Re: [xmca] Call for Proposals and Reviewers

From: Mike Cole <lchcmike who-is-at>
Date: Thu Jul 10 2008 - 14:42:17 PDT

Thanks for the reminder, Lois.

AERA is going to be here in San Diego I hear. And the theme is
The first thing that circumstance brings to mind is that several people here
might be induced to contribute to symposia or
discussions. But what kind? Some possible themes:

Intervention research as a tool of theory testing: Alternative approaches.
The role(s) of qualitative research in the conduct of research on learning
and development.
Learning and Development: Any progress in clarifying the issues since 1934?
Second life and Other Virtual Environments for education
A cultural-historical approach to organizing higher education in the social

Who is interested in what?

On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 2:13 PM, Lois Holzman <> wrote:

> Dear XMCA-ers,
>> We want to remind you that there's less than a month to go before AERA
>> proposals are due. We are a creative group of folks doing work that is worth
>> sharing at AERA! So please let us know if there's any way we can support you
>> to compose proposals and to submit them to the Cultural-Historical Research
>> SIG. As you know, AERA bases the number and type of session allocated to
>> each SIG in part on the total number of proposals received by the SIG - so
>> please submit your proposals to our SIG!
>> We also remind you that the quality of the program depends largely on the
>> proposal review process, and so we encourage those of you who have reviewed
>> proposals in the past to do so again this year; we also welcome new
>> reviewers, including graduate students and new SIG members.
>> To submit proposals and to volunteer to review proposals, please log in to
>> the 2009 AERA Annual Meeting online submission system at
>><> This is also the site for
>> volunteering as a discussant or session chair.
>> Thanks,
>> Kevin and Lois
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