North of 60 team member Chris Ripken in Star Tribune

The Minnesota Star Tribune recently featured a story on the North of 60 expedition. The story focuses on Chris Ripken, a Centennial High School geography teacher, who is currently on the North of 60 expedition team heading to Nunavut and taking students along for the ride! Read...

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Scharber Keynotes RAMSP Math & Science Educators Forum

This upcoming Tuesday, April 9, 2013, Scharber will keynote the spring Rochester Area Math Science Partnership professional development event at Century High School in Rochester, MN. Geared toward math and science educators, Scharber will speak about meaningful technology integration and the considerations of using iPads...

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North of Sixty Expedition Kickoff!

Held March 28 at the beautiful McNamara Alumni Center on the University of Minnesota campus, the North of Sixty expedition kickoff event was a fun time and a great sendoff for the team! Attendees from across campus and the local community came to learn more...

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SITE conference fueled by LT

Students and staff in the Learning Technologies program attended and presented at the annual SITE (Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education) conference in New Orleans (March 25-29). Congratulations to Jim, Daryl, Engin, Justin, Josh, & Nesrin! Tooling Audio Accommodations in Spanish 1 for Students with...

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CEHD Research Day

During the CEHD Research Day event held yesterday, LT Media Lab faculty, staff, and grad students were kept busy answering questions from attendees about the many exciting and innovative projects at the lab. This annual event, sponsored by the College of Education and Human Development,...

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North of Sixty° Gearing Up for Pulking Expedition to Arctic Canada

Six North of Sixty° explorers, led by Aaron Doering, LTML co-director, are gearing up to undertake an expedition in April 2013, pulking from Qikiqtarjuaq to Pangnirtung in Nunavut, Canada. The team will also visit schools and interview teachers, students, elders, and others in both communities,...

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Roger Landsberg Presents at LTML

A huge thanks to Roger Landsberg who flew over from Australia to give a presentation at the LT Media Lab this past Friday. We couldn't have asked for a more engaged audience and we want to thank everyone for coming out!   ...

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Avenue App closer to launch!

The Avenue world languages e-assessment platform (see http://ave.umn.edu/info) inched closer this week to a planned summer launch on the iPad. Congrats to Judah on the first stable build that we tested on the iPad around the office! The Avenue project is led by Dr. Charles...

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Spicer defends MA in LT on Digital Storytelling

Scott Spicer defended his Masters Thesis this week in Learning Technologies. Scott's thesis focuses on and is titled "The Relationship Between Digital Storytelling Creation and Self-Efficacy Beliefs on Media Production Skill Sets in First Year College Students." Scott's adviser was Dr. Charles Miller (LTML Co-Director)...

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North of Sixty° Launches!

We've just launched an exciting new project called North of Sixty°. Its mission is to create a global tapestry of climate stories that weaves together the history, culture, and traditional ecological knowledge of Arctic communities worldwide. The North of Sixty° project is collaborating with classrooms from throughout the circumpolar...

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Pazurek presents at Seattle University

Angel Pazurek recently presented at a workshop on technology integration in higher education for faculty in the teacher education program at Seattle University. Theoretical and practical elements of the workshop centered on the unique pedagogical and instructional design considerations necessary to facilitate meaningful and engaging...

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EMC returns to LTML for ongoing AVE collaboration

EMC was back in the LT offices, this time joined by Eric Cantor, President and CEO of New Mountain Learning. Everyone involved is getting very excited for the progress in making this collaborative effort a success! ...

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Pazurek presents at 2012 AAACE

LT’s Angel Pazurek recently attended and presented at the 2012 annual conference of the American Association for Adult & Continuing Education (AAACE) in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The theme of this year’s conference was "Developing and Sustaining Adult Learners in the 21st Century" and Pazurek attended...

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LTML presents at TIES 2012

Thanks to everyone who came out for the TIES 2012 EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE. We had a great time presenting our projects to all of you and look forward to future collaborations!...

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Sherene Azar joins LTML

Sherene Azar, a former MEd student in the Learning Technologies program at the University of Minnesota, has joined the LTML team to lead the support and marketing development for the Avenue World Languages project. Avenue is is an innovative e-assessment platform for building custom language tasks...

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Scharber and Pazurek deliver keynote at MNABE workshop

This morning Cassie Scharber and Angel Pazurek co-presented the opening keynote for a professional development workshop with the Ronald M. Hubbs Center for Lifelong Learning and Adult Basic Education (ABE) which is affiliated with the St. Paul Public Schools' Community Education Department.  The workshop for adult educators,...

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LTML with 10 presentations at ELearn 2012!

If you want to come out and see some of the new research and development that LT and LTML has been working on, we have 10 presentations next week at AACE ELearn (http://www.aace.org/conf/elearn/) in Montreal beginning October 9. Please see the schedule below if you...

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Dr. Miller will deliver EduTech 2012 Keynote

Dr. Charles Miller (Co-Director, LT Media Lab) will deliver the opening keynote address for the EduTech 2012 conference at the McNamara Alumni Center (University of Minnesota) on Monday October 8 at 8:20am. University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler will present the welcome address and will...

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Pazurek’s LT class featured on NPR’s American RadioWorks

Keyboard College: How Technology is Revolutionizing Higher Education, the latest documentary program produced by American RadioWorks and airing on American Public Radio throughout the country, features LTML's innovative approach to online learning by integrating social media. Stephen Smith, program editor and author, spent a great...

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LTML meets with the UMN Raptor Center

Charles Miller and the LT Media Lab met with Michael Billington (Interpretive Naturalist) and Gail Buhl (Education Manager) from the University of Minnesota Raptor Center to discuss collaborative opportunities on current Raptor Center projects and future partnership opportunities between LTML and the Raptor Center. They...

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