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CFP: Expand NAPLES with New Types of Videos

In an effort to expand the collection and purpose of the webinar series from NAPLES (Network of Academic Programs in the Learning Sciences), the ISLS Education Committee is issuing a Call for Proposals (CFP) to fund two new types of videos (a) videos that find ways to bridge theory-practice gaps in learning sciences; and (b) […]

January CS for All Workshops about Partnerships

Planning to submit a proposal for the new NSF Computer Science for All (CS for All: RPP) program solicitation? To support those interested in applying to the CSforAll program, the Research + Practice Collaboratory is offering three technical assistance workshops to help participants develop their research questions, designs, and proposals. Apply to attend a workshop: […]

Expanded White House Smart Cities Initiative

The White House just announced that it is expanding its Smart Cities Initiative with over $80 million in new Federal investments and a doubling of the number of participating cities and communities. These new investments and collaborations will help cities of all sizes in key areas including climate, transportation, public safety, and transforming city services. […]

Register as an Expert for the European Commission

The European Commission appoints independent experts to assist with research and innovation assignments including the evaluation of proposals, monitoring of projects, and evaluation of programmes, and design of policy. Members of the cyberlearning community are invited to register as an independent expert to be potentially hired by the Commission to evaluate project proposals or review […]

Special Issue on Makerspace Design Cases

Call for Papers: Special Issue on Makerspace Design Cases (Deadline October 3, 2016) While lists of equipment and supplies for makerspaces are readily available to those seeking to develop a makerspace, resources documenting the design of a makerspace, the philosophy that informed the design, or the programs implemented within a makerspace are considerably less plentiful. […]

CSCL 2017: Preliminary Call for Papers

CSCL 2017 will be held June 18-21, 2017 at Drexel University & The University of Pennsylvania. The conference theme focuses on the need to consider issues such as equity, access, and inclusion in the design, implementation, and deployment of computer-supported learning environments. Preliminary Call for Papers The 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning […]

HICSS 2017 Mini Track: Learning within Digital and Social Media

Learning within Digital and Social Media A “mini track” at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, (HICSS-50) January 4-7, 2017, Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawaii We solicit papers on how human learning takes place via interactive and social processes enabled or supported by digital and social media. We seek to bridge disciplines and research communities […]

Community Feedback on NAS Study

The National Academy is requesting feedback from the community on the NAS study “Future Directions for NSF Advanced Computing Infrastructure to Support U.S. Science in 2017-2020”. Advanced computing infrastructure has become one of the most important enablers of scientific research in nearly all disciplines. The NSF-funded National Academy of Sciences study Future Directions for NSF […]