ICLS Sydney 2010

The International Conference of the Learning Sciences is a bi-annual conference sponsored by the International Society of the Learning Sciences (ISLS). The conference brings together scholars from a range of disciplines with researchers in the sciences of learning, instruction, and design. These diverse perspectives are brought together to address questions of how we can better understand and improve learning.

About the conference

The conference will be held from 2 - 6 July, 2012 and on its first trip to the Southern Hemisphere, ICLS 2012 will take you to the vibrant and cosmopolitan city of Sydney, Australia.

The conference hosts workshops, panels, symposia, paper and poster sessions, and keynotes by leaders in the field. It's an opportunity to share and gain insight into critical debate and new research findings across the various disciplines of the learning sciences.
Register below to receive email notification once the call for papers and other key deadlines are released.

About Sydney


Sydney is a vibrant international city renowned for its stunning beaches, gourmet dining with fresh local seafood and wines, and world-class arts and entertainment. it's not hard to imagine why Sydney has been showered with accolades including "Best City in the World", "Favourite Foreign City", "Most liveable city", and "Most international city" to name a few. Sydney is also the ideal point to start off a range of adventures around Australia, from sailing or scuba diving the crystal waters and remote islands of the Great Barrier Reef, to discovering the rich rainforests and unique wildlife coast to coast, exploring the outback, ancient Aboriginal culture, and the majestic red rock at Ulluru to cycling the many wine trails.

To find out more about Sydney, its surrounds, and Australia, head to www.sydney.com, visitnsw.com and australia.com.



ISLS - International Society of the Learning Sciences - ISLS is a professional society dedicated to the interdisciplinary empirical investigation of learning as it exists in real-world settings and how learning may be facilitated both with and without technology. ISLS sponsors two professional conferences, held in alternate years. The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS), first held in 1992 and held bi-annually since 1996, covers the entire field of the learning sciences.

CoCo - Centre for Research on Computer-supported Learning and Cognition - CoCo is a centre for research on the sciences and technologies of learning operating within the University of Sydney. The first research centre in Australia to focus on the Learning Sciences, CoCo's mission it to contribute to theory and research in the field in order discover how innovative learning technologies and pedagogical approaches can enhance formal and informal learning.

More information

For more information, please contact conference chair, Professor Michael Jacobson.

To be notified when the call for papers and other information are released, please fill out our "Keep me informed" form below.

ISLS and The CoCo Research Centre

Photo credits: "Harbour Fireworks", Tourism Australia; Coogee beach, Christine Bree.