InGlobal Learning Design is a Michigan-based nonprofit organization focusing on instructional design, educational project management, development of learning technologies, and professional development for educators of all types. Through the use of a six phase human centered design process, cultivation of a design mindset, and playful learning, InGlobal develops capacity for educational innovation, collaboration, civic engagement, social entrepreneurship, and creativity. It is closely affiliated with the Institute for Innovation in Education (iiE) and the Interactive Communications & Simulations Group (ICS) at the University of Michigan.

InGlobal Learning Design collaborates with nonprofit, education, and private sector leaders to develop solutions to pedagogical and social challenges.

We support practitioners, educators, and organizations with innovative solutions based on insights into human needs, rapid prototyping, user-testing, and interdisciplinary team work.

We’re passionate about:

  • Human-centered design
  • Cultivating design mindsets
  • Educational innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Civic engagement
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Creativity
  • Gameful/playful learning

Board of Directors

Remi Kalir is an Assistant Professor of Information and Learning Technologies at the University of Colorado Denver’s School of Education and Human Development. He plays at the intersection of the learning sciences and teacher education, designing novel environments and experiences for both pre-and in-service teachers across multiple settings, practices, and disciplines.

Jeff Kupperman is a core member of the University of Michigan’s Interactive Communications & Simulations (ICS) group and a co-founder of the Institute for Innovation in Education (iiE). A major focus of his work involves the development of technology-mediated programs that allow K-12 and university students to push the boundaries of play, communication, social action, and culture. His resume includes a wide range of teaching experiences as well as museum exhibit planning and professional software engineering.

Pagan Poggione is an education and training consultant with PuddleWood Consulting who specializes in collaboratively building partnerships that support the development of future focused educators and learners. Pagan has 20+ years experience in remote project design, implementation, and management with a focus on collaboration between national and global stakeholders. She works to design and implement global educational projects and programs and teaches workshops and courses in collaboration tools and methods, project development, and design thinking.

Jeff Stanzler is a lecturer at the University of Michigan School of Education, where he teaches in the Educational Studies, Digital Media and Education, and Michigan Community Scholars programs. He is Co-Director of UM’s Interactive Communications and Simulations (ICS) group.

Michael Fahy is an anthropologist and a lecturer on the faculty of Education Studies at the University of Michigan School of Education, where he is a member of the Interactive Communications and Simulations (ICS) group.