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Congrats to two new LT PhDs: Dr. Angel Pazurek & Dr. Yang Lin

During fall semester, two LT PhD students, Drs. Angel Pazurek and Yang Lin, successfully defended their dissertations. Dr. Pazurek's dissertation, "A Phenomenological Investigation of Online Learners' Lived Experiences," was defended at LTML in September 2013 (co-advisors: A. Doering & C. Scharber). Dr. Lin's dissertation, "When Microblog...

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Flipgrid for iPad is now available!

We're excited to announce the release of Flipgrid for iPad! The Flipgrid iPad app extends the Flipgrid online environment and creates innovative new opportunities for reflection, discussion, and demonstration. Flipgrid is an asynchronous, video-based discussion and reflection tool developed here at the LT Media Lab....

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AAF Design for Learning Council Convenes

On October 28, 2013, the American Architectural Foundation welcomed national leaders in design and education to the House of Sweden in Washington, D.C., for the inaugural convening of the Design for Learning Council. A report on the proceedings will be available here shortly. The Council is...

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Changes and challenges at the top of the world

A Star Tribune article published today includes an interview with Dr. Doering about the North of Sixty project. "Changes and Challenges at the Top of the World," written by columnist John Rash, looks at cultural change in the Arctic and how programs such as North...

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Pazurek presents on DBR at AECT conference

Dr. Angel Pazurek recently presented a paper she co-wrote with lead author Suzan Koseoglu for the Association for Educational Communications and Technology's 2013 International Convention held in Anaheim, California. This year's convention theme was "Innovate! Integrate! Communicate!" as a means to shape the future of...

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Charlie delivering the keynote at ACOG 2013

Miller delivers keynote at ACOG 2013 in Maui

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...

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Doering keynotes AAUW event

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...

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Scharber and Pazurek Keynote Local SPCLC Event

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...

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Linking Real-World Science to Schools

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...

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LT academic program preps for fall semester

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...

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