Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education

Online WIL Placements & Projects COVID restrictions forced many universities to rapidly venture into online Work Integrated Learning (WIL) at an unprecedented scale. In most cases, online placements and projects have been added to the broader repertoire of WIL experiences for good. In this interactive webinar, Assoc Professor Harsh Suri and Ms Friederika Kaider from… Continue reading

ASCILITE Live! Virtual learning experiences utilizing digital technologies, 25 August 2021 This Massey University team received an ASCILITE Innovation Award in 2020 and their presentation will highlight the team’s innovation which resulted in the development of  three applications that enabled virtual experiences: Virtual microscopy that delivers an interactive microscope experience, enabling full slide viewing and… Continue reading

ASCILITE Live! webinar: Batman – the online clinical classroom During the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020, physical distancing and lock-down requirements created significant challenges for tertiary education and disciplines, such as nursing, typically taught face-to-face with the inclusion of skill-based clinical teaching. Our challenge was to pivot rapidly nursing clinical skills to an engaging, online course… Continue reading

ASCILITE Live! webinar: Examining the design and engagement in a mobile-based “scavenger hunt” educational game for Chinese language learning through the lens of situated cognition In one of New Zealand’s leading universities, more than 60% of the students enrolled in the Chinese program are distance learners, who are mostly full-time employees across the country and… Continue reading

ASCILITE Live! webinar: Writing a great ASCILITE conference paper What makes an award winning ASCILITE conference paper?  In this session, presented on 17 June 2021, ASCILITE Executive Committee members and conference multiple-award winners, Hazel Jones and Elaine Huber discussed their experiences and shared tips and strategies to help authors prepare their conference submissions. Associate Professor… Continue reading

ASCILITE Live! webinar: Review and Showcase of Smart Learning Environments Enabled by various pedagogical and technological innovations, brand new learning environments can be created to support teaching and learning. They are collectively referred as the commonly known “smart learning environments”.  A smart learning environment is conceptualized as a learning environment that emphasizes learning flexibility, effectiveness,… Continue reading

ASCILITE Live! Webinar: Contract cheating, e-cheating, academic integrity and ensuring digital equity “Are my students learning and taking ownership for their assessment outcomes?”  This is a common question being asked, especially in light of the shift to remote learning and the associated challenges. Academic integrity with its many facets, requires that student work is original and… Continue reading

ASCILITE Live! webinar: Rethinking Assessment Influences and Strategies Rethinking and transforming assessment have been topics in higher education learning and teaching for some time. COVID-19 and the pivot to online delivery in many instances accelerated institutions to new ways of assessing student learning. In this session, our expert panel discussed why we need to rethink assessment and practical… Continue reading

ASCILITE Live! webinar: Community Mentoring Program Information Session This webinar was intended for those who wished to learn about the ASCILITE Community Mentoring Program and what it means to become a mentor or mentee. The session was presented by 2020 CMP members and chaired by the CMP leaders; A/Prof Michael Cowling and Dr Kwong Nui… Continue reading

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