Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education

2020 Conference Award Winners Due to the 2020 ASCILITE conference being an online event, Best Poster, PechaKucha and Student Paper awards were not included but will be resumed in 2021. Best Full Paper Scott Morton (Whitireia Polytechnic), Petrea Redmond (University of Southern Queensland) and Peter Albion (University of Southern Queensland) for “Dealing with Diversity: Factors… Continue reading

Partnerships for scaled online learning and the unbundling of the traditional university (European session) 15 Dec 2020 This webinar was presented on 15 December 2020 by the guest editors of AJET’s special issue on partnerships for scaled online learning (Henk Huijser, Rachel Fitzgerald and Gilly Salmon). The Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET) ‘special issue’… Continue reading

Partnerships for scaled online learning and the unbundling of the traditional university (Australasian session) 15 Dec 2020 This webinar was presented on 15 December 2020 by the guest editors of AJET’s special issue on partnerships for scaled online learning (Henk Huijser, Rachel Fitzgerald and Gilly Salmon). The Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET) ‘special issue’… Continue reading

Making your conference presentations more accessible This webinar was presented by the Digital Equity SIG on 13 November 2020. The presenters were Sue Tucker (Charles Darwin University) and Darren Britten (La Trobe University). The session was designed to assist those presenting at conferences with making their sessions more accessible and engaging.

Listen to Your Edvisors! Education Technologists, Learning Designers and Academic Developers of the TELedvisors Special Interest Group Abstract: Collectively, “edvisors” (education technologists, academic developers and learning designers and those in similar roles) occupy a critical niche in the tertiary education sector that is sometimes known as the ‘Third Space’.  They sit between administration and education, providing… Continue reading

Creating presence in online learning for practice based classes Abstract: The sudden shift to all disciplines moving to online learning due to COVID-19 has surfaced many questions for those teaching practice-based classes, such as music performance, visual arts, physics and so forth.  Community of Inquiry model (Garrison, Anderson & Archer, 2000) presents teaching presence, social… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS AJET Special Issue Vol. 37 (5) published on Emerging technologies in education for innovative pedagogies and competency development The Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET) has released a new Special Issue Vol 37 (5) on Emerging technologies in education for innovative pedagogies and competency development. You will find the editorial and the articles… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILTE Learning Design SIG webinar on Experiential Learning and the Fourth Industrial Revolution Date and time: Friday 19 November  @ 12 – 1pm AEDT | Singapore 9am | New Zealand 2pm.  For other time zones go here. The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is rapidly changing the way we live, work and learn. Business systems and… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE 2021 Early Bird Conference registration ends soon Early Bird specials for the ASCILITE Conference to be held on 29 November – 1 December 2021 at the University of New England in Armidale are scheduled to end on 15 October. In the event of lockdowns, UNE will endeavor to retain a hybrid conference… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS 2021 ASCILITE Awards Open for Nominations Each year, ASCILITE members are invited to apply or nominate for the ASCILITE awards and to consider nominations that they believe meet the criteria set for each award. The four award categories available to members in 2021 are as follows: Innovation Award Emerging Scholar Award Community Fellow Award… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Transforming Assessment SIG Webinar: Making post-pandemic assessment authentic and engaging Date and time: 1 September 2021 @ 5pm – 6pm AEST | 3pm Singapore | 7pm Auckland | Other time zones The pragmatics of post-pandemic of assessment: how can we learn from the rapid changes necessitated by global HE assessment during Covid-19 to integrate authentic assessment to… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Only a few days to go until the ASCILITE 2021 conference commences The ASCILITE 2021 Conference Organising Committee would like to take this opportunity to say how excited they are to welcome everyone, either virtually or physically, to ASCILITE2021. They have a great program lined up both virtually and physically. The conference program… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS New issue of AJET published, Volume 37 (4) We’re very excited to announce that a new issue of AJET (Australasian Journal of Educational Technology) has been released for 2021. You can find the editorial on Open Science and Educational Technology Research and the articles for this issue on the AJET website.  AJET is an… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE Member Survey Highlights The ASCIILTE Executive would like to thank the 261 members who took the time out to respond to our 2021 Member Survey. Your feedback is valuable in helping to inform the future directions of the society. An executive sub-committee is now working on a more complete analysis and report of… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Call for Applications in the 2021 – 2022 D2L / ASCILITE Research Grants ASCILITE is pleased to continue its two year partnership with D2L and to now open the call for 2021 – 2022 Research/Scholarship grant applications. The D2L / ASCILITE grants are only available to ASCILITE members. A maximum funding of $5,000 will be… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS New issue of AJET published, Vol. 37 No. 3 (2021) The Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET) has released a new issue Vol 37 (3). This issue addresses the theme of Trends in education technology in higher education and you will find the editorial and the articles contained in the issue (open access)… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS TELedvisors SIG webinar: Enabling HyFlex teaching work behind the scenes Date and time: Thursday 29 July, 12 noon AEST Concurrent synchronous face-to-face and online teaching (commonly called HyFlex but going by many names) has exploded this year as institutions continue to adapt to COVID-19. It represents one of the most significant changes to learning and… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Transforming Assessment SIG Events eAssessment Awards: Showcase of selected winners, 7 July 2021 This session will feature short presentations and an opportunity for questions with selected award winners from the 2021 international eAssessment Awards. For further information and registration visit the SIG website at http://taw.fi/7jul2021 Object-Based Learning for Digital Assessment, 4 August 2021 Object-Based Learning… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE Live! webinar “Batman – the online clinical classroom” Date and time: 1 July 2021 11am – 12pm AEST | 9am Singapore/Hong Kong | 1pm Auckland | Other time zones During the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, physical distancing and lock-down requirements created significant challenges for tertiary education and disciplines, such as nursing, typically taught face-to-face… Continue reading

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