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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CEHD Research Day

During the CEHD Research Day event held yesterday, LT Media Lab faculty, staff, and grad students were kept busy answering questions from attendees about the many exciting and innovative projects at the lab. This annual event, sponsored by the College of Education and Human Development,...

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Doering Keynotes INTED2013 in Valencia, Spain

Dr. Aaron Doering, LTML co-director, recently keynoted the International Technology, Education and Development Conference in Valencia, Spain. His keynote focused on designing and developing transformative learning experiences. Doering was then interviewed about his vision for education, and that interview will be posted online soon. The...

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Roger Landsberg Presents at LTML

A huge thanks to Roger Landsberg who flew over from Australia to give a presentation at the LT Media Lab this past Friday. We couldn't have asked for a more engaged audience and we want to thank everyone for coming out!   ...

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Avenue App closer to launch!

The Avenue world languages e-assessment platform (see http://ave.umn.edu/info) inched closer this week to a planned summer launch on the iPad. Congrats to Judah on the first stable build that we tested on the iPad around the office! The Avenue project is led by Dr. Charles...

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Spicer defends MA in LT on Digital Storytelling

Scott Spicer defended his Masters Thesis this week in Learning Technologies. Scott's thesis focuses on and is titled "The Relationship Between Digital Storytelling Creation and Self-Efficacy Beliefs on Media Production Skill Sets in First Year College Students." Scott's adviser was Dr. Charles Miller (LTML Co-Director)...

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North of Sixty° Launches!

We've just launched an exciting new project called North of Sixty°. Its mission is to create a global tapestry of climate stories that weaves together the history, culture, and traditional ecological knowledge of Arctic communities worldwide. The North of Sixty° project is collaborating with classrooms from throughout the circumpolar...

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Pazurek presents at Seattle University

Angel Pazurek recently presented at a workshop on technology integration in higher education for faculty in the teacher education program at Seattle University. Theoretical and practical elements of the workshop centered on the unique pedagogical and instructional design considerations necessary to facilitate meaningful and engaging...

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