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Call for Nominations for ISLS Fellows

Deadline for Receipt of Materials: January 21, 2020 ISLS has announced a call for nominations for the 2020 International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS) fellows. The ISLS Fellows program has three main goals: Honor those who have made major research accomplishments in advancing the field of the Learning Sciences. Identify people who continue to […]

ISLS 2020 Doctoral Consortium

The ICLS 2020 Doctoral Consortium, designed to support the development of doctoral students working in the area of learning sciences, provides an opportunity for participants to share their dissertation research with their peers and a panel of mentors. Participants will engage in conversations and activities designed to help them consider approaches and consequences of their […]

ICLS 2020 Early Career Workshop: Interdisciplinarity in the Learning Sciences

This ICLS Early Career Workshop (ECW) will provide a high quality learning and networking opportunity for early career researchers doing work related to computer-supported collaborative learning and the learning sciences. Within the workshop, participants will share their research with peers and experienced ICLS researchers serving as mentors. Participants will engage in collaborative inquiry and scholarly […]

NSF Institute in AI-Augmented Learning

This program targets funding for a specific ~$20M institute in AI-Augmented Learning. Amy Baylor is the primary contact person for inquiries. See the solicitation and NSF press release. Proposals deadlines are January 28, 2020 for Institute proposals in one of the six specified themes, and January 30, 2020 for Planning proposals. The primary focus of […]

NSF seeks Program Officer in Science Media

NSF seeks a program officer with expertise in research or development of media in STEM education for the Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL) in the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR). This includes but is not limited to expertise in one or more of the following areas: education […]

Join us virtually for Cyberlearning 2019

As CIRCL Co-PI Sarita Pillai explains so well in her blog post about Cyberlearning 2019, please join us virtually and explore resources on this site to learn more about cyberlearning. In-person registration is closed, but all are welcome to join Cyberlearning 2019 virtually. Register here for Cyberlearning 2019 webcasts and use #NSFCL19 to dive into […]

Collaborative Research: Immersive Virtual Reality with Haptic Feedback to Improve Safety Hazard Recognition, Assessment, and Decision-Making Among Construction Professionals

9/1/19-8/31/22 PIs: Steven Ayer, Arizona State University (Award Details) Jeremi London, Virginia Polytechnic (Award Details) The construction industry accounts for hundreds of fatalities and hundreds of thousands of non-fatal injuries annually. The current modes of safety training do not effectively prepare practitioners to build safely. Research shows that safety learning occurs to a great extent […]

Collaborative Research: Open Player and Community Modeling as a Learning Tool

9/1/19-8/31/22 PIs: Magy Seif El-Nasr, Northeastern University (Award Details) Jichen Zhu, Drexel University (Award Details) An active research area in intelligent tutoring systems and game-based learning is personalized learning. In these environments, the computer analyzes learner behaviors in real time and builds individual models of critical aspects of learning (e.g., level of engagement, knowledge acquisition) […]