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Explore, Teach, Inspire: Doering’s work featured at Midwest Mountaineering outdoor adventure expo

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How do we create an environmentally literate and socially engaged generation of learners able to generate innovative solutions to sustain the Earth and its diverse inhabitants into the unforeseeable future? Invite them along on breathtaking adventures to some of the most remote regions of Earth! Doering was invited to share...

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Doering & Henrickson showcase EarthXplorers at National Trust for Historic Preservation conference

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Doering and LT Media Lab Creative Director Jeni Henrickson showcased the new EarthXplorers online learning environment at the National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) PastForward conference held in Houston this fall. Sponsored by ESRI and designed in collaboration with the NTHP, EarthXplorers scaffolds learners and teachers alike through the process...

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Doering presents keynote and workshop at Fulbright Peru

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Doering delivered the keynote talk and a workshop for Fulbright Peru in Lima, Peru, on November 3 and 4. His talk, titled “Innovations in Technology-Enhanced Learning: Designing for Transformation and Engagement,” centered on how technology can be used to transform the learning experience. In addition to the keynote, Dr. Doering...

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Doering delivers educational innovation talk at e-Learning Korea

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Doering delivered the keynote talk for the Future School: It’s Vision and Direction track at e-Learning Korea, held in Seoul from September 21-23. His talk, titled "Education, Exploration and Innovation: Exploring the Nexus," centered on educational innovations grounded in a blend of tech-enhanced learning and motivational principles geared at twenty-first-century...

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Doering showcases EarthXplorers at National Council for Geographic Education conference

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Doering presented a paper showcasing EarthXplorers at the National Council for Geographic Education conference in Tampa, Floria, in late July. EarthXplorers is a new online learning environment from Doering's LT Media Lab that offers an inquiry- and project-based approach to learning GIS, was presented at the ESRI Education conference in...

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EarthXplorers presented at ESRI Education conference

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EarthXplorers, a new online learning environment from Doering's LT Media Lab that offers an inquiry- and project-based approach to learning GIS, was presented at the ESRI Education conference in San Diego. Sponsored by ESRI and designed in collaboration with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, EarthXplorers scaffolds learners & teachers...

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Big Ten Network: A Minnesota professor’s crusade to bring education to life

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Doering was honored to be featured in an article on the Big Ten Network that celebrated his more than decade of adventure learning projects around the world. Huge thanks to Brian Summerfield and BTN LiveBIG for the interview and write-up. Read the full article at http://btn.com/2016/05/21/btn-livebig-a-minnesota-professors-crusade-to-bring-education-to-life/#sthash.qFXN6dAb.dpuf....

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USGA interviews Doering for video announcing new UMN partnership

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The United States Golf Association (USGA) recently visited the LT Media Lab to interview Dr. Aaron Doering for a video announcing a new USGA-University of Minnesota research partnership to tackle golf's challenges and foster innovation, particularly around issues of sustainability. The USGA is interested in Dr. Doering's adventure learning work...

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Doering keynotes Association for Information Science and Technology annual conference

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Doering delivered the keynote for the 2015 Association for Information Science and Technology annual conference in St. Louis, Missouri, this week. Titled "Building Community Online: Connecting People, Places, and Ideas through Innovative Design," Doering's talk centered on what innovation in education looks like and how research is designed to contribute...

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Doering & Henrickson present EarthXplorers project at NTHP PastForward conference in DC

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Doering and LT Media Lab colleague Jeni Henrickson presented the new EarthXplorers project during a power session of the National Trust for Historic Preservation annual PastFoward conference in Washington, DC. Harnessing the power of maps, storytelling, and modern tech, EarthXplorers is a free, inquiry- and project-based online learning environment designed...

