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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Teen Tech Day at LTML

Teen Tech Leaders Gather at LTML

Teen Tech Leaders from around the Twin Cities gathered at LTML on Thursday, July 25, to meet each other, share work and ideas, play with Flipgrid, and hang out with LTML developers. Co-sponsored by the LT Media Lab and the Emma Birkmaier Professorship in Educational...

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The Current & Taj Raj Visit LTML

Thanks to our office manager, Kristina Eng, LTML was the winner of last week's Coffee Break on the Road from 89.3, the Current. We enjoyed rocking out to the tunes of band Taj Raj and chatting with Current host Steve Seel and producer Jade, while...

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LT @ EdMedia 2013

LT PhD students Sonny Andzenge, Kris Isaacson, Sarah North, and Jeni Henrickson at EdMedia's closing reception. LT and LTML were well represented at the EdMedia conference in Victoria, BC, Canada, this week, with five presentations to an international audience of education and technology professionals. This annual...

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LTML Hosts MAGE Summer Institute

2013 Participants in the High School Geography Institute For the third year in a row, the Learning Technologies Media Lab, in conjunction with the Minnesota Alliance for Geographic Education, is hosting summer geography institutes for Minnesota teachers. Teachers from Grand Rapids to Rochester to the Twin...

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Teaching Sustainability through Adventure

LTML co-director Doering and LT PhD candidate Jeni Henrickson have just published a new adventure learning article, "Teaching Sustainability through Adventure," in the Journal of Sustainability Education. The article discusses the history of adventure in education, provides background on two adventure-in-education models (adventure education and...

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