Technology-enabled learning models have not fully harnessed what is known about the science of learning.
August 31, 2023
July 31, 2023
In June of 2021, WGU received $39M from the third wave of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF III) to support financially constrained students. This aid, which was part of the $1.9T American Rescue Plan, was meant to help students persist and complete their degrees through the immediate and ongoing economic challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 29, 2023
WGU Labs Founder and Director Jason Levin comments on the opportunity universities and colleges to build the prison-to-school pipeline with the revitalization of Second Chance Pell.
May 24, 2023
San Francisco has launched a first-in-the-nation tablet program that is completely free to all people in local jails. The program fits into ongoing efforts to lower the costs inmates bear while incarcerated. This article highlights the work one of our Accelerator clients, Nucleos, has done in San Francisco jails.
May 1, 2023
Putting backward design into practice requires a mind shift across the educational institution. But doing so yields student-centered experiences that are rich, and authentic, and support stronger outcomes.
July 25, 2022
A new survey of higher ed faculty reveals more early adopters of edtech than previously thought, says Nicole Barbaro, PhD.
July 6, 2022
Dr. Nicole Barbaro, Sr. Communications Content Manager at WGU Labs returns to the podcast to discuss their follow-up study on faculty perceptions of EdTech and online learning, as well as how we can better learn off our peer institution’s tech learning curves.
June 30, 2022
The College Innovation Network (CIN) evaluated how students engaged with multimedia discussion forums and how faculty creatively used the product in their teaching practice.
October 20, 2020
Misperceptions among college instructors about the concept may actually be harming some students in their moments of greatest need, warns Omid Fotuhi.