news and events

The Lab was on the road in February and March!

The Lab was thrilled to present along with Badging Challenge partners at conferences around the country in late February and early March. As we continue to look for partners for the next phase of the #BadgingChallenge, we always want to hear what you are doing.

AAC&U’s Design Thinking for Student Learning Conference
(Yes, a major confab on how colleges are adapting learning.)
Friday, February 24th – Phoenix, AZ
Education Design Lab’s Kathleen deLaski
Georgetown University’s Mike Schaub (Executive Director of the Career Education Center)
George Mason University’s Lewis Forrest (Associate Dean for University Life)

IMS Global Summit on Digital Credentials and Badges
Tuesday, February 28th – Orlando, FL
Education Design Lab’s Larry Roth joined a panel of employers on how the market is responding to digital badges.

Parchment Summit (A few hundred of your closest friends who care about the future of credentials)
Wednesday, March 1st – Washington D.C.
Education Design Lab’s Kathleen deLaski
University of Arizona’s Abra McAndrew (Assistant Vice Provost for Student Engagement)
Bay Path University’s Stephen Brand (Executive Director of Global Learning and Development)
Georgetown University’s Erika Cohen-Derr (Assistant Dean for Student Engagement)

Plus, Kathleen interviewed Sean Gallagher, author of The Future of University Credentials.