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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

Brokering Youth Pathways: A toolkit for connecting youth to future opportunity The Hive Research Lab team (Raphael J Santo, Dixie Ching, Kylie Pepper and Chris Hoadley) is excited to announce the release of Brokering Youth Pathways: A toolkit for connecting youth to future opportunity. The result of two years of collaborative ... 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 We hope you will pass this information on to undergraduates ... Read more

NSF Ideas Lab Initiative supporting Harnessing the Data Revolution A new NSF Ideas Lab Initiative supporting Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR) describes one or more Ideas Lab(s) on Data-Intensive Research in Science and Engineering (DIRSE) as part of the HDR Institutes activity. These Ideas Labs represent one path of ... Read more

Robert F. Tinker AERA Scholarship The Robert F. Tinker Scholarship is offered to support innovative graduate students or postdoctoral scholars working in the learning sciences and/or advanced technologies in learning to attend the American Educational Research Association annual meeting. Learn more and apply Application Deadline: December 31, ... Read more

New ISLS Grants Program – Call for Proposals Call for Proposals: Grants Program for Regional and Affinity Outreach & Engagement Promoting the Learning Sciences While we see many Learning Sciences researchers around the world come to present their studies and discuss new ideas intensively at our annual conferences (ICLS and ... 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

Cyberlearning Workshops: Principles for the Design of Digital STEM Learning Environments NSF challenged interdisciplinary science and engineering teams to produce plans for developing forward-looking, highly adaptable, distributed digital environments that can personalize learning for individual, diverse learners in collaborative settings with potential applications across multiple and varying: (a) domains of knowledge, ... Read more

AccessCyberlearning 2.0 Capacity Building Institute January 15-18, 2019 in Seattle, WA The AccessCyberlearning 2.0 Capacity Building Institute (CBI) will bring together researchers, graduate students, and leaders in NSF-funded Cyberlearning projects to engage with each other to explore how to make digital learning research, products, activities, and ... Read more

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January CS for All Workshops about Partnerships Planning to submit a proposal for the new NSF Computer Science for All (CS for All: RPP) program solicitation? To support those interested in applying to the CSforAll program, the Research + Practice Collaboratory is offering three technical assistance workshops ... Read more

Expanded White House Smart Cities Initiative The White House just announced that it is expanding its Smart Cities Initiative with over $80 million in new Federal investments and a doubling of the number of participating cities and communities. These new investments and collaborations will help cities ... Read more

Register as an Expert for the European Commission The European Commission appoints independent experts to assist with research and innovation assignments including the evaluation of proposals, monitoring of projects, and evaluation of programmes, and design of policy. Members of the cyberlearning community are invited to register as an ... Read more

Special Issue on Makerspace Design Cases Call for Papers: Special Issue on Makerspace Design Cases (Deadline October 3, 2016) While lists of equipment and supplies for makerspaces are readily available to those seeking to develop a makerspace, resources documenting the design of a makerspace, the philosophy that ... Read more

CSCL 2017: Preliminary Call for Papers CSCL 2017 will be held June 18-21, 2017 at Drexel University & The University of Pennsylvania. The conference theme focuses on the need to consider issues such as equity, access, and inclusion in the design, implementation, and deployment of computer-supported ... 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

Community Feedback on NAS Study The National Academy is requesting feedback from the community on the NAS study “Future Directions for NSF Advanced Computing Infrastructure to Support U.S. Science in 2017-2020”. Advanced computing infrastructure has become one of the most important enablers of scientific research in ... Read more

News from NSF and the U.S. Government

NSF Programs that Fund Cyberlearning There are many sources of funding for cyberlearning-related research at the National Science Foundation. See a list of relevant programs and guidelines for selecting a program. Read more

NSF CISE CRII For PIs who are in their first academic position post-PhD: NSF’s Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Initiation Initiative (CRII) solicitation encourages potentially transformational proposals to help increase its investments in the development and growth of the research ... Read more

DCL: Growing Convergence Research at NSF Growing Convergence Research at the National Science Foundation (NSF) is one of 10 Big Ideas for Future NSF Investments. NSF seeks to highlight the value of convergence as a process for catalyzing new research directions and advancing scientific discovery and ... Read more

Noyce Proposal Preparation Webinars AAAS and the National Science Foundation (NSF) invite you to participate in a 90-minute proposal preparation webinar for the NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program. The webinars will be presented by NSF program staff. Proposals are due on ... Read more

NSF DCL on Cyberinfrastructure Vision and Strategy NSF has launched an effort to refresh the Foundation’s cyberinfrastructure vision and strategy, as the current activity, Cyberinfrastructure Framework for 21st Century Science and Engineering (CIF21), completes its final year. NSF seeks input on scientific challenges, associated cyberinfrastructure needs, and ... Read more

NSF INCLUDES Video Showcase March 20-27 Please join us at the NSF INCLUDES Video Showcase! During anytime of the day during this week you can: View the videos and engage in online conversations with the presenters Provide your questions, comments and constructive feedback Share the site with your ... Read more

Upcoming NSF STEM+C Solicitation Webinars Join Arlene deStrulle and STEM+C Program Officers for a webinar on NSF’s STEM+C Solicitation and Awards (Proposal Deadline March 29), “Integrating Computational Thinking And Computing In Pre-K-12 STEM Teaching And Learning”. Learn more and RSVP This webinar will be held multiple ... Read more

NSF Webinars for DCL: PPSR NSF recently released a Dear Colleague Letter encouraging proposals aimed at “capacity-building, community-building, and direction-setting for Public Participation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Research (PPSR)”. See DCL: PPSR: Capacity-building, community-building, and direction-setting Informational webinars about this funding opportunity are scheduled ... Read more

NSF BIGDATA Solicitation The Critical Techniques, Technologies and Methodologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Sciences and Engineering (BIGDATA) program seeks novel approaches in computer science, statistics, computational science, and mathematics, along with innovative applications in domain science, including social and ... Read more

January CS for All Workshops about Partnerships Planning to submit a proposal for the new NSF Computer Science for All (CS for All: RPP) program solicitation? To support those interested in applying to the CSforAll program, the Research + Practice Collaboratory is offering three technical assistance workshops ... Read more

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