National Science Foundation announces the Cyberlearning: Transforming Education Program

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The US Government gives great importance to education and nation's education system. There is a certain agency of the government, the National Science Foundation (NSF), that is primarily designed to encourage and support fundamental research and education in all non-medical fields of science and engineering.

The NSF has an estimated annual budget amounting to $6.87 billion to be utilized in funding 20% of all federally-supported research studies conducted by US colleges and universities.

In keeping with the its agency objectives, the NSF has established the Cyberlearning: Transforming Education program.

The Cyberlearning: Transforming Education is a program wherein the NSF will provide funding for research proposals that aim to explore opportunities associated with the promotion and assessment of learning techniques through the help of new technologies, taking advantage of the application of those technologies, and the utilization of those technologies in the process of promoting deep and lasting learning of content, practices, skills, attitudes, and dispositions that are essential in becoming an engaged and productive citizen.

The primary goals of the Cyberlearning: Transforming Education program is to:

a) to develop a better understanding at how people utilize technology in their learning process and how technology can be utilized to help people learn productively

b) to be enable the learners to use technology in collecting, analyzing, sharing, and managing data to shed light on learning, promoting learning, and designing learning environments;

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National Science Foundation announces the Cyberlearning: Transforming Education Program
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