Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE Live! Webinar: Contract cheating, e-cheating, academic integrity and ensuring digital equity Date & time: Thursday 22 April @ 2pm – 3pm (AEST), 12pm Singapore, 4pm Auckland.  You will find the start times for other time zones here. Session login: “Are my students learning and taking ownership for their assessment outcomes?” This is a common… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Business Education SIG Webinar on Professional Accreditation and Online Assessment Date & time: 29 March @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm AEDT, 3pm Singapore and 8pm New Zealand. For additional time zones visit this link. Throughout 2020, the academic community has engaged in significant discussion around the role of invigilation and online assessment.… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS New issue of AJET published, Volume 37 (1) We’re very excited to announce that the first issue of AJET (Australasian Journal of Educational Technology) was released for 2021. The editorial contains information about the new Lead Editors and other changes to the team of Associate Editors as well as bibliometric data about the… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS 2020 Australian Awards for University Teaching ASCILITE would like to congratulate all winners in the Australian Awards for University Teaching and would particularly like to acknowledge our long term ASCILITE members who were awarded Teaching Awards, namely: Associate Professor Michael Cowling (CQU), ASCILITE Executive member Associate Professor Matt Bower (Macquarie) Dr Amanda White (UTS) We… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE Live! webinar: Authentic Assessment in Business Education – a panacea for a hybrid teaching world? Date & Time: 17 February @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm AEDT, 8am UK/IE and 4pm SG/HK and 0800 universal time. Note that the duration of the session is 1.5 hours. This panel session is jointly presented by the Transforming… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Auckland University of Technology is hiring We are on the hunt for experienced individuals to fill a range of curriculum development roles to support altLAB (AUT’s Learning Transformation Laboratory) with an exciting project, supporting the upgrade of our largest piece of academic IT infrastructure, AUT’s Learning Management System Learning Technologists (multiple roles) Learning… Continue reading

ASCILITE News Expressions of Interest invited to join ASCILITE’s 2021 Community Mentoring Program (CMP) Applications (Expressions of Interest) in the 2021 Community Mentoring Program are now being accepted and are due by 1 February 2021. Both potential mentors and mentees are required to submit an EOI to express interest in the program, and will be matched… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS 2020 ASCILITE Awards Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s ASCILITE awards. The calibre of nominations across all awards this year was exceptionally high and the entire ASCILITE community extends their congratulations to each and every award recipient. Life Member Award The ASCILITE Life Member Award recognises the significant service and/or sustained… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE 2020 Virtual Conference starts today! The program is out, delegates are registered and ASCILITE’s first virtual conference is ready to kick-off this morning, 30 November, commencing with the Turnitin pre-conference workshop at 9:30am (AEDT) followed by the ASCILITE AGM at 11am and then the Welcome and Keynote by Professor Shane Dawson, Executive… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE 2020 Virtual Conference registration closes on 27 November Registration is open for the ASCILITE virtual conference (30 Nov – 2 Dec 2020) until 27 November. The registration fee for ASCILITE members is $25 for virtual attendance only and $175 for non-members. The non-member rate includes one year ASCILITE membership valued at $150.… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS AJET Call for Associate Editors for the Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET). We invite applications for new Associate Editors to join the existing editorial team of the Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET). The context AJET seeks expressions of interest for the role of Associate Editor. Associate Editors work with the Lead… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS New TELall Blog Post: Here we go again – The Christchurch Earthquake versus the COVID-19 disruption to university teaching In our latest TELall blog post, Erik Brogt (University of Canterbury) recounts the destructive earthquake that hit Christchurch, New Zealand on 22 February 2011. This was the second day of the first semester at… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS New AJET Lead Editors announced The AJET Lead Editors and ASCILITE Executive are excited to announce the appointment of a new Lead Editor team for the society’s peer reviewed journal. The new team will work alongside the current team for the remainder of 2020 and take on full duties in 2021. The new… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Latest TELall blog post: On-Demand Exams to Support Scalable Personalisation In our latest blog post, Brent Gregory (Lecturer, University of New England Business School) posits that as our higher education environment becomes increasingly competitive, especially from non-traditional players, we face pressure to both improve the student experience and do this for a lower… Continue reading

ASCILITE News Call for Proposals for a Special Issue of AJET in 2021/22 The editors of the Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET) welcome expressions of interest from individuals or teams interested in guest editing a special issue of the journal in late 2021 or early 2022. Expressions of interest of up to 500 words… Continue reading

ASCILITE News New TELall Blog: Teaching online, longing for connection What does it mean to teach in a post digital age when “…the disruption brought upon by information technology has already occurred” (Cramer, 2015, p. 20)? In the COVID-19 pandemic, academia has had to make an abrupt shift to wholly online as many universities adapt… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS 2020 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 2020 are as follows: Innovation Award Emerging Scholar Award Community Fellow… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Reminder: Learning Analytics SIG Webinar – The impact of COVID-19 on the use of learning analytics in higher education Date and time: 30 July @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm AEST (Australia). For the start times in other time zones go here. In this online, interactive panel session we will hear from learning… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE 2020 Virtual Conference registration is open and Call for Papers has been extended Registration is now open for the ASCILITE virtual conference (30 Nov – 1 Dec 2020) and the deadline for paper submissions is now 20 July (extended from 6 July).  The registration fee for ASCILITE members is $100 and $250… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS AJET Issue Vol. 36 No. 3 (2020) Now Published We are pleased to advise a new issue of the Australasian Journal of Educational Technology for 2020 has been published. The editorial for the issue and the articles it contains are available from the AJET website. As always, we thank the wonderful team of… Continue reading

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