AAF Design for Learning Council Convenes

On October 28, 2013, the American Architectural Foundation welcomed national leaders in design and education to the House of Sweden in Washington, D.C., for the inaugural convening of the Design for Learning Council. A report on the proceedings will be available here shortly. The Council is...

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Changes and challenges at the top of the world

A Star Tribune article published today includes an interview with Dr. Doering about the North of Sixty project. "Changes and Challenges at the Top of the World," written by columnist John Rash, looks at cultural change in the Arctic and how programs such as North...

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Pazurek presents on DBR at AECT conference

Dr. Angel Pazurek recently presented a paper she co-wrote with lead author Suzan Koseoglu for the Association for Educational Communications and Technology's 2013 International Convention held in Anaheim, California. This year's convention theme was "Innovate! Integrate! Communicate!" as a means to shape the future of...

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Earthducation & North of Sixty are AIGA (Re)Design award winners!

LT Media Lab is honored and excited to announce that both Earthducation and North of Sixty are AIGA (Re)Design Award winners! Earthducation was further recognized with top honors as a "Judges Choice" pick. The (Re)Design awards celebrate the most influential designs that advocate for strong...

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Miller delivers keynote at ACOG 2013 in Maui

LTML co-director Dr. Charles Miller delivered the keynote at the meeting of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in Maui on September 26. His talk focused on mobile and medical education in the 21st century, and showcased new platforms and technologies for interactive learning...

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Scharber and Pazurek Keynote Local SPCLC Event

On Thursday this week, Dr. Cassie Scharber & Angel Pazurek presented the keynote at the St. Paul Community Literacy Consortium’s (SPCLC) annual fall meeting for literacy professionals working in Adult Basic Education programs. The title of the keynote was “Technology and the Shifting Definition of...

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Linking Real-World Science to Schools

A new article in Education Week, "Linking Real-World Science to Schools," includes an interview with LTML co-directors Doering and Scharber about adventure learning and the new WeExplore adventure learning environment. The article discusses ways that researchers and others “are using technology to expand their connections...

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LT academic program preps for fall semester

Led by Angel Pazurek, LT instructor, the dedicated GAs for our Learning Technologies academic program met tonight to prepare for fall semester. GAs joined literally from around the world via Google Hangout. Have you checked out our course listing for fall yet? It's an awesome...

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Earthducation & North of Sixty Are AIGA (Re)Design Award Finalists

We just learned that two LTML projects, Earthducation and North of Sixty, are finalists in the AIGA (Re)Design Awards! These awards "celebrate the most influential designs that advocate for strong communities, sustainable environments and thriving economies." Winners will be announced October 10. Please wish us...

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Teen Tech Leaders Gather at LTML

Teen Tech Leaders from around the Twin Cities gathered at LTML on Thursday, July 25, to meet each other, share work and ideas, play with Flipgrid, and hang out with LTML developers. Co-sponsored by the LT Media Lab and the Emma Birkmaier Professorship in Educational...

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The Current & Taj Raj Visit LTML

Thanks to our office manager, Kristina Eng, LTML was the winner of last week's Coffee Break on the Road from 89.3, the Current. We enjoyed rocking out to the tunes of band Taj Raj and chatting with Current host Steve Seel and producer Jade, while...

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LT @ EdMedia 2013

LT PhD students Sonny Andzenge, Kris Isaacson, Sarah North, and Jeni Henrickson at EdMedia's closing reception. LT and LTML were well represented at the EdMedia conference in Victoria, BC, Canada, this week, with five presentations to an international audience of education and technology professionals. This annual...

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LTML Hosts MAGE Summer Institute

2013 Participants in the High School Geography Institute For the third year in a row, the Learning Technologies Media Lab, in conjunction with the Minnesota Alliance for Geographic Education, is hosting summer geography institutes for Minnesota teachers. Teachers from Grand Rapids to Rochester to the Twin...

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Teaching Sustainability through Adventure

LTML co-director Doering and LT PhD candidate Jeni Henrickson have just published a new adventure learning article, "Teaching Sustainability through Adventure," in the Journal of Sustainability Education. The article discusses the history of adventure in education, provides background on two adventure-in-education models (adventure education and...

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LT @ AERA 2013

Congratulations to LT and LTML faculty and students on strong showing at the annual American Educational Research Association conference in San Francisco this past week. Rethinking Online Learning in a Mobile Age: Seven Considerations for Mobile Learning Design (Bradford Hosack & Lucas Lecheler) The Role of Adventure...

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LTML a finalist in the GSV Return on Education Awards

The LT Media Lab was honored to be a finalist at the GSV Education Innovation Summit ROE Awards ceremony on April 17, 2013. LTML was nominated in the ROE Accelerator category for their research and design work that has impacted more than 20 million teachers...

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Nate Edwards joins the LTML team!

Nate Edwards, M.Ed. student in Learning Technologies at the University of Minnesota, has joined the LTML design and development team - welcome, Nate! Nate will be working on the Avenue, Flipgrid, and iPad development projects within LTML, as well as working on the designs of...

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