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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Pazurek presents at 2012 AAACE

LT’s Angel Pazurek recently attended and presented at the 2012 annual conference of the American Association for Adult & Continuing Education (AAACE) in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The theme of this year’s conference was "Developing and Sustaining Adult Learners in the 21st Century" and Pazurek attended...

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LTML presents at TIES 2012

Thanks to everyone who came out for the TIES 2012 EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE. We had a great time presenting our projects to all of you and look forward to future collaborations!...

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Sherene Azar joins LTML

Sherene Azar, a former MEd student in the Learning Technologies program at the University of Minnesota, has joined the LTML team to lead the support and marketing development for the Avenue World Languages project. Avenue is is an innovative e-assessment platform for building custom language tasks...

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Just Published! Critical Digital Literacies as Social Praxis: Intersections and Challenges

Critical Digital Literacies as Social Praxis: Intersections and Challenges (2013) (edited by JuliAnna Ávila Jessica Zacher Pandya) The contributors to this edited book examine the simultaneous implementation of critical and digital literacies and explore ramifications for the development and assessment of critical digital literacies (CDL) curricula across educational...

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Scharber and Pazurek deliver keynote at MNABE workshop

This morning Cassie Scharber and Angel Pazurek co-presented the opening keynote for a professional development workshop with the Ronald M. Hubbs Center for Lifelong Learning and Adult Basic Education (ABE) which is affiliated with the St. Paul Public Schools' Community Education Department.  The workshop for adult educators,...

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Dr. Doering to deliver AACE ELearn keynote address

On Tuesday morning Dr. Aaron Doering (LTML Co-Director) will deliver the opening keynote address at the AACE ELearn 2012 Conference in Montreal, Canada. Aaron's presentation begins at 8:30am and is titled "Engaging Millions of Voices and Minds through Online Learning: A Quick Look Back and...

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LTML with 10 presentations at ELearn 2012!

If you want to come out and see some of the new research and development that LT and LTML has been working on, we have 10 presentations next week at AACE ELearn (http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/) in Montreal beginning October 9. Please see the schedule below if you...

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Dr. Miller will deliver EduTech 2012 Keynote

Dr. Charles Miller (Co-Director, LT Media Lab) will deliver the opening keynote address for the EduTech 2012 conference at the McNamara Alumni Center (University of Minnesota) on Monday October 8 at 8:20am. University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler will present the welcome address and will...

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Doering’s TEDxUMN talk now available online

Prof. Doering's TEDxUMN talk from earlier this year has been published on the TEDx youtube channel. Watch it, enjoy it, then share it! [iframe_loader src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/hfrIUoGqxfw?rel=0" height="338" width="601" frameborder="0" ]...

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Pazurek’s LT class featured on NPR’s American RadioWorks

Keyboard College: How Technology is Revolutionizing Higher Education, the latest documentary program produced by American RadioWorks and airing on American Public Radio throughout the country, features LTML's innovative approach to online learning by integrating social media. Stephen Smith, program editor and author, spent a great...

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LTML meets with the UMN Raptor Center

Charles Miller and the LT Media Lab met with Michael Billington (Interpretive Naturalist) and Gail Buhl (Education Manager) from the University of Minnesota Raptor Center to discuss collaborative opportunities on current Raptor Center projects and future partnership opportunities between LTML and the Raptor Center. They...

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Donna named 2012 Bush Fellow

Joel Donna, Lecturer of Learning Technologies, was named a 2012 Bush Fellow. During his fellowship he will bring together education stakeholders in the region to share, refine and make available online the collective instructional wisdom of the science education community to support teachers and improve science learning for all students....

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LTML announces Flipgrid!

Charles Miller (LTML Co-Director) and Brad Hosack (LTML Lead Designer) launched Flipgrid yesterday at the 2012 CEHD Fall Assembly. Flipgrid is a simple and innovative tool in which students use webcams to respond to teacher generated questions in fully online, hybrid, or face-to-face classes. Flipgrid is...

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