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LT students & faculty present at AECT

The annual conference of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) was held in Jacksonville, Florida, this year. LT had fantastic representation at this international conference, with several graduate students and faculty presenting their scholarship. This annual event draws over 1,000 educators, graduate students,...

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LTML’s AgCultures team heads to South America Nov 5

How are we feeding the more than 7 billion people on Earth? Join LTML co-director Aaron Doering and the AgCultures adventure learning team as they undertake a series of worldwide expeditions to investigate the latest technologies and innovations in agriculture. The field team, led by...

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Henrickson keynotes MAGE GeoFest

LTML creative director Jeni Henrickson gave the keynote to for the Minnesota Alliance for Geographic Education annual GeoFest conference. In her keynote, “Journeying Off the Beaten Path: On risk-taking, opportunity-giving, and change-making,” Henrickson discussed the importance of journeying off the beaten path, and how she...

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Doering keynotes EdCrunch conference in Moscow

LTML co-director Aaron Doering recently gave the keynote to over 3,500 participants for EdCrunch 2017 in Moscow, Russia. Doering’s keynote, “Higher Education: Tomorrow Is Already Here,” addressed his principles aimed at transforming learning communities and improving student interaction with online learning materials. EdCrunch is one of...

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Peterson and Scharber publish about student technology teams

Lana Peterson, doctoral candidate in LT and LT Media Lab’s community engagement coordinator, and Cassie Scharber, associate professor and LTML’s co-director, recently published an article in the International Journal of Information and Learning Technology. Their article is part of a special issue focused on research...

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Ouyang and Scharber publish in The Internet and Higher Education

Fan Ouyang, a doctoral candidate in LT, and LT co-director Dr. Cassie Scharber recently published an article in The Internet and Higher Education. ABSTRACT Instructors' discussion design and facilitation have critical influences on online learning community development. Emerging network analysis methods were used to examine the development...

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Doering honored with Explorers Club fellowship

LTML co-director Doering has been elected as a national fellow to The Explorers Club in New York. The Explorers Club is an international multidisciplinary professional society dedicated to the advancement of field research. Founded in 1904, it promotes the scientific exploration of land, sea, air,...

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Bright Stars Project presents at Jean Piaget Conference

Team members of the Bright Stars Project recently presented a symposium and a paper at the annual meeting of the Jean Piaget Society in San Francisco, California. This year’s conference theme was “Technologies & Human Development.” Cynthia Lewis, Cassie Scharber, and Anne Crampton presented the symposium,...

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LTML presents at AERA 2017

Students and staff from the Learning Technologies program in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Minnesota presented at the American Education Research Association’s 101st annual conference this year in San Antonio, TX. Yu Hui Chang presented a paper session in the SIG-Online...

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Congrats to LT’s newest MEd graduates!

LTML hosted the 7th annual LT MEd showcase on Friday, May 5, to celebrate the accomplishments of the nine graduating students and provide an opportunity for them to share their final capstone projects with faculty members, peers, and friends. The capstone project is a practical...

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Doering keynotes GeniusCon

LTML co-director Doering keynoted GeniusCon, a technology conference for the St. Paul Public Schools community that is led, organized, and taught by students. The conference promotes leadership, shared knowledge-building, innovation, and creativity using the iPad as an educational tool. Doering's talk, titled "Building Community Online:...

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Scharber and Lewis contribute to The SAGE Encyclopedia of Out-of-School Learning

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="528120" img_link_target="_self" img_size="medium"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] LT’s Cassie Scharber and C&I’s Cynthia Lewis contributed an article in the new SAGE Encyclopedia of Out-of-School Learning. "The SAGE Encyclopedia of Out-of-School Learning documents what the best research has revealed about out-of-school learning: what facilitates or hampers it; where it...

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Learning Analytics Community of Practice Launched

The UMN Center for Educational Innovation is launching Learning Analytics Community of Practice (LACoP) in partnership with the College of Education and Human Development, College of Liberal Arts, and the Libraries. LT's assistant professor Bodong Chen is co-facilitating this community of practice. This Community of...

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