Featured Work

2020-02-18T06:26:24-08:00

Estrellita

DLINQ’s Animation Studio Producer Daniel Houghton created this animated film. Estrellita, (or Little Star) tells a piercing story about

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2020-02-05T10:31:28-08:00

French Grammar Games

DLINQ instructional designer Dr. Sonja Burrows worked together with faculty member Brigitte Humbert on this French grammar games site. Learners choose from three game sets to challenge themselves while

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2020-02-05T10:14:27-08:00

Digital Sanctuary

DLINQ’s Associate Provost for Digital Learning Dr. Amy Collier published this paper in the Educause Review. What responsibilities do universities and colleges have in providing sanctuary for student data

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2020-02-05T10:16:39-08:00

Making Space for Preservice Teacher Agency

DLINQ’s Director of Digital Pedagogy & Media Dr. Sarah Lohnes Watulak published this paper in the Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education. Preparing future teachers to integrate technology

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2020-02-05T11:38:18-08:00

School in Morocco

DLINQ instructional designer Dr. Sonja Burrows worked with the Middlebury School in Morocco to create this pre-immersion digital language-learning website. Within this learning space, students preparing for language immersion

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2020-02-05T10:16:05-08:00

EarthXplorers

DLINQ instructional designer Dr. Jeni Henrickson worked with the University of Minnesota (UMN), ESRI, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation on this online learning environment for middle and

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Collier, A., & Ross, J. (2020). Higher education after surveillance? Postdigital Science and Education. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42438-019-00098-z

Shaheen, N., & Lohnes Watulak, S. (2019). Bringing disability into the discussion: Examining technology accessibility as an equity concern in the field of instructional technology. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 51(2), 187-201. https://doi.org/10.1080/15391523.2019.1566037

Lohnes Watulak, S. (2018). Making space for preservice teacher agency through connected learning in preservice educational technology courses. Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, 34(3), 166-178. Retrieved from https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21532974.2018.1453894

Lohnes Watulak, S., Woodard, R., Smith, A., Johnson, L., Phillips, N., & Wargo, K. (2018). Connected teaching and learning in K-16+ contexts: An annotated bibliography. Contemporary Issues in Teacher Education, 18(2). Retrieved from http://www.citejournal.org/volume-18/issue-2-18/english-language-arts/connected-teaching-and-learning-in-k-16-contexts-an-annotated-bibliography

Schmier, S., Johnson, E., & Lohnes Watulak, S. (2018). Going public: Exploring the possibilities for publishing student interest-driven writing beyond the classroom. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 41(1), 57-66.

Collier, A. (2017, August). Digital sanctuary: Refuge and protection on the web? Educause Review, 52(5). Available: http://er.educause.edu/articles/2017/8/digital-sanctuary-protection-and-refuge-on-the-web

Collier, A., & Ross, J. (2017). For whom, and for what? Not-yetness and thinking beyond open content. Open Praxis, 9(1), 7-16. Available: http://www.openpraxis.org/index.php/OpenPraxis/article/view/406

Lohnes Watulak, S. (Ed.). (2017). Research trends in instructional technology [Special issue]. International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 34(5). Retrieved from http://www.emeraldinsight.com/toc/ijilt/34/5

Lohnes Watulak, S. (2017). Editorial. International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 34(5), 370-371. doi: 10.1108/IJILT-09-2017-0083

Lohnes Watulak, S., & Whitfield, D. (2016). Examining college students’ uptake of Facebook through the lens of domestication theory. E-Learning and Digital Media, 13(5-6), 179-195. doi: 10.1177/2042753016689633

Lohnes Watulak, S. (2016). Reflection in action: Using inquiry groups to explore critical digital literacy with pre-service teachers. Educational Action Research, 24(4), 503-518. doi: 10.1080/09650792.2015.1106957

Ross, J., & Collier, A. (2016, May). Complexity, mess and not-yetness: Teaching online with emerging technologies. In G. Veletsianos (Ed.), Emergence and Innovation in Digital Learning: Foundations and Applications. Edmonton, AB: Athabasca University Press. Available: http://www.aupress.ca/books/120258/ebook/02_Veletsianos_2016-Emergence_and_Innovation_in_Digital_Learning.pdf

Collier, A., & Ross, J. (2015, August). Embracing digital messiness in education. A Manifesto for Digital Messiness. Retrieved from http://digitalbydefaultmanifesto.com/2015/08/06/embracing-digital-messiness-in-education/

Doering, A., & Henrickson, J. (2015). Fostering creativity through inquiry and adventure in informal learning environment design. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 23(3), 387-410. 

