By entering or using The Learning Sciences International ("Learning Sciences") website(s), you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth below in the Terms of Use and in our Privacy Policy.

Terms of Use

Learning Sciences has the right to change or remove any of these terms and conditions at any time without notice. Your continued use of this site following the posting of any modification signifies your acceptance of such modification and your willingness to be bound by the Terms of Use as modified. You will be bound by such revisions and should periodically visit this page to review the current Terms of Use.

Learning Sciences provides this website for educational and informational purposes. Your access and use are subject to the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws. By accessing, browsing and using this site you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms of Use. You must provide accurate, complete information during the registration or configuration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information and should not share your username and password with anyone. You are responsible for all activity on your account, and Learning Sciences shall not be responsible for any losses incurred by you resulting from someone else's use of your password or account.

Submitting Content

Many of the features on this site require you to submit work to this website. By submitting content, you automatically grant permission to Learning Sciences to display, distribute and/or otherwise transmit the content. All published work or other material submitted are considered copyright-free and may be accessed, viewed, modified, published, distributed, performed and displayed by other participants and users through this website or its affiliated organizations and companies. Learning Sciences makes no assurances that your unsolicited ideas, information, content and/or materials will be treated as confidential or proprietary.


By submitting information to this website, whether requested or not, you agree to the following:

  • You grant Learning Sciences permission to send you e-mail announcements and updates.

For more information regarding how Learning Sciences may use and/or disclose information submitted by you to this website, please review our Privacy Policy.


Payment for courses is due upon registration. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and Debit Cards with the MasterCard or Visa logo.

Other payments are subject to the End User Agreement.

Course Refunds/Withdrawals

If for any reason you need to withdraw an enrollment in a course, you may contact Customer Support via our website. Withdrawal and refund policies may vary by course.

Be aware that cancellations or deletions of enrollments cannot be reversed. All coursework completed will be permanently deleted as well. Refunds may take up to 5 business days to process.

Use Of Site

This website is published and maintained by Learning Sciences and is strictly for educational purposes. You may not distribute, exchange, modify, or interrupt any operation on the site. All materials such as text, audio, images, video clips, graphics, logos, button icons, and software are protected under U.S. copyright and/or patent law. Any other use, including reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display, or performance is strictly prohibited with the exception of published work and discussion group postings.


Any software available for download from Learning Sciences website(s) is copyrighted. You will be unable to download or install such software unless you agree to the terms of use that accompany the software.


You agree to access Learning Sciences website(s) only for lawful purposes. You are solely responsible for knowledge of and adherence to any and all laws, statutes, rules and regulations pertaining to your use of Learning Sciences website(s). By accessing Learning Sciences website(s) you represent and agree that you will not: 1) use Learning Sciences website(s) to commit a criminal offense or to encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, 2) post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, profane, or otherwise objectionable content to this site, 3) alter, damage, or delete content that is not yours, 4) disrupt the normal operations of the site, 5) plagiarize work that is not your own, 6) modify, copy, download, transmit, distribute, perform, reproduce, publish, license, transfer, sell, create derivative works or use content on this website, except with the prior written permission of Learning Sciences, 7) interfere with any other person's use and enjoyment of the website, other accounts, computer sites or networks connected to any Learning Sciences server or to the website through hacking, password mining or any other means, 8) obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through this website, or 9) establish links to any part of this website or frame any information on this website without the prior written approval of Learning Sciences.


Learning Sciences may terminate or suspend your access to and use of this site without notice for any reason.


The Learning Sciences International, iObservation, and National Institute for Professional Practice trademarks, servicemarks, or logos may not be used in any promotions or otherwise, without prior written consent, in any manner that may cause confusion or in any manner that disparages or discredits Learning Sciences International.

Reviews And Comments

This website enables users to post public documents, join discussion groups and offer comments regarding content on the site. If you post content, you grant Learning Sciences International a non-exclusive, royalty-free, and fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, and display those postings in any media. Please see our Privacy Policy for details on how Learning Sciences may use and disclose information transmitted by you to this website.

Discussion Groups

Discussion groups are available for professional use by educators, administrators and others interested in educational related topics.

Participants in discussion groups at the Learning Sciences website(s) are solely responsible for the material that they post to the site. All material posted is considered non-confidential and once posted it becomes public information.

Learning Sciences does not screen, review or control the information and listings posted by users of discussion groups. Learning Sciences is not responsible for the information or material uploaded to discussion groups by others, and cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided by any other party. Because Learning Sciences does not control the transmissions between you and other users of the discussion groups, you hereby acknowledge that Learning Sciences is in no way liable for any claims arising from your use of the discussion groups.

By using this site, you agree not to post, send or transmit any materials that might interfere with the use or privacy of this site or any of its users in any way. Discussion group users agree not to falsely represent themselves or impersonate another person, or to post illegal, offensive, or inappropriate messages. Learning Sciences reserves the right to terminate any account at our discretion if there is a violation of the Terms of Use. As a condition of your use, you agree to indemnify Learning Sciences for all claims relating to any material or information posted by you in the discussion groups, or anywhere else on this website.

Learning Sciences does not endorse or claim responsibility for any content displayed by users within a discussion group. Learning Sciences has the right to remove any material from a discussion group that it finds objectionable.

Third Party Content and Linked Sites

You acknowledge that the opinions and recommendations expressed or made available on this website are those of the respective author(s) and are not necessarily those of Learning Sciences or endorsed by Learning Sciences. This website contains links to other websites created and maintained by other organizations, which may or may not be related to Learning Sciences. These links are provided for your convenience and are for reference only and you agree that links do not imply that Learning Sciences is affiliated or associated with Learning Sciences, or that any linked website is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright of Learning Sciences.

Copyright Concerns

Learning Sciences respects the property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in any way that constitutes copyright infringement, please contact Customer Support.


No warranty is made that the online services provided on the Learning Sciences website(s) will operate or function properly on a user's computer or that the service will conform to certain performance specifications.

This site is provided by Learning Sciences on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose or any other statutory or common law warranties. Learning Sciences makes no representations as to the operation of the site or the information, content, or materials included on this site.

Jurisdiction/Governing Law

The Terms of Use and Privacy Policy shall be governed, interpreted, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania applicable to agreements made and performed in Pennsylvania. The laws of the United States of America govern copyright, trademark and patent matters. A user and Learning Sciences expressly submit themselves to the jurisdiction and venue of The York County, Pennsylvania Courts for the purpose of any dispute or suit concerning the terms hereof or the services provided by Learning Sciences.

Limitation of Remedies

In no event will Learning Sciences, any third party, or anyone else involved in creating, producing or delivering the website(s) or underlying service be liable to a user for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of the use or inability to use the website(s) or underlying service.


A user agrees to hold harmless and indemnify Learning Sciences, the editors, and contributors to the website(s) against any claims and expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees, arising from the user's violation of the Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy.