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An interdisciplinary society dedicated to the research of learning in all of its forms

The International Society of the Learning Sciences is a professional and widely interdisciplinary society dedicated to the empirical investigation of learning as it exists in real-world settings and to how learning may be facilitated both with and without technology

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Welcome to

The International Society of the Learning Sciences

An interdisciplinary society dedicated to the research of learning in all of its forms

Welcome to

The International Society of the Learning Sciences

An interdisciplinary society dedicated to the research of learning in all of its forms

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ISLS Annual Meeting 2021

Bochum, Germany
June 8-11, 2021
Workshops: June 1-7

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Become an ISLS member to access JLS and ijCSCL online journal subscriptions, ISLS Annual Meeting registration, and to collaborate with ISLS members from all around the world.

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Explore our rich selection of interdisciplinary research and resources across educational psychology, collaboration, data science, information sciences, design studies, and more.

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The International Conference of the Learning Sciences

The ISLS Annual Meeting is a major international event, which hosts keynotes, symposia, workshops, panels, submitted paper sessions, and poster sessions. It covers timely and important issues and reports research findings across the entire field of the Learning Sciences. The ISLS Annual Meeting brings together those interested in learning experiences across schools, homes, workplaces, and communities who seek to understand how collaboration and learning are enabled by knowledge, tools, networks, and social structures.

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June 6–10, 2022
Hiroshima, Japan

ISLS-Affiliated Journals
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ijCSCL

The International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (ijCSCL) is primarily focused on how learning unfolds during collaborative activity and how to design effective technological and pedagogical settings for collaboration

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JLS

The Journal of the Learning Sciences (JLS) is a multidisciplinary forum for the presentation and discussion of important ideas that can change our understanding of learning and teaching

Educational Resources

The Network of Academic Programs in the Learning Sciences (NAPLeS) is a network of Ph.D. and Master’s Programs.

NAPLeS supports the exchange of ideas in teaching and research. We have curated a collection of resources consisting of webinars and videos, syllabi, suggested readings, and learning activities for the design of introductory courses into the Learning Sciences.

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  • Call for nominations: 2022 International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS) fellows

    September 8, 2021

    We are pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2022 International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS) fellows. The International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS) Fellows program has three main goals: Honor…  

  • 2022 Announcement of the AERA Division C Award

    December 6, 2021

    Nominations are now open for the 2022 Jan Hawkins Award for Early Career Contributions to Humanistic Research and Scholarship in Learning Technologies, AERA Division C Award Website: https://sites.google.com/site/janhawkinsaward/nominationsSUBMISSION DEADLINE IS SUNDAY, JANUARY 16, 2022 Dr. Jan…  

  • IMPORTANT—ISLS2022 Deadline extended to Sunday, November 21

    November 19, 2021

    Dear ISLS members,   It has recently come to our attention that the ISLS2022 annual conference website has some incorrect links that have made submitting a contribution to the conference difficult. We sincerely apologize for this…  

  • 2022 Open Call for an ijCSCL Special Issue

    November 11, 2021

    As an official publication of the International Society of the Learning Sciences, the International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (IJCSCL) fosters a deep understanding of the nature, theory, and practice of computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL).…