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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 [...]

Call for papers

Posted by Jayde Cahir on March 11th, 2011

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 [...]


Posted by Jayde Cahir on February 28th, 2011

EDULEARN11, the 3rd annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies will be held in Barcelona (Spain), on the 4th, 5th and 6th of July, 2011.
EDULEARN11 is an International Forum for those who wish to present their projects and discuss the latest innovations and results in the field of New Technologies in Education, E-learning [...]

Register now

Posted by Jayde Cahir on February 14th, 2011

Register now for CCA-EDUCAUSE Australasia, 3-6 April 2011 at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour for more than three days of networking with your colleagues and sharing ideas about information technology in higher education.   The conference is organised by CAUDIT, CAUL and ACODE. 
Early Bird Registration closes on 3rd March.
With six keynote speakers and [...]

Audio Conference

Posted by Jayde Cahir on January 6th, 2011

Published in Inside Higher Ed today is an invitation to register for an audio conference called ‘Engaging Educators in Meaningful Assessment: A Collaboratively Designed Problem-based Approach’ with Peggy Maki.
The audio conference will cover:
• Perspectives on national assessment issues
• Proposed responses to national trends— some missing elements in the assessment process.
• Elements of a collaborative, problem-based [...]

International Technology, Education and Development Conference

Posted by Jayde Cahir on November 9th, 2010

The International Technology, Education and Development Conference  (INTED2011) has issued a call for abstracts.  
This conference will be held in Valencia, Spain from 7th-9th March 2011.
INTED2011 is an International Forum for those who wish to present their projects and innovations in the field of Education and Research. The general aim of the conference is to promote international collaboration [...]

OZeWAI Web Adaptability Conference (1–3 December, La Trobe Uni)

Posted by Tony Dwyer on November 3rd, 2010

OZeWAI, Australia’s only web adaptability conference is just around the corner, and you can register now. The conference will be held at La Trobe University, Bundoora (near Melbourne), Victoria.

Jacqui Begbie and Raven Calais from AGIMO will be talking about the Web Accessibility National Transition Strategy and the WCAG 2.0 Community of Expertise. There will also [...]

Learning Excellence and Development (LEAD) Symposium 2010

Posted by Tony Dwyer on November 3rd, 2010

LEAD is a collaborative group (funded by the Faculty of Business and Economics) whose members engage in projects concerned with promoting and researching university teaching. Members meet regularly over an eighteen-month cycle to support, advise and pace each other through the various stages of projects that are usually focused on issues in business education.
Who should [...]

The countdown continues…

Posted by Jayde Cahir on September 8th, 2010

It is only 12 days to go until our celebration of Learning and Teaching!
One of the many highlights will be a keynote session by Anne Forster, Independent Consultant and Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Maryland University College, on Friday 24th September, 10am to 11am, in Y3A, T1.
Anne Forster is an independent e-Learning Consultant based in [...]

Supporting new academics through blended delivery

Posted by Elaine Huber on August 27th, 2010

An innovative Teaching Induction Program (TIP) aimed at enhancing the student experience has been running in the Faculty of Business and Economics for the past two years. TIP introduces new staff to the principles of tertiary learning and teaching via a blended mode of delivery (both face-to-face and online sessions) and provides ongoing support on a faculty basis. The [...]