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Call for Nominations for ISLS Fellows Deadline for Receipt of Materials: January 21, 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 accomplishments ... 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

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

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

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

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


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

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

Seeking Students and Postdocs for Boston College MA Program in Learning Engineering Boston College’s Lynch School of Education is delighted to announce the start, in late August, 2019, of our new Masters Program in Learning Engineering (PDF); find out more at bc.edu/learningengineering. We hope you will pass this information on to undergraduates ... Read more

University of Maryland Faculty Position in Technology, Learning & Leadership The Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership (TLPL) in the College of Education at the University of Maryland, College Park invites applications for a tenure-track position in Technology, Learning and Leadership at the rank of Assistant Professor. Learn ... Read more


Call and Other Opportunities

Call for Nominations for ISLS Fellows Deadline for Receipt of Materials: January 21, 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 accomplishments ... 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

New Master’s Program in Learning Engineering at Boston College The Lynch School of Education and Human Development is launching an exciting Master’s in Learning Engineering for Fall 2019. To learn more and to apply please visit bc.edu/learningengineering and please join our webinar on October 7th or November 6th ... Read more

Download AIED Proceedings – free until July 21 The Proceedings of the 20th International Conference Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED) are open access until July 21, 2019. Download the AIED Proceedings for free by July 21! Read more

Call for Papers: LAK 2020 LAK 2020 will be March 23-27 in Frankfurt, Germany with the theme “Celebrating 10 years of LAK: Shaping the future of the field.” See the call for papers.The first submission deadline is October 1, 2019. Read more

AI Fairness for People with Disabilities Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly being used in decision-making that directly impacts people’s lives. The AI Fairness for People with Disabilities Workshop at ASSETS 2019 will examine AI fairness, accountability, transparency, and ethics (FATE) for the specific situations of people ... Read more

AIED 2019 – June 25-29 in Chicago The AIED 2019 conference theme is “Education for All in the XXI Century”. Inequity within and between countries continues to grow in the industrial age. Intelligent information technologies have been proposed to reduce this difference, but may instead increase the ... Read more

Call for Papers: Learning In and For Collective Social Action Proposals are invited for papers for a special issue of the Journal of the Learning Sciences. Guest editors: Joe Curnow and A. Susan Jurow Scholars in the learning sciences are increasingly and more explicitly attending to questions about the political and ... Read more


News from NSF and the U.S. Government

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

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

NSF Funding Opportunities: DRK-12, CORE, INCLUDES, IUSE, GFRP A wealth of NSF opportunities: The NSF DRK-12 deadline has been changed to November 18, 2019. Please share this information with your coworkers and associates. If you are planning to submit a proposal, view a compilation of helpful resources in CADRE’s ... Read more

NSF ECR Webinars in August In these EHR Core Research (ECR) Proposal Preparation Outreach Webinars in August, the program will provide an overview of the funding opportunities in the latest ECR solicitation (NSF 19-508) and answer questions from participants. ECR is a great place ... 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

STEM Video Showcase – Award Winners The STEM Video Showcase: Innovations in Education featured 242 3-minute videos from federally-funded projects in formal and informal settings. Check out the cyberlearning-related videos and 36 overall winners of Presenter, Facilitator, and Public Choice awards. Read more

NSF RFI on Future Topics for the NSF Convergence Accelerator NSF seeks input on future NSF Convergence Accelerator tracks within the Big Ideas of Harnessing the Data Revolution and Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier, within other Big Ideas, or on other topics that may not relate directly to ... 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