Earthducation Expedition 3 completed!

The Earthducation team (Dr. Aaron Doering, Dr. Charles Miller, Dr. Cassie Scharber, Jeni Henrickson, Justin Evidon, Brad Hosack) just completed Earthducation Expedition 3: Australia. The third of seven continent expeditions, the team traveled throughout Australia performing research on education and sustainability. We invite you to share...

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LTML at CEHD Research Day 2012!

For the second year in a row, The LT Media Lab was voted the winner in the category of Technology & Innovation at CEHD Research Day - thank you to everyone that came out and voted for us! Click "Continue Reading" to see more photos...

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Andrew Johnson joins LTML

LTML has a new employee! Meet Andrew Johnson – LTML’s Business Development Manager. Andrew brings grant writing and marketing savvy from having written hundreds of proposals during his corporate life. If LT had a basketball team he would definitely be first pick. Welcome, Andrew!...

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Doering and Miller Keynote: Live Tomorrow!

One final reminder that Dr. Doering and Dr. Miller will be presenting a keynote for AACE's Global Time conference, entitled "Engaging Millions of Learners: The Role of Design and Aesthetics in Online and Mobile Learning": The role of design and aesthetics is often overlooked, and occasionally dismissed,...

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Miller and Doering to present keynote at AACE Global Time

Dr. Doering and Dr. Miller will be presenting one of three keynotes during next week's online conference "Global Time", presented by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education. You can learn more about their presentation and the conference at the following link:  http://aace.org/conf/gtime/speakers/2012/doering-miller.htm...

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SOPA/PIPA and the LT Media Lab

LTML is against SOPA and PIPA. SOPA and PIPA threaten the future of the Internet including the work we do here at the lab. Join us in sending a message by signing the petition on scribd.com below. An Open Letter to Washington http://www.scribd.com/doc/75746065/Open-Letter-to-Washington-SOPA-and-PIPA   Sincerely, LTML   MINNESOTA FRIENDS - CONTACT YOUR...

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Multiple LTML represented in Distance Education

Miller and Doering (LTML Co-Directors), along with Suzan Koseoglu (LT PhD student), have 2 articles in the November 2011 issue of Distance Education. Miller, C. (2011). Aesthetics and e-assessment: The interplay of emotional design and learner performance. Distance Education 32(3), 307-337. Koseoglu, S. & Doering, A. (2011)....

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Pazurek presents at AAACE

LT's Angel Pazurek presented "Fostering Student Engagement in Online Learning Environments by Designing Experiences" at the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education last week in Indianapolis, Indiana.Her presentation was part of the AHEA (Adult Higher Education Alliance) strand of AAACE which is focused on...

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LT Media Lab Kickoff Event

Join us Monday, November 21st from 5:30-8:30PM at the McNamara Alumni Center for an exciting celebration of the newly established UMN CEHD Learning Technologies Media Lab. We will showcase the award-winning projects of the Lab, host a special presentation by Milton Chen, and share our...

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New Digital Literacies Column Published

The September 2011 issue of the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy features the latest digital literacies column written by David O'Brien and Scott Voss, "Reading Multimodally: What is Afforded?" Cassie Scharber edits this column along with David O'Brien....

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Symposium: Digital Youth Network – less than 2 weeks away!

Join LTML, the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development, and Youthprise in welcoming Nichole Pinkard (co-founder of the Digital Youth Network and YOUmedia) on Friday, Oct. 28th from 9-12. Dr. Pinkard will be presenting, "Digital Youth Network: Developing 21st Century Learners Through the...

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Youth workers and educators meet to discuss collaborative efforts: Engaging youth and adolescents as digital media producers in support of learning

Initiated by LTML and the Center for Youth Development at the University of Minnesota (CYD), a working group met to explore the collaborative possibilities including joint projects and research studies. Representatives from both in-school and out-of-school settings within the Twin Cities participated, motivated to "dig...

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