• Mid-Career Workshop: Empowering Women in the Learning SciencesFor 2019 - New Format, New Mission

  •  Date

    Tuesday morning, 18th June, 2019. 9 AM – 11:45 AM (Lunch on your own)
  •  New Format, New Mission
    • The 2019 Mid-Career Workshop has refocused its conference-related activities to serve as community-building opportunity for those who have achieved tenure or a related professional milestone (e.g., learning scientists with positions in industry, non-profits, museums, and other learning-oriented organizations).
    • Organized and facilitated by senior scholars, this pre-conference session will cover a diverse array of topics of concern to the mid-career community in parallel break-out sessions of approximately 30 minutes each, Participants can rotate through multiple break-out sessions.
    • And introducing a new initiative:  the Mid-Career One-to-One Mentoring Program, a post-conference activity to meet the individual needs of ISLS’s Mid-Career members on an ongoing basis. Sign-up at the workshop.
  •  Organizers and Facilitators:

    Stephanie D. Teasley (Chair), University of Michigan,USA; steasley@umich.edu
    Carol Chan, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; ckkchan@hkucc.hku.hk
    Susan R. Goldman, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA; susan.goldman@gmail.com
    Kimberley Gomez, University of California, Los Angeles, USA; kimgomez@ucla.edu
    Janet L. Kolodner, Boston College, USA; kolodnej@bc.edu
    Marcia C. Linn, University of California, Berkeley, USA; mclinn@berkeley.edu
    Nichole Pinkard, Northwestern University, USA; nicholepinkard@gmail.com
    Nikol Rummel, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany; nikol.rummel@rub.de
  •  Workshop Topics for Break-Outs:

    The parallel break-outs cover issues mid-career members typically encounter, including the following
    • navigating post tenure responsibilities and opportunities, balancing work and life
    • identifying and evaluating leadership opportunities and surviving these roles
    • learning to delegate
    • engaging in effective self-promotion
    • managing interpersonal relationships in academia (“Me too” in the academy)/ supporting colleagues and students/ making oneself heard
    • surviving the publication process
    • managing preconceived beliefs about who “belongs” in the community

    The specific topics will be tailored to those of greatest concern to the workshop attendees. (See details for submitting below). 
  •  How to apply & register:
    1. Register for CSCL 2019 (all workshop participants must register for the full conference). Please visit the conference webpage:
    2. Register for the Mid-Career Workshop on the conference website. NOTE: There is no additional registration fee for this preconference session.  
    3. Send a statement indicating the types of issues and concerns you would like to have discussed. Please send directly to mcw@cscl2019.com no later than May 31, 2019.  
    4. Encourage your colleagues to sign up. Mid-career is broadly defined. 
  •  Contact

    If you have any question about attending this workshop, please contact the Chair at the email address shown above.
  • ICAR Laboratory
    (Interactions, Corpus, Learning, Representations)
    Ecole Normale Supérieure
    15, parvis René Descartes
    69007 Lyon, France
    Dr. Kristine Lund, Conference Chair
    Dr. Gerald Niccolai, Conference Co-chair
    SCIENTIFIC Organization

    LIRIS Laboratory
    (Computer Science Laboratory of Imagery and Information Systems)

    iaelyon School of Management
    Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3 
    1C avenue des Frères Lumière
    CS 78242 - 69372 Lyon Cedex 08 
    Dr. Elise Lavoué, Conference Co-chair

    39 chemin du vieux chêne 
    38240 Meylan
    Tel: +33 825 595 525 (0,15€/min*)
    Information desk: monday to friday from 2pm to 5pm