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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

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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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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Membership

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.

Explore Resources

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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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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  • ISLS Publications Committee statement regarding the ISLS proceedings

    May 11, 2021

    Dear members,The Publications Committee would like to share a brief statement regarding the standing of the ISLS proceedings as a publication. This is intended for Tenure and Promotion Committees, annual reviews, and other such evaluations…  

  • ISLS Emerging Scholars Request for Proposal

    July 2, 2021

    The International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS) is a professional and interdisciplinary society dedicated to the scientific study of learning in real-life settings, and how learning may be facilitated with and without technology. The…  

  • ILSSA Election Results & ISLS Event (Today!)

    June 10, 2021

    Dear ISLS, We are thrilled to announce the newly elected members of the ILSSA committee, which formally begin their terms during the 2021 Annual Meeting of ISLS. Our new and returning committee members include (terms…  

  • JLS Volume 30, Issue 2, April-June 2021 is in print and online

    May 27, 2021

    JLS Volume 30, Issue 2 is online now, check out the articles: Adaptive support for representational competencies during technology-based problem solving in chemistry Martina A. Rau, Miranda Zahn, Edward Misback, Tiffany Herder & Judith Burstyn…