[xmca] Fw: Learning Inquiry

From: Bruce Robinson <BRUCE who-is-at BRUCEROB.EU>
Date: Wed Sep 03 2008 - 13:30:49 PDT

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From: "Jeremy hunsinger" <jhuns@VT.EDU>
Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 8:21 PM
Subject: CFP: Learning Inquiry

Dear Colleagues;

We invite your submissions to Learning Inquiry. We are sending out a call
participation in our ongoing creation of a transdiciplinary forum to engage
the widest
variety of perspectives on learning. We're looking for articles and special
issues that push
the boundaries and include new perspectives, but also take the opportunity
to share
research and experiences from particular locations of inquiry to a larger

Learning Inquiry is a refereed scholarly journal, which is devoted to
establishing the area
of "learning" as a focus for transdisciplinary study. The journal's goal is
to be a forum
centered on learning that remains open to varied objects of enquiry,
including machine,
human, plant and animal learning as well as the processes of learning in
government, and the professions, both in informal and formal environments.
audience for this journal is anyone interested in learning, understanding
its contexts, and
anticipating its future.

The first volume of Learning Inquiry has included papers from a wide variety
perspectives that have helped to frame the discourse we hope the journal
will engender.
Our first issue, on the futures of learning included contributions from Gary
Natriello, Erik
De Corte, Helen Verran, Mark Warschauer, Stuart Moulthrop, Douglas Kellner
and Heinz
Mandl on Discovery Networks, Metaphysics and Learning, Play, and Knowledge
Management. Leonard J. Waks brought together a "Special Issue on Listening
Reflecting" with participation from Sophie Haroutunian-Gordon, Stanton
Latherine Schultz, Suzanne Rice, Elizabeth Meadows, Megan Laverty, Andrea
English, A.
G. Rud and Jim Garrison Past and forthcoming contributions cover topics as
diverse as
the ethical challenges of training brain surgeons, organizational learning
theory, futures
of digital learning, music and math, learning and discipline, and situated

Learning Inquiry strives to strike a balance between presenting innovative
research and
documenting current knowledge to foster a scholarly dialogue on learning
independent of
domain and methodological restrictions. Learning Inquiry also presents
special issues that
identify the central areas of learning inquiry to provide focus for future

Please visit the journal website (http://learning-inquiry.info) for more
information and to
submit a paper.


Jason Nolan, Ryerson University, CANADA
Jeremy W. Hunsinger, Virginia Tech., USA

Editorial Board:
David Berliner, Arizona State University, USA;
Megan Boler, University of Toronto, CANADA;
Erik De Corte, Catholic University of Leuven, BELGIUM;
Katie Embree, Columbia University, USA;
Charles Ess, Drury University, USA & Norwegian University of Science and
Jim Garrison, Virginia Tech, USA;
Henry Giroux, McMaster University, CANADA;
Mimi Ito, University of Southern California, USA & Keio University, JAPAN;
Cushla Kapitzke, Queensland University of Technology, AUSTRALIA;
Heinz Mandl, Ludwig Maximilians University, GERMANY;
Rochelle Mazar, University of Toronto/Missisauga, CANADA;
Kinshuk, Athabasca University, CANADA;
Penina Mlama, University of Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA;
Vera Nincic, UNiversiyt of Toronto, CANADA;
Nuria Oliver, Telefonica R&D SPAIN;
K. Ann Renninger, Swarthmore College, USA;
Ingvar Sigurgeirsson, Iceland University of Education, ICELAND;
Susan Stucky, IBM, USA
Joel Weiss, University of Toronto, CANADA

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