Christo van der Westhuizen at LTML

LTML welcomes visiting scholar Christo van der Westhuizen! Christo is currently Senior Lecturer in Geography & Geography Education and the Subject Chairman for the subject group: Social Sciences and Environmental Education in the School for Curriculum-based Studies at the Faculty of Education Sciences of the North-West...

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Earthducation Expedition 3 completed!

The Earthducation team (Dr. Aaron Doering, Dr. Charles Miller, Dr. Cassie Scharber, Jeni Henrickson, Justin Evidon, Brad Hosack) just completed Earthducation Expedition 3: Australia. The third of seven continent expeditions, the team traveled throughout Australia performing research on education and sustainability. We invite you to share...

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LTML at CEHD Research Day 2012!

For the second year in a row, The LT Media Lab was voted the winner in the category of Technology & Innovation at CEHD Research Day - thank you to everyone that came out and voted for us! Click "Continue Reading" to see more photos...

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New Digital Literacies Column Published in JAAL (February, 2012)

The February 2012 issue of the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy features the latest digital literacies column written by Dr. Richard Beach, "Constructing Digital Literacies Commons in the Literacy Classroom." Cassie Scharber edits this column along with David O'Brien....

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Andrew Johnson joins LTML

LTML has a new employee! Meet Andrew Johnson – LTML’s Business Development Manager. Andrew brings grant writing and marketing savvy from having written hundreds of proposals during his corporate life. If LT had a basketball team he would definitely be first pick. Welcome, Andrew!...

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SOPA/PIPA and the LT Media Lab

LTML is against SOPA and PIPA. SOPA and PIPA threaten the future of the Internet including the work we do here at the lab. Join us in sending a message by signing the petition on scribd.com below. An Open Letter to Washington http://www.scribd.com/doc/75746065/Open-Letter-to-Washington-SOPA-and-PIPA   Sincerely, LTML   MINNESOTA FRIENDS - CONTACT YOUR...

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Multiple LTML represented in Distance Education

Miller and Doering (LTML Co-Directors), along with Suzan Koseoglu (LT PhD student), have 2 articles in the November 2011 issue of Distance Education. Miller, C. (2011). Aesthetics and e-assessment: The interplay of emotional design and learner performance. Distance Education 32(3), 307-337. Koseoglu, S. & Doering, A. (2011)....

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LTML Launch Event a success!

Thank you to everyone that came out for our celebration last week. We had a great turnout and couldn't be more excited by the support we received. Now it's back to work! ...

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Pazurek presents at AAACE

LT's Angel Pazurek presented "Fostering Student Engagement in Online Learning Environments by Designing Experiences" at the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education last week in Indianapolis, Indiana.Her presentation was part of the AHEA (Adult Higher Education Alliance) strand of AAACE which is focused on...

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Applause for the Inquiry to Impact Symposium featuring Nichole Pinkard

On Friday, October 28, the LT Media Lab (LTML), University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development (CYD), and Youthprise welcomed Dr. Nichole Pinkard for the Inquiry to Impact Symposium. Dr. Pinkard's presentation was titled, "Digital Youth Network: Developing 21st Century Learners Through the Integration...

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Happy Birthday Brad!

Brad Hosack, one of our design and development gurus, celebrated his birthday today. Best wishes to you from everyone here at the LT Media Lab....

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LT Media Lab Kickoff Event

Join us Monday, November 21st from 5:30-8:30PM at the McNamara Alumni Center for an exciting celebration of the newly established UMN CEHD Learning Technologies Media Lab. We will showcase the award-winning projects of the Lab, host a special presentation by Milton Chen, and share our...

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New Digital Literacies Column Published

The September 2011 issue of the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy features the latest digital literacies column written by David O'Brien and Scott Voss, "Reading Multimodally: What is Afforded?" Cassie Scharber edits this column along with David O'Brien....

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Symposium: Digital Youth Network – less than 2 weeks away!

Join LTML, the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development, and Youthprise in welcoming Nichole Pinkard (co-founder of the Digital Youth Network and YOUmedia) on Friday, Oct. 28th from 9-12. Dr. Pinkard will be presenting, "Digital Youth Network: Developing 21st Century Learners Through the...

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Photos from the AvenueASL launch event

Thanks again to everyone who came to the event last Friday - we are all very excited for the interest in AvenueASL and are looking forward to where it will go next! Please click "Continue Reading" to see a full set of photos from the...

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AvenueASL Launch Event!

Join us for the launch of AvenueASL on Friday, September 30, from 2 - 4 p.m. and receive a FREE unlimited fall 2011 semester package! AvenueASL is an innovative ASL practice, assessment, and evaluation system that creates a virtual language lab and redefines traditional ASL e-assessment. For more...

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Miller awarded collaborative grant for continued research on AveDHH

Dr. Charles Miller (Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction; Co-Director, LT Media Lab) and Dr. Susan Rose (Professor, Educational Psychology) of the University of Minnesota, in a collaborative grant with Dr. Simon Hooper (Associate Professor, Instructional Systems) of Penn State University, received funding from the US...

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Scharber quoted on Kare-11 News

Cassie Scharber was quoted on KARE-11 regarding the use of technology in the classroom. She noted that the use of technology in education is moving quickly to the use of tablet computers and that one of the most underutilized technologies in the classroom are smartphones...

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New Design/Development position open!

We've posted a new position for the LT Media Lab! Please click "Continue Reading" to see detailed information on this position, or go directly to the UofM Employment website to see this posting and to apply: http://employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=96265 [column32] Position Details Position Title: LT Media Lab - New Media Designer/Developer Job...

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