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LT rocks TIES 15 Conference!

LT faculty, staff, and Phd students shared many presentations at the state’s largest educational technology conference, TIES 2015 = Breaking Through: Transforming Pedagogy with Technology from December 12-15, 2015 in Minneapolis, MN. Kris Isaacson presented with Richard Beach (professor emeritus in C&I): Sharing the Wealth: Fostering...

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Scharber and Ross present at NCTE 2015 conference

Cassie Scharber and Nick Ross, LT Ph.D. student, participated in the National Council for Teachers of English Conference on November 21 in Minneapolis, MN. Scharber and Ross led roundtable discussions as part of the Master Class, The Power of Transmedia: An Exploration into Literature Plus. This...

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Congrats to the new LT PhD grads: Matti Koivula & Amie Norden

Congratulations to the new Dr. Matti Koivula and Dr. Amie Norden who both defended their dissertations within the last week. Read below to learn more about their dissertations. Matti Koivula "The Impacts of Asynchronous Video Reflection on Perceived Learner Social Presence" More than ever before learning in postsecondary...

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Pazurek and Ouyang present at AECT 2015

The 2015 International Convention of the Association for Educational Communications & Technology was held in Indianapolis, Indiana, from November 3-5, 2015. LT instructor Dr. Angel Pazurek, along with LT PhD student Fan Ouyang, presented their scholarship among other leaders in the field of educational technology. Supporting...

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LT Instructors Prepare for Fall 2015 Semester

LT instructors are busy preparing for another exciting academic year! They met this week to discuss pedagogy and the importance of design thinking. As we develop our courses, we position learners as designers in order to create learning experiences that are engaging and fun. Interested...

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LT presents at AACE EdMedia 2015 in Montreal

Jolie Kennedy, Fan Ouyang and Yu-Hui Chang presented their work at the EdMedia 2015 World Conference on Educational Media and Technology organized by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). The conference was held June 22-24 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and drew...

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LTML hosts LT Code Camp

Educators from schools and libraries participated in LT Code Camp, a two-day professional development workshop focused on integrating computer science and computational thinking activities into education. The camp challenged participants to explore why computer science is important for students, what online and “unplugged” resources were...

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PBS names Lockie Chapman a Digital Innovator

Orono Middle School visual art teacher and LT adjunct instructor, Lockie Chapman recently received the outstanding news that she was one of 100 educators in the nation recognized as a PBS Digital Innovator. The award celebrates educational leaders in educational and instructional technology and those...

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