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Doering’s work presented at AERA 2013

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Three of Doering's papers centered on recent research endeavors were presented at the American Educational Research Association's annual conference in San Francisco, CA, in May 2013. AERA is the largest and most prestigious educational conference in the world focused on scholarly research in all educational disciplines. Approximately 13,500 of the...

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North of Sixty: An Arctic Celebration!

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A five-member North of Sixty expedition team led by Doering recently pulked more than 100 miles through Arctic wilderness between the remote communities of Qikiqtarjuaq and Pangnirtung on the Baffin Island in Nunavut, Canada. The team also visited schools and interviewed elders during their travels, working to create a tapestry...

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MPR Interview with Doering from Arctic Canada

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Tom Crann from MPR's All Things Considered interviewed Doering via his sat phone during his travels in Arctic Canada. Doering was in the Arctic completing the North of Sixty expedition, leading a small team of explorer-educators who were pulking between the remote communities of Qikiqtarjuaq and Pangnirtung on the Baffin...

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Star Tribune and Minnesota Daily feature North of Sixty

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Feature articles covering Doering's North of Sixty project appeared in both the Star Tribune and the Minnesota Daily this week. The project has been garnering both local and national media coverage as the team prepares to head to Arctic Canada to visit schools, collect stories from Inuit elders discussing the...

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MPR News highlights North of Sixty expedition

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Elizabeth Dunbar from MPR News interviewed Doering about the North of Sixty project and expedition for a feature article as the team prepared to depart for the Baffin Island in Canada. View the full article at http://minnesota.publicradio.org. Follow along with the North of Sixty° project at http://n60.co! Follow @chasingseals ...

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Follow along with the North of Sixty Arctic Expedition!

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Three North of Sixty° explorers, led by Doering, will undertake a pulking expedition from April 10-25, 2013, journeying from Qikiqtarjuaq to Pangnirtung in Nunavut, Canada. Their travels will take them through a stunning landscape of ice, rock, and sheer granite mountains, as they pull their gear and food in pulks...

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North of Sixty expedition kickoff a big success

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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 huge success! Attendees from across campus and the local community came to learn more about the forthcoming expedition to Baffin Island in...

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Doering interviewed at INTED2013 about his vision for education

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Doering recently keynoted the International Technology, Education and Development Conference in Valencia, Spain. His keynote focused on designing and developing transformative learning experiences. Doering was then interviewed about his vision for education. The two-day conference drew 700+ attendees from 70 different countries and covered the latest innovations and research in...

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Doering to keynote INTED 2013

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Doering will keynote the 7th International Technology, Education, and Development Conference. This international conference is being held March 4-6, 2013, in Valencia, Spain. View more about the conference and Doering's keynote at http://iated.org/inted2013/keynote. Follow @chasingseals ...

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North of Sixty° Updates & Interviews from Alaska

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As part of the North of Sixty° (http://n60.co) project, two team members recently spent two weeks in Alaska visiting schools in both the Northwest Arctic Borough and on Kodiak Island. While there, they met with teachers and students, as well as with community members who could speak to the history...

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North of Sixty° Launches

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Doering has just launched a new and exciting project called North of Sixty°. Its mission is to create a global tapestry of climate stories that weaves together the history and culture of Arctic communities worldwide and preserves the voices and ecological knowledge of generations. The project is collaborating with classrooms...

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Doering’s TEDx talk now viewable online

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Doering’s TEDxUMN talk from earlier this year has been published on the TEDx YouTube channel. Over the past decade, Doering has educated millions of learners throughout the world through his travels bringing adventure learning to the forefront of education. In this talk, he explains how to engage kids in learning...

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StarTribune article on learning with iPads cites Doering

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In a new Minneapolis StarTribune article on learning with iPads, Doering reminds us of the importance of teacher training as we integrate new technologies in the classroom: "No matter if it's the newest iPad, a new interactive whiteboard, or if every student has their own computer, we still need to invest...

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American Radio Works features multiple LTML interviews in new documentary

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A new American Radio Works documentary on how technology is revolutionizing higher education features interviews with Aaron, instructor Angel Pazurek, and other faculty and staff from the Learning Technologies Media Lab. "Digital technologies and the Internet are changing how many Americans go to college. From online learning to simulation programs to...

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Earthducation: Where technology, education & adventure converge

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TECH{dot}MN has published an article about the LT Media Lab's Earthducation project. The Earthducation team is traveling to climate hotspots on all the continents, documenting environmental issues and educational practices, and working together with a broad array of individuals, communities, and organizations to create an ecological narrative of educational beliefs....

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Polar Field Services features great article on North of Sixty

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Students in schools across the Arctic are about to begin an “adventure learning” journey, an effort to view their communities—and the impact of climate warming—through the eyes of local elders. The vehicle for this adventure is a project called North of Sixty, a National Science Foundation-funded initiative led by the University...

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TECH{dot}MN publishes article on GeoThentic

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TECH{dot}MN has published an article about the LT Media Lab's GeoThentic software. GeoThentic is an online scaffolded learning environment that helps teachers integrate geospatial technologies in the K-12 classroom for learning geography. The environment was built on the TPACK foundation and real-time feedback. In the article, Doering explains that with GeoThentic:...

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Doering & coauthor Roblyer publish 6th edition of Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching

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Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching, 6e, the leading educational technology text on the market, introduces the concept of technology integration, shows pre-service teachers how to plan for technology integration, and offers them the opportunity to practice technology integration when designing curriculum to support and shape learning. Integrating Educational Technology into...

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