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Special Issue: Learning Analytics of Embodied Design The International Journal of Child–Computer Interaction: Learning Analytics of Embodied Design — Enhancing Synergy invites submissions of manuscripts to the IJCCI Editorial Manger by November 1, 2020. Kindly forward all inquiries to Dor Abrahamson (dor@berkeley.edu) Read more

NSF Convergence Accelerator Expo 2020 NSF Convergence Accelerator program is hosting CA Expo 2020 on July 1-2, 2020 – a virtual meeting that provides an opportunity for all of the funded Convergence Accelerator projects in the Open Knowledge Network and AI & Future of Work/National ... Read more

NSF ECR Webinar Series Thursdays from June 11 to July 30, 2020, 3-4 pm ET / 12-1 pm PT NSF EHR Core Research (ECR) program officers will provide an overview of the funding opportunities available in the EHR Core Research Solicitation (NSF 19-508) and answer ... Read more

Living with AI: The Human Impacts of AI AAAS Virtual Symposium, June 11, 2020, 9:00-4:30 (EDT) Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly changing how we think about every aspect of our daily lives, impacting our food, health, work, and society. Public discourse often focuses on AI as‌ ‌a‌ ‌social‌ ‌good‌ ... Read more

CIRCL Update: New NSF Opportunities & Share your #NSFStories Dear Colleague, First, congratulations to all of you who presented your stories in the Video Showcase! Check out the 14 cyberlearning-related videos and 33 winners of Facilitator’s Choice, Public Choice, and Presenter’s Choice awards. The event drew more than 58,000 visitors ... Read more

NSF Program on Fairness in AI in Collaboration with Amazon NSF announced the 2020 continuation of its Program on Fairness in Artificial Intelligence in Collaboration with Amazon (FAI) on April 16 through solicitation NSF 20-566. Proposals are due on July 13, 2020 by 5 p.m. submitter’s local time. (Letters ... Read more

Cyberlearning accepting CAREER proposals The NSF Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) encourages eligible members of the STEM education research community to submit proposals to the NSF CAREER program. Note that while these are listed as EHR programs, technically CAREER proposals to Cyberlearning ... Read more

Spencer COVID-19 Related Research Grants The Spencer Foundation is accepting applications on a rolling basis with budgets up to $50,000 for projects ranging from one to three years to support education research projects that will contribute to understanding the rapid shifts in education in this ... Read more

Webinar: Small business funding for learning technologies during and beyond COVID-19 Tuesday, May 5, from 11 am-12 pm PT / 2-3 pm ET NSF invites you to attend this webinar to learn more about small business funding from NSF to support research and development of technologies to enhance cyberlearning, learning engineering, and ... Read more

Call for Nominations: ISLS Early Career Award Deadline extended to: May 1, 2020 The International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS) Early Career Award recognizes learning scientists who have made exciting and innovative contributions to the field during the early years following their Ph.D. Each year ISLS will ... 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

Visiting Assistant Professor in Learning Engineering The Lynch School of Education (LSOE) at Boston College seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor to be affiliated with its new MA Program in Learning Engineering. The Visiting Assistant Professor will teach and mentor in the program under the guidance of ... Read more

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

CIRCL Update: Cyberlearning 2019 – Apply by April 30 (deadline extended), Cyberlearning at TMS, Video Showcase May 13-20 Dear Colleague, We hope you can join us for the following events. Cyberlearning 2019. Apply to attend by April 30 (deadline extended). Join us October 3-4 in Alexandria, VA, to share your work, explore tensions that arise as research teams expand ... Read more


Call and Other Opportunities

Special Issue: Learning Analytics of Embodied Design The International Journal of Child–Computer Interaction: Learning Analytics of Embodied Design — Enhancing Synergy invites submissions of manuscripts to the IJCCI Editorial Manger by November 1, 2020. Kindly forward all inquiries to Dor Abrahamson (dor@berkeley.edu) Read more

Living with AI: The Human Impacts of AI AAAS Virtual Symposium, June 11, 2020, 9:00-4:30 (EDT) Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly changing how we think about every aspect of our daily lives, impacting our food, health, work, and society. Public discourse often focuses on AI as‌ ‌a‌ ‌social‌ ‌good‌ ... Read more

CIRCL Update: New NSF Opportunities & Share your #NSFStories Dear Colleague, First, congratulations to all of you who presented your stories in the Video Showcase! Check out the 14 cyberlearning-related videos and 33 winners of Facilitator’s Choice, Public Choice, and Presenter’s Choice awards. The event drew more than 58,000 visitors ... Read more

Spencer COVID-19 Related Research Grants The Spencer Foundation is accepting applications on a rolling basis with budgets up to $50,000 for projects ranging from one to three years to support education research projects that will contribute to understanding the rapid shifts in education in this ... Read more

Call for Nominations: ISLS Early Career Award Deadline extended to: May 1, 2020 The International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS) Early Career Award recognizes learning scientists who have made exciting and innovative contributions to the field during the early years following their Ph.D. Each year ISLS will ... Read more

