Next Level Lab Distinguished Speaker Series

The Next Level Lab Distinguished Speaker Series launched in Spring 2022 to provide an opportunity for the broader community to learn from scholars who are engaged in work related to the learning sciences, innovative learning design and technology, and workforce development.

Summaries of prior presentations are posted at the links below, along with video recordings of the sessions where available.

Dr. David Perkins, Professor Emeritus, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Surfing on Quicksand: Navigating a World of Information, Opinion, and Spin
November 2, 2022

Dr. Rovy Branon, Vice Provost for University of Washington Continuum College
Lifetime Learning and the 60-Year Curriculum
May 11, 2022 

Dr. Pattie Maes, Professor of Media Technology at MIT
Supporting Cognitive Skills With Wearable and Immersive Systems
April 27, 2022

Dr. Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, Professor of Education, Psychology, and Neuroscience at the University of Southern California
Building Meaning Builds Teens' Brains
April 13, 2022

Dr. Sae Schatz, Director of the Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative, U.S. Department of Defense
Modernizing Learning
March 30, 2022

Dr. Bror Saxberg, Founder of LearningForge, LLC
Learning Engineering: The Art of Applying Learning Science to Real-World Training
March 2, 2022

Dr. Ruth Kanfer, Professor of Psychology and Director of the Work Science Center at the Georgia Institute of Technology
Adult Learning Related to Work: A Person-Centric Perspective
February 9, 2022