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Articles for: Learning, Design, and Technology Programs

Professor and retired associate professor receive 2017 AECT Special Service Award

November 9, 2017
Rob Branch and Mike Orey were awarded the 2017 Special Service Award from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology for their significant contributions to the association.

Family's love of education pays off

July 27, 2017
Now a master's student, Coca-Cola First Generation Scholar Enid Truong discovered her passion for learning, design and technology in the College of Education.

Amazing Student: Lenie George

June 21, 2016
Doctoral student Lenie George gets to offer professional development on how to integrate technology within the classroom in meaningful ways.

Mission complete! Robotics competition lands successfully for 2nd year

June 6, 2016
RAIL Robotics Competition sends 28 Barrow County students on a 'mission' to Mars.

Alumnus selected as top 10 finalist for Global Teacher Prize

March 8, 2016
Kazuya Takahashi, an alumnus of the University of Georgia's College of Education, was selected as a top 10 finalist for the prestigious Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize for his innovative work in the classroom.

CIS instructor receives service-learning teaching award

February 5, 2016
Gretchen Thomas has been selected to receive the 2016 Service-Learning Teaching Excellence Award to sustain and enhance her service-learning work.

Undergraduates' animation finds its way to California classrooms

October 27, 2015
Students delve into topics such as poverty, disasters and electricity using stop-motion films

Kopcha works with local teachers on technology programs

July 14, 2015
The Learning, Design, and Technology program trains students in the latest technologies and tools to design and implement lesson and training programs. Our goal is to prepare professionals to identify and analyze learning problems, and to then create and implement more effective instruction in its place.

She took a chance — and landed a great job

July 2, 2015
A lot of her friends were going off to law school and not getting jobs, but Cheryl Stanga knew she had to get a job and think about improving or changing her career.​

Annual conference gives instructional designers an edge

June 30, 2015
The Learning, Design, and Technology program trains students in the latest technologies and tools to design and implement lesson and training programs. Our goal is to prepare professionals to identify and analyze learning problems, and to then create and implement more effective instruction in its place.

Conference reaches beyond the apps

January 27, 2015
Annual Digital Learning Conference brings latest technology and innovations to educators

Partnership allows researchers to test new mobile assessment system

December 12, 2014
South Korean company works with the College of Education to use the latest in tablet-based assessments

Reeves: Technology important, but not the most crucial aspect of digital learning

October 2, 2014
Thomas C. Reeves, Professor Emeritus of Learning, Design and Technology in the College of Education, was quoted in a Sept. 18 Korea Herald story headlined, "E-learning more about education, less about tech." Reeves was quoted from his keynote speech at a recent international conference, e-Learning Korea 2014.

Kopcha one of two named 2014 UGA Public Service Fellows

October 1, 2014
Theodore Kopcha, an assistant professor of learning, design and technology in the College of Education was one of two UGA faculty members named Public Service and Outreach Fellows for the 2014 fall semester.

Partnership brings robotics lab to new Barrow school

September 23, 2014
A ribbon-cutting ceremony at a new technology-focused high school in Barrow County on Sept. 3 also ushered in the next phase of a robotics education partnership between the University of Georgia's College of Education and the Barrow County School System.

New program enriches children's lives

September 18, 2014
Five faculty members across two UGA colleges lead after-school program for children in two Clarke County elementary schools.

Hart's 9/11 Trail featured in Macon Telegraph

September 11, 2014
Retired faculty member and former director of information technology for the College of Education Bob Hart and his 9/11 Trail he built on his property in Athens are featured in a September 9 Macon Telegraph article.

Professor, student featured for work in Hart County High School

August 27, 2014
College of Education faculty member T.J. Kopcha and doctoral student Lenie George were featured in a Hartwell Sun story on their work with students in Hart County School in the Hart County Archway Partnership.

Discovery Dawgs, Thomas featured in Hartwell Sun

August 27, 2014
College of Education instructor Gretchen Thomas and her UGA service learning class in a middle school called Discovery Dawgs is featured in The Hartwell Sun.