The Department of Curriculum & Instruction in the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota invites applicants for an assistant professor tenure-track faculty position in Learning Technologies. 

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Minnesota was one of the first states to have fully web-based online schools and as a result has a robust history of policies, professional learning co


Over the past several years, LTC and Code Savvy have partnered and collaborated in many ways.  A recent collaboration includes a coauthored book chapter entitled, “Code savvy educators: A professional development model for inservice educators.” This chapter is part of the new book, Professional development for inservice teachers: Research and practices in computing educa


College of Education and Human Development Dean Michael Rodriguez recently announced that Dr. Cassie Scharber, Associate Professor in Learning Technologies and Assistant Dean for Professional and Online Education, has been appointed as the Bonnie Westby Huebner Endowed Chair in Education and Technology.


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.


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.


Lana Peterson and Cassie Scharber recently published an article in collaboration with their long-term community partners in Austin Public Schools, MN describing the ways this K-12 school district shifted to emergency remote teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Anne Crampton, Cassie Scharber, Cynthia Lewis, and Yolanda Majors recently published an article in the Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy entitled, “Meaningful and expansive: Literacy learning through technology-mediated productions.”
This article shares research from the Bright Stars Project that examines the complex features of schools, libraries, and community-based urban settings that succes
Authored by LT's Lana Peterson and Cassie Scharber, "Learning About Makerspaces: Professional Development with K-12 Inservice Educators" was recently published in a special issue of the Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education (JDLTE).
Makerspaces are the latest educational movement that may disrupt the “grammar of schooling.” Makerspaces may change the