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IJAIED Special Issue: Creating and Improving Adaptive Learning: Smart Authoring Tools and Processes Deadline extended to April 1 Creating and Improving Adaptive Learning: Smart Authoring Tools and Processes Motivation and Scope Cyberlearning technologies increasingly seek to offer personalized learning experiences via adaptive systems that customize pedagogy, content, feedback, pace, and tone according to the just-in-time needs ... Read more

International Learning Sciences Student Association The International Learning Sciences Student Association (ILSSA) is a formal committee of the International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS) that aims to serve as an international community for all students of the learning sciences. ILSSA’s mission is to support ... Read more

LRDC Summer Undergraduate Research Institute – Apply by March 9 The Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) Summer Undergraduate Research Institute at the University of Pittsburgh seeks summer undergraduate interns to promote broader participation in training in the .earning sciences. The 2020 program will run from June 1-July 31, 2020 ... Read more

Call for proposals to host future ISLS Annual Meetings The International Society for the Learning Sciences (ISLS) invites proposals from organizations interested in hosting future ISLS Annual Meetings. These meetings will feature concurrent Learning Sciences and CSCL programs in a joint, annual event. Proposals to host the meeting in ... Read more

NSF’s new CS for All solicitation – proposals due April 13, 2020 The new NSF CS for All solicitation focuses on both research and researcher-practitioner partnerships (RPPs) that foster the research and development needed to bring CS and CT to all schools. Proposals are due by April 13, 2020. Read more

Register by February 10 to present in the STEM for All Video Showcase If you have an NSF or other federally funded project aimed at improving STEM or CS learning and teaching in formal or informal environments, we strongly encourage you to present your work in the 2020 STEM for All Video Showcase. ... Read more

NSF Program Director positions in CISE The NSF division Information & Intelligent Systems (IIS) seeks to fill two Program Director positions in computer science, one temporary rotation and one permanent: A Read more

Call for Panelists for National AI Research Institutes NSF seeks volunteer reviewers for the interdisciplinary panels that will review proposals submitted to NSF’s upcoming National Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes competition. Panels will likely meet between March-May. If you are interested, please complete this short survey by January 13, ... Read more

STEM for All Multiplex & Monthly Series The new STEM for All Multiplex aggregates all videos submitted to video showcases and lets you to search and filter videos from all years. Create playlists based on your interests, favorites, or those from your institution, and share these playlists ... Read more

Call for Nominations for ISLS Fellows Extended Deadline for Receipt of Materials: February 7, 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 ... Read more


Media, Blogs, and Press Releases from Cyberlearning Leaders

CSCL Proceedings Online 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 ... Read more

Congratulations to Katie Headrick Taylor, 2018 NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow 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 ... Read more

AI in Education Webinar Series 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. Read more

Let CIRCL Share Your Conference News Are you presenting cyberlearning-related work at AERA, ICLS, or another 2018 Conference? CIRCL can share your news on twitter, facebook, and in our newsletter. Complete this form to let us know where and what you’ll be presenting! View a list ... Read more

Learning Positioning Systems (LPS) Launch & Webinar April 25, 2017, 4-5 pm EST In this webinar, Digital Promise will unveil and discuss the new Learning Positioning Systems (LPS) tool that links research to practice to enhance opportunities for personalized learning and addresses learner variability. LPS is intended product ... Read more

Ready to Learn Report A new report from EDC and SRI International, explores parental involvement in children’s early science experiences. The report, What Parents Talk About When They Talk About Learning: A National Survey About Young Children and Science includes rich descriptions of parent ... Read more

Innovating Pedagogy 2017 The sixth in a series of annual reports on innovations in teaching, learning and assessment, Innovating Pedagogy 2017 includes some pedagogies that have an urgency about them. They are addressing problems of today’s world, where learners are faced with fake ... Read more

3-Star Learning Experiences Paul Kirschner and Mirjam Neelen co-author a blog called 3-Star Learning Experiences that aims to present learning professionals with evidence-informed ideas on how to make both the instructional and the learning experience more effective, efficient, and enjoyable. Check out ... Read more

Handbook of Learning Analytics 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 ... Read more

Big Data in Education Report 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 ... Read more


Job Opportunities

Call for JLS Editor(s) ISLS is searching for new Editor(s) of Journal of the Learning Sciences (JLS) for 2021–2024. Letters of intent are due February 2, 2020. Full proposals are due March 15, 2020. Read more