CIRCL Update: NSF Coronavirus Information and Impact on Grants & Deadlines Dear Colleague, All of us at CIRCL want to be as supportive and helpful as we can during these challenging times. Below we have a list of recent and highly relevant NSF news. We’ve also posted tips on how to host ... Read more

JLS Special Issue Call for Abstracts Due: April 15 JLS is excited to solicit abstracts for consideration for a special issue of The Journal of the Learning Sciences titled “Learning in and through the arts.” The goal of this special issue is to develop and explore synergistic ... Read more

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


News from NSF and the U.S. Government

NSF Convergence Accelerator Expo 2020 NSF Convergence Accelerator program is hosting CA Expo 2020 on July 1-2, 2020 – a virtual meeting that provides an opportunity for all of the funded Convergence Accelerator projects in the Open Knowledge Network and AI & Future of Work/National ... Read more

NSF ECR Webinar Series Thursdays from June 11 to July 30, 2020, 3-4 pm ET / 12-1 pm PT NSF EHR Core Research (ECR) program officers will provide an overview of the funding opportunities available in the EHR Core Research Solicitation (NSF 19-508) and answer ... Read more

CIRCL Update: New NSF Opportunities & Share your #NSFStories Dear Colleague, First, congratulations to all of you who presented your stories in the Video Showcase! Check out the 14 cyberlearning-related videos and 33 winners of Facilitator’s Choice, Public Choice, and Presenter’s Choice awards. The event drew more than 58,000 visitors ... Read more

NSF Program on Fairness in AI in Collaboration with Amazon NSF announced the 2020 continuation of its Program on Fairness in Artificial Intelligence in Collaboration with Amazon (FAI) on April 16 through solicitation NSF 20-566. Proposals are due on July 13, 2020 by 5 p.m. submitter’s local time. (Letters ... Read more

Cyberlearning accepting CAREER proposals The NSF Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) encourages eligible members of the STEM education research community to submit proposals to the NSF CAREER program. Note that while these are listed as EHR programs, technically CAREER proposals to Cyberlearning ... Read more

Webinar: Small business funding for learning technologies during and beyond COVID-19 Tuesday, May 5, from 11 am-12 pm PT / 2-3 pm ET NSF invites you to attend this webinar to learn more about small business funding from NSF to support research and development of technologies to enhance cyberlearning, learning engineering, and ... Read more

CIRCL Update: NSF Coronavirus Information and Impact on Grants & Deadlines Dear Colleague, All of us at CIRCL want to be as supportive and helpful as we can during these challenging times. Below we have a list of recent and highly relevant NSF news. We’ve also posted tips on how to host ... Read more

NSF DRL seeks candidates for multiple Program Director positions The Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL) at the US National Science Foundation is seeking qualified candidate(s) for multiple Program Director positions. Please see more details in the following ads: Visiting program officers in multiple ... Read more

CIRCL Update: Register Now to be a Presenter in the STEM for All Video Showcase Dear Colleague, We wanted to give you a quick heads up on several opportunities that have rapidly approaching deadlines. 2020 STEM for All Video Showcase. Do you have a federally funded project aimed at improving STEM or CS learning and teaching 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


News from CIRCL

CIRCL Update: New NSF Opportunities & Share your #NSFStories Dear Colleague, First, congratulations to all of you who presented your stories in the Video Showcase! Check out the 14 cyberlearning-related videos and 33 winners of Facilitator’s Choice, Public Choice, and Presenter’s Choice awards. The event drew more than 58,000 visitors ... Read more

CIRCL Update: NSF Coronavirus Information and Impact on Grants & Deadlines Dear Colleague, All of us at CIRCL want to be as supportive and helpful as we can during these challenging times. Below we have a list of recent and highly relevant NSF news. We’ve also posted tips on how to host ... Read more

CIRCL Update: Register Now to be a Presenter in the STEM for All Video Showcase Dear Colleague, We wanted to give you a quick heads up on several opportunities that have rapidly approaching deadlines. 2020 STEM for All Video Showcase. Do you have a federally funded project aimed at improving STEM or CS learning and teaching in ... 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

CIRCL Update: Cyberlearning 2019 – Apply by April 30 (deadline extended), Cyberlearning at TMS, Video Showcase May 13-20 Dear Colleague, We hope you can join us for the following events. Cyberlearning 2019. Apply to attend by April 30 (deadline extended). Join us October 3-4 in Alexandria, VA, to share your work, explore tensions that arise as research teams expand ... 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

CIRCL Update: Ideas Lab deadline extended, S&D Workshop Call for Participants, Neuroscience & Learning Webinar, Video Showcase, & More Dear Colleague, We wanted to give you a quick heads up on several opportunities that have rapidly approaching deadlines; see below for details on each opportunity: NSF Ideas Lab preliminary proposals – deadline extended to March 4 Synthesis & Design workshop – call ... 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