Check out the CSCL 2019 Proceedings, now available online. The Best Paper Published in JLS Award for 2018, announced at CSCL, was won by Sarit Barzilai and Clark A. Chinn for their paper, On the goals of epistemic education: Promoting apt epistemic performance. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 27(3), 353-389. Congratulations to Sarit and Clark!
We’re happy to announce Professor Katie Headrick Taylor has been named a 2018 National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow! Taylor studies the digital literacy practices of children, youth, and families from geographically, racially, and socioeconomically diverse communities. Learn more about Katie and all 2018 NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellows
May 23 & 24; June 6, 7, & 27 Alelo is launching a webinar series on the Future of AI in Education and Training. If you are interested in how AI might improve education, learn more and register.
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
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
The Data Science Education Technology (DSET) conference on Feb 15-17 was a gathering of 100 researchers, curriculum developers, and software developers gathered in Berkeley, CA to (1) build a community and (2) identify innovative tools and approaches for integrating data science into the K-12 classroom. In a
Dr. Janice Gobert will showcase her educational technology at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) to Senate and House of Representatives members. Gobert, who joined Rutger’s Graduate School of Education in 2015, is among five people selected to share their innovative research-based technologies for learning by SMART (Strengthening the Mid-Atlantic Region for Tomorrow), a bi-partisan group […]
Congratulations to Kylie Peppler, Erica Halverson, and Yasmin B. Kafai, on their new book Makeology (2016). Volume 1 introduces the emerging landscape of the Maker Movement and its connection to interest-driven learning. Volume 2 highlights leading researchers and practitioners as they discuss and share current perspectives on the Maker movement and research on educational outcomes […]
Watch the 20 cyberlearning videos! The 2016 Showcase drew more than 23,500 unique visitors in 145 countries (86.2% of traffic from the US and the rest from abroad.) It included 157 presentations from 403 presenters and co-presenters. Some videos received special recognition. There were 3 ways a video could be recognized: Facilitator’s Choice, based on […]
Emma Mercier describes her work developing the Food for Thought app, which educates young people about the carbon footprint associated with the foods they eat.