Postdoc postition at NC State University The Innovative Educational Computing laboratory in the Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University (NCSU) is looking for a postdoctoral research fellow with a primary focus on the SimStudent project (www.SimStudent.org) funded by the Institute of Education Sciences ... Read more

Faculty Positions at Utah State University Utah State University invites applications for two tenure track positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to join the Department of Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences (ITLS). All relevant areas of specialization are welcome. Individuals who bring scholarly and ... Read more

Faculty Position in Educational Data Science at Stanford The Stanford University Graduate School of Education invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in educational data science. Application review begins on September 30, 2019. Read more

Visiting researcher position in STEM education at Indiana University – Bloomington Please consider applying for our visiting researcher position in STEM education at Indiana University – Bloomington. The position requires work across two NSF-funded projects related to the study of making and engineering education. Work on these projects primarily includes ... Read more

Postdoc position – child-robot interaction and embodied learning The CREATE center at Northern Illinois University seeks a full-time, 2-year post-doctoral researcher to contribute to research on child-robot interaction and embodied learning, design and analysis of learning with cutting-edge digital technology, and multi-modal data analysis. Experience in video analysis ... Read more

Stanford seeks faculty member for new educational data science program The Stanford University Graduate School of Education seeks an open-rank, tenure-track faculty member to contribute to a new program in educational data science. We seek candidates from a variety of academic disciplines whose research embodies the growing field of educational ... Read more

NSF Seeks Science Education Administrator (Program Director) NSF seeks qualified candidates for a Science Education Administrator (Program Director) position for the Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL) within the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR), Alexandria, VA. The incumbent will work across ... Read more

WPI seeks Postdoctoral Fellow in Learning Analytics The Educational Psychology and Mathematics Learning Lab at WPI seeks to hire a postdoctoral research scientist in Learning Analytics and Educational Data Mining (full time, 12 months, for up to 2 years) under the direction of Dr. Erin Ottmar in ... Read more

UIC Learning Science and Computer Science Junior Faculty Position The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applicants for a position at the rank of assistant professor in computer science and learning sciences beginning August 16, 2019. UIC seeks applicants with a record of research and publication at the ... Read more


Call and Other Opportunities

IJAIED Special Issue: Creating and Improving Adaptive Learning: Smart Authoring Tools and Processes Deadline extended to April 1 Creating and Improving Adaptive Learning: Smart Authoring Tools and Processes Motivation and Scope Cyberlearning technologies increasingly seek to offer personalized learning experiences via adaptive systems that customize pedagogy, content, feedback, pace, and tone according to the just-in-time needs ... Read more

International Learning Sciences Student Association The International Learning Sciences Student Association (ILSSA) is a formal committee of the International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS) that aims to serve as an international community for all students of the learning sciences. ILSSA’s mission is to support ... Read more

LRDC Summer Undergraduate Research Institute – Apply by March 9 The Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) Summer Undergraduate Research Institute at the University of Pittsburgh seeks summer undergraduate interns to promote broader participation in training in the .earning sciences. The 2020 program will run from June 1-July 31, 2020 ... Read more

Call for proposals to host future ISLS Annual Meetings The International Society for the Learning Sciences (ISLS) invites proposals from organizations interested in hosting future ISLS Annual Meetings. These meetings will feature concurrent Learning Sciences and CSCL programs in a joint, annual event. Proposals to host the meeting in ... Read more

Register by February 10 to present in the STEM for All Video Showcase If you have an NSF or other federally funded project aimed at improving STEM or CS learning and teaching in formal or informal environments, we strongly encourage you to present your work in the 2020 STEM for All Video Showcase. ... Read more

STEM for All Multiplex & Monthly Series The new STEM for All Multiplex aggregates all videos submitted to video showcases and lets you to search and filter videos from all years. Create playlists based on your interests, favorites, or those from your institution, and share these playlists ... Read more

Call for Nominations for ISLS Fellows Extended Deadline for Receipt of Materials: February 7, 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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more

Screen360.tv seeks research collaborators screen360.tv is an online portal and app for the delivery of curated international film programs ​to young audiences. It was developed at Stanford GSE and the d.School to present the children’s international film festival as an equitable environment for empathetic, ... Read more


