Pazurek interviewed by LT alumnus Koseoglu for eLearn Magazine

"This interview, which is about online teaching, was conducted with Angel Pazurek by Suzan Koseoglu and Aras Bozkurt. Pazurek is a senior lecturer and graduate faculty member in learning technologies at the University of Minnesota. She teaches and works on digital literacy, social media, online...

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Bright Stars project team members publish in JAAL

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...

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Ouyang and Scharber publish article in IJOPCD

LT’s Fan Ouyang and Cassie Scharber published the article, “Adapting the TPACK framework for online teaching within higher education,” in a recent issue of the International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design. Abstract There are ongoing obstacles in accurately assessing and effectively...

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Bright Stars Project presents at LRA 2017 Conference

Cynthia Lewis, Cassie Scharber, Anne Crampton (St. Olaf College), and Maggie Struck (Hamline University) presented a symposium at the annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association in Tampa, Florida. Yolanda Majors, Deb Ingram, and Fan Ouyang were co-authors of this symposium. The symposium was titled, “The...

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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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Pazurek Presents Workshop on Design Thinking at eLearning Africa

Angel Pazurek recently presented a workshop on Global Perspectives on Design Thinking for Technology Supported Learning at the annual eLearning Africa conference in Mauritius, Africa. The eLearning Africa conference is the largest gathering of eLearning and ICT supported education and training professionals in Africa. It...

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Chen presents at the 7th Annual Mobiles for Education Alliance Symposium

Bodong Chen was recently invited to present at the 7th Annual Mobiles for Education Alliance Symposium in Washington, DC. This year’s symposium theme was “Future-Proofing Technology for Education in International Development,” with a focus on "cost-effective and sustainable uses of technology for advancing quality educational...

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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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LTML’s Changing Earth project receives widespread media attention

LTML's ongoing adventure learning project, The Changing Earth, led by Dr. Aaron Doering, has received widespread media attention, with features on CNN International, the Weather Channel, Wall Street Journal, CBS News, the Star Tribune, and more. Most recently, Doering was invited to appear on the...

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LTML Hosts Minnesota Alliance for Geographic Education Annual Institute

For the sixth consecutive summer, the Minnesota Alliance for Geographic Education (MAGE) brought inservice teachers to the LT Media Lab (LTML) for training on integrating geotechnologies, standards-based geography content, and innovative pedagogies in the classroom. LTML co-director Aaron Doering and creative director Jeni Henrickson kicked...

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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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