News: Lumen Learning Announces New Solution to Improve Teaching Effectiveness and Bolster Student Success in Higher Education

Lumen Circles professional development platform and services focus on timely capabilities such as online teaching; active learning; open pedagogy; evidence-based teaching; and diversity, equity, and inclusion

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 16, 2020) – Education innovator Lumen Learning announced plans to expand its work beyond open educational resources (OER) […]

News: Lumen Learning Acquires Faculty Guild’s Higher Education Assets

Lumen to launch Lumen Circles, a facilitated, peer-based professional development platform and services solution for higher education 

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 16, 2020) – Lumen Learning announced it has acquired the intellectual property and higher education assets of Faculty Guild, a coaching service created in 2017 by education […]

Spring 2020: Course Roadmap Update

By Julie Curtis, VP Strategy & Communication

Despite huge disruption and uncertainty in the world generally and in higher education specifically, Lumen Learning is continuing to move forward with new course development, updates, and improvements focused on strengthening learning using open educational resources (OER). Recent global events reinforce our commitment to providing effective and affordable course […]

News: New Course Sequence Available – Introductory Spanish I & II

Lumen Learning is pleased to announce the availability of Waymaker Introductory Spanish I and Introductory Spanish II. Lumen’s affordable Waymaker course materials replace expensive textbooks by blending innovative learning design with outstanding open educational resources (OER) to increase student learning and success.

Spanning a full academic year’s worth of content for introductory Spanish, this […]

News: First-year Writing Classes Use Waymaker Digital Courseware to Address College Readiness Gaps

Interactive content and personalized learning tools help students improve conceptual understanding and equip them for college-level writing 

Portland, Ore. (February 12, 2020) – Around the U.S., first-year writing teachers at colleges and universities are turning to Waymaker digital courseware from open education innovator Lumen […]

News: State University System of Florida Partners with Lumen Learning in Textbook Affordability Action Plan

Affordable, effective course materials will support increased learning and lower textbook costs for Florida students

Portland, Ore. (February 4, 2020) – Open education innovator Lumen Learning has been chosen as an official partner by The State University System of Florida’s Board of Governors […]

Lumen Learning, Desmos partner to bring intuitive, accessible graphing to online homework system OHM

Online graphing calculator will increase interactivity and ease-of-use for students using Lumen OHM to learn graphing and related mathematical concepts

Portland, Ore. and San Francisco (November 13, 2019) – Today open education innovator Lumen Learning and digital learning tool creator Desmos[…]

Careful Attention to Learning Design Shapes New OER-based College Algebra Corequisite Course from Lumen Learning

Course materials meet students where they are, providing built-in review and remediation designed to increase student confidence and success in math

Portland, Ore. (November 12, 2019) – Today open education innovator Lumen Learning announced the availability of a new version of its popular College Algebra […]

News: Carnegie Mellon University, Lumen Learning Partner To Expand Support for Evidence-based Learning Materials

Mission-aligned collaboration demonstrates promising model for continuously improving effectiveness of learning materials 

Pittsburgh and Portland, Ore. (April 10, 2019) – Carnegie Mellon University’s Simon Initiative and open courseware provider Lumen Learning today announced a partnership to share tools for developing, evaluating and […]