News from NSF and the U.S. Government

NSF’s new CS for All solicitation – proposals due April 13, 2020 The new NSF CS for All solicitation focuses on both research and researcher-practitioner partnerships (RPPs) that foster the research and development needed to bring CS and CT to all schools. Proposals are due by April 13, 2020. Read more

Register by February 10 to present in the STEM for All Video Showcase If you have an NSF or other federally funded project aimed at improving STEM or CS learning and teaching in formal or informal environments, we strongly encourage you to present your work in the 2020 STEM for All Video Showcase. ... Read more

NSF Program Director positions in CISE The NSF division Information & Intelligent Systems (IIS) seeks to fill two Program Director positions in computer science, one temporary rotation and one permanent: A Read more

Call for Panelists for National AI Research Institutes NSF seeks volunteer reviewers for the interdisciplinary panels that will review proposals submitted to NSF’s upcoming National Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes competition. Panels will likely meet between March-May. If you are interested, please complete this short survey by January 13, ... Read more

STEM for All Multiplex & Monthly Series The new STEM for All Multiplex aggregates all videos submitted to video showcases and lets you to search and filter videos from all years. Create playlists based on your interests, favorites, or those from your institution, and share these playlists ... Read more

FAQs about National AI Research Institutes Have questions about proposals for the National AI Research Institutes? Check out NSF FAQs about the institutes. Read more

NSF Webinar: National AI Research Institutes Program Thursday November 7 from 12:30-1:30 PT / 3:30-4:30 ET This NSF webinar introduced the new National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes program, which aims to enable multidisciplinary, multi-stakeholder research on large-scale, long-time-horizon challenges in areas of national importance, through a set ... Read more

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 ... Read more

NSF seeks Program Officer K-12 for science and math education research NSF seeks program officers with research and development expertise for the Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL) in the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR). Expertise in one or more of the following areas ... Read more

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 ... Read more


News from CIRCL

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 ... Read more

Call for Participation: Cyberlearning 2019 See the full Call for Participation and apply to attend by April 30 (deadline extended). Cyberlearning 2019 will provide opportunities to join colleagues with diverse expertise and perspectives to explore the tensions that arise as research teams expand the boundaries of ... Read more

2019 STEM Video Showcase: Innovations in STEM Education May 13-20, 2019 (online) Don’t miss a great opportunity to showcase your federally-funded STEM Education project and reach tens of thousands of people while producing a video for your project! Register to present at the 2019 STEM Video Showcase by February 19 ... Read more

Webinar: Rapid Community Reports Thursday, November 1, 2018 from 1-2 pm Pacific, 4-5 pm Eastern. CIRCL is working towards the launch of a new, online, peer-reviewed Rapid Community Report (RCR) Series for short form research papers — like primers, workshop reports, and design reflections ... Read more

Webinar: NSF Cyberlearning Solicitation Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 9-10 am Pacific, 12-1 pm Eastern. NSF Program Officers Amy Baylor and Tatiana Korelsky will lead an informational webinar on the NSF Cyberlearning solicitation Cyberlearning for Work at the Human-Technology Frontier. Read more

Cyberlearning Community Report Now Available! The Cyberlearning Community Report: The State of Cyberlearning and the Future of Learning With Technology is now available! View the report, and help us get the word out: When you see our CIRCL Facebook post or Twitter tweet, please like ... Read more

Community Report Update CIRCL staff and cyberlearning community members have been working together to finalize the Cyberlearning Community Report organized by CIRCL and co-authored by 19 members of the community. See the Cyberlearning Community Report page for a list of authors and key ... Read more

Working Groups on Cyberlearning Genres In April, CIRCL announced that it would fund a small number of working groups to convene experts and lay out research agendas for a few cyberlearning genres. Based on the proposals received and feedback from our advisory group, we are ... Read more

NSF EHR Webinar: Broadening Participation in STEM Thursday, June 22, 12:30 – 3 PM ET Join STELAR for a special webinar held on behalf of the NSF Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) highlighting upcoming funding opportunities within EHR especially aimed at broadening participation in STEM. Register ... Read more

Cyberlearning Working Groups – Apply by May 5 CIRCL invites proposals for a series of CIRCL-funded workshops to continue the conversation about innovative genres in cyberlearning and to synthesize our work to help researchers engage in the next set of questions for our field. Workshops should take place ... Read more