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ascilite 2014 Update, Dunedin, New Zealand 23 – 26 November, 2014

We are in the process of reviewing workshop proposals, and expect to notify authors soon after the next Program Committee meeting on 7 July.

Be sure to check out all of the latest details of our keynote and invited speakers.

Submission Deadlines

Don't forget! submissions for concise and full papers, posters and the new sharing practice symposia all close on 14 July (extended deadline). To help you get started check out the ascilite webinar Writing up a Storm for ascilite 2014.

Great Early Bird Rates

Registrations are open so be sure to take advantage of the excellent earlybird rates which are open until 3 October.

For updates, stay tuned to the conference website and follow us on Twitter @ascilite14.

We look forward to giving you a very warm southern welcome.

Jenny, Bronwyn and the ascilite2014 Conference Team.

Google Scholar Ranks AJET in Top 10

Google Scholar now ranks ascilite's journal AJET (The Australasian Journal of Educational Technology) in the top 10 in the field of educational technology.  This rank underscores the high quality of the journal and reflects the great work of our Editorial team, Barney Dalgarno, Gregor Kennedy and Sue Bennett.   You can see Google's rankings here.

CMALT Australasia Open for Applications

Did you know that you can apply at any time for CMALT Australasia – ascilite's certified membership scheme?  As a form of professional accreditation, it enables people whose work involves learning technology to have their experience and capabilities certified by peers, and to demonstrate that they are taking a committed approach to their professional development.

ascilite offers the scheme in partnership with the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) UK. By using “CMALT” as post-nominal letters on your CV, you can increase its impact.  Read more >>


Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, June 2014 issue published

Vol. 10, No. 2 of the Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT) has been published and is available online.

In this issue you will find 12 articles concerned with various aspects of online learning and teaching. If you would like to register to receive notification of newly published JOLT issues, you may do so on the website here.

#MINA2014 – Call for Papers, Workshops & Project Showcases

The MINA Mobile Creativity and Innovation Symposium and the International Mobile Innovation Screening provide a platform for filmmakers, artists, designers, researchers, educators and industry professionals to debate the prospect of wireless, mobile and ubiquitous technologies in art and design, education, and the creative industries and on-going development of mobile social media, mobile technologies, mobile production and mobile aesthetics.

#MINA2014 will take place on the 20 – 21 November at AUT University, Auckland, NZ Aotearoa.

This year, the fourth MINA Symposium edition is centred around the question: What are current, potential and inspiring mobile opportunities for the future of universities, of the private sector, of individuals and digital communities? The symposium will seek to answer this question through presentations of papers, panels discussions, workshops, performances and mobile screenings.

All paper submissions, panel and workshop submissions and screening proposals will be double peer reviewed and presenters will be notified of acceptances by 29 September 2014.

Selected papers will be published in the Creative Technologies journal – Special Mobile Edition.

The deadline for paper proposals and pre-constituted panels, workshop submissions and screenings is 28 July 2014.

For further details on submissions please visit the MINA2014 website.

10 Useful Reports on MOOCS

The International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) has compiled a digest of reports and papers published over the past year to support the ongoing debate on MOOCs.  ICDE is a leading global membership organization for the open and distance education community affiliated with UNESCO.

ALT News Digest 302

Association for Learning Technology Fortnightly News Digest 302 was issued on 4 July 2014.  ALT's journal – Research in Learning Technology is open access. Articles from the past 20 years are available here.

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