Kill. Chuck McGill, LT Teaching Specialist, and his wife Sonja were Honorary Coaches for the Gopher football game against San Jose State on September 21. The academic advisors for the team invite two [...]

6 months, 3 weeks ago Posted in: Updates 0

Doering provided the keynote at a meeting of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) in St. Paul, MN, this week. His talk, centered on engaging learners through the investigation of education and sustainability, was delivered to a full house of rapt listeners at the AAUW’s headquarters on Summit Avenue. Many thanks to the organizers [...]

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LT Media Lab co-director Aaron Doering met yesterday with CEHD dean Jean Quam, CEHD director of international initiatives Chris Johnstone, and Barry Richter and Christo Van der Westhuizen from North-West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa. The group gathered to sign a memorandum of understanding between our universities and units. LTML looks forward to future collaborations [...]

7 months, 2 weeks ago Posted in: Updates 0

On Thursday this week, Dr. Cassie Scharber & Angel Pazurek presented the keynote at the St. Paul Community Literacy Consortium’s (SPCLC) annual fall meeting for literacy professionals working in Adult Basic Education programs. The title of the keynote was “Technology and the Shifting Definition of Literacy: New Directions for Education,” and it engaged literacy professionals [...]

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A new article in Education Week, “Linking Real-World Science to Schools,” includes an interview with LTML co-directors Doering and Scharber about adventure learning and the new WeExplore adventure learning environment. The article discusses ways that researchers and others “are using technology to expand their connections with K-12 science educators, push students and teachers to become [...]

8 months ago Posted in: Updates 0

Led by Angel Pazurek, LT instructor, the dedicated GAs for our Learning Technologies academic program met tonight to prepare for fall semester. GAs joined literally from around the world via Google Hangout. Have you checked out our course listing for fall yet? It’s an awesome line-up! Browse the full list here

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