News Highlights


The Institute of Educational Policy recently organized a professional development workshop for Greek-speaking teachers and educators focused on the use of Artificial Intelligence in the classroom, it’s current possibilities, and its future potential. The Institute is a research and innovation office that supports Greece’s Ministry of Education. Dr. Veletsianos was one of four global experts invited to contribute to the event, along with Dr. Mangina (Ireland), Dr. Mavrikis (UK), and Dr.


Learning Technologies PhD candidate Jennifer Englund was involved in a collaborative effort to understand student use, awareness, and concerns of Generative Artificial Intelligence at the University of Minnesota. The effort was led by two groups: Academic Technology Support Services and Usability Services.


LT faculty member, Dr. Angel Pazurek, and Ph.D. candidate, Robert Kreml, were invited as international guest speakers in the graduate course, Qualitative Methods on Educational Research, in the Institute for Educational Development at The Aga Khan University (AKU-IED) in Karachi, Pakistan.


During last year’s state legislative session, the Computer Science Education Advancement Program (Statute 120B.241 [2023]) was established.


LT PhD Candidate Catherine Clements presented her multiple works at TESOL International Convention. TESOL International Convention is the largest professional development event in the TESOL field. The Convention offers professional development opportunities to English language educators at all levels from around the world.


Big congratulations to our new faculty member in LT, Professor George Veletsianos for being one of the top 2% of scientists in the world in this recent study: