Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education

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

ASCILITE NEWS Important Reminder to complete the ascilite Member Survey This is a reminder that ascilite is seeking feedback from members through the 2015 ascilite member survey.  If you haven't completed the survey, please take 15 – 20 minutes at your earliest convenience to do so.   The member survey provides the ascilite Executive with… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Invitation to complete the ascilite 2015 Member Survey ascilite is once again seeking feedback from members through the 2015 ascilite member survey. The purpose of our biennial member survey is to obtain feedback from members on ascilite's services and related activities. The data collected from the survey is also used to inform the… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Trends in Learning Technology: 2015 and Beyond by John Egan, ascilite Executive Learning technology, as a discipline, is very much characterised by rather rapid change. It is a space where tensions between innovation, reliability and relevance coexist. There is always a new “new” on the horizon; however, the extent to which “new” also… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Reminder: New Community of Practice for CMALT Accreditation ascilite is now proactively supporting CMALT Australasia accreditation of professionals by offering a Community of Practice (CoP) with mentoring opportunities and incentives to those preparing their CMALT portfolio. There are two parts to the support offered. The first part comprises online mentoring, advice and support… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS CMALT Australasia: New Community of Practice CMALT Australasia is a certified membership scheme offered in partnership with the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) UK. The scheme is a form of professional accreditation which enables people whose work involves learning technology to have their experience and capabilities certified by peers, and to demonstrate that… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS Reminder: 2015 Community Mentoring Program 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 CMP develops professional mentoring relationships between learners (mentees) and experienced practitioners (mentors). Whilst the new… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ascilite Live! Webinar: Community Mentoring Programme Topic: ascilite's Community Mentoring Programme Explained Date & Time: 5 February 2015, 2:30pm – 3:30pm AEDT.  You may view your local time here. Presenters: Sue Gregory, University of New England To Register: You may register for the webinar here.  After registering, you will receive an email with… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS 2015 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 approximately 100 members having taken part… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS AJET Issue 30(6) Published We are pleased to advise that the sixth issue of the Australasian Journal of Educational Technology for 2014 has been published.   The editorial for AJET Issue 30(6) and the articles it contains are available from the AJET website. As always we would like to thank our team of Associate Editors, Helen Farley, Timothy Teo,… Continue reading

ASCILITE NEWS ascilite2014 Conference Retrospective The 31st ascilite Conference, ‘Rhetoric and Reality’ was hosted in Dunedin last week by the University of Otago and Otago Polytechnic, and invited contributions which took a critical perspective on educational technology. We are really interested to find out about your experience at the conference. If you haven’t yet done… Continue reading

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