PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES & COMMUNITY
- Learning@scale program committee (2016)
- NSF Cyberlearning program committee (2016)
- Poster Chair, Artificial Intelligence in Education (2015)
- Program Committee, Learning with MOOCS (2014).
- Program Committee, Workshop of Graph-Based Educational Data Mining held in conjunction with the 7th International Conference on Educational Datamining (2014).
- Program Committee, Artificial Intelligence in Education (2013). Received Outstanding reviewer award for “going above and beyond in reviewing papers.”
- Program Committee, Artificial Intelligence in Education (2011)
- Program Committee Member, Intelligent Tutoring Systems (2010)
Ad Hoc Reviewer
- IJAIED International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education (2017)
- TOCHI ACM Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction (2016)
- IJLS International Journal of the Learning Sciences (2014)
- ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems (2014)
- ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (2013)
- Journal of Technology, Knowledge, and Learning (2012)
- ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (2012)
- INTERACT (2011)
- Intelligent Tutoring Systems Workshop on Ill-defined Domains, (2010)
Review Panels and Events
- NSF STEM+C Review Panel (2017)
- NSF Cyberlearning Envisioning the Future Meeting (June, 2013)
- NSF Cyberlearning Program Review Panel (Feb, 2012)
- NSF Cyberlearning Summit (Jan, 2012)
Committees and Advisory Boards
- Segal Research Council Member, Northwestern University (2012-present)
Advise Northwestern University Segal Design Institute on research initiatives.
- School of Education and Social Policy Technology Committee (2011-2014, Chair)
Advise School of Educational and Social Policy IT on departmental technology needs.
- Northwestern Cognitive Science Committee (2012-present)
Represent the School of Educational and Social Policy in cognitive science program.
- Learning Advisor, Design for America (2013-present)
Advise nation-wide network of student-led University design studios on development of education program and technology.
- Roosevelt Network Midwest Advisory Board (2016-present)
Advise nation-wide network of student-led University policy analysis chapters on educational program and technology.
- Founder of the Symposium public speaking club (2006-2008)
Started speaking club to prepare graduate students for departmental speaking requirements.
- PIER Steering Committee Member (2006-2008)
Student representative for IES program on interdisciplinary educational research.
- HCII Curriculum Committee Member (2005-2008)
Student representative for redesign and oversight of masters and PhD curricula.
- HCII Graduate Peer Mentor (2005-2008)
Ombudsman for new graduate students in computer science.
- Southwestern Pennsylvania Program for Deliberative Democracy Aﬃliate (2005-2008)
Helped to integrate argument mapping into materials for citizen discussions on policy.
- Center for Appalachian Network Access project for rural communities (2005)
Mentored public policy masters students’ technology project in rural Appalachia.
- Easterday, M.W. (planned Feb 2, 2018). Digital Studios. Learning Sciences Research Institute Speaker Series, University of Illinois at Chicago.
- Easterday, M.W. (April 19, 2017). Orchestrating in/formal communities of learners with Digital Studios. Cyberlearning 2017. Washington, D.C.: National Science Foundation
- Easterday, M.W. (April 21, 2017). Building a Lesson Study Network. From Awareness to Acton: Realizing Equity and Excellence via Lesson Study, A Network Convening. Santa Rosa, CA: California Action Network for Mathematics Equity and Excellence.
- Easterday, M.W. (April 10, 2017). DFA Coaching. Mentor Meetup, Evanston, IL: Design for America.
- Easterday, M.W. (Mar 27, 2017). Digital Studios for Social Innovation. PIER Speaker Series. Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie Mellon University.
- Easterday, M.W. (Jan. 14, 2014). Educational technology for civic innovation, University of Michigan.
- Easterday, M.W. (Apr. 18, 2012). Cybercivics 101: Educational Technology for the New Civics. TEDx Evanston: Adventures in Learning, Evanston IL. Retrieved from: www.tedx-evanston.com
- Easterday, M. W. (Jan 18, 2012). Cyber-Civics 101. In J. Roschelle & S. Hsi (Chair), Cyberlearning research summit. National Geographic Society, Washington, DC: National Science Foundation.
- Easterday, M. W. (Oct 14, 2011). Designing educational technology to teach engaged citizens: Video games and the new civics. In J. Zagal (Chair), Research colloquium. Chicago, IL: DePaul University, College of Computing and Digital Media.
- Easterday, M. W. (Oct 5, 2011). Designing educational technology to teach engaged citizens: Video games and the new civics. In S. Goldman (Chair), Cognitive brown bag. Chicago, IL: University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Psychology.
- Easterday, M. W. (Oct 4, 2011). Video games and the new civics. In E. Gerber (Chair), Segal seminar series [Video file]. Evanston, IL: Segal Design Institute, Northwestern University. Retrieved from http://www.segal.northwestern.edu/videos/2011/oct/12/matt-easterday-video-games-and-new-civics
- Easterday, M.W. (Dec 26, 2016) Teachable Moments: For America’s Colleges, the future of coaching is now: How project-based learning works in higher ed. The Hechinger Report. Retrieved from: http://hechingerreport.org/teachable-moments-americas-colleges-future-coaching-now/
- Easterday, M.W. (Feb 20, 2017). The Japanese education system may solve the problems of US public education. The Hill. Retrieved from: http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/education/320350-the-japanese-education-system-may-solve-the-problems-of-us
- Easterday, M.W. (May 24, 2017). Why deliberative democracy makes better citizens. Truthout. Retrieved from: http://www.truth-out.org/speakout/item/40697-why-deliberative-democracy-makes-better-citizens