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Shaking Hands

We Are Hiring - Joint Position with Math!

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) invites applicants for a joint Bridge to Faculty Postdoctoral Research Associate in mathematics education and learning sciences beginning August 16, 2023. This position is held jointly…

Dr. Natalie Jorion

Private Sector Applications of the LS

“Proficiencies in good statistical understanding and programming; those are very marketable in the private sector.”

Teaching Learning in Changing Contexts Book Cover

Teaching Learning in Changing Contexts

Our hope is to stimulate future development and directions for research and theory that promotes sustained learning for teachers within the complex ecologies in which they teach.

Graduate Student Lisa Siciliano

Siciliano Named ILSSA Treasurer

Congratulations to learning sciences PhD student Lisa Siciliano, who has been newly elected to the treasurer position with the International Learning Sciences Student Associate (ILSSA). Siciliano will formally begin her term next week…

Dr. Breanne K. Litts

Humans of LS Podcast presents Dr. Breanne K. Litts

Dr. Breanne Litts is an Assistant Professor in Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences and director of Learn, Explore, Design Lab at Utah State University. Breanne’s work explores the ways in which technology can…

Pitvorec wins Wagreich STEM Eduction Award

Research Assistant Professor Kathleen Pitvorec has been named the winner of the 2021 – 2022 Phillip Wagreich STEM Education Award. “Kathleen is part of the fabric of mathematics education reform locally and nationally,”…

Humans of Learning Sciences Podcast Presents Dr. Kalonji Nzinga

The Humans of Learning Sciences podcast aims to amplify the diverse perspectives of scholars in the Learning Sciences. Rather than focusing on interviewee’s research agendas or scholarly accomplishments, Humans will foreground what’s typically…

Learning Sciences Graduate student Paul Hatch

Hatch Receives NSF Graduate Fellowship

Congratulations to learning sciences graduate student Paul Hatch, who just learned he received a grant from the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP). The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate…

Learning Sciences and Chemistry professor Minjung Ryu

Ryu Earns Prestigious NSF Award

Minjung Ryu, UIC assistant professor of chemistry and learning sciences, will be supported with $750,000 from the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation to examine how college students…

Learning Sciences and Computer Sciences professor Joseph Michaelis

Michaelis Elected Chair of SIG-LS

The American Education Research Association (AERA) has released the results of the Special Interest Group (SIG) elections, and UIC assistant professor of learning sciences and computer sciences Joseph Michaelis was elected as Chair…