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Smithsonian Launches Environmental Education Program

January 19, 2012  |   LearningTimes Press Coverage

The Shout Environmental Exploration Program, a resource from the Smithsonian for teaching about the environment, is returning for its second year. Designed to expand current instruction, the program will offer a variety of tools that teachers can use when teaching about the environment.

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Shout Environmental Exploration Program from the Smithsonian Helps Educators Bring Learning to Life

January 17, 2012  |   LearningTimes Press Coverage

The Smithsonian is offering teachers a multidimensional resource for expanding and enriching curriculum with Shout, a free environmental exploration program. Through interactive webinars, comprehensive lesson-planning materials and hands-on activities, Shout features renowned Smithsonian scientists and other experts in the arts and humanities.

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Creative Closed Captioning and Virtual Graphic Facilitation the Subject of New Podcast

September 14, 2010  |   LearningTimes Press Coverage

Jonathan Finkelstein of LearningTimes joins Susan Manning and Dan Balzer, co-hosts of the LT GreenRoom podcast, to talk
about two creative and important enhancements to the synchronous world of learning online. 

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LearningTimes Supports Museum Association's Online Conferences

July 19, 2010  |   LearningTimes Press Coverage

Kate Theimer, ArchivesNext blogger and author of Web 2.0 Tools and Strategies for Archives and Local History Collection, shares insights about online events for museums and local history organizations, citing the work done in the field by LearningTimes.

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SIIA Announces the Online Ed Tech Industry Summit

May 18, 2010  |   LearningTimes Press Coverage

Following a successful broadcast of the Online Ed Tech Business Forum in December 2009, SIIA confirmed it will partner again with LearningTimes to present portions of the Ed Tech Industry Summit online in order to highlight trends in mobile and global learning, announce the 2010 CODiE Awards, and celebrate the organization’s much anticipated 25th anniversary.

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Keynoter Nancy White Reflects on LearningTimes' Virtual Graphic Facilitation (VGF)

March 17, 2010  |   LearningTimes Press Coverage

In this blog entry, Nancy White reflects on her keynote session at the 8th Annual International Online Conference for Teaching and Learning, during which “the cracker jack LearningTimes team” featured Virtual Graphic Facilitation (VGF).

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Authors of Online Education for Dummies Featured on LearningTimes Green Room Podcast

March 06, 2010  |   LearningTimes Press Coverage

In this episode of  the LearningTimes Green Room, Dan Balzer and guest co-host Jonathan Finkelstein of LearningTimes, interview Susan Manning and Kevin Johnson, co-authors of the new book Online Education for Dummies. Susan Manning, Ed.D. is a producer with the LearningTimes team.

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Towards a New Mainstream: A Report on a CFM Webcast

January 29, 2010  |   LearningTimes Press Coverage

Towards a New Mainstream? was a well-attended face-to-face and interactive webcast lecture by Gregory Rodriguez that explored demographic change in the Americas, cultural transformation and the future of museums. In this post-event blog, one participant shares the experience. It was produced by the AAM Center for the Future of Museums in association with sponsor LearningTimes.

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eLearn Magazine Reviews Learning in Real Time by Jonathan Finkelstein of LearningTimes

January 05, 2010  |   LearningTimes Press Coverage

In their review of Learning in Real Time (Jossey-Bass), the best selling book on synchronous learning and teaching by LearningTimes executive producer Jonathan Finkelstein, eLearn Magazine states the the book “will stimulate your creative juices, and then guide you through the logistics of making your ideas a reality”.

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AAM's Center for the Future of Museums to Explore the Challenges of Engaging an Increasingly Diverse America in Webcast

November 27, 2009  |   LearningTimes Press Coverage

Towards a New Mainstream?, a scintillating lecture by Gregory Rodriguez, op-ed columnist for the Los Angeles Times, explored demographic change in the Americas, cultural transformation and the future of museums. The lecture and webcast were sponsored by LearningTimes.

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SIIA Announces the Online Ed Tech Business Forum

November 20, 2009  |   LearningTimes Press Coverage

The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) today announced that it plans to broadcast the upcoming Ed Tech Business Forum live via Webcast through a partnership with LearningTimes.

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LearningTimes Green Room is "One of the Very Best Produced Ed-Tech Podcasts"

July 18, 2009  |   LearningTimes Press Coverage

The 21st Century Information Literacy Project’s “Keyword Blog” reports that the LearningTimes Green Room is “one of the very best produced ed-tech podcasts”. They continue: “Professional production values, fascinating topics, and professional production standards. Stay on the cutting edge of web 2.0 by listening to Susan Manning and Dan Balzer.”

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New Smithsonian Chief Eyes Ed Tech

January 28, 2009  |   LearningTimes Press Coverage

eSchool News article describes Secretary G. Wayne Clough’s education technology plans for the Smithsonian, which include a series of ongoing online conferences produced by LearningTimes. This first online conference will focus on the life and legacy of Abraham Lincoln.

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