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: As academics are planning for another semester teaching online due to COVID-19, it is important to consider how they will develop trust and a sense of learning community for their students in the online space. Unlike the first half of this year, when academics had… 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 →
iLearn Insights – An application to facilitate data driven student interventions Abstract: iLearn Insights allows teaching staff to easily visualise student activity in iLearn units. iLearn Insights provides a dashboard with visual representations of student data in relation to access patterns, forum activity and learning activity submission and grading. Academics can then use the email… Continue reading →
Crisis and Technology Enhanced Learning: Responses from the ASCILITE Community Abstract: As Australasian institutions continue to respond to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis, technology-enhanced learning is at the centre of many institutions’ business continuity plans. This also means that many of our ASCILITE colleagues are inherently involved in institutional efforts to support academics and students in their… Continue reading →
Weathering the storm, Higher Education, crisis and technology enhanced learning Abstract: Technology-enhanced learning as an approach to institutional crises, like COVID-19 is not a new approach. Hurricane Katrina, the Christchurch earthquakes, SARS, and the H1N1 (swine flu) similarly disrupted tertiary education and challenged institutions to develop business continuity strategies. In this special session, our international… Continue reading →
23 Things for Research: An International Collaboration Abstract: The newly launched 23 Things programme is an international collaboration between the University of Surrey (UK), the University of Otago and Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. The course consists of 23 “things” such as presentations, blogs, workshops etc., each highlighting a useful tool that a… Continue reading →
Using modern technology to enhance the in-class learning experience Abstract: This session introduced examples of how students are using technology and devices in Physiology and Anatomy, in a way that facilitates individualized experiences and enhances learning. Virtual and Augmented Reality, Serious Games, Holograms, Activities and other initiatives weree discussed, along with the research and evidence… Continue reading →
ASCILITE’s Community Mentoring Program explained Abstract: This webinar explained ASCILITE’s Community Mentoring Program (CMP) to potential mentors and mentees. The session was presented by Associate Professor Michael Cowling, ASCILITE Executive and Chair of the CMP.