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Publication in Gender and Education for Scharber, Pazurek, & Ouyang

LT’s Cassie Scharber, Angel Pazurek and Fan Ouyang recently published an article in the journal, Gender and Education. "Illuminating the (in)visibility of female scholars: A gendered analysis of publishing rates within educational technology journals from 2004-1015” Abstract: This research study utilized bibliometric methods to analyze publication...

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Minnesota team attends NSF workshop

Last week Cassie Scharber coordinated a team from Minnesota to participate workshop in Chicago that was sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The goal of the workshop was to help teams of researchers and practitioners develop stronger ideas and proposals for NSF’s grant competition:...

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Chen receives NSF grant

LT assistant professor Dr. Bodong Chen has been awarded an NSF grant to study ways to connect school science with public scientific discourse. This project will harness recent Open Web technologies to build a platform to transform scientific engagement in classrooms with the broader cyberspace....

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New publication for Scharber, Isaacson, Pyscher, & Lewis

Associate Professor Cassandra Scharber and LT PhD candidate Kris Isaacson collaborated with Assistant Professor Tracey Pyscher and Professor Cynthia Lewis on a new journal publication. This article is featured in a special issue focused on youth literacies and social justice in the journal, English Teaching:...

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Scharber presents at LRA Conference

Cassie Scharber recently presented at the annual Literacy Research Association conference in Nashville, TN. Scharber participated in a paper session and an alternative session. The paper presentation was titled, "Transforming the object: Social critique through documentary film production in a community-based media organization” and was authored...

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Scharber & Lewis Share Insights on Learning Fueled by EdTech

Cynthia Lewis, Emma Birkmaier Professor in Educational Leadership, and LTML’s Cassie Scharber shared their insights on using technology to enhance learning on CEHD’s Vision 2020 blog. Lewis and Scharber highlighted their ongoing research project called “Bright Stars” supported by the W.T. Grant Foundation....

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Congrats to new LT PhD grad Dr. Solen Feyissa!

Dr. Solen Feyissa recently defended his dissertation — Congrats to this new PhD in Learning Technologies / Curriculum and Instruction! Dr. Solen was co-advised by Dr. Angelica Pazurek and Dr. Aaron Doering. His dissertation was titled, "Living in Wait: The Learning Lives of Ethiopian High School...

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Doering presents keynote and workshop at Fulbright Peru

Doering delivered the keynote talk and a workshop for Fulbright Peru in Lima, Peru, on November 3 and 4. His talk, titled “Innovations in Technology-Enhanced Learning: Designing for Transformation and Engagement,” centered on how technology can be used to transform the learning experience. In addition...

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LT Students Ouyang and Englund present at annual AECT convention

Fan Ouyang and Jennifer Englund, LT PhD students, presented at the October 2016 Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. The annual event draws over 1,000 educators, graduate students, and industry professionals whose activities are directed toward improving instruction...

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Congrats to the new Dr. Jolie Kennedy!

Dr. Jolie Kennedy recently defended her dissertation -- Congrats to this new PhD in Learning Technologies / Curriculum and Instruction! Dr. Kennedy was advised by Charlie Miller, and her dissertation was titled, "Being, Belonging, and Becoming in Immersive Complexity: A Post-Intentional Phenomenological Analysis of Connectedness in...

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LTML and C+I Co-Host Visit by Dr. Mimi Ito

Dr. Mizuko (Mimi) Ito recently visited the University of Minnesota and was hosted by the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the LT Media Lab. Dr. Ito offered a research workshop for the department’s graduate students and presented a talk on connected learning. She discussed...

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Scharber quoted in Minnesota Monthly article

Cassie Scharber was interviewed for a recent article in Minnesota Monthly magazine called “Battle of the Ages: Millenials vs Boomers.” Scharber discussed how technology shapes connections between people, and that an "individual’s approach to the internet tends to be based more on individual needs...

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LTML offers Makerspace workshop for teachers

LTML’s Lana Peterson and Cassie Scharber, along with Austin Public School’s, Amy Thuesen, recently offered a 6-hour workshop on Makerspaces at the Lakes Country Service Cooperative in Fergus Falls, MN. Over 40 teachers from northwestern Minnesota participated in the hands-on workshop that 1) introduced participants...

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Bright Stars project presents at state conference

Three members of the Bright Stars Project team — Yolanda Majors, Nick Ross, and Anne Crampton — recently presented at the Minnesota Center for Reading Research's Summer Literacy Workshop (August 8, 2016). This annual workshop brings together K-12 educators and school literacy leaders from across...

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