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Science of Learning Centers. Soo-Siang Lim Ph.D Director and Chair of Coordinating Committee Science of Learning Centers Program National Science Foundation. Science of Learning Centers.

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Science of learning centers

Science of Learning Centers

Soo-Siang Lim Ph.D

Director and Chair of Coordinating Committee

Science of Learning Centers Program

National Science Foundation


Science of learning centers1
Science of Learning Centers

Transformative advances through interdisciplinary research on learning; connections to educational, technological and workforce challenges.


An integrative approach to innovation

Discovery and knowledge

Application

Workforce preparation and training

An integrative approach to innovation…


Building bridges
Building Bridges

Science of Educating

Evidence-based Knowledge about learning

  • Science of Learning Centers

  • structural supports

  • people/intellectual, facilities etc.


Discovery and knowledge how people learn

Complexity, multidisciplinary

Scope and scale

Breakthroughs and innovations at intersections of disciplines

Centers provide intellectual, organizational and physical infrastructure

Discovery and Knowledge…How people learn


Application each slc offers bridge supports to translate knowledge into practice

Stable, long term partnerships of researchers and teachers that:

Better align research agendas to education issues

Bring teacher input to research - and encourage new ideas

Build capacities of a new breed of researchers and teachers

Evaluation over long term and development of standards for quality control.

A NATIONALL RESOURCE FOR ALL!!!

Application…Each SLC offers “bridge supports” to translate knowledge into practice


Workforce preparation and training

ENHANCED EDUCATION - Richly multidisciplinary environment, shared mentoring

KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER - A new breed of researchers and teachers for innovations in education – ideas as well as implementation

CYBER-ENABLED RESEARCH - data collection and sharing, analysis and synthesis

CAREER DEVELOPMENT - student leadership and governance, teamwork – iSLC student workshop

GLOBAL MOBILITY AND ENGAGEMENT

Workforce Preparation and Training…


Current slc portfolio

2004 Cohort shared mentoring

CELEST:Center for Cognitive and Educational Neuroscience (Boston U)

LIFE:Learning in Informal and Formal Environments (U of Washington)

PSLC:Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center (Carnegie-Mellon U)

2006 Cohort

SILC:Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center (Temple U)

TDLC:Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center

(UC-San Diego)

VL2:Visual Language and Learning Center

(Gallaudet U)

Current SLC Portfolio


Locations of slc centers partner institutions
Locations of SLC Centers & shared mentoringPartner Institutions

LIFE

SILC

TDLC

VL2

CELEST

PSLC


Slc network of six centers a nother level of collaboration synergy synthesis

Across centers in research, training, knowledge transfer and dissemination

Increased access to experts, materials and training opportunities

Timely exchanges coordinated via a web of:

SLC Network of Six CentersAnother Level of Collaboration, Synergy & Synthesis

  • 30 + academic institutions

  • 60 + non-academic institutions

  • More than 450 participants

  • Framework that sustains continuous education and training in interdisciplinary Science of Learning


Recent program activities
Recent Program Activities dissemination

  • Program Development – Workshop Series

    • Transfer, Expertise, Innovation and Creativity

    • Science and Engineering of Learning

    • Language Learning and Education

    • Educational Neuroscience

    • Art, Creativity and Learning

    • Student Workshop

  • Program Evaluation

    • Including evaluation guidance for SLCs

  • Funding Opportunities:

    • Supplements to NSF awards (non-SLC)

    • Small Grants for Exploratory Research (SGER)

    • Workshops


An integrative approach to innovation1

Discovery and knowledge dissemination

Application

Workforce preparation and training

An integrative approach to innovation…


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