Corporate Partners

Next Event
Thursday – Friday
May 18-19, 2017
Carnegie Mellon University

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Our 7th annual LearnLab Corporate Partners Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 18 and Friday, May 19, 2017 at Carnegie Mellon University. This year’s theme is “Carnegie Mellon University’s Learning Engineering Ecosystem” with the underlying goal to accelerate technology transfer from our university into industry. We would welcome you and your colleagues to join us.

The tenative agenda is below:

Continuous Improvement of Learner Outcomes through Evidenced Based Resources & Tools

Corporate Partners Meeting Agenda

 

May 18, 2017
Bridges Restaurant
Wyndham Hotel

6:00 PM Meet and greet Carnegie Mellon University researchers, METALS students, and other industry professionals in an informal setting with light dinner
8:00 PM End

May 19, 2017
300 South Craig Street, Room 172
Carnegie Mellon University

8:30 AM Overview of the Day, Introductions – Michael Bett
8:45 AM University-Industry Collaborations: Applying Learning Science for a Competitive Edge – Ken Koedinger
9:30 AM The Simon Ecosystem, Carnegie Mellon University’s OER & Tools – Norman Bier
10:30 AM Mirror LearnSphere, the World’s Largest EdTech Repository – John Stamper, Ken Koedinger
11:00 AM Break
11:15 AM METALS Student Showcase – Learn about their professional interests and experience – METALS Students
12:00 PM Working Lunch: Interact with peers, METALS & PhD students/Post-Docs
1:00 PM Invited Speaker: Larry Rudman, Vice President of Instructional Design and Research at Kaplan
2:00 PM PhD/Graduate Student Showcase- Learn about their professional interests and research
2:30 PM Gaps Between Research and Real World Practice – Mark Potter, Learning Designer at Pearson Education and METALS 2014 Alumni
3:00 PM Break
3:15 PM Computer Supported Collaborative Learning- Carolyn Rose
3:45 PM Role of Technology in Learning in the 21st Century – Amy Ogan
4:15 PM Opportunities for Collaboration – Ken Koedinger, John Stamper, Norman Bier, Michael Bett
4:50 PM Wrap up
5:00 PM End of Day

 

We are also very excited that Remake Learning Days will be May 15-19. It is a week long celebration of activities and events showcasing everything that makes the Pittsburgh region a recognized national leader in innovative teaching and learning. Over 150 events are currently scheduled. You can find out more about this event at http://remakelearningdays.org.

At the corporate partners meeting you will learn about the latest learning science and educational technology research underway at Carnegie Mellon University. Attendees will also have the opportunity to meet and recruit our current graduate students and post docs in the learning sciences as well as our Professional Masters in Educational Technology and Applied Learning Science (METALS) students. For those who are interested in possible collaborations, we would welcome discussions with our faculty.

There is no fee for this event, however; attendance is limited due to space constraints. To RSVP either complete the registration form (preferred) or email your name, title and email address to Ms. Lauren Hardwig (lhardwig@cs.cmu.edu) .