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CFP: Mind Brain Education Journal Cyberlearning & Learning Technologies Special Issue

The aim of this special issue is to highlight how learning (including social emotional, and cognitive aspects of learning) with innovative technologies can be informed by cognitive science or educational neuroscience. The deadline to submit extended abstracts is September 15. Abstract submission form Four types of contributions are considered for publication: 1) research articles; 2) […]

Working Groups on Cyberlearning Genres

In April, CIRCL announced that it would fund a small number of working groups to convene experts and lay out research agendas for a few cyberlearning genres. Based on the proposals received and feedback from our advisory group, we are moving forward with working groups of two types, which will meet over an extended period […]

2017 NSF ITEST Solicitation

The 2017 NSF ITEST solicitation is now available. Full proposals are due on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, by 5pm submitter’s local time. See the 2017 NSF ITEST Solicitation As the nation continues to expand the horizon of opportunities and possibilities through advances in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), the need for a more diverse […]

Persistence in Education

Perseverance has become part of the everyday language of education. The misconception that intellectual power alone can enable students to succeed in school and life is giving way to a deeper understanding that attaining long-term and higher-order goals can depend so much on how people deal with inevitable obstacles, setbacks, and challenges.

NSF EHR Webinar: Broadening Participation in STEM

Thursday, June 22, 12:30 – 3 PM ET Join STELAR for a special webinar held on behalf of the NSF Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) highlighting upcoming funding opportunities within EHR especially aimed at broadening participation in STEM. Register for NSF Opportunities: Broadening Participation in STEM to be held on Thursday, June 22, […]

Handbook of Learning Analytics

The Handbook of Learning Analytics is a snapshot of the field in 2017 and features a range of prominent authors from the learning analytics and educational data mining research communities. The printed Handbook is now available for $20. Online access always free. For either, visit: Handbook of Learning Analytics

Big Data in Education Report

The National Academy of Education (NAEd) released a new report on Big Data in Education: Balancing the Benefits of Educational Research and Student Privacy. The report addresses a fundamental tension of how to reap the educational benefits that access to comprehensive “big” data provides while ensuring student privacy. See the report

NSF/EHR CAREER Program Webinars

The NSF/EHR CAREER Working Group is hosting a webinar to answer participants’ questions about developing and submitting proposals to the NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) in the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR). The webinar will provide information specific to CAREER submissions to EHR and will give participants the opportunity to interact […]

Data Consortium Fellowships Applications due May 31

The goal of the NSF-funded Data Consortium Fellows (DCF) project is to support learning sciences researchers across the United States in developing the capacity to apply best practices in learning analytics and play. To that end, through the Data Consortium Fellows program, Fellows can apply for up to $2000 in participant support for a new […]