LT's Angel Pazurek was a recent guest on the educational podcast, Learner Engagement Activated. This podcast features leaders in educational technology fields to offer advice on how to increase student outcomes by focusing on the latest research and developments on learner engagement.


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Dr.Cassie Scharber, the associate professor of Learning Technologies program and also the director of L+T Collaborative, has been named Assistant Dean for Professional and Online Education in CEHD. In this role, Cassie will lead distributed education efforts and initiatives within the college specific to professional and online learning. She will provide support and guidance to the Office of Teacher Education and other units overseeing professional programs in the college.


LT Faulty Bodong Chen, PhD student Xinran Zhu and PhD student Hong Shui presented a paper Socio-Semantic Network Motifs Framework for Discourse Analysis at LAK22: 12th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference. 


Dr. Angel Pazurek has been invited to serve as an associate editor for eLearn Magazinean open-access, peer-reviewed publication at the intersection of online learning research and practice. It provides a space for evidence-based conversations with practical implications for higher education, K-12, corporate, government, and not-for-profit contexts.


LT faculty Dr.Angelica Pazurek recently published a book chapter "Social media for connected learning and engagement in online education." in the book Learning: Design, engagement, and definition. 


Learning Technologies Ph.D. student Xinran Zhu, Hong Shui, and faculty Dr. Bodong Chen’s paper titled Designing Support for Productive Social Interaction and Knowledge Co-construction in Collaborative Annotation won the Best Student Paper Award at the 29th International Conference on Computers in Education. This paper was also nominated for the Best Research Paper Award category.


The Learning + Technologies Collaborative (formally LT Media Lab) is celebrating multi-year partnership anniversaries with two Minnesota school districts. Research-Practice Partnerships (RPPs) are long-term collaborations between school districts, universities, and organizations that center themselves around mutual problems of practice and a shared research agenda.


Learning Technologies faculty Dr.Bodong Chen, Dr.Cassie Scharber, and Educational Psychology colleague Dr.David DeLiema were awarded an NSF grant to develop a justice-oriented, tech-enhanced learning program that integrates critical data literacies in science and social studies. “DataX: Exploring Justice-Oriented Data Science with Secondary School Students” is a project that aims to help St.