Congrats to Koseoglu and Isaacson on their new positions!

Two LT graduate students have accepted new positions. We are proud of their achievements and talents, and offer big congratulations to Suzan and Kris! Keep changing the world. Dr. Suzan Koseoglu, who defended her dissertation this past spring, now works as an academic developer at the...

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Pazurek & Feyissa lead PD workshop at eLearning Africa conference in Cairo

Angel Pazurek and Solen Feyissa recently traveled to Cairo, Egypt, for the eLearning Africa International Conference on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for Development, Education, and Training. eLearning Africa is the largest gathering of online, distance, and ICT-supported education and training professionals in Africa. It...

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Scharber & Karl present SciGirls Code at NSF Workshop

Cassie Scharber and Rita Karl (Twin Cities Public Television) presented a poster at the recent 2016 National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE/GSE Program Workshop Broadening Participation: Research, Interventions, Impact in Baltimore, Maryland (May 22-May 24). This workshop brought together leaders from the NSF ADVANCE and the Research...

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Congrats to LT’s newest M.Ed. graduates!

LTML hosted the 6th annual LT M.Ed. showcase on Friday, May 6, to celebrate the accomplishments of eight graduating students and provide an opportunity for them to share their final capstone projects with faculty members, peers, and friends. The capstone project is an opportunity for...

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Publication Bridges Learning Technologies and Social Justice

Pictured above: St. Paul Neighborhood Network (SPNN) youth interns interviewing a community member about urban gardens to include in their documentary film about food justice. SPNN is featured in the publication. Technology For Transformation: Perspectives of Hope in the Digital Age, a new book...

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LT students present at AERA

Students 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 100th annual conference last week in Washington, D.C. Yu Hui Chang and Tiffany Nielsen-Winkelman presented a poster session: Investigation of...

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Ouyang Presents at CE+HD Research Day

LT PhD student, Fan Ouyang presented the findings from a recent research study at CE+HD’s Annual Research Day. The research study explores graduate students’ learning interaction structures and inquiry patterns within a completely online course using network analysis and content analysis. Congrats, Fan! Ouyang, F., & Scharber, C....

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Congrats to the new Dr. Romaric Zongo!

Congratulations to the new Dr. Romaric Zongo, who defended his dissertation at LTML this week. His dissertation was titled "Integration of Emerging Learning Technologies in Secondary Schools: A Burkina Faso Case Study." Dr. Zongo's PhD advisers were Dr. Aaron Doering and Dr. Cassandra Scharber. Abstract Education has...

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LT rocks TIES 15 Conference!

LT faculty, staff, and Phd students shared many presentations at the state’s largest educational technology conference, TIES 2015 = Breaking Through: Transforming Pedagogy with Technology from December 12-15, 2015 in Minneapolis, MN. Kris Isaacson presented with Richard Beach (professor emeritus in C&I): Sharing the Wealth: Fostering...

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Scharber and Ross present at NCTE 2015 conference

Cassie Scharber and Nick Ross, LT Ph.D. student, participated in the National Council for Teachers of English Conference on November 21 in Minneapolis, MN. Scharber and Ross led roundtable discussions as part of the Master Class, The Power of Transmedia: An Exploration into Literature Plus. This...

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Scharber, TPT, and NGCP Receive NSF award for SciGirls Code Project

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Twin Cities PBS’s (TPT) National Productions Department a $1.2 million grant for a two-year media, educational outreach and research project, SciGirls Code: A National Connected Learning Model to Integrate Computing in STEM Learning with Middle School Girls. This project...

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Congrats to the new LT PhD grads: Matti Koivula & Amie Norden

Congratulations to the new Dr. Matti Koivula and Dr. Amie Norden who both defended their dissertations within the last week. Read below to learn more about their dissertations. Matti Koivula "The Impacts of Asynchronous Video Reflection on Perceived Learner Social Presence" More than ever before learning in postsecondary...

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Pazurek and Ouyang present at AECT 2015

The 2015 International Convention of the Association for Educational Communications & Technology was held in Indianapolis, Indiana, from November 3-5, 2015. LT instructor Dr. Angel Pazurek, along with LT PhD student Fan Ouyang, presented their scholarship among other leaders in the field of educational technology. Supporting...

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LT’s Ph.D. & M.A. Students & Faculty Celebrate a New Academic Year

Graduate students and faculty in the Learning Technologies Ph.D. and M.A. programs came together this week for community and conversation about the exciting opportunities that lie ahead in the coming academic year. A wide variety of accomplishments over the past year were also celebrated, including...

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LTML & Austin Public Schools Celebrate a Year in Partnership

The LT Media Lab (LTML) and Austin Public Schools (APS) are celebrating the culmination of their first year in partnership together and the launch of a second year (2015-2016). This “research-to-practice” partnership, which began in Spring 2014, is supported by the Hormel Foundation. Its purpose...

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LT Instructors Prepare for Fall 2015 Semester

LT instructors are busy preparing for another exciting academic year! They met this week to discuss pedagogy and the importance of design thinking. As we develop our courses, we position learners as designers in order to create learning experiences that are engaging and fun. Interested...

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LT’s Pazurek leads tech integration workshop at St. Olaf College

Dr. Angel Pazurek collaborated with educators at St. Olaf College last week by leading a workshop on ways to integrate digital technologies for authentic learning and engagement. This professional development opportunity for faculty was a part of a Summer Institute organized by St. Olaf's instructional...

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