Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education

ASCILITE NEWS ascilite Live! Webinar Recordings Available Digital Learning without Connectivity, 21 March 2016 As universities move increasingly online, they risk further marginalising those students without access to reliable internet. Very often these students are already marginalised and may include those in remote Indigenous communities, those in rural, regional and remote Australia, FIFO DIDO workers… Continue reading

ascilite Live! Webinar: Improving student learning outcomes through virtual internship based teaching Developing students’ professional skills is critical for their future success in the workplace. This webinar introduces virtual internship based teaching as a methodology that enables students to develop skills and knowledge though an immersive virtual learning environment in which students assume the role… Continue reading

New Learning Design SIG Launched The new ascilite Learning Design SIG is now open for members to join.  This is ascilite's third SIG, following formation of a Learning Analytics SIG along with a partnership with the eAssessment SIG last year.  The ascilite Executive Committee is also exploring the formation of a Mobile Learning SIG so… Continue reading

2016 Community Mentoring Program is Open for Applications The ascilite Community Mentoring Program (CMP) aims to provide mentoring opportunities across a number of fields including technical, academic development, learning development, faculty academics, early career researchers, graphic designers and programmers. The program has been operating since 2003 with over 100 members having taken part to date.… Continue reading

Synopsis: This 40 minute webinar aimed to provide an understanding of how ascilite's Community Mentoring Program (CMP) works and how it can benefit both mentors and mentees. The ascilite CMP provides mentoring opportunities across a number of fields including technical, academic development, learning development, faculty academics and early career researchers, graphic designers, and programmers. The… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Sunday Dine-around Invite at ascilite2015 If you have registered for the ascilite conference in Perth, you will be receiving an email invite shortly to a Sunday night "dine-around" organized by the ascilite Executive. As you may know, formal social activities at the conference commence with the conference Welcome on Monday evening. However, if… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ascilite2015 Conference update: Social & professional networking opportunities At ascilite2015, we want to give you every opportunity to connect with others both professionally and socially. One change this year is we have scheduled the conference Welcome Reception on Monday evening at 5.30pm at Curtin University. The welcome will flow straight on from Day… Continue reading

Synopsis: In 2013, The University of Melbourne became the first institution within Australia to partner with Coursera to deliver Massive Open Online Courses to students worldwide. Seven courses were initially developed, since then, the stable of offerings has increased to over 24, and by 2016, over 1 million students will have enrolled in a MOOC… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Reminder: Early Bird Rates Now Available for ascilite2015 The Early Bird rate is now available for conference registrations.   Rates for the conference, workshops and so forth will be found on page 3 of the registration system which can be found here. OTHER NEWS Blended Learning 2015 Being able to provide a blended learning… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS AJET Call for Lead Editor (Re-issued) As you may know, the Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET) is the official journal of ascilite.  Since 1985, AJET has continued to publish peer reviewed scholarly research related to the educational use of technologies in the tertiary education sector.  It now enjoys the reputation of being… Continue reading

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