Call for Papers for a JLS Special Issue (2024)

Proposals are solicited for a special issue of the Journal of the Learning Sciences entitled, “Beyond disciplinary engagement: Researching the ecologies of interdisciplinary learning.” This special issue will be published in 2024. The Guest Editors welcome submissions that bring together diverse theoretical and empirical research programs to advance the ecological understanding of interdisciplinary learning, including its conceptual, methodological, design, and empirical aspects. Paper proposals (1000-word abstracts ) are due July 1st, 2022.  More info and submission instructions can be found here:

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