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Doering & Henrickson publish article in JTATE on fostering creativity through inquiry & adventure

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Doering & LT Media Lab colleague Jeni Henrickson have published an article, "Fostering Creativity through Inquiry and Adventure in Informal Learning Environment Design," in the newest issue of the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education: http://www.editlib.org/p/151571/. This study examines an online informal learning environment and the role the learning environment...

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Doering receives award, presents three papers at National Conference on Geography Education

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Doering recently attend the National Conference on Geography Education (NCGE) in Washington, DC, where he received an award for a recent Journal of Geography paper, and presented on this paper plus two others. The award-winning journal article is titled “Technology integration in K-12 geography education using TPACK as a conceptual...

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Doering kicks off Minnesota eLearning Summit with keynote focus on education & innovation

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Doering delivered the keynote for the Minnesota eLearning Summit today to a packed house of over 400 attendees. His talk, “Innovations in Technology-Enhanced Learning: Designing for Transformation and Engagement,” offered a great springboard into the conference. A selection of tweets and photos from the keynote are showcased below. Thanks to...

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LTML captures newest MAGE institute on video for future online learning opportunities

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The newest Minnesota Alliance for Geographic Education (MAGE) institute hosted at the LT Media Lab provided inservice teachers with advanced training integrating geotechnology, standards-based geography content, and innovative pedagogies in the classroom. Doering, director of LTML and co-director of MAGE, kicked off the events at LTML, where teachers explored multiple...

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Minnesota Alliance for Geographic Education institute welcomed to LTML for fifth summer

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For the fifth consecutive summer, the Minnesota Alliance for Geographic Education (MAGE) brought inservice teachers to the LT Media Lab (LTML) for training on integrating geotechnology, standards-based geography content, and innovative pedagogies in the classroom. Doering, director of LTML and co-director of MAGE, kicked off events at LTML with an...

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Doering promoted to full professor

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Big congrats to Dr. Aaron Doering, LT Media Lab director, on his recent promotion to full professor! Doering was honored with the well-earned promotion last week. He joined LT as an assistant professor in 2005, and has been at the University of Minnesota since 1999. Recognized as a pioneer in...

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Doering & coauthors receive Journal of Geography best paper award from NCGE

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Doering and his colleagues were recipients of the Journal of Geography Award from the National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE) for their journal article titled “Technology integration in K-12 geography education using TPACK as a conceptual model." The manuscript was chosen as the Best Article for Program Development amongst those published...

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Doering speaks to Singapore school leaders

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Doering recently presented virtually to school leaders throughout Singapore as part of a conference on networked online learning. His presentation focused on innovative practices in the design and development of online learning environments. While discussing concepts ranging from how students best learn to how to design learning environments that engage...

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Legacy magazine features Earthducation in cover article

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The University of Minnesota Foundation's Legacy magazine has featured Doering's Earthducation project as its cover story for its winter 2015 issue. The article, Stories of Change, looks back on the six Earthducation expeditions to date through an interview with Doering, including Earthducation Expedition 6: Nepal, which took place this past...

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Doering keynotes teaching & learning conference at Charles Sturt University, Australia

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Each year, Charles Sturt University (CSU), Australia's largest provider of distance education, brings together education staff and faculty from across its more than a dozen campuses, to share innovations in online teaching and learning and discuss new strategies and initiatives. The 2014 CSUed conference was held on CSU's beautiful, sustainable...

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Adventure learning, Puerto Rico-style: Doering keynotes new learning technologies institute in San Juan

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On November 7, Doering keynoted the First Institute of Learning Technologies: Tensions and Trends conference at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. His talk, “Adventure-Supported Learning with Technology: A Global Perspective,” offered a great springboard into the conference, which focused on the use of technology and adventure in teaching...

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Doering kicks off CCE’s popular Headliners series

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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 environment, have played a role in his drive...

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WeExplore & North of Sixty presented at NAAEE in Ottawa

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Doering's WeExplore and North of Sixty projects were presented by LT Media Lab staff member and PhD candidate Jeni Henrickson 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 are looking...

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