Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education

ASCILITE NEWS Congratulations! Our ASCILITE President Michael Cowling was named influencer of the month by Future Campus (read more here). One of our long standing members Amanda White (Business Education SIG co-leader and WiAL / CMP mentor) was awarded the OAM for her service to tertiary education (read more here). EOI invited in ASCILITE’s 2024 CMP/Women in Professional Leadership  Programs Applications (EOI)… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS SPAM ALERT Please be aware of emails that purport to be from ASCILITE executive members (such as the one below). None of the ASCILITE executive would reach out to you in such a manner so if you receive an email claiming to be one of the executive (or the secretariat) and you are… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Welcome to the New Year We hope you had a restful end of 2023 and joyous start of 2024. It’s going to be another big year for ASCILITE! Our new strategic plan will be out soon so expect to hear more about that in the next few months so if you have issues/topics… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Happy Holidays from the 2024 ASCILITE Executive Team Welcome ASCILITE Members to our last bulletin for the year, just four days before most of us knock off for a well deserved break! And what a year it’s been, as we’ve started to move out of the pandemic and re-engage with our membership, as… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE 2023 Conference On Now! Kia Ora from Christchurch! As you read this, around 300 ASCILITE members will be finishing up their first day of our ASCILITE 2023 conference, organised by the University of Canterbury. Although I’m writing this on Monday morning, it’s already looking to be an amazing event, with some great… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE 23 Conference Update This is our last Bulletin update before the conference kicks off! For those registered: Email communications will be fast and furious this week, so make sure you keep an eye out for emails from ASCILITE 2023 Conference ( These will contain logistical details, info for presenters (both virtual and in-person)… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE 2023 Conference Update Want to attend the ASCILITE conference but can’t travel? Join us virtually and dip in and out of over 150 conference presentations from the comfort of your home or office. Gone are the days of virtual conferences requiring 8 hours in front of the screen. ASCILITE23 is hybrid (yes… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Conference 2023 Update Early Bird extended by an extra 48 hours. Closes midnight (NZ time) Tues 24th Oct: We’ve been so immersed in our conference planning we forgot Mon 23rd Oct is a Public Holiday in NZ!  So we have extended early bird registrations by 48 hours to make sure we’re available to answer any last… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE 2023: Conference Update We had a bumper number of submissions for the 2023 conference and would really like to thank our reviewers for their time, careful consideration and feedback to authors. Our acceptance rate of 72% is testament to their academic rigour. We also appreciate our authors patience in the review and… Continue reading

  ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE2023 Conference Registrations now open Paper Review Update: Delays in getting reviews completed have meant some people have still not received notification of submission outcomes. The team are pulling out all stops to complete outstanding reviews by the end of the week. Due to some quirks of the APUBS system, emails are… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE2023 Conference Registrations now open Registrations are OPEN and we have a bumper day planned for on Sunday 3rd with 8 pre-conference workshops including hackathon’s, simulation experiences, & walking tours. For those of you booking your flights although the closing session will end by 3:45 pm on Wed 6th don’t rush off. New Zealand’s most beautiful street is literally… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Call for Nominations to the Executive Committee Current ASCILITE financial members are invited to stand for election to the ASCILITE Executive Committee. The positions being elected this year are President, Vice President and 3 members of the executive. You will find details of current Executive Members here and a summary of Executive roles and the work of the Executive… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE23 Conference Registrations are open! Haven’t booked your flights yet? Just as well as you may want to think about coming a bit earlier or staying a little longer! There are 7 pre-conference workshops planned for Sunday 3rd which promises to be an engaging and interactive experience. We are also looking forward to you joining us… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE23 Conference It’s all happening! With over 190 submissions under review and the final keynote announced we are set to open registrations on Wednesday 2 August. Get signed up here. Our final keynote announcement is Dr Karaitiana Taiuru, a leading expert and advocate for Māori digital rights and data sovereignty. Dr Taiuru will be speaking about… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS TELedvisor SIG Webinar: Enhancing digital equity – a shift in learning and teaching perspectives Date: 19 July Time: 12pm Presenters: Dr Justine Maldon, Michelle Pedlow, Daniel Gilogley The learning and teaching team at Edith Cowan University’s School of Nursing and Midwifery has partnered with postgraduate students to enhance their success. Together they have implemented various initiatives… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE Live! Webinar (in collaboration with TurnItIn) Topic: Designing assessment to deter student misconduct and contract cheating Date: July 18th, Time: 2PM AEST A growing body of research suggests that assessing the process of learning, rather than just the final product, is the best way to prevent academic misconduct. Authentic assessments, which involve real-world applications and student… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE23: Keynote announcement The ASCILITE23 Conference Organising Committee is excited to announce our first Keynote – David White. David is the President of Association of Learning Technology and Head of Digital Education and Academic Practice at the University of Arts London. We are also pleased to announce an extension to the call for papers until Mon 17th July.  Proposals… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS New program launch: Institutional TELAS ASCILITE is pleased to announce the launch of Institutional TELAS – an institutional accreditation program based on the TELAS Framework. The institutional accreditation program is a longitudinal engagement with three components that can be undertaken independently, or integrated with institutional initiatives such as LMS transition or digital uplift. The Institutional TELAS… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE Live! Webinar – May 2023: Recorded audio feedback: bridging the chasm between educator and student in online assessment Date: 25th May 2023 Time:12 pm  AEST Come to an ASCILITE Live! Webinar session in May where ASCILITE 2022 Best Concise Paper Award Winners James A. Tsatsaronis, Katrina J. Binger, Fiona M. Durand will speak… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE Live! March webinar recording now available The recording of the March 2023 ASCILITE Live! Webinar (in collaboration with TurnItIn) talking about Generative AI, facilitated by Professor Michael Cowling from ASCILITE and Chukwudi Ogoh from TurnItIn, and with contributions from panelists Eric Wang, Mathew Hillier, Leanne Ngo, & Danielle Logan-Fleming is available on the ASCILITE YouTube Channel. Open Educational Practice SIG: Call… Continue reading

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