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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Doering & Miller rock the stage at See Change 2013

LTML co-directors Doering and Miller delivered a mesmerizing, media-filled presentation to a full house at the See Change 2013 conference today. Their talk, titled "Exploring the Intersection of Design, Education, and Sustainability," showcased many LTML projects such as Avenue, Earthducation, North of Sixty, WeExplore, and...

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LT @ AERA 2013

Congratulations to LT and LTML faculty and students on strong showing at the annual American Educational Research Association conference in San Francisco this past week. Rethinking Online Learning in a Mobile Age: Seven Considerations for Mobile Learning Design (Bradford Hosack & Lucas Lecheler) The Role of Adventure...

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Nate Edwards joins the LTML team!

Nate Edwards, M.Ed. student in Learning Technologies at the University of Minnesota, has joined the LTML design and development team - welcome, Nate! Nate will be working on the Avenue, Flipgrid, and iPad development projects within LTML, as well as working on the designs of...

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North of 60 team member Chris Ripken in Star Tribune

The Minnesota Star Tribune recently featured a story on the North of 60 expedition. The story focuses on Chris Ripken, a Centennial High School geography teacher, who is currently on the North of 60 expedition team heading to Nunavut and taking students along for the ride! Read...

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North of 60 team on KSTP Minneapolis

KSTP reporter Chris Egert visited Dr. Aaron Doering's home on April 9, the day before the North of 60 expedition kicks off, to interview the team and share the project with the greater Minneapolis region. Check out the full link at http://kstp.com/news/stories/s2992491.shtml?cat=1 and watch the...

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Scharber Keynotes RAMSP Math & Science Educators Forum

This upcoming Tuesday, April 9, 2013, Scharber will keynote the spring Rochester Area Math Science Partnership professional development event at Century High School in Rochester, MN. Geared toward math and science educators, Scharber will speak about meaningful technology integration and the considerations of using iPads...

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North of Sixty Expedition Kickoff!

Held March 28 at the beautiful McNamara Alumni Center on the University of Minnesota campus, the North of Sixty expedition kickoff event was a fun time and a great sendoff for the team! Attendees from across campus and the local community came to learn more...

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SITE conference fueled by LT

Students and staff in the Learning Technologies program attended and presented at the annual SITE (Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education) conference in New Orleans (March 25-29). Congratulations to Jim, Daryl, Engin, Justin, Josh, & Nesrin! Tooling Audio Accommodations in Spanish 1 for Students with...

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