Category Archives: Newsletter

CIRCL Newsletter – Issue 43, August 2020

CIRCL News This is the last CIRCL newsletter, but to paraphrase Mark Twain, “reports of our demise are greatly exaggerated.” By October, we plan to morph into “CIRCLS.” Our three-year NSF proposal was just recently awarded! We’ve had lots of conversations with NSF in the past six months and you should all know that while […]

CIRCL Newsletter – Issue 42, May 2020

CIRCL News “Ambitious mashups.” In a phrase, that’s what the CIRCL team is seeing as we review your current cyberlearning projects. Our project tag map indexes the breadth of our cyberlearning community via keywords like AI & Machine Learning, Collaborative learning, Augmented Reality, and learning about Engineering. But scratch beneath the surface and you’ll find […]

CIRCL Newsletter – Issue 41, March 2020

CIRCL News Let’s look forward with 2020 vision. New augmented reality mathematics that literally jumps off the page caught our attention this month (tweets from @RonAvitzur). This meshed with our cyberlearning spotlight on “How K-8 Teachers Are Using Virtual and Augmented Reality in Classrooms Today,” in the story below. And speaking of cyberlearning that is […]

CIRCL Newsletter – Issue 40, January 2020

CIRCL News Happy New Year! We’ve been reading your comments from our Cyberlearning ‘19 evaluation survey. One popular sentiment was “I really appreciated all the different ways that participants can interact and engage one another.” Although the meeting is over, the many ways to interact and meet new colleagues goes on. We’ve massively improved our […]

CIRCL Newsletter – Issue 39, November 2019

CIRCL News Thanks to all who participated in a fantastic Cyberlearning ‘19 convening… and if you missed it, be sure to watch videos of the keynotes and check out Tweets at #NSFCL19. The convening shaped our communal sense of the fantastic and important opportunities for this research community going forward, opportunities that lie at the […]

CIRCL Newsletter – Issue 38, September 2019

CIRCL News What are key priorities for future research? Check out the Workshop Leader Summit (below) and read the slides and white papers, each of which shares findings and recommendations for the field. We’ll be working to further prioritize research challenges and questions at our convening, Cyberlearning 2019, coming up in less than a month. […]

CIRCL Newsletter – Issue 37, July 2019

CIRCL News What key issues, tensions, challenges, and design principles are important to future cyberlearning proposals and projects? On June 6, CIRCL hosted a summit of the leaders of eleven recent NSF-funded workshops in Washington DC. Their presentations are available on the CIRCL site now, and we’re planning to engage everyone around their findings at […]

CIRCL Newsletter – Issue 36, May 2019

CIRCL News Our CL’19 Program Committee has been hard at work planning a GREAT convening October 3-4 based on your input, provided via the application survey. (Applicants: check your email; you must register by June 14!) We’re excited to announce three keynotes: Angela Booker, Sofiya Noble, and Mike Sharples, and we know each keynote is […]

CIRCL Newsletter – Issue 35, March 2019

CIRCL News In like a lion & out like a lamb–we hope March has been a productive month as spring sits right around the corner. It was good to see many of you at SIGCSE at the beginning of the month! This year was the 50th anniversary of SIGCSE, and as a capstone to the […]

CIRCL Newsletter – Issue 34, January 2019

CIRCL News: Cyberlearning 2019 – October 3-4 Happy New Year! Please hold the date for Cyberlearning 2019, which will be held October 3-4, 2019 in Alexandria, Virginia. A call for participation will be issued in March, and newsletter subscribers will receive an email as soon as it is available. Please also consider participating in the […]