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Science of Learning Centers (SLC)

The Science of Learning aims to understand what learning is and how it is affected at all levels, ranging from the digital to the societal. The science of learning emerges from the intersections of diverse disciplines across the biological, cognitive, computational, mathematical, physical, and social sciences, engineering, and education. Areas include psychological, social and pedagogical aspects of learning, the biological basis of learning, machine learning, learning technologies, and mathematical analyses and modeling of all of these. This growing body of knowledge is extending our understanding of learning and connecting learning research to the scientific, technological, educational, and workforce challenges of our time.   [more...]

Deadline Dates:

Catalysts

 

Proposals due:

 

January 14, 2005

Centers

 

 

Preliminary Proposals (required) due:

 

February 24, 2005

Full Proposals (by invitation only) due:

 

June 29, 2005

Current SLC Awards:

SLC Center Awards

SLC Catalyst Awards

Program News:

Learning about Learning: NSF Awards $36.5 Million for Three Centers to Explore How Humans, Animals and Machines Learn

Arlington, Va.—Boston University, Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of Washington have received National Science Foundation (NSF) awards totaling $36.5 million over the next 3 years to establish Science of Learning Centers.   [more...]

Additional news about the SLC program will be posted here and announced on the SLC Public Announcements list.

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