Making Meaning of Scholarly Work: Author Blog Posts

We would like to announce the opportunity for authors to promote and share their publications in Cognition and Instruction to a wider audience through this Blog. Look out for upcoming posts from authors past and future sharing behind the scene stories behind their manuscripts, the ways they hope their research is taken up in informal and formal learning environments, and updates to the vintage C&I pieces you’ve come to love. First post from Dr. Jasmine Y. Ma framing how her recent publication Multi-Party, Whole-Body Interactions in Mathematical Activity came out of the question of: “what might happen if we think of learners’ Read More …

Engagements: The Learning Sciences in a New Era of U.S. Nationalism

*This piece is accepted for publication in 35(2) edition of Cognition and Instruction and will be linked to that web version once it has completed publisher copy editing. **Updated with copy edit & small revisions from authors 2/14/17. The Learning Sciences in a New Era of U.S. Nationalism The Politics of Learning Writing Collective1 This essay is coauthored by Thomas M. Philip, Graduate School of Education & Information Studies, UCLA; A. Susan Jurow, School of Education, University of Colorado Boulder; Shirin Vossoughi, School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University; Megan Bang, College of Education, University of Washington Seattle; and, Miguel Zavala, Read More …

Engagements: An Introduction

Engagements: An Introduction Cognition and Instruction was started as a journal to foster discussion and reasoned debate between applied cognitive scientists (Resnick, 1984). The journal has always attracted a broad range of educational researchers with a diversity of interests and commitments; including educational psychologists, developmental psychologists, educational technologists, sociocultural theorists, and learning scientists.  To spark discussion on what the editorial team considers to be important and/or timely issues facing our community, we are beginning a new section of our journal titled “Engagements” that will publish peer-reviewed editorials and thought pieces intended to provoke our community to discuss and debate ideas Read More …

Cognition and Instruction in Transition

*Originally published in print — To cite this article: Noel Enyedy & Rogers Hall (2016): Cognition and Instruction in Transition, Cognition and Instruction, DOI: 10.1080/07370008.2017.1262105 To link to this article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07370008.2017.1262105   This issue of the journal marks a transition in the editorial team, as Noel Enyedy (University of California, Los Angeles) takes on the role of editor in chief of the journal and welcomes several new executive editors. Rogers Hall (Vanderbilt University) and several executive editors are stepping down after a period of 5 years, and in this brief note we appreciate the work of the outgoing editorial team and Read More …

Our New C&I Blog!

Welcome to our new C&I website and blog, a space that our new editorial team hopes to make the center of more ongoing and vibrant discourse around the topics of relevance to our scholarly community. We plan to include multimedia add-ons to articles, and more text-based commentaries. Please connect with our editorial assistant via email if you have any ideas for content or would like to submit to the blog.