Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education

ASCILITE NEWS Transforming Assessment (e-Assessment SIG) News: Next Session Topic: Transforming students through ePortfolio assessment Date & Time: 7 September, 7am UTC.  You will find your local time here. Abstract: This session will demonstrate how ePortfolios can provide students with a holistic, scaffolded, cohesive and integrated learning experience. This represents a stronger preparation for their… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE Signs New International Cooperation Agreement with EDEN On 17 June 2016 ASCILITE and EDEN (European Distance & e-Learning Network) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the objective of engaging in international activities and initiatives of mutual benefit such as promoting each other’s undertakings and supporting each other in facilitating the enhancement of… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS AJET Appoints New Lead and Associate Editors The Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET) is a highly ranked international open access journal. It is steered by three Lead Editors and a team of Associate Editors. The journal is also guided by a Management Committee and Editorial Board and supported by two copy editors.… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ASCILITE 33rd International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education Conference Registration Online registrations for credit card payments for the ASCILITE conference open 1 July 2016 and payment by EFT or invoice is available now (do not select credit card as payment type until after… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS AJET Volume 32, Issue 2 Now Published We are pleased to advise that the second issue of the Australasian Journal of Educational Technology for 2016 has been published.   The editorial for AJET Issue 32(2) and the articles it contains are available from the AJET website.  In addition, if you would like to comment on the Editorial,… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Call for Applications Extended: Lead Editor & Associate Editor, Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET) This is a reminder that ascilite invites applications for a new Lead Editor and Associate Editor to join the existing editorial team of the Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET). The due date for applications is now COB… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ascilite Launches New Mobile Learning SIG ascilite is proud to announce the launch of a new Mobile Learning SIG (ML-SIG). The new SIG is headed by Thom Cochrane and Vickel Narayan from the Centre for Learning & Teaching at the Auckland University of Technology. The aim of the ML-SIG is to explore the… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ascilite Advocates Establishment of National Institute for Learning & Teaching ascilite President Dominique Parrish has written to Senator Simon Birmingham on behalf of the ascilite Executive and Membership to request continued and much needed investment into the education and capacity building of the next generation through the establishment of a National Institute for… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ascilite Live! Webinar Recordings Available Digital Learning without Connectivity, 21 March 2016 As universities move increasingly online, they risk further marginalising those students without access to reliable internet. Very often these students are already marginalised and may include those in remote Indigenous communities, those in rural, regional and remote Australia, FIFO DIDO workers… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Next Webinar from the Transforming Assessment (e-Assessment SIG) Topic: Meaningfully Embedding Program (Degree) Learning Goals in course work: Review at UNSW Business School Date & Time: 6 April 2016, 7am UTC.  For your local time please go here. Presenters: Danny Carroll, University of New South Wales, Australia Abstract:  The accreditation of degree programs… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Call for Papers: ascilite2016 Conference ascilite warmly invites everyone with an interest in educational technologies in tertiary education to join us at the 33rd annual ascilite conference hosted by the University of South Australia in Adelaide, Australia from 27 – 30 November. The Call for Papers is now open and we are inviting… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS CMALT Australasia 2016 Community of Practice CMALT Australasia is a professional accreditation scheme offered in partnership with the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) UK. The scheme is a form of professional accreditation (via peer reviewed portfolio) and certified membership that enables people whose work involves learning technologies to have their experience and capabilities… Continue reading

New Learning Design SIG Launched The new ascilite Learning Design SIG is now open for members to join.  This is ascilite's third SIG, following formation of a Learning Analytics SIG along with a partnership with the eAssessment SIG last year.  The ascilite Executive Committee is also exploring the formation of a Mobile Learning SIG so… Continue reading

2016 Community Mentoring Program is Open for Applications The ascilite Community Mentoring Program (CMP) aims to provide mentoring opportunities across a number of fields including technical, academic development, learning development, faculty academics, early career researchers, graphic designers and programmers. The program has been operating since 2003 with over 100 members having taken part to date.… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Transforming Assessment / e-Assessment SIG News Topic: “Developing a 4‚Äźdimensional interdisciplinary learning environment” Date & Time: 3 Feb 2016, 7am UTC.¬† Visit this link for your local time zone. Presenters: Dr Chris Landorf, University of Queensland, Australia Abstract: Work-integrated learning has been suggested as a means to apply theoretical knowledge in a real-world… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS AJET Call for Papers for 2016 Special Issue “Brain, mind and education: Understanding learning in digital environments” This special issue invites papers from education, neuroscience, cognitive science, psychology, and computer science researchers and seeks to show how collaboration between these disciplines is fundamental to furthering our understanding of tertiary education and learning in… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ascilite2015 Conference – Award Winners Innovation Awards The ascilite Innovation Award recognes outstanding innovation in the development of a major professional development initiative which promotes the exemplary and research informed use of technologies for teaching and learning in tertiary education. Brent Gregory for "Instant Feedback Accounting Practice Set", University of New England. Leopold… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Sunday Dine-around Invite at ascilite2015 If you have registered for the ascilite conference in Perth, you will be receiving an email invite shortly to a Sunday night "dine-around" organized by the ascilite Executive. As you may know, formal social activities at the conference commence with the conference Welcome on Monday evening. However, if… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ascilite2015 Conference: Register Now! Four speakers will address global challenges, analytics & visualization and innovations in technology enhanced learning at the ascilite2015 conference hosted by Curtin University so lift your horizons with the best in the west and head to sunny Perth from Nov 30 to Dec 2 (with workshops on Sunday 29… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ascilite2015 Conference update: Social & professional networking opportunities At ascilite2015, we want to give you every opportunity to connect with others both professionally and socially. One change this year is we have scheduled the conference Welcome Reception on Monday evening at 5.30pm at Curtin University. The welcome will flow straight on from Day… Continue reading

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