Saltarelli, A. J., Collier, A., & Glass, C. R. (2015, August). MOOC professors’ agency in the face of disruption. Educause Review Online. Retrieved from http://er.educause.edu/articles/2015/8/mooc-professors-agency-in-the-face-of-disruption

Veletsianos, G., Collier, A., & Schneider, E. (2015). Digging deeper into learners’ experiences in MOOCs: Participation in social networks outside of MOOCs, notetaking, and contexts surrounding content consumption. British Journal of Educational Technology 46(3), 570-587. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/bjet.12297/abstract

Collier, A. (2014, September). Engaging students in online environments. In B. Toblowsky (Ed.), Paths to Learning: Teaching for Engagement in College (pp. 113-134). Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.

Doering, A., & Henrickson, J. (2014). Designing for learning engagement in remote communities: Narratives from North of Sixty. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 40(3), 1-26.

Doering, A., Koseoglu, S., Scharber, C., Henrickson, J., & Lanegran, D. (2014). Technology integration in K-12 geography education using TPACK as a conceptual model. Journal of Geography, 113(6), 223-237.

Henrickson, J. (2014). The conceptualization, design, and development of a K-12 adventure learning app. In C. Miller & A. Doering (Eds.), The New Landscape of Mobile Learning: Redesigning Education in an App-based World. New York: Routledge.

2020-02-18T06:26:24-08:00

Estrellita

DLINQ’s Animation Studio Producer Daniel Houghton created this animated film. Estrellita, (or

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2020-02-05T10:31:28-08:00

French Grammar Games

DLINQ instructional designer Dr. Sonja Burrows worked together with faculty member Brigitte Humbert on this French grammar games site.

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2020-02-05T10:16:05-08:00

EarthXplorers

DLINQ instructional designer Dr. Jeni Henrickson worked with the University of Minnesota (UMN), ESRI, and the National Trust for

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2020-02-05T11:38:18-08:00

School in Morocco

DLINQ instructional designer Dr. Sonja Burrows worked with the Middlebury School in Morocco to create this pre-immersion digital language-learning

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2020-02-05T11:33:31-08:00

Raptor Lab

DLINQ instructional designer Dr. Jeni Henrickson worked with The Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota on this interactive

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2020-02-05T11:02:44-08:00

Safe2Eat App

DLINQ instructional designer Dr. Jeni Henrickson worked with the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota on

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2020-02-05T11:09:39-08:00

School in Italy

DLINQ instructional designer Dr. Sonja Burrows worked with the Middlebury School in Italy to create this pre-immersion digital language-learning

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2020-02-05T11:31:39-08:00

School in India

DLINQ instructional designer Dr. Sonja Burrows worked with the Middlebury School in India on this pre-immersion digital language-learning website.

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Invited

Collier, A. (2019, June). Ambitious futures for (digital) education: Perspectives from Tropicalia. Keynote given at Domains 2019 conference. Durham, NC.

Collier, A. (2019, January). Digital information environmentalism: Helping students and faculty improve the web. Invited talk given at Davidson College. Davidson, NC.

Collier, A. (2018, November). Information Environmentalism: Critical Digital Agency for Students and Educators. Invited talk given in the Horizons Colloquium Series at Colgate University. Hamilton, NY

Henrickson, J. (2018, October). AgCultures: A Global Ag Adventure. Workshop presented at FFA annual convention. Indianapolis, IN.

Henrickson, J., Doering, A., and Ripken, C. (2018, October). Technology Integration to Foster and Support Student Inquiry. Workshop presented to Juneau area K12 teachers. Juneau, AK. 

Collier, A., & Richards, S. (2018, May). Information environmentalism. Invited workshop at the annual conference of the Liberal Arts Consortium for Online Learning. Northfield, MN.

Collier, A. (2018, March). Critical digital fluency: Agency and activism in today’s polluted digital world. Plenary presentation at the annual Open SUNY conference. New York, NY.

Henrickson, J. (2017, October). Journeying Off the Beaten Path: On way-finding, risk-taking, and change-making. Keynote presented at Geofest annual conference. St. Paul, MN.

