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Coming Soon… Free online access to all Routledge Education Journals throughout April 2011!

Posted by Jayde Cahir on March 21st, 2011

Routledge is giving everyone an opportunity to access their complete range of educational journals for FREE throughout April 2011. This includes content from each journal’s entire archive, as well as the most recent articles.
Find out more at www.educationarena.com/effa  Access will be available through this page from 1st April 2011 until 30th April 2011 inclusive.

Using Wikis for group work tasks

Posted by Lyn Collins on March 16th, 2011

Teaching evaluation feedback often indicates that students want more opportunities for group work.   There are several technological solutions that Educational Developers can suggest, but they all lay outside the current LMS (that may change when Moodle arrives). Some Academics requiring a collaborative technology to facilitate group work take advantage of wiki functionality because they [...]

Green light for ALTC 2011 grants, awards and citations

Posted by Jayde Cahir on March 14th, 2011

The Australian Learning and Teaching Council has committed to running three of its four flagship grants programs, plus the national higher education teaching awards, and citations in 2011. [Read more]

Information for HDR Supervisors and Candidates

Posted by Jayde Cahir on March 14th, 2011

Time management, writing, maintaining enthusiasm … are some of the many factors that help (or hinder) HDR candidates completion. There are a plethora of resources on the web that address these issues, however there are two resources below that may be helpful. These resources include strategies for both writing and maintaining a healthy supervisor-candidate relationship.
All But [...]

Call for papers

Posted by Jayde Cahir on March 11th, 2011

SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE CONSTRUCTED ENVIRONMENT
29-30 October 2011
University Center, Chicago, USA
The Constructed Environment Conference is a place to explore the forms and functions of the constructed environment during a time of dramatic and at times disruptive change. The conference is a cross-disciplinary forum that brings together researchers, teachers and practitioners to discuss the past [...]

HERDSA NSW Chapter

Posted by Jayde Cahir on March 9th, 2011

The NSW Chapter of HERDSA (Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia) is being re-launched!
The event will be held on Wednesday 13 April at UNSW and will feature an address by Dr Carol Nicoll, PSM, CEO of the Australian Learning and Teaching Council. Full details are contained in this general invitation

Designing and MAKING (my) World Wide Web for learning

Posted by Martin Parisio on March 7th, 2011

With the arrival of web-based systems such as iLearn, university teachers more than ever before are offered avenues to customise their digital learning environment for students.  Embedding videos on webpages along with instruction and other learning resources is one such way to customise.  There is strong pedagogical reasoning that underpins the use of video as [...]