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Doering keynotes Great Plains Alliance for Computers and Writing conference

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Doering keynoted the Great Plains Alliance for Computers and Writing (GPACW) 21st Annual Conference at the University of Minnesota: New Realities in Computers and Writing. In Doering's talk, "Technology as Passport," he shared his experience in educating learners worldwide about sustainability, resilience, and the role of traditional knowledge in today's...

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Doering keynotes EdCrunch conference in Moscow

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Doering recently gave the keynote to over 3,500 participants for EdCrunch 2017 in Moscow, Russia. Doering’s keynote, “Higher Education: Tomorrow Is Already Here,” addressed his principles aimed at transforming learning communities and improving student interaction with online learning materials. EdCrunch is one of the largest European conferences in the area of...

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Doering honored with Explorers Club fellowship

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Doering has been elected as a national fellow to The Explorers Club in New York. The Explorers Club is an international multidisciplinary professional society dedicated to the advancement of field research. Founded in 1904, it promotes the scientific exploration of land, sea, air, and space by supporting research and education...

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AMHQ Interview: Documenting the Changing Earth

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Stephanie Abrams and Jim Cantore of the Weather Channel's AMHQ invited Doering on air to talk about his new documentary with Twin Cities PBS, The Changing Earth: Crossing the Arctic. Co-produced by TPT - Twin Cities PBS and the LT Media Lab at the University of Minnesota, the documentary features...

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Doering Welcomes Minnesota Alliance for Geographic Education Annual Institute to the LT Media Lab

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

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AgCultures Expedition 1: The Mighty Mississippi Is Underway!

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Beginning in 2017 and continuing through 2020, the AgCultures team, led by Doering, will undertake a series of expeditions that capture extraordinary stories about the future of agriculture from scientists, farmers, and technological innovators around the globe. Teachers have access to a free AgCultures online learning environment and STEM curriculum...

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Doering keynotes GeniusCon

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Doering keynoted GeniusCon, a technology conference for the St. Paul Public Schools community that is led, organized, and taught by students. The conference promotes leadership, shared knowledge-building, innovation, and creativity using the iPad as an educational tool. Doering's talk, titled "Building Community Online: Connecting People, Places, and Ideas through Innovative...

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U Expedition Reveals Climate Challenge

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John Rash of the Star Tribune interviewed Doering about The Changing Earth project and his more than decade of work using innovative approaches to educate students and the general public about climate change and other issues facing our global community. An excerpt from the editorial appear below. View the full...

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Explorer spotlights climate change, renewable energy

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Kristine Goodrich of the Mankato Free Press interviewed Doering about the mission of The Changing Earth and the expedition to Iceland. View the full interview at http://www.mankatofreepress.com/news/local_news/explorer-spotlights-climate-change-renewable-energy/article_92908ad4-08be-11e7-a447-cf726972e8da.html....

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Weather Underground Interview: Climate Change in Iceland

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Mike Bettes of the Weather Underground interviewed Doering from the wilds of Iceland as The Changing Earth expedition 2 was underway. During the interview, which began via Skype off Doering's phone, the BGAN almost blew away from the strong winds, and Doering's phone unexpectedly and suddenly quit from the cold....

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AMHQ Interview: Exploring the Changing Earth

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Stephanie Abrams and Jim Cantore of the Weather Channel's AMHQ interviewed Doering as he and his team prepared to head out on their expedition crossing the Icelandic highlands from north to south. Doering discussed the challenges the team will face during the trek, and why Iceland is a canary in...

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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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