National Science Foundation Developmental and Learning Sciences: A Multidisciplinary Competition
The primary objective of the Developmental and Learning Sciences competition will be to encourage and support research that increases our understanding of children?s and adolescents? learning in formal and informal settings. This research will focus on mechanisms of development that explain when and how children and adolescents acquire new skills and knowledge.

Research on the uses of technology to nurture children?s learning and creative abilities, including the role of multimedia technologies on children?s development is a funding priority.

Keywords: None
Focus Area: Teaching and Learning
Scope: Global
Resource Type: Grants and Funding Sources
Entry Date: June 6, 2001