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Grand Challenges from LAK‘16

It’s not that often that presidents of 5 different research societies come together to reflect at the close of a conference. But that’s exactly what happened at the close of Learning Analytics and Knowledge ’16 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Read more of Jeremy Roschelle’s reflections on LAK’16.

Towards Better Learning at Scale

Edinburgh is city of learning. How appropriate, then, that hundreds of leading scholars travelled to the University of Edinburgh last week to share advances in two conferences about… guess what? Keeping students engaged in online courses! Read more of Jeremy Roschelle’s reflections on L@S’16.

Youth, Learning, and Data Science Summit

August 11-12, 2016, at the University of California, Berkeley The Youth, Learning, and Data Science Summit will be held August 11-12, 2016, at the University of California, Berkeley. The focus of the Summit is on kids learning data science in and out of school. Funded by the NSF Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies program, the […]

Data Consortium Fellowships for Spring 2016

The goal of the NSF funded Data Consortium Fellows (DCF) 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, we created the Data Consortium Fellows program. Fellows can apply for up to $2000 in participant support for a […]

International Workshop in Europe

CIRCL is making plans to host an international workshop in Europe, to coincide with the European Conference on Technology-Enhanced Learning (EC-TEL). The workshop, likely on September 12, 2016 in Lyon, France, would provide opportunity to engage with researchers in Europe and other countries around themes in the highly successful Innovating Pedagogy ‘15 report. Three likely […]

NSF Program Director Openings

The Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL) within the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) at NSF announces nationwide searches to fill the following positions. (See also all open EHR Program Director positions.) Program Director position for Cyberlearning Research. DRL seeks individuals with expertise in cyberlearning, advanced technology for […]

CL17 Call for Participation

CIRCL invites applications to attend Cyberlearning 2017: What’s Next? Making Connections to Shape the Future, which will take place April 18-19, 2017 in Arlington, VA. See the Call for Participation for more information and to apply to attend. Deadline to apply: January 11, 2017.

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 […]

New NSF funding opportunities related to the BRAIN initiative

Dear Cyberlearning community colleagues, NSF announced on Tuesday, September 30 (at a White House conference), several new funding opportunities relevant to cognitive science and cognitive neuroscience that relate to the BRAIN initiative. Please pass this information along to colleagues who may be interested. The first is a solicitation for Integrative Strategies for Understanding Neural and […]