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LFI to Partner with Technology Redesign Task Group for a “booksprint” on the future of technology and education

booksprintDuring the first weekend in March, 2013, Leapfrog Initiatives will partner with the Dept. of Organizational Leadership, Policy and Development’s student-led Technology Redesign Task Group to conduct a “Booksprint” on the impact of emerging and anticipated technologies on education. Participants will be selected based on skills and knowledge needs. All students, staff and faculty of the University of Minnesota may apply. Those interested should contact the Booksprint coordinators by email: Alfonso Sintjago (sintj002@umn.edu) or Tryggvi Thayer (thay0012@umn.edu). When contacting the coordinators, please include a list of skills and knowledge that you can bring to the project in your email. Among the particular skills and knowledge needed are, graphic design, web development, knowledge about technological development (in particular emerging technologies), pedagogy, educational innovation, etc.