Get Involved: EdTech Affiliates

Co-creating solutions to the most pressing challenges

Together we will explore unique opportunities to co-create interdisciplinary research projects, collaborate with Stanford teams, and connect with extensive networks of stakeholders, users, educators and policy makers.

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Become an EdTech Affiliate

The Stanford EdTech Affiliate Program reaches across the entire university where education, learning and technology intersect. We're inviting applications from all companies with a passion for learning and technology to join in an ongoing exploration of innovations in a pre-competitive environment. Using a wide lens, we will help create “first look” opportunities to see the future of learning.

As part of the Stanford Accelerator for Learning, we're able to encourage our members to become partners in a bold vision to make education more scientific, more learner-centered, and more collaborative.

Potential Member Benefits

Benefits of membership will be tailored to each organization in order to maximize opportunities for collaboration. Some examples:

•Extended opportunities to engage with faculty and students from across Stanford who are working in the learning sciences and the design of learning solutions
•Preferential access to retreats, conferences, seminars, and informal gatherings
•Provide input on current and future research directions
•Regular updates on research and results from learning innovation lab
•Networking with colleagues across the education landscape
•Student recruiting opportunities

Research Areas of Interest

Social Networks and Games
Online and Mobile Learning
Virtual, Augmented, Mixed Reality in Education
Data Sciences
Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing
Human-Machine Interaction
Adaptive Technologies
Social and Emotional Learning
Adult Learning, Workforce Development
STEM Education
Early Childhood Learning
Neurodiversity/Learning Disabilities

Financial Terms

Funds will be used as general support for the Affiliate Program and related activities, including support for Stanford researchers working on learning research and design projects.

Founding Affiliates--($US) $200,000 for a five-year membership (available only until June 30, 2022)
Sustaining Affiliates--($US) $50,000 for a one-year membership

Join Now

Please email Geoff Cox to join or for more information.

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