MAGE Summer Institute comes to the LT Media Lab

The Minnesota Alliance for Geographic Education held a week-long institute to providing new ideas for providing improved skills and understanding of the technology that is available to geography teachers today. One of the days this week was spent here at the LT Media Lab learning...

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LT Student Summer Party 2011

Despite the sun taking its time to make an appearance, we had a really enjoyable gathering of students, staff and faculty of LT out at Dr. Miller's house. Thanks again to everyone for coming! ...

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Scott Wojtanowski defends at the LT Media Lab

Scott Wojtanowski is currently presenting his doctoral defense in the Media Lab. Here are a few photos taken within the past hour. High-res versions of these images can be seen on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/ltmedialab/ ...

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LTML M.Ed Student Showcase in the books!

Thanks to everyone for attending the Learning Technologies M.Ed Student Showcase. We had some great presentations and there was a lot of interaction and conversation helping one another with positive feedback and constructive ideation. Also, a big congratulations to all of the graduates and we...

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Kristina Eng joins LTML

LTML has hired its fourth employee! Meet Kristina Eng - LTML's Lab Manager. She's already showing her value assisting with current projects, and we hear she makes great cupcakes. Welcome, Kristina!...

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Earthducation featured in CEHD Connect magazine

The latest issue of CEHD's Connect magazine has an article about our Earthducation project. Please click the following link for a larger version if you're interested in reading the article: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ltmedialab/5687463543/sizes/o/in/photostream/ Update: The full article can now be read online: http://www.cehd.umn.edu/connect/2011Spring/Climate-Wisdom.html...

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1st Annual LT M.Ed. Student Showcase

8 Learning Technologies Masters of Education students will showcase their final projects for graduation. At 5 PM, there will be a very brief presentation by each of the students providing an overview of their work. At 5:45, there will be an “un-poster” show in...

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Steady progress on the AvenueASL project

One of our projects currently in development is the overhaul of AvenueASL. We have begun the creation of the media that will be populated into the environment - samples of this work as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the video shoot are included after...

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Broader Impacts & Engagement Expo

The Broader Impacts & Engagement Expo is an opportunity for University of Minnesota research community to learn more about current modes of public engagement and broader impacts on funded proposals through discussions, presentations and demonstrations. The Expo is a collaborative effort among the Institute on the Environment, STEM...

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Join LTML at AERA 2011 in New Orleans

Please come out and meet members of the LT Media Lab at AERA in New Orleans on April 8-12, 2011 – we look forward to seeing you there! Computer and Internet Applications in Education SIG Business Meeting Designing for Learning: Principles to Achieve Transformational Learning Presenter: Dr. Aaron...

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New Publication in Educational Philosophy and Theory

Cassie and two colleagues from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction @ UMN recently had the first article of a three article series published in the journal, Educational Philosophy and Theory.  "A Conceptional Exploration of Participation: Section I: Introduction and Early Perspectives" grounds this extensive exploration of...

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LTML wins SITE award

Aaron, Charlie, and Cassie received the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education’s TPACK SIG Paper Award for their paper entitled,  Designing with and for Technological Pedagogical content knowledge: The evolution of GeoThentic. This award is given to the five highest rated papers recognized for their...

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Construction nearing completion

The construction on our new office is nearing completion. Please scroll down to see some of the photos and a timelapse video of the construction process. We are very excited to begin working in this space and making it our new home! Check out a timelapse...

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Construction well underway

Construction has been moving forward on our new office space on the St. Paul campus. Here are some of the recent photos taken showing the work being done. ...

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First Earthducation Expedition completed

Aaron, Charlie and the rest of the team have returned from Burkina Faso after a successful start to the Earthducation project. Updates from the field, including photos and videos can be seen on the Earthducation project page....

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Luke Lecheler joins LTML

LTML has hired its fourth employee! Meet Luke - LTML's Lead E-Assessment Developer. Luke is a talented software engineer and an OK pianist. Welcome, Luke!...

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Earthducation featured on NBC Kare11 News

  Jeff Olsen of Kare 11 stopped into the LT offices prior to our departure on the first expedition of Earthducation to interview us. The final news piece that aired can be seen in its entirety on the Kare 11 website....

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Jeni Henrickson writes AL iPhone app

On January 13, 2011, Jeni Henrickson's Adventure Learning iPhone App was launched in the iTunes store. Jeni created the app in the LT App Design course, CI 5365, as a final project in Fall 2010. The app is based on Aaron Doering's AL framework and...

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Environetwork is Live – WE NEED YOUR VOICES!!!

The goal of Earthducation is to create a global narrative about education, environmental sustainability, and the intersection between the two. So, we have created an "Environetwork" where people (hint, hint) can record their ideas about these topics.   Access the Environetwork and add to the global conversation.  ...

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