College of Education & Human Development
Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction
Aaron Doering is an associate professor in learning technologies at the University of Minnesota. Doering holds the Bonnie Westby-Huebner Endowed Chair in Education and Technology, is a laureate of the prestigious humanitarian Tech Awards, and is an IonE fellow. Doering has delivered education on sustainability and climate change to more than 10 million students by dog-sledding and pulking over 5,000 miles throughout the circumpolar Arctic since 2004.
His current project, Earthducation, will investigate the intersection of education and sustainability on all seven continents over the next four years. Doering gives hundreds of talks each year on adventure learning and motivation; his academic writing is focused on how adventure learning impacts the classroom experience, designing and developing online learning environments, and K–12 technology integration.
Doering has received millions of dollars in grants; has published more than 60 journal articles, books, book chapters and conference proceedings; and is the coauthor of Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching. Currently, he is principal investigator for four grants: Earthducation, with support from IonE; Explore15, with support from the Best Buy Children's Foundation; What's Climate Change to You?, with support from the National Science Foundation; and GeoThentic, with support from the National Geographic Society.
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