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  • Posted away we go! to Treks Explore 2010
    Off we go... This was a great week to find ways to implement new technologies into teaching. At times it did feel like a boot camp, but without the yelling and 5am wake up calls. The #1 takeaway that I...
  • Posted thought of the day to Treks Explore 2010
    Today's session was so nicely summed up by Cassie. This is an evolution, not a revolution. A gradual integration of new tools into teaching will likely create new learning opportunities for students. There are a million tools to use, but...
  • Posted time to work to Treks Explore 2010
    Another day, more great ideas. I am wondering why I haven't sought out the IT Fellows in the past. These folks strike me as both knowledgeable and "tinkerers" - people who, if they don't know the answer, will tinker around...
  • Posted practicing to Treks Explore 2010
    Today we afforded the opportunity to practice with some tools. This emphasized both how easy and how difficult the tools we have learned are to use. They are all easy to access - easy to start up and do some...
  • Posted endless possibilities, but no direct path to Treks Explore 2010
    Today was an interesting day. It isn't often that one has the opportunity to interface with so many IT professionals all at once. In our morning small groups, we had the opportunity to simply explore ideas. It was comforting to...
  • Posted International Grants to College of Education and Human Development International
    Each year our College is able to provide small grants for international activities. There is always more interest than money available, but these grants provide our College office an opportunity to fund high-quality work within international contexts. Priority areas for...
  • Posted Speech for Int'l Education Week to College of Education and Human Development International
    Here is a speech from International Education Week to College attendees Good afternoon. A special welcome to our honored guests Associate Vice President Meredith McQuaid and Professor Shu-Ching Kao from Taiwan. We’re thrilled you are here today. You know this...
  • Posted CEHD and CARE to College of Education and Human Development International
    Last January, CEHD entered into a "Research Partnership" agreement with the intnerational non-governmental organization CARE International (www.care.org). CEHD, along with its partner, Miske Witt, Incorporated (www.miskewitt.com), are supporting girls' education research in eight countries (Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ghana, Honduras, India, Malawi,...
  • Posted ILEP Visitors Coming! to College of Education and Human Development International
    The College of Education and Human Development (www.cehd.umn.edu), in collaboration with the University of Minnesota's International Student and Scholar Services, will this year participate in the International Leadership in Education Project (http://www.irex.org/programs/iep/index.asp). The ILEP project will bring 16 secondary school...
  • Posted Thai visitors October 23 to College of Education and Human Development International
    On October 23, a delegation of 15 visitors from St. John's University visited with faculty and staff from CEHD. The delegation consisted of one faculty member, one Director of a private schools organization, 13 graduate students, and a Buddhist Monk....
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