Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education

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

ASCILITE NEWS Reminder: Call for EOIs – AJET Lead Editor ASCILITE’s peer reviewed journal, the Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET), invites applications for the role of AJET Lead Editor(s) from individuals and small groups. The Lead Editors are responsible for setting and maintaining the editorial direction of AJET, and leading and overseeing the work… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE2020 Virtual Conference – Call for Reviewers The ASCILITE 2020 Conference will be hosted virtually by the University of New England on 30 Nov – 1 Dec 2020. Reviewers are needed to review conference submissions and your support will be very much appreciated. If you are able to participate in the review process,… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Call for Papers – ASCILITE 2020 Virtual Conference The Call for Papers for ASCILITE’s first virtual conference is now open and full details on the submission process and the conference are now available on the conference website. The conference will be hosted virtually by the University of New England on 30 Nov –… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS AJET offers helpful inspiration for online teaching in the current environment The current situation with COVID-19 and social distancing has changed the way many of us are now teaching. As the initial rush of transitioning to online delivery is starting to settle down, many teachers are now turning their attention towards finding ways… Continue reading

Transforming Assessment SIG news: COVID-19 Adaption Webinars Detecting and addressing contract cheating in online assessment, 29 April 2020 The rapid pivot to online learning due to the COVID19 pandemic is seeing a significant shift in the mix of assessment modalities. This shift is seeing greater use of non-invigilated assessment with this there is the potential… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE’S TELAS Published as Feature Story in Campus Morning Mail (CMM) ASCILITE has for the past three years been developing a suite of quality standards for designing on-line learning environments and the Campus Morning Mail has taken the opportunity to feature details of ASCILITE’s TELAS (Technology Enhanced Learning Accreditation Standards) in recognition of… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE Live! Webinar: Weathering the Storm: Higher Education, Crisis, and Technology Enhanced Learning Date and Time: 25 March, 12pm AEDT. You will find start times for other time zones here. 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… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE Live! Webinar: 23 Things for Research – An International Collaboration Date and Time: 19 March 2020, 11 am AEDT. You will find start times for other time zones here. Abstract: The newly launched 23 Things programme is an international collaboration of University of Surrey in the UK and University of Otago as… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Webinar Recording Available: Using modern technology to enhance the in-class learning experience Abstract: This webinar, conducted on 14 February, 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… Continue reading

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