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LT Student Spotlight: Marni Ginther

Learning Technologies (LT) is pleased to spotlight Marni Ginther, teacher candidate in the Second Languages and Cultures program in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Marni stood out this past summer when she was a student in the Technology for Teaching and Learning course offered...

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LT @ SITE Conference 2015

Two LT student researchers, one LT faculty member, and four LTML district partners presented at the 2015 Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Conference this past week in Las Vegas, Nevada. SITE is an international conference organized by the Association for the...

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Legacy magazine features Earthducation in cover article

The University of Minnesota Foundation's Legacy magazine has featured LTML director Aaron Doering's Earthducation project as its cover story for its winter 2015 issue. The article has also been spotlighted by the University of Minnesota on its website homepage. Stories of Change, looks back on...

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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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Fan Ouyang

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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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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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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Doering kicks off CCE’s popular Headliners series

LTML director Aaron Doering kicked off the University of Minnesota's popular current events series, Headliners, to a packed house with a talk titled "Explore, Teach, Inspire: Taking Education and Innovation to the Next Level." He shared how his passion for geography, technology, education, and the...

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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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