Collier, A. (2017, September). Possible worlds, possible futures: Students galvanized on the web. Keynote presentation at the annual conference of the Council of Independent Colleges’ Consortium on Digital Resources for Teaching and Research. Washington D.C.

Collier, A. (2017, June). The locks on our bridges: Critical and generative lenses for open education. Keynote presentation at the ATI Camp. Plymouth, NH.

Collier, A. (2017, May). Reclaiming impact: Not-yetness as a lens for resisting decomplexification. Invited presentation at the Ohio State University Innovate conference. Columbus, OH.

Collier, A. (2017, February). “It should be necessary to start:” Critical digital pedagogy for troubled political times. Invited presentation at the University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Collier, A. (2017, February). Embodiment and the digital: Constructing and deconstructing the body. Invited presentation for the Whole Body workshop series. Middlebury Institute for International Studies at Monterey. Monterey, CA.

Collier, A. (2016, August). Love and risk in education: A call to resistance. Keynote presentation at Campus Technology conference. Boston, MA.

Collier, A. (2016, March). Not yetness. Keynote presentation at the Digital Pedagogy Lab Cairo conference. Cairo, Egypt.

Collier, A., & Stommel, J. (2015, August). Emergent learning. Keynote presentation at the Digital Pedagogy Lab Institute. Madison, WI.

Collier, A. (2015, March). Embracing not-yetness of emerging technologies. Keynote presentation at the Building Bridges conference. Spokane, WA.

Collier, A. (2014, August). The good, the bad, and the unbundled: Reflecting on the “unbundling” of US higher education. Invited presentation to the Digital Cultures and Education Research Group at the University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Collier, A., & Ross, J. (2014, April). Mess in online education: How it is, how it should be. Plenary presentation at the annual Sloan-C Emerging Technologies for Online Learning conference. Dallas, TX.

Refereed

Collier, A., & Lohnes Watulak, S. (2019, April). Combatting information pollution through the Newspapers on Wikipedia project. Presented at the annual meeting of OLC Innovate, Denver, CO.

McQuitty, V., Lohnes Watulak, S., & Runciman, J. (2019, April). Connected learning in a writing-as-making MOOC. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, Toronto, CA.

Phillips, N., Woodard, R., Smith, A., Johnson, L., Lohnes Watulak, S., & Wargo, K. (2019, April). An integrative literature review of contemporary connected learning research. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, Toronto, CA.

Collier, A. & Croom, A. (2018, April). Annotating Terms of Service to engage critical lenses on teaching and learning platforms. Presentation at the Online Learning Consortium Innovate conference. Nashville, TN.

McQuitty, V., Lohnes Watulak, S., & Runciman, J. (2018, November). Interest-driven teacher professional learning in the writing-as-making MOOC. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Literacy Research Association, Indian Wells, CA.

Henrickson, J. (2018, October). Real-World Geographic Inquiry Using ArcGIS with a Historical Twist. Workshop presented at Geofest annual conference. St. Paul, MN.

Henrickson, J. (2018, August). Help Feed the World through Geographic Inquiry. Paper presented at the International Geographical Union annual meeting. Quebec City, Canada. 

Lohnes Watulak, S. (2018, April). Instructors as brokers of digital learning opportunity: Exploring brokering practices in connected teacher education classrooms. Structured poster session presented at the 2018 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.

Lohnes Watulak, S., McQuitty, V., & Runicman, J. (2018, March). Voice and choice in teacher professional learning: Designing the writing-as-making MOOC. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, Alexandria, VA.

Shaheen, N. L., & Lohnes Watulak, S. (2018, March). Technology accessibility: A social justice concern for K-12 instructional technology and teacher education. Paper presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference, Alexandria, VA.

Lohnes Watulak, S., McQuitty, V., & Runciman, J. (2018, March). Examining teaching learning in a writing-as-making MOOC. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the National Council of Teachers of English Assembly for Research, Towson, MD.

Collier, A., Croom, A., Eshleman, K. & Luke, J. (2017, November). Open practices, digital sanctuaries: A trans-institutional conversation about students risk and agency in Domains initiative. Presentation at the 2017 Open Education conference. Anaheim, CA.

