[xmca] Fwd: June 27-July 1, ICLS 2006, program online, early registration by May 15

From: Mike Cole (lchcmike@gmail.com)
Date: Thu May 11 2006 - 10:00:29 PDT

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From: Gerry Stahl <gerry.stahl@cis.drexel.edu>
Date: May 11, 2006 9:38 AM
Subject: June 27-July 1, ICLS 2006, program online, early registration by
May 15
To: undisclosed-recipients

Dear Colleagues,

The ICLS conference promises to be an exciting and stimulating event. I
encourage you to attend and am passing on the details from the conference
organizers below.

But first, I want to encourage you to participate in the following workshop
if you are interested in studying the use of chat for collaborative learning
and knowledge building:

* "Interaction & Learning in Chat Environments: A Workshop with Data
* all day Tuesday, June 27, the day before the start of the main
* If you want to bring some chat log data for collaborative analysis,
please email me at <Gerry.Stahl@drexel.edu> soon and sign up for the

I hope to see you at ICLS,


The International Conference for the Learning Sciences will be held in
Bloomington Indiana , June 27-July 1, 2006 http://www.isls.org/icls2006/

Come and learn about the latest research in the Learning Sciences as we
explore how to "Make a Difference."

Hear important conversations by influential scholars and decision makers in
the field. Join the conversations…

Conference Information:
-- Register NOW (reduced fees effective through May 15).
-- Program Schedule at http://www.isls.org/icls2006/schedule.pdf
-- Promotional Poster at http://www.isls.org/icls2006/poster.pdf
-- Pre-Conference Workshops (Sign-up NOW for 7 outstanding sessions).

Conference program highlights:
--Invited Symposia-

   Projects that Made a Difference.
      John Bransford, Barbara McCombs, Seymour Papert, & Marlene

      The NSF Science of Learning Centers.
      Featuring three Centers

--Other Symposia (see all at http://www.isls.org/icls2006/symposium.pdf )

Clubs, homes, and online communities as contexts for engaging youth in
technological fluency building activity. Brigid Barron, Yasmin Kafai, Diana
Joseph, Nicole Pinkard, Mitchell Resnick, Caitlin Martin, Colin Schatz,
Benjamin Shapiro, Amon Millner, and Kylie Peppler.

Learning at the Nanoscale: Research questions that the rapidly evolving
interdisciplinarity of science poses for the learning sciences. Sherry Hsi,
Nora Sabelli, Joseph Krajcik, Robert Tinker, and Kirsten Ellenbogen,

Moving forward: The learning sciences and the future of education.
Keith Sawyer, Allan Collins, Jere Confrey, Janet Kolodner, and Marlene

Complex Systems in Education: Conceptual Principles, Methodologies, and
Implications for Research in the Learning Sciences. Michael Jacobson, Uri
Wilensky, Robert Goldstone, David Landy, Ji Son, Richard Lesh, Roger
Azevedo, Cindy Hmelo-Silver, Allan Collins, and Nora Sabelli,

At Home with Mathematics: Meanings and uses among families. Reed Stevens,
Shelley Goldman, Roy Pea, and Na'ilah Nasir.

Theorizing Games in/and Education. Richard Halverson, David Shaffer, Kurt
Squire, and Constance Steinkuehler.

--Plenary Presentations by James Spillane, Angela Calabrese Barton, and John

Thank you very much.

Sasha Barab, Kenneth Hay, & Dan Hickey
ICLS 2006 Co-Chairs
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