2011 News Articles (click title for full article)
LTC Workshops Prepare College for New Technologies
As the fall semester wound down during the final exam period in December, College of Education faculty found time to attend two LTC workshops that will help them prepare to use new technologies to improve their teaching and research.
LTC Receives National Science Foundation Grant
The National Science Foundation has awarded the Learning Technology Center (LTC) and its partners a $450,000 grant to carry out a one-year project, "Collaborative Research: An Agent-Based Simulation Environment for Predictive Longitudinal Modeling of High School Math Performance."
LTC and TACC Offer Hands-On Introduction to Information Visualization and Visual Analytics
The LTC and TACC are excited to offer you the opportunity to explore the tools and techniques of visualization at a hands-on introduction to information visualization and visual analytics to on December 13.
LTC Director Receives Honorary Doctor of Letters Degree
Paul E. Resta, professor in the College of Education's Department of Curriculum and Instruction and director of the Learning Technology Center, recently received an Honorary Doctor of Letters degree from Russia's Moscow State University for Economics, Statistics, and Informatics.
The LTC is Now Accepting Proposals for New Round of Vision Awards
These projects support the design, production, and implementation of innovative and visionary applications of learning technologies within the College. Selected faculty projects can receive up to 200 hours of web design, application development, and multimedia production services.
LTC Creates Education Visualization Lab to Help COE Researchers Analyze Large Datasets
The visual analysis of data is quickly becoming an indispensable tool in educational research. Although visual data analysis is well established in the natural sciences, recent developments, such as the collection of massive amounts of student data and large scale textual and computer logging analyses, have made its use applicable to many kinds of educational research.
New Items for Checkout Greet Fall 2011 Students
Welcome, Fall 2011 College of Education students! The LTC has lots of services and facilities to help students get off to a great start.
LTC Develops "Create Your Own Timeline Tool" for Presidential Timeline Web Site
The Presidential Timeline Web site's exciting new feature, Create Your Own Timeline, allows anyone to easily complete such projects. The new Web-based tool was unveiled June 26 at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 2011 Conference in Philadelphia.
LTC Installation Fosters Collaboration
The LTC is getting a great start on the summer sessions. Just installed is our new Steelcase media:scape collaboration area! The media:scape supports true collaboration because the technology is very easy to use and allows everyone to contribute equally.
Presidential Timeline Web Site Unveils George W. Bush Timeline
For those interested in studying the battle against terrorism and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, it is essential to research the decisions and actions of President George W. Bush. The new George W. Bush Timeline will allow anyone to examine, through primary source materials, the events of the last decade.