Please join Cassie for an #Engchat on Monday, April 1 from 7-8pm EST/ 6-7pm CST focused on iPads. To date, there is an iPad initiative or pilot program occurring in every state within the U.S. Similar to technological advances before them, iPads are being touted as the latest and greatest tool to be used in [...]
During the CEHD Research Day event held yesterday, LT Media Lab faculty, staff, and grad students were kept busy answering questions from attendees about the many exciting and innovative projects at the lab. This annual event, sponsored by the College of Education and Human Development, showcases research from across the college. LTML highlighted several current [...]
Please join us March 28 from 2:00-4:00pm at McNamara Alumni Center for a special kickoff event for the North of Sixty arctic expedition! Everyone is invited to come and hear the special guest speakers, try on and test out gear and tech, meet the team, and learn more about the expedition route and goals. We’ll [...]
Dr. Aaron Doering, LTML co-director, recently keynoted the International Technology, Education and Development Conference in Valencia, Spain. His keynote focused on designing and developing transformative learning experiences. Doering was then interviewed about his vision for education, and that interview will be posted online soon. The two-day conference drew 700+ attendees from 70 different countries and [...]
Six North of Sixty° explorers, led by Aaron Doering, LTML co-director, are gearing up to undertake an expedition in April 2013, pulking from Qikiqtarjuaq to Pangnirtung in Nunavut, Canada. The team will also visit schools and interview teachers, students, elders, and others in both communities, while providing regular online updates about their journey and educating [...]
A huge thanks to Roger Landsberg who flew over from Australia to give a presentation at the LT Media Lab this past Friday. We couldn’t have asked for a more engaged audience and we want to thank everyone for coming out!
The Avenue world languages e-assessment platform (see http://ave.umn.edu/info) inched closer this week to a planned summer launch on the iPad. Congrats to Judah on the first stable build that we tested on the iPad around the office! The Avenue project is led by Dr. Charles Miller (LTML Co-Director) and Luke Lecheler (LTML Lead Developer), with [...]
Scott Spicer defended his Masters Thesis this week in Learning Technologies. Scott’s thesis focuses on and is titled “The Relationship Between Digital Storytelling Creation and Self-Efficacy Beliefs on Media Production Skill Sets in First Year College Students.” Scott’s adviser was Dr. Charles Miller (LTML Co-Director) and his committee included Dr. Cassie Scharber (LTML Co-Director) and [...]
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 [...]