Lauren Atkins Budde

Director of Design Management for The Center of Academic Innovation

Lauren pulls together all of the skills, talent, and resources needed to bring a faculty member’s vision for digital learning opportunities to life by collaborating with faculty, course teams, instructional designers, digital media specialists and external platform partners to design, develop and deliver innovative and engaging digital courses and learning initiatives.

Prior to coming to AI, Lauren was an educational services lead at Seelio, working with colleges and universities across the U.S. to design and implement successful reflective eportfolio programs within and across curricula. Previously, she was an instructional technology consultant within the U-M College of Literature, Science, and the Arts where she assisted faculty from a wide range of disciplines develop curricula and integrate technology-enabled learning opportunities, such as collaborative blogs, online literary journals, digital history projects, anti-plagiarism modules and flipped classrooms.