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17-18 October 2017 | Pullman Sydney Airport , Mascot, Australia

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Interviews

[Video transcript] Improving student outcomes through learning spaces

This is the video transcript featuring insights by Kate Ramzan-Levy, Faculty Manager – Faculty of Business & Law, University of Newcastle; and Dr Ben Cleveland, Fellow at LEaRN, University of... Read More

Interview transcript: Integrating ePortfolio’s Across University Programs for Placing Students at the Centre of their Learning and Continued Learning

Over the past years, there has been an increased exploration of ePortfolio’s in higher education across disciplines at both the undergraduate and graduate level. In this video interview Professor Priscilla Trahar, Learning Designer (ePortfolio’s), University of Sunshine Coast, discusses how the University of the Sunshine Coast is... Read More

Interview transcript with Professor James Arvanitakis, Dean of the Graduate Research School, Western Sydney University

In this interview, Professor James Arvanitakis, Dean of the Graduate Research School, Western Sydney University, explores:Looking to the future of education: embracing change to improve the learning experienceThe balance between delivery of disciplinary content and developing new graduate attributes: incorporating skills into a blended... Read More

Case Studies

An inside look at how Monash University’s blended learning transformation is improving student outcomes

In Australia, pedagogy changes have taken centre-stage as universities look to transform the student experience. By focusing on their learning outcomes, there’s an opportunity to ensure students reach their goals and enhance the reputation of their wider institutions as hubs of excellence. Ahead of Blended Learning 2016, we take a look at how... Read More

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Blended Learning 217 Registration Form

Interested in registering Blended Learning 2017? Fill out this quick online form and email it back to @registration@iqpc.com.au to fast track your attendance!... Read More

Exclusive Content

How Australian universities are implementing innovative blended learning methods to boost student engagement

Advances in technology have enabled students with greater flexibility in how they learn, which has influenced the need for educators to engage students beyond the traditional classroom environment. In this exclusive eBook, several specialists from Deakin University, Monash University, Charles Sturt University and University of Sydney, share... Read More

What’s next for blended learning? An inside look at how three universities are evolving their blended learning strategies to drive student engagement and improve learning outcomes

In this eBook three universities explore the specific areas each are focusing on to improve student learning outcomes by creating effective and adaptable blended learning environments.Read on, to learn more about how:The University of Sydney is drivinginstitution-wide curriculum transformation through blended learning initiatives Charles Sturt... Read More

Integrating ePortfolios Across University Programs for Placing Students at the Centre of their Learning and Continued Learning

Over the past years, there has been an increased exploration of ePortfolio’s in higher education across disciplines at both the undergraduate and graduate level. In this video interview Professor Priscilla Trahar, Learning Designer (ePortfolio’s), University of Sunshine Coast, discusses how the University of the Sunshine Coast is... Read More

Educating Students in a Time of Disruption: Becoming Innovative and Creating an Internal Shift Towards Blended Learning

In this video interview, Professor James Arvanitakis, Dean of the Graduate Research School, Western Sydney University, explores:Looking to the future of education: embracing change to improve the learning experienceDiscuss the balance between delivery of disciplinary content and developing new graduate attributes: incorporating skills into a... Read More

Video

Blended learning: Improving student outcomes through learning spaces

In this interview Kate Ramzan-Levy, Faculty Manager – Faculty of Business & Law, University of Newcastle; and Dr Ben Cleveland, Fellow at LEaRN, University of Melbourne, explore how spaces can be used to provide a blended learning environment that supports student outcomes. In this video, they explore how to measure the effectiveness of... Read More

Presentations

Navigating Changing Student Dynamics and Heightened Expectations for Creating a Learner Centred Environment

With changing student cohorts it is important to align institutional strategy, curriculum development, and space design to support educators to employ active learning pedagogy. Educational institutes have been challenged to rethink how they can align with personalised and technical demands students are familiar with in their every day lives.In... Read More

Presentation: Educating Students in a Time of Disruption: Becoming Innovative and Creating an Internal Shift to Drive the Future of Universities

With an estimated seven career changes in today’s students’ lifetime, the age of the ‘four year career’ is forcing universities and other education institutions to adapt, diversify and respond. Educators need to prepare students for such an environment by becoming flexible and keep up with demand for multi-disciplinary and... Read More

The Future of the Lecture: Abolition or Paradigm Shift?

The challenge faced by ‘the lecture’ of the future is its balance between imparting knowledge and facilitatingactive learning. In this presentation from Blended Learning 2016, Dr Chris Thompson, Associate Dean (Education) & Senior Lecturer at Monash University, explores how this current shiftin culture is impacting on student learning,... Read More

Articles

University of Sydney's 7 Stage Approach to Personalise Student Feedback & Measure Blended Learning Outcomes

Professor Abelardo Pardo, Senior Lecturer at University of Sydney, recently shared exclusive insight in this interactive infographic on how his team has set out to pursue several new initiatives to support student learning outcomes, based on the results of the dashboard trial. This infographic breaks down the seven stages that enabled personalised... Read More

How to change mindsets & introduce blended learning techniques successfully

In this article, Susie MacFarlane, Senior Facilitator, Teaching Excellence and Innovation, shares insight into her team’s efforts to enable a blended learning environment for students at the School of Exercise & Nutrition, Deakin... Read More