Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education

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 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 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

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE 2021 Conference Call for Papers The 2021 ASCILITE conference website is now live and information on submissions is available on the conference website here. An EasyChair link will be made available from next week for you to upload your papers prior to the 2 July closing date for submissions. The conference is… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Smart Learning Environments, AJET Special Issue published (Volume 37-2) The lead editors of AJET (Australasian Journal of Educational Technology) are pleased to announce the release of a Special Issue of ASCILITE’s esteemed peer reviewed journal. Editorial With an emphasis on learning flexibility, effectiveness, efficiency, engagement, adaptivity and reflectiveness, smart learning embraces a variety… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Smart Learning Environments, AJET Special Issue published (Volume 37-2) The lead editors of AJET (Australasian Journal of Educational Technology) are pleased to announce the release of a new issue of ASCILITE’s esteemed peer reviewed journal. Editorial With an emphasis on learning flexibility, effectiveness, efficiency, engagement, adaptivity and reflectiveness, smart learning embraces a variety of… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE 2021 Conference Website Goes Live The 2021 ASCILITE conference website is now live at https://2021conference.ascilite.org. The Call for Submissions will be open in the coming weeks.  In the meantime, basic submission information is available on the conference website here, along with the Call for Reviewers. The conference is being planned as an in-person… Continue reading

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: https://au.bbcollab.com/guest/A1B660E4337F4ECEB4652610188EB19F “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

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