Congrats to the new Dr. Kashif Asdi, LT PhD grad!

Congrats to the new Dr. Kashif Asdi! Kashif's dissertation title is "Learner Characteristics as Early Predictor of Persistence in Online Courses." A description of his dissertation is below. Dr. Asdi has more than 20 years of experience in academic innovation, training and development, and performance-improvement....

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LT Feature Student: Fan Ouyang

Background and Current Interests: I am a second-year PhD student in the Learning Technologies program. My research centers on emerging educational and learning technologies and online social learning. My current research project focuses on adopting mixed-methods to explore students' online learning processes in order to...

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Huge welcome to our new LT faculty member, Dr. Bodong Chen!

We are very excited to welcome Dr. Bodong Chen to the faculty for LT academic! Bodong's area of research is at the nexus of learning technologies, psychology, and data analytics. His primary research involves devising novel environments and learning analytics to uncover new competencies among...

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Fantastic LT Representation at AECT 2014

The 2014 International Convention of the Association for Educational Communications & Technology was held in Jacksonville, Florida, this November. LT and STEM students Jolie Kennedy, Sonny Andzenge, Josh Ellis, Engin Karahan, and Tasneem Awar, along with LT instructor Angel Pazurek presented their scholarship among other...

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LT teaching specialist Chuck McGill publishes in AMLE

Chuck McGill, LT teaching specialist, has an article in the November issue of the Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE) Magazine. McGill's article explores the advantages and disadvantages of cloud computing in education and gives advice on how to use the cloud for storage, creation,...

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Welcome Barry & Bernard, LTML’s new developers!

A warm welcome to Barry Brown and Bernard Ferguson, the newest members of the LT Media Lab team! Barry takes on the role of lead iOS developer at the lab. He has a diverse IT background with both web and iOS development. When not at...

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LT students & graduates present at ELearn 2014 conference in New Orleans

Five LT student researchers presented six papers at the 2014 World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education October 27-30 in New Orleans, Louisiana. E-Learn is an international conference organized by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) and...

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Congrats to the new Dr. Jim Hatten, LT PhD grad!

Congrats to the new DR. Jim Hatten, who gave a rocking defense of his dissertation at the lab last week to a packed room of supporters! Jim's dissertation title is "Optimal Size for Online Asynchronous Text-Based Focus Group Discussions: A Mixed Methods Study." A description...

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WeExplore & North of Sixty presented at NAAEE in Ottawa

LTML staff member and PhD candidate Jeni Henrickson presented on WeExplore and the North of Sixty project at the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) in Ottawa, Canada, last week. NAAEE is the largest and longest-running conference worldwide dedicated to environmental education. Environmental educators...

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LTML chosen as SciGirls CONNECT partner

The LT Media Lab, in partnership with Minneapolis Community Education and Austin Public Schools, is proud to announce being chosen as a SciGirls CONNECT partner for 2014-2016. SciGirls is an animated and live-action television series that “has the bold goal of changing how millions of...

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LT M.Ed. students meet new faculty adviser Jim Hutchinson

LT M.Ed. students met new faculty adviser Jim ​Hutchinson on September 25th at a special welcome event to kick off the new semester. ​Jim comes to LT from Colorado where he worked in K12 for many years as a classroom teacher and media/technology specialist. He...

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LTML kicks off multi-year project with Austin Public Schools

Building on the longstanding partnership between Austin Public Schools (APS) and CEHD, LTML is supporting APS through a district-wide implementation of technology. In spring 2014, APS staff visited LTML to create a vision for teaching and learning in the district. Beginning in September 2014, APS...

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LT’s teaching staff prepare for fall semester kickoff!

LT's incredible teaching staff met at LTML to discuss plans for fall semester courses and share ideas about innovation and creativity in teaching and learning. The instructors in our academic program meet regularly to articulate and implement a shared vision for instructional design and pedagogy...

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LT students & staff present at the Minnesota eLearning Summit

This past week, three students and one staff member from the Learning Technologies academic program presented at the Minnesota eLearning Summit. LT PhD students Christiane Reiley, Lynnea West, and Sonny Andzenge, and LT teaching specialist Chuck McGill gave talks on a variety of topics, listed...

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