Below are resources to help you develop a strong proposal for the NSF Cyberlearning Program and related programs. These materials were developed by NSF or used/references in NSF Cyberlearning webinars. Learn more about programs that fund cyberlearning work. To learn more about how CIRCL supports proposers and awardees, see 5 Ways CIRCL Can Help You.
Webinar Recordings (Recordings, Q&A, Slides)
Program Overviews, Tips, and General Guidelines
- Introduction to NSF for Cyberlearning (Slides) [PDF]
- Proposal Development Timeline [PDF]
- Common Reasons Cyberlearning Proposals are Not Recommended for Funding [PDF]
- Guiding Questions for Cyberlearning Proposal Reviewers [PDF]
- Common Guidelines for Education Research and Development (PDF)
Results of Prior Research
Resources to draw upon when preparing your own proposals that help you to learn from and build upon the experiences of prior work that may be similar to your own.
- The Cyberlearning Community Report – examples of the work the cyberlearning community is engaged in as we integrate the latest innovations in learning science and computer science into new research designs and methods.
- CIRCL Primers, brief summaries of research and findings for key topics in the field of cyberlearning.
- Project Outcomes Reports from NSF-funded work (since 2010)
- The Online Learning Efficacy Research Database – searchable resource of academic studies on the learning outcomes of online and/or hybrid education.
Older resources that may no longer be applicable to the current solicitation are available under archived proposal resources.