Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education

ASCILITE NEWS ascilite Launches New Mobile Learning SIG ascilite is proud to announce the launch of a new Mobile Learning SIG (ML-SIG). The new SIG is headed by Thom Cochrane and Vickel Narayan from the Centre for Learning & Teaching at the Auckland University of Technology. The aim of the ML-SIG is to explore the… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ascilite Advocates Establishment of National Institute for Learning & Teaching ascilite President Dominique Parrish has written to Senator Simon Birmingham on behalf of the ascilite Executive and Membership to request continued and much needed investment into the education and capacity building of the next generation through the establishment of a National Institute for… Continue reading

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 NEWS Next Webinar from the Transforming Assessment (e-Assessment SIG) Topic: Meaningfully Embedding Program (Degree) Learning Goals in course work: Review at UNSW Business School Date & Time: 6 April 2016, 7am UTC.  For your local time please go here. Presenters: Danny Carroll, University of New South Wales, Australia Abstract:  The accreditation of degree programs… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Call for Papers: ascilite2016 Conference ascilite warmly invites everyone with an interest in educational technologies in tertiary education to join us at the 33rd annual ascilite conference hosted by the University of South Australia in Adelaide, Australia from 27 – 30 November. The Call for Papers is now open and we are inviting… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS CMALT Australasia 2016 Community of Practice CMALT Australasia is a professional accreditation scheme offered in partnership with the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) UK. The scheme is a form of professional accreditation (via peer reviewed portfolio) and certified membership that enables people whose work involves learning technologies to have their experience and capabilities… 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

ASCILITE NEWS Transforming Assessment / e-Assessment SIG News Topic: "Developing a 4‚Äźdimensional interdisciplinary learning environment" Date & Time: 3 Feb 2016, 7am UTC.  Visit this link for your local time zone. Presenters: Dr Chris Landorf, University of Queensland, Australia Abstract: Work-integrated learning has been suggested as a means to apply theoretical knowledge in a real-world… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS AJET Call for Papers for 2016 Special Issue "Brain, mind and education: Understanding learning in digital environments" This special issue invites papers from education, neuroscience, cognitive science, psychology, and computer science researchers and seeks to show how collaboration between these disciplines is fundamental to furthering our understanding of tertiary education and learning in… Continue reading

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