About Labster

Anthony Palmiotto, PhD

Director of Higher Education

Anthony Palmiotto is the director of higher education at OpenStax. He collaborates with faculty, students, instructional designers, OER advocates, and OpenStax’s internal team to understand and support educational needs. He focuses on improving educational equity and deepening student belonging through meaningful and memorable learning experiences. Before OpenStax, Anthony worked with colleges and publishers to develop research-driven instructional methods and technologies. He loves to be a learner, particularly by trying things he’s bad at.

Deliver a Learning Advantage For All Students

Enhance Learning Outcomes

Virtual labs empower STEM programs to boost test scores and prepare students for long-term academic success.
Drive student success

Increase Student Retention

Use active learning to support student motivation, improve test scores, and reduce attrition.
Help students persist

Boost Student Engagement

Labster provides a stimulating, 3D learning experience that increases student interest and heightens focus.
Build student confidence

Maximize Budget

Virtual labs offer creative ways to maximize resources, expand courses, and enhance program sustainability.
Balance STEM costs

Support Career Readiness

Enhance students’ academic success, build their self confidence, and increase their interest in STEM careers.
Nurture a career focus

See How It Works

Discover how the Labster platform is designed to help programs achieve academic goals.
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