News & Announcements
News & Announcements

SIG IT Awards Presented at AERA 2020!

Best Paper Award:

Predicting Student Performance by Modeling Participation in Online Discussions in Introductory Online Mathematics Courses

Ji-Eun Lee, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Mimi Recker, Utah State University

Best Graduate Student Paper Award: 

Equitable Nursing Education Simulation through Holographic Video: Measuring Student Knowledge, Skill, and Motivation to Learn

Sean Hauze, San Diego State University
Helina Hoyt, San Diego State University-Imperial Valley

SIG IT Newsletter - Spring 2020 Issue is now available

Spring 2020 - SIG IT Newsletter


There are lots of ways that you can be involved in SIG IT:

Participate in our Conferences!

  • Submit a Conference Proposal: AERA and all SIG Proposals are Due in July.
  • Plan to submit a paper for one of our three paper competitions


  • Volunteer to be a Chair or Discussant at the conference: (This can be done when you submit your papers to the SIG. Follow the same link and volunteer to be a chair.)
  • Volunteer to be a conference proposal reviewer: This can be done using the online conference submission system.  Keep a look out for an email from AERA inviting reviewers to volunteer, usually in the spring.
  • Serve as a SIG Officer - Prepare to run for a SIG Office by submitting a nomination for a position. We accept nominations starting in late September or early October and due by the end of October.

Submit information to our SIG:

  • We have a SIG listserv, SIG social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, and we have a spring and fall newsletter.
  • Please contact Shonn Sheng-Lun Cheng  -, our current SIG-IT Communications Officer, if there are announcements you would like to share.

All of these opportunities look good on a vita and can be great mentoring opportunities for graduate students in SIG IT as well.  We look forward to your participation.

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