Andrea Gregg Ph.D.
Associate Director for Research, Learning Design R&D
Andrea provides strategic leadership for applied learning design, educational technology, and online learning research. She connects research and practice in the context of instructional design and works towards the strategic goals of World Campus and Penn State. Andrea’s primary research focus is in understanding learners’ experiences from their perspectives. Current project areas include student experiences with the LMS interface; stop-out reasons and retention strategies for adult, online learners; and the personalization of learning experiences through adaptive learning platforms. She has published and presented in a variety of educational technology, online and distance learning, and adult learning outlets.
Prior to coming to work for the World Campus, Andrea taught academic for-credit courses in Penn State’s Department of Communication Arts and Sciences. When she’s not working, Andrea enjoys outdoor activities like hiking the various woods of Central Pennsylvania.