Posts by Jen Aughterson

Keynote Speakers – WIL in Scien...

Keynote Speakers – WIL in Science National Forum 2017

  Biography: Lindie Clark Lindie Clark is the Academic and Programs Director of Macquarie University’s unique Professional and Community Engagement program (PACE). PACE provides work integrated learning experiences and employability development to all undergraduate students as an integral part of their study program. Prior to taking up this role she was the Director of the […]

MOOC on Contemporary Approaches to Un...

A MOOC on Contemporary Approaches to University Teaching, has been developed by Associate Professor Kym Fraser as part of an OLT National Teaching Fellowship. It’s comprised of a series of 13 modules which have been developed by a group of academics from universities across Australia, and will be offered at the beginning of 2018. The […]

WIL in Science National Forum

The ACDS 2017 WIL in Science National Forum will be held at the ParkRoyal Hotel at Melbourne Airport on Friday 8th December 2017. This ACDS event ‘Building Successful WIL Partnerships in Science’ incorporates perspectives of students, industry and faculty teams. This forum is designed to assist Faculties to work towards a systematic embedding of WIL. […]

New resources for STEM teacher traini...

The Department of Education has promoted a range of new resources and approaches from the five ‘Enhancing the Training of Mathematics and Science Teachers projects‘. This work provides a diverse platform for future improvements to support both the preparation of school teachers of maths and science, and also professional development for teachers. The final reports […]

National Collaborative Writing Group ...

An exciting SoTL opportunity awaits you in 2018! What is it & why should I participate? The national collaborative writing group initiative is an exciting networking opportunity for Science/Biomedical Science SoTL practitioners to come together to share their passion for science education. The idea to establish a group at the national level was borne from […]

Unlocking the code to digital literac...

Associate Professor Jo Coldwell-Nielson is an OLT Fellow working on the challenging concept of digital literacy. Jo works in the Department of Information Technology at Deakin University. She is looking for your contribution to a national framework to support digital literacy development.  Jo writes… How do you perceive your digital literacy capacity and preparedness to […]

ASCILITE 2017!

The ASCILITE 2017 conference conference will be held at the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba from 4 – 6 December 2017. The 2017 ASCILITE conference offers a unique opportunity for practitioners and researchers from diverse contexts and fields to come together to critically discuss, imaginatively explore and passionately debate all things educational technology and […]

ACSME 2017 it’s a wrap!

Professor Jordan Nash opens ACSME 2017

ACSME 2017 was opened by the Monash Dean of Science, Professor Jordan Nash, who reminded the 190 participants from 43 institutions and organisations that we have the most inspiring subject matter to work with: ‘teaching how the world works’. The key note speaker Karen Burke da Silva then presented her own learning inspirations and career […]

BEAN17, the annual Biosciences Educat...

The Biosciences Education Australia Network (BEAN) is holding its annual meeting in Canberra on Dec 11-12 at the Shine Dome. By popular demand, we’ll have another the forum dinner at the Monster Kitchen and Bar, which is now rated as one of the top places to eat in Australia! Registration is now open on Eventbrite: […]

HERDSA/ACEN Rekindled Driving Outcome...

Tuesday 26th September 2017, 9:30am –12:45pm Join us for registration and refreshments from 9.00am HERDSA Victoria Branch, ACEN and Monash University invite you to an event revisiting a selection of the 2017 HERDSA and ACEN conferences presentations. Keynote Presentation: Lisa Bolton, Research Manager QILT, Social Research Centre This session will include an overview of the […]