Updates from Aaron Doering

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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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Journey to Menindee: New Traditional Knowledge Network with CSU & Ngiyaampaa Elder Aunty Beryl Carmichael

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Doering and the LT Media Lab are excited to partner with Dr. Barbara Hill and Dr. Barney Dalgarno at Charles Sturt University (CSU) and Ngiyaampaa Elder Aunty Beryl Carmichael in Australia on a new online learning initiative focused on traditional knowledge. Planning for the Traditional Knowledge Network kicked off this...

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Doering & PhD candidate Henrickson publish in Canadian Journal of Learning & Technology

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Doering and LT PhD candidate Jeni Henrickson have published an article, "Designing for Learning Engagement in Remote Communities: Narratives from North of Sixty," in the Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology. The paper offers a brief history of educational initiatives in remote Arctic communities, focusing on: 1) the importance of...

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North of Sixty honored with SNAP Award from Journal of Sustainability Education

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Very honored that the North of Sixty project is the winner of a Journal of Sustainability Education SNAP Award. The Sustainability Now (SNAP) awards recognize effective and innovative sustainability education initiatives worldwide that work to restore landscapes, recharge educators, and replenish learning systems. North of Sixty is sustainability-driven initiative focused...

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Doering keynotes Innovation Zone Summit

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What an awesome group of educators at the Innovation Zone Summit! Doering provided the keynote today to a packed house, kicking off an inspiring conference devoted to employing emerging and innovative technologies to engage students and enhance teaching and learning. The Innovation Zone Summit is a partnership between Mankato Area...

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Doering serves on New Zealand National Science Challenges assessment panel

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Doering visited Wellington, New Zealand, to serve on the New Zealand National Science Challenges assessment panel. The panel assessed proposals centered on ten different research areas tied to a variety of science topics, including aging, health, nutrition, biology, the environment, sustainable seas, technological innovation, and climate change resilience. The National...

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Doering keynotes international conference in Paris focused on innovation

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Doering keynoted the International Conference on Management and Education Innovation in Paris, France, this May. His talk, titled "Transformational Technology-Enhanced Learning: Designing for experience and engagement," focused on innovation in online education and steps educators and corporate trainers can take to begin to design for transformational learning experiences. Through the...

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North of Sixty & Earthducation presented at International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences

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Research on Doering's North of Sixty and Earthducation projects was presented by Learning Technologies PhD candidate Jeni Henrickson at the Eighth International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS) at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, BC, Canada, this May. ICASS is the leading conference worldwide focused specifically...

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Doering interviewed live on CNN about Earthducation & climate change

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Doering was interviewed live on CNN regarding his Earthducation project, adventure learning, and global climate change impacts. The interview aired May 10 and showcased footage from the recent Earthducation Expedition 6: Nepal along with Doering's North of Sixty project and previous Earthducation expeditions. During Earthducation Nepal, Doering and Charlie Miller,...

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New Doering publication in Journal of Geography looks at geography teachers’ TPACK

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Doering's newest publication, "Technology Integration in K–12 Geography Education Using TPACK as a Conceptual Model," addresses the topic of needs and challenges of K–12 technology integration in the geography classroom. This study — undertaken with colleagues Dr. Cassie Scharber and Dr. David Lanegran, along with PhD candidates Suzan Koseoglu and...

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