Updates from Aaron Doering

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ESRI Education conference

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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Aaron at Peidra del Coyote for sunset after a long day.

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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Doering USGA interview

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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ASIS&T Keynote St. Louis

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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Pastforward

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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Minnesota eLearning Summit

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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MAGE Advanced Institute 2015

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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