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STELAR Webinar: NSF Educational R&D Programs This webinar on June 30 will provide an overview of NSF funding opportunities for educational research and development projects that focus on STEM learning and learning environments, STEM workforce development, and broadening participation in STEM. Read more

Video Showcase Watch the 20 cyberlearning videos! The 2016 Showcase drew more than 23,500 unique visitors in 145 countries (86.2% of traffic from the US and the rest from abroad.) It included 157 presentations from 403 presenters and co-presenters. Some videos received special recognition. ... Read more

Computer app whets children’s appetites for eco-friendly meals Emma Mercier describes her work developing the Food for Thought app, which educates young people about the carbon footprint associated with the foods they eat. Read more

HICSS 2017 Mini Track: Learning within Digital and Social Media Learning within Digital and Social Media A “mini track” at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, (HICSS-50) January 4-7, 2017, Hilton Waikoloa Village, Hawaii We solicit papers on how human learning takes place via interactive and social processes enabled or supported by ... Read more

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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more

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 ... Read more


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