Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Announcement of four-year fellowship

Utah State University's Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences (ITLS) department is pleased to announce the availability of a prestigious four-year doctoral fellowship for a new doctoral student interested in digital fabrication, the maker movement, and education. This involves technologies as diverse as 3-D printers, sewable circuitry, low cost microcontrollers, and robotics.
To read more about this fellowship, please go to ITLS web page on 4-year Doctoral Fellowship in Digital Fabrication & Learning .





Monday, November 18, 2013

ITLS alumnus new principal at Summit Elementary School

ITLS alumnus new principal at Summit Elementary School

HJ News featured ITLS alumnus on Friday, November 15, 2013. "After 15 years of teaching, Troy Pugmire is now the new principal at Summit Elementary School," says Herald Journal.
To read the full article on Troy, please follow this link.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

ITLS Department Recruiting

Members of the ITLS department participated in several fall recruiting events. Launa (ITLS program coordinator) attended the USU Grad Fair on the Logan campus. Sheri (ITLS faculty member) & Gisela (ITLS phD student) participated in the SACNAS Conference in San Antonio.
Sheri also attended the BYU-I Career & Grad Fair in Rexburg, ID.

ITLS application deadlines are approaching quickly, Jan 31st for PhD program & April 1st for master's programs. Spread the word!!!


Thursday, November 7, 2013

Educational Technology magazine features two articles from ITLS dept

Educational Technology magazine features two articles from ITLS dept

Educational Technology magazine features two articles from our department in its November - December 2013 issue (Vol. 53, No. 6):

1. "CrowdTeaching: Supporting teacher collective intelligence communities", by Mimi M. Recker, Min Yuan, & Lei Ye (Link to a pdf)

2. "The quantified self (QS) movement and some emerging opportunities for the Educational Technology field", by Victor R. Lee

Dr. Martin guest edited JLS

Dr. Martin guest edited JLS

Dr. Taylor Martin guest edited a special issue of Journal of the Learning Sciences that just came out.

Learning Analytics and Computational Techniques for Detecting and Evaluating Patterns in Learning: An Introduction to the Special Issue Taylor Martin, Bruce Sherin  

Journal of the Learning Sciences, Vol. 22, Iss. 4, 2013