Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education

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 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

ASCILITE NEWS TELall Blog post: Entangled pedagogy: why does it matter to educational design? Reflecting back on online learning during the pandemic, Associate Professor Tim Fawns (Monash Education Academy) explores the pedagogical complexities between technology and educational stakeholders and draws on the concept of entangled pedagogy to offer some thoughts about the impact of this on… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS TELAS face-to-face workshop coming up The Technology Enhanced Learning Accreditation Standards (TELAS) are a set of internationally benchmarked standards designed to assess the quality of online learning, particularly in relation to the tertiary sector. They provide institutions with the means to assess and evaluate the affordances of their online learning environments and thereby guide… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Learning Vault MoU signed ASCILITE is excited to announce the signing of a MoU between ASCILITE and Learning Vault Australia. Learning Vault develops resources and technologies that actively support education providers through micro-credential taxonomies and educational resources, digital credentialing and digital certification. The Learning Vault digital credentials will form an important part of… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS TELAS workshop The Technology Enhanced Learning Accreditation Standards (TELAS) are a set of internationally benchmarked standards designed to assess the quality of online learning, particularly in relation to the tertiary sector. They provide institutions with the means to assess and evaluate the affordances of their online learning environments and thereby guide quality enhancements.… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Winners of a AAUT citation are ASCILITE’s own Exciting News: ASCILITE’s own Adrian Stagg (OEP SIG Co-Convenor) & Nikki Anderson (OEP SIG Newsle tter guru) won an AAUT citation on Wednesday night (22 Feb) from Universities Australia for Open Educational Practice. Adrian and Nikki won for their personalised and community-based leadership of academics engaging… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS 2023 Contextualising Horizons interactive sessions Please use the registration links below to sign up for these sessions. The intended purpose of these sessions is to identify the social, technological, economic, environmental, and political trends impacting the Australasian higher education sector and to identify the learning and teaching technologies and practices best positioned to… Continue reading

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