Lisa WardEducation

MS, MA, The University of Texas at Austin; BS, University of Wisconsin–Madison  

Research Interests

Online learning; game-based learning; science curriculum; mathematics curriculum; engineering curriculum


Lisa Ward is the director of instructional design and research for Twist Education, a company that develops science education games. During her teaching career, she has taught science and math at many levels, from second grade to graduate students. She joined Walden’s faculty in 2004, teaching in the MS in Electrical Engineering program, and now teaches in the BS in Information Technology and BS in Computer Information Systems programs. In 2009, she was recognized with a Walden University Extraordinary Faculty Award.