News and Events

Present at ASCILITE 2022 (4-7 December, University of Sydney)

The annual ASCILITE conference is the main event for anyone interested in the use of learning technologies in higher education. This year’s is hosted by the University of Sydney, 4-7 December. A workshop for those interested in presenting will be held this Wednesday, 13 April, 1-2pm.

VC Education Award winners showcase

Thursday 7 April 2pm-3pm: celebrating the 2021 winners of the Vice Chancellor’s Education Awards. We will hear all about the prize winners’ teaching innovations, what to consider when developing an application, and suggestions for getting started on a successful application of your own.

February Education Services workshops now open

February is packed with Ed Services workshops to help you prepare for semester one, including how to set up your LMS, introductions to Pebblepad and H5P, teaching in hybrid and online settings, and the ‘Introduction to teaching at La Trobe’ seminar for those new to La Trobe.


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Learning & Teaching grant winner Jabed Chowdhury

Congratulations to Jabed Chowdhury (Computer Science & IT) on receiving a D2L/ASCILITE grant to continue his work on gamification in Cyber Security teaching. D2L and ASCILITE jointly provide funding of up to $10,000 per year to support research projects in the field of technology-enhanced learning.

Building a culture of innovation at La Trobe

Congratulations to Birgit Loch and her team for winning the best concise paper award at ASCILITE earlier this week for their paper ‘Building a culture of innovation in learning and teaching technologies through an innovators group’, outlining the achievements of the SHE Innovators Group.

New TEQSA resource on contract cheating for maths

Katherine Seaton, formerly from Maths & Stats and now an adjunct at La Trobe, has developed a new TEQSA resource to support the fight against contract cheating, aimed particularly at symbol and logic-based disciplines such as Mathematics. The guide includes a checklist for investigators.


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