Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education

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‐dimensional 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

ASCILITE NEWS Finalists Announced in the Awards for Excellence in Learning Analytics The inaugural LA SIG Awards Program was launched in July 2015.  The Awards program recognises excellence in the practical application of LA to enhance learning and teaching. A key driver for the Awards program is to create and share resources about effective LA… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Call for Nominations to the ascilite Executive Committee A Call for Nominations to the Executive Committee was emailed to all current ascilite members on 17 September with an invitation to stand for election to the ascilite Executive Committee. Current ascilite financial members who value the services and professional community engagement offered through our… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS 2015 ascilite Innovation Award is Now Open for Nominations The ascilite Innovation Award (first introduced in 2011 as the Innovation & Excellence Award) celebrates work undertaken by an individual or team of people in support of the exemplary and research informed use of technologies for teaching and learning in tertiary education. Innovation is… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Notification of AJET Host Server Migration On Thursday 27 August AJET moved to a new server. As a consequence of the move, AJET’s address has changed from https://ascilite.org.au/ajet to http://ajet.org.au/. Registered users should note that all usernames and passwords will remain the same on the new server. The AJET editorial team and management committee… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Reminder: Early Bird Rates Now Available for ascilite2015 The Early Bird rate is now available for conference registrations.   Rates for the conference, workshops and so forth will be found on page 3 of the registration system which can be found here. OTHER NEWS Blended Learning 2015 Being able to provide a blended learning… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS AJET Call for Lead Editor (Re-issued) As you may know, the Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET) is the official journal of ascilite.  Since 1985, AJET has continued to publish peer reviewed scholarly research related to the educational use of technologies in the tertiary education sector.  It now enjoys the reputation of being… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Learning Analytics SIG Launches Awards for Excellence The inaugural Awards for Excellence in Learning Analytics were launched today by the ascilite Learning Analytics Special Interest Group (LA SIG). The Awards focus on the practical application of Learning Analytics in enhancing learning and teaching.  They provide an opportunity for those working with Learning Analytics… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ascilite2015 Conference: Registration is Now Open If you are planning to attend the ascilite2015 Conference at Curtin University in Perth, 29 November – 2 December, registration is now open. The Early Bird rate for members is $850 (inclusive of GST) and this amount includes access to all sessions, the Welcome Reception and Conference… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS AJET Issue 31 (2) Now Published We are pleased to advise that the second issue of the Australasian Journal of Educational Technology for 2015 has been published.   The editorial for AJET Issue 31(2) and the articles it contains are available from the AJET website. As always we would like to thank our team of Associate Editors, Dr… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Call out for ascilite2015 Conference Paper Reviewers You are cordially invited to be a reviewer for ascilite2015 and to have this contribution acknowledged in the conferences proceedings. To become a reviewer, please login or register in the ascilite conference system and proceed as follows: After confirming your registration, go to "my profile" which… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Call Out for Proposals to Host the ascilite2016 Conference ascilite is seeking expressions of interest from potential conference organizing committees to host the 2016 annual conference. ascilite conferences are a central aspect of ascilite and provide opportunities for delegates to meet with international and national peers to exchange ideas, research and practice in… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Important Dates: ascilite2015 Conference Submissions Open* May 2015 Online Registration Opens May 2015 Deadline for Workshop submissions 10 June 2015 Deadline for Paper submissions 30 June 2015 Deadline for Poster and Symposium submissions 30 June 2015 Reviewing Process ends August 2015 Completed Reviews returned to authors (acceptance advice) August 2015 Accepted papers/Revised papers… Continue reading

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