Henrickson, J. (2017, October). Make It Real: Designing Authentic Online GIS Learning for a K12 Audience. Paper presented at World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2017. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Lohnes Watulak, S. (2017, October). Pre-service teacher experiences in the connected educational technology classroom. Presented at the 10th Annual Digital Media & Learning Conference, Irvine, CA.

Henrickson, J. (2017, April). Fostering Creativity and Innovation through Inquiry and Adventure in Online Learning Environment Design. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Antonio, TX.

Lohnes Watulak, S. (2017, March). Connected learning in pre-service technology education courses. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, Austin, TX.

Collier, A., & Ross, J. (2017, February). Contesting unbundling: Not-yetness and the digital university. Presentation at the Educational Futures and Fractures conference. Glasgow, Scotland.

Bowles, K., Collier, A., Cormier, D., Eshleman, K., Gogia, L., & Stewart, B. (2016, November). Floating in a sea of data: Why higher ed needs #SoNAR. Presentation at the annual OpenEd conference. Richmond, VA.

Morris, S. M., Collier, A., & Slay, A. (2016, November). Critical instructional design and open education. Presentation at the 2016 Open Education conference. Richmond, VA.

Doering, A., and Henrickson, J. (2016, June). EarthXplorers: Bringing America’s National Treasures to the Classroom. Paper presented at the National Conference on Geographic Education, Tampa, FL. 

Saltarelli, A., & Collier, A. (2016, April). Innovation is not enough: Building soft infrastructure to incubate good ideas. Presentation at the 2016 OLC Innovate conference. New Orleans, LA.

Collier, A., & Ross, J. (2015, November). For whom and for what? Pushing back on the stuff of open education. Presentation at the annual OpenEd conference. Vancouver, BC.

Collier, A., Clark, T., Johnson, K., Torvicia Prusko, P., Bali, M. (2015, April). Ed tech women: A conversation. Presented as a featured session at the Emerging Technologies for Online Learning conference. Dallas, TX.

Henrickson, J. (2015, April). Fostering Creativity through Inquiry and Adventure in Informal Learning Environment Design. Paper presented at Global Learn: Global Conference on Learning and Technology. Berlin, Germany.

Henrickson, J. (2015, April). Earthducation: Capturing Global Intersections between Education and Sustainability. Paper presented at Global Learn: Global Conference on Learning and Technology. Berlin, Germany.

Lohnes Watulak, S. (2015, March). Designing for and with critical digital literacies and the CCSS. Roundtable presented at the annual conference of the Society for Technology in Teacher Education, Las Vegas, NV.

Collier, A., Saltarelli, A., & Widner, M. (2014, November). Building on open web architectures to support distributed communities of learning. Presentation at the annual OpenEd conference. Washington DC.

Henrickson, J. (2014, October). WeExplore: Promoting environmental action through technology-enhanced student adventure learning. Paper presented at the North American Association for Environmental Education, Ottawa, ONT, Canada.

Henrickson, J. (2014, October). North of Sixty: Mobilizing student-captured stories of a changing Arctic. Paper presented at the North American Association for Environmental Education, Ottawa, ONT, Canada.

Henrickson, J. (2014, May). Narratives from North of Sixty. Paper presented at the Eighth International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences, Prince George, BC, Canada.

Henrickson, J. (2014, May). Intersections between education and sustainability: An Arctic case study. Paper presented at the Eighth International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences, Prince George, BC, Canada.

Collier, A., & Ross, J. (2014, April). Mess in online education: How it is, how it should be. Plenary presentation at the annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning conference. Dallas, TX.

Doering, A., Miller, C., Lecheler, L., & Henrickson, J. (2014, April). The Layers of Authenticity: Designing for learner experience. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA.

Doering, A., & Henrickson, J. (2014, April). Designing for learning engagement in remote communities: Narratives from North of Sixty°. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA.

Lue, R., Dellarocas, C., & Collier, A. (2014, March). Innovation in the instructional ecosystem: Changing roles for faculty and other professionals. Invited panel presentation at the Online Learning Summit. Berkeley, CA.

Collier, A., Watters, A., Veletsianos, G., & Joosten, T. (2014, March). Startups should talk to educators and researchers. Panel presentation at the annual SXSWEdu conference. Austin, TX.

Collier, A., & Veletsianos, G. (2014, February). Messy realities: Investigating learners’ experiences in MOOCs. Presentation at the annual Educause Learning Initiative conference. New Orleans, LA.