Learning Technologies Research group George Washington University

LeTR @ GW

The Learning Technologies Research Group at The George Washington University develops algorithms, tools, and technologies for making high-quality learning resources accessible to users of all literacy levels.


At this time, we are working on a number of projects, including:


  • Mobile applications to support adult literacy education
  • Automatic exercise generation for phonemic awareness, reading comprehension, computer programming, and math problems
  • Optimal reinforcement of learning materials to maximize long-term learning
  • Text simplification tools for English courses
  • News

  • February 20, 2018
    The CAPITAL project was featured in an article in GW Today!
  • June 16, 2016
    Jennifer Hill presented a paper at NAACL BEA 2016 in San Diego, CA!
  • May 08, 2016
    Jennifer Hill presented an extended abstract at CHI 2016 in San Jose, CA!
  • February 24, 2016
    Katie Stasaski and Elsbeth Turcan won 1st place in the SEAS R&D Showcase, Undergraduate category, for their poster on CAPITAL Words!
  • February 24, 2016
    Jennifer Hill won 2nd place in the SEAS R&D Showcase, Theoretical Research category, for her poster on fill-in-the-blank question generation!
  • February 08, 2016
    Our extended abstract, Designing a Literacy-Based Mobile Application for Adult Learners, has been accepted to CHI 2016!
  • October 16, 2015
    Jennifer Hill presented on the CAPITAL project at ProLiteracy 2015 in Charleston, SC!
  • March 09, 2015
    We will be presenting on the CAPITAL project at this year’s ProLiteracy conference!