California Education Learning Lab
In 2018, Assembly Bill 1809 established the California Educational Learning Lab (“Learning Lab”): a competitive grantmaking program for intersegmental faculty teams to incorporate learning science and adaptive learning technology into their curriculum and pedagogy, with the express purpose of increasing learning outcomes and closing equity and achievement gaps in STEM and other disciplines.
The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research has an annual budget of $10 million for this program. The initial grants will focus on lower-division online and hybrid courses in STEM. In later years, other disciplines may compete for funds, and funds may be used to support professional development and a curated library of course materials that have successfully reduced achievement gaps and improved learning outcomes. The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research will provide regular updates on this page as the program progresses.
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- Learning Lab Request for Proposals #1- Awarded Projects
- April 15, 2019 – Meeting Materials
- Cover Letter Template
- Appendix B Template
- Scoring Rubric for Full Proposals
- Learning Lab Request for Proposals #1 – Revised with Full Proposal Requirements (updated 2/8/2019)
- Results of Selection Committee Meeting 1 (Feb. 4, 2019): Proposals Advancing to the Full Proposal Stage
- Feb. 4, 2019 Comittee Meeting-Agenda
- Feb. 4, 2019 Selection Committee Meeting-Audio Part 1 (26:24) Please note that this meeting began at 10am; however, due to technical difficulties, the first seven minutes of the meeting was not recorded. Please view notes on first seven minutes.
- Feb. 4, 2019 Selection Committee Meeting-Audio Part 2 (3:41) Please note that open session reconvened at 3:33pm; meeting adjourned at 3:37pm.
- Request for Proposals Timeline Updated 2/6/2019
- Request for Proposals FAQs updated 12/27/2018