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Schedule

Information sessions

To learn more about the Stanford Learning Design Challenge, please join us for one of these three Information Sessions.
Choose a date convenient for you (all times are PT).

Jan. 6, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. 
Jan. 7, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Jan. 12, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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Winter quarter workshop schedule

Workshops will be held on Thursday afternoons from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in virtual space.  The purpose of the workshops is to help students form teams and develop a successful project and pitch.  We encourage attendance in the workshops, but it is optional. 

Winter pitch event

On Thursday, March 4, participants will have the opportunity to pitch their projects to a panel of academic and industry experts. $1,500 grants will be awarded to top teams for early-stage prototype development.

For those who plan to pitch on March 4, the Feb. 18 Practice Pitch session is required.

Workshop

January 14

– Introduction
– Human-centered design
– Mixer

Workshop

January 21

– Learning science
– Game design
– Mixer

Workshop

January 28

– Entrepreneurship in EdTech
– Accessibility & inclusion
– Mixer

Pitch

February 4

– Pitch preview
– Mixer

Deadline

February 7

– Deadline to sign-up for the winter pitch event

Workshop

February 11

– Pitch development
– Mixer

Pitch

February 18

– Practice pitch (required session)

Workshop

February 25

– Prototyping tools

Pitch

March 4

– Winter pitch event

Spring quarter workshop series

Workshops will be held on Thursday afternoons from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Spring pitch event

On Thursday, May 6, participants will have the opportunity to pitch their projects for a panel of academic and industry experts. Grants of up to $9,000 will be awarded to top teams for further project development. 

For those who plan to pitch on May 6, the April 22 Practice Pitch session is required.

Workshop

April 1

– Entrepreneurship
– Prototyping & user testing 

Workshop

April 8

– Academic research
– Prototyping & user testing

Pitch

April 22

– Practice pitch (required session)

Workshop

April 29

– Prototype testing

Pitch

May 6

– Spring pitch event

Mentoring program

Mentors who provide support will include faculty experts, industry experts, and near-peers with experience in development of digital learning experiences.

Sign up now

Please sign-up for the program by Wednesday, Jan. 13.

Sign up now!