Electric Dreams - 2013 ascilite conference, Sydney Australia, 1-4 December


LAMS International is the organisation that provides a range of fee-based services for the open source LAMS software. These services include: 

  • Hosting, 
  • Technical support, 
  • LMS integration,
  • Software development, and
  • Educational and technical training for using LAMS. 

LAMS International also provides the "LessonLAMS" cloud-based version of LAMS, which includes free classes of up to 30 students. See the Products Page for more details.


Echo 360 logo

Millions of students in thousands classrooms at over 500 institutions rely on Echo360 active learning technology to enhance their educational experience before, during and after class.

Developed for educators by educators, Echo360 products include EchoSystem and LectureTools. These solutions increase in-class participation with digital polling, provide a rich out-of-class experience with recorded course content, and deliver usage analytics to help instructors measure student progress. The technology supports institutions wishing to deliver face-to-face, blended and/or distance learning courses, with students able to watch and participate on any device, anywhere, anytime. 

Email: EchoANZ@echo360.com 
Telephone: +61 8 9221 6004



Blackboard has been dedicated to improving every aspect of the education experience for millions of learners and educators around the world. Blackboard works with thousands of higher education, K-12, professional, corporate, and government organisations. Our clients are using our technology to reach more students in immediate, personalised new ways. They are helping their educators become more effective, and they’re doing it in a cost-effective way that helps to sustain services and programs, and improve outcomes.

NetSpot is a premium eLearning technology services partner for education organisations in Australia and New Zealand. NetSpot’s services are built on the foundation of over ten years of experience and our identity is shaped by our University origins. Our aim is to assist organisations to focus on their core mission by managing their eLearning technology and by licensing world-class software.

As part of Blackboard’s Open Source Services Division, NetSpot now has the support of the world’s largest learning technology provider. This provides access to a wealth of new products and services that can support you in achieving your eLearning objectives.
NetSpot is ANZ’s largest official Moodle partner and is among the top three of 50 official Moodle partners worldwide.



Promoting Excellence in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

The Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) promotes excellence and supports change in learning and teaching in Australian higher education institutions, working towards improving the student experience by celebrating and promoting outstanding teaching and by researching and embedding innovative good practice.

Our Programs


We provide funding opportunities through a major competitive grants program for academics and professional staff to explore, develop and implement innovations in learning and teaching and to develop leadership capabilities.

Commissioned Projects

We commission projects on strategic priorities in learning and teaching in higher education to inform policy development and practice.


We coordinate the Australian Awards for University Teaching including the prestigious Prime Minister's Award for the Australian University Teacher of the Year.

Fellowships and Secondments

We support outstanding scholars to undertake leadership activities through our fellowships and second academic staff into the OLT to address significant national educational issues.


We collaborate with eligible higher education institutions, discipline groups and individuals creating networks of knowledge, ideas and expertise centred on excellence in learning and teaching.

Resource Repository

Our resource repository of the outcomes of projects and fellowships, including the 2011

Good Practice Guides, is available on our website.

    For further information and resources and how to apply for funding visit      www.olt.gov.au



Epigeum is the leading publisher of online courses designed to transform the way in which universities and colleges support their core activities of research, teaching and learning. Epigeum was founded in 2005 as a spin-out company from Imperial College London, and our London office is still based close to the College's main campus in Kensington.

These days we offer over 50 online courses – with many more in the pipeline. Our courses are organised into programmes grouped around key skills areas in higher education: studying, researching, teaching, and leadership and management. We are proud to say that tens of thousands of staff and students in over 150 different institutions throughout the world now benefit from our courses.


Desire 2 Learn

Desire2Learn transforms the way the world learns. We provide an integrated learning platform that creates a highly pervasive, predictive and personalized learning experience. Our flexible learning environment supports the unique needs and goals of institutions. With a focus on user experience, accessibility, mobility, platform security and reliability, we deliver solutions that engage and inspire learners in an intellectually vibrant campus.

We are a global leader in cloud-based (SaaS) learning solutions, providing an open and extensible platform to over 950 clients and more than 10 million learners in higher education, K-12, healthcare, government and the corporate sector, including Fortune 100 companies. Desire2Learn has personnel in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Brazil and Singapore.

More information: www.desire2learn.com


Pearson is the world’s leading education company, offering collaborative teaching and learning solutions for on-campus, online, and blended learning environments.  Our digital repository, EQUELLA, provides one system to house your teaching and learning, research, media and library content.
Our team has worked closely with Macquarie University and a wide range of schools, universities, polytechnics, departments of education, training institutions, and corporations worldwide.

Visit our booth number 3 at ASCILITE 2013, to learn how EQUELLA will extend your institutional content.
To learn more visit www.equella.com and contact alistair.oliver@pearson.com and mike.wierzbicki@pearson.com

In 2012 we celebrated the release of PebblePad3. The system combines Pebble+, the private, secure Personal Learning Space where individuals plan, record, and demonstrate their independent learning, and ATLAS, the institution space that provides a powerful suite of tools to manage teaching and learning activities and the whole assessment process. Why not stop by our stand and see for yourself how our Personal Learning and Assessment system has the potential to transform teaching and learning practice. Think you have seen it all before... think again! Collections, worksheets, workbooks... there is bound to be something new that we can show you.


Canvas by Instructure is the learning management system that gets used. Why? Because it’s easy to implement and easy to learn, so it makes teaching and learning easier. Canvas connects teachers with tools, tools with ideas, ideas with students, and students with each other. With built-in features you need and integrations you want, Canvas stays out of the way so you can focus on learning. Find out why millions of students and educators at more than 500 schools, colleges, and universities say Canvas is easy to use — and easy to love. Try it yourself at



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Natasha Stagg
Sponsorship & Exhibition Manager
P: +61 3 6234 7844
E: natasha@leishman-associates.com.au