The Third International Conference on the Learning Sciences (ICLS-98)
Georgia Tech, Atlanta

DOCTORAL CONSORTIUM

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
(application deadline: September 1, 1998)


WHAT IS THE DOCTORAL CONSORTIUM?

The ICLS '98 Doctoral Consortium provides an opportunity for Ph.D. students in fields related to the Learning Sciences to share their current dissertation work-in-progress with their peers and faculty selected from across our field. Consortium participation is open only to Ph.D. candidates who have successfully completed their dissertation proposal.

The consortium has several objectives:

 

WHEN IS THE DOCTORAL CONSORTIUM?

The Doctoral Consortium will be conducted in a workshop format, held during the day and a half prior to the start of the ICLS conference. Consortium activities will begin with a welcome dinner/reception on the evening of Monday, December 14. Presentations and discussions will be all day Tuesday, December 15th, and the morning of Wednesday, December 16th.

 

WHO ARE THE CONSORTIUM FACULTY?

Faculty participating in the Consortium will include (subject to change):

 

SUPPORT FOR THE DOCTORAL CONSORTIUM

Although funding plans are still tentative at this date, we hope to be able to provide the following support for participating graduate students:

 

HOW TO APPLY TO THE DOCTORAL CONSORTIUM

Participants for the Doctoral Consortium will be selected from among those who apply on the basis of their anticipated ability to contribute to the workshop goals. Emphasis will be placed on forming a diverse group of high-quality students. An effort will be made to keep the participating group small to encourage informal interaction. To apply, please submit six STAPLED copies of the following materials: Please send the six STAPLED copies of your materials to: Janet Kolodner, Attn: ICLS Doctoral Consortium, College of Computing, GCATT Building 250 14th Street, Suite 138, Atlanta, Georgia 30318 Applications submitted via e-mail or fax will not be acceptable. Note that the building name and suite number are essential in the address. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS September 1, 1998. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status via e-mail.

 

QUESTIONS OR MORE INFORMATION

If you have questions about the Doctoral Consortium, please e-mail Barry Fishman at fishman@umich.edu or Janet Kolodner at jlk@cc.gatech.edu. This event is being run in conjunction with ICLS '98.

ICLS Doctoral Consortium Co-Chairs:
Barry Fishman, the University of Michigan
Janet Kolodner, Georgia Institute of Technology


Conference dates: December 15-19, 1998
Conference location: Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Conference web page: https://www.cc.gatech.edu/con ferences/icls98/
For further information, please contact:
    Dr. Janet Kolodner 
    College of Computing 
    Georgia Institute of Technology 
    Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0280 
    Phone: (404) 894-3285 
    Fax: (404) 894-9846 
    E-mail: icls-info@cc.gatech.edu