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Deadline for ICLS 2016 Mid-Career Workshop Approaches- December 18th

The Mid-Career Workshop is an opportunity for researchers in different contexts to connect to scholars in the Learning Sciences, reflect on their previous work, share concerns and ideas, receive mentoring on topics of their choice, and strategically plan for the next phase of their careers. The workshop will run for one day during the pre-conference events. The organizers will structure the day to accommodate the specific needs of the cohort. Ideally, participants should be at least 6-10 years post doctorate, planning to go up for tenure, or have already obtained tenure. This is a great opportunity. Donít miss out! 

For more information go to: https://www.isls.org/icls/2016/mcw.html

Application process
The deadline for applications is December 18, 2015.
Applications may be submitted by uploading the completed document to the following link:

 https://www.dropbox.com/request/dD2Po97fEGiW82GZlEUQ

Applicants should submit one document, named according to the applicant's last name, i.e., Garcia_MCWS.pdf.  Your document should include the following five sections:
A cover sheet with your name, institution, email address, phone and fax numbers, and postal address.
A 2-page summary (using conference formatting) of your research, including theoretical framework, methods you are using, and how these have developed throughout your career.
A half-page statement describing how the Mid-Career Workshop can be of help to you. You may add an additional half page noting topics of panels or mini-classes that you would find useful.
A 1-page narrative description of your current position including the type of institution that you work in, and your responsibilities (e.g., teaching, research, mentoring, and committee work).
A current curriculum vita.
Participation is limited and competitive. Selection criteria include eligibility requirements, scientific quality of the proposal, potential benefit of participation to the candidate, and the assembly of a productive and diverse cohort.
Notification of acceptance will be made around January 29, 2016.

Organizers and mentors*
Susan Goldman, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Marcia Linn, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Marcela Borge, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Wenli Chen, National Institute of Education, Singapore

*Please direct all inquiries to the mid career chairs: 
Susan Goldman, <[log in to unmask]>,
Marcia Linn <[log in to unmask]>,
Marcela Borge <[log in to unmask]>,
Wenli Chen <[log in to unmask]>



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