Learning and Teaching

The 3rd Conversation about Learning and Teaching 2016

Day 1 - Wednesday 7th September - 12 to 4.30 pm, Nexus Theatre

Day 2 - Thursday 8th September, 11 am to 12 noon - Library foyer; 12 - 4.30 pm, Nexus Theatre

Call for Papers - now closes on 22 August 2016

The Conversation about Learning and Teaching in 2016 will explore the future of learning and teaching.

The two half-day event will bring together staff and students to celebrate current learning and teaching practices, to share advanced practices and to showcase innovation from all around the university and to discuss the future of learning.

The event will include presentations from leading learning and teaching experts in the State, a keynote speaker, a small panel in conversation with the PVC Learning and Teaching, a showcase day with five categories including Full and Short papers, Rapid Fire presentations and video presentations. The Poster session category on 8th September which will be displayed in the Library foyer.

Prizes for all winners from each category will be announced on 8th September.

If you are a student or an academic or professional staff member, you are encouraged to attend. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Please click on this link for more information on the Call for Papers, Presentations and Posters. We encourage you to apply. The deadline is 15th August 2016.

If you have questions about the Call for Papers, please contact Professor Domenico Gasbarro.

All other enquiries about the event, please contact Alice Haning.

Staff who are interested to attend, please register through TCMS.  Students and externals who are interested, please register here.

Schedule: Day 1 - Wednesday 7th September 2016; 12 to 4.30 pm; Nexus Theatre

Staff-Student debate, Presentations and Panel discussion

Time Event - Nexus theatre
12.00 - 1.00 pm Lunch (provided), Registration and Networking
1.00 - 1.15 pm Welcome by Prof Steve Ritchie (MC) and Dr Glen Stasiuk
1.15 - 1.25 pm Introduction by Prof Sara de Freitas, Pro VC Learning and Teaching, Murdoch
1.25 - 2.30 pm Student-Staff debate
2.30 - 3.00 pm Coffee/Tea Break
3.00 - 3.20 pm Presentation by Prof Sara de Freitas (Pro VC, Murdoch)
3.20 - 3.40 pm Presentation by Prof Deborah Terry (VC Curtin)
3.40 - 4.25 pm

Panel discussion: What is the 'Brave New World' for higher education in 2030?
Panel: Prof Sara de Freitas (Chair); Prof Deborah Terry, Prof Romy Lawson (DVC Education, Murdoch), Prof Darrell Evans (Vice-Provost Learning and Teaching, Monash)

4.30 pm Close

Schedule: Day 2 - Thursday 8th September 2016 - Showcase Day - Nexus theatre

Time Event - Nexus theatre
12 - 1 pm Registration, lunch (provided) and networking
12 - 1 pm Poster session - Nexus foyer
1.00 - 4.30 pm

Keynote speaker: Prof Darrell Evans, Vice-Provost (Learning and Teaching, Monash University) on 'Enabling student engagement now and into the future' followed by question time.

Showcase of teaching - Rapid Fire, poster and video categories.

More information regarding showcase presentations will be available closer to the date.