The Third International Conference on the Learning Sciences (ICLS-98)
December 16-19, 1998
Georgia Tech, Atlanta

Technical Program

special sessions papers demos posters

Wednesday, December 16

Time Room Event
1:00-1:30   Introduction
1:30-3:00 auditorium Opening Plenary by Mitchel Resnick: "Lifelong Kindergarten".
3:00-3:30   Break
3:30-5:00 room 119A-B Papers on Learner-Centered Design
room 119C Papers on Use of Advanced Visualizations in Learning
auditorium Symposium on Compute @ Home: Expanded Environments for Learning Mathematics, Science, and Programming
5:00-6:00   Opening Reception

Thursday, December 17

Time Room Event
8:30-10:00 auditorium Plenary: Administrative and Curricular Infrastructure Needed for Educational Technology Based Reforms to Succeed
10:00-10:30   Break
10:30-12:00 room 119A-B Papers on Design
room 119C Papers on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning
auditorium Panel on Perspectives on the Relationship between Culture and the Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Computer-Based Learning Environments
12:00-1:30   Lunch
1:30-3:00 room 119A-B Papers on Design and Use of Simulations
room 119C Papers on Psychological Foundations
auditorium Interactive Presentation on Learning by Design.
Papers presented.
3:00-3:30   Break
3:30-5:00 room 119A-B Papers on Curriculum and School Reform
room 119C Papers on Families and Homes
auditorium The Georgia Tech Show
5:30-7:30   Demo: Digital Manipulatives: New Tools for Lifelong Kindergarten.
  (Other Demos)
  Presentation: Computer and Telecommunication Mediated Collaborative Creative Work and Learning in Elementary, Middle, and High School

Friday, December 18

Time Room Event
8:30-10:00 room 119A-B Papers on Scaffolding
room 119C Papers on Social Contexts in Learning
auditorium Panel: Web-based Collaboration: What makes it so hard?.
10:00-10:30   Break
10:30-12:00 auditorium Papers on Kids Building Stuff
room 119C Papers on Learning about math and representations
room 119A-B Symposium: Implementation and Evaluation of the GenScope Learning Environment: Issues, Solutions, and Results
12:00-1:30   Lunch
1:30-3:00   New Directions -- Posters
3:00-3:30   Break
3:30-5:00 auditorium Our Favorite Curmudgeons Critique the Conference
evening   Banquet. John Richards of Turner Learning speaking.

Saturday, December 19

Time Room Event
8:30-10:00 auditorium Plenary: CRLT Centers: Grounding the Research in Teachers' Concerns
10:00-10:30   Break
10:30-12:00 room 119A-B Papers on Professional Learning
auditorium Presentation: Planning and Funding for an Increased Role of Research and Technology in Education