Sydney Teaching Colloquium | Technology

Sydney Teaching Colloquium | Technology-enhanced curriculum
Law School Foyer |3 October 2-4 pm
1. Principles for developing programs using integrated learning space– Rob Ellis (2:00 – 2.10)
2. Case study: program-level implementation – Jo Lander – (2:10 – 2:20)
3. Large undergraduate cohorts (2:20 – 2:50)
3.1 eNotebooks encouraging engaged enquiry
Gareth Denyer, Deputy Head, School of Molecular Bioscience, Faculty
Science [email protected]
We are trailing the use of an ePorfolio system as an eNotebook in our undergraduate practical
classes and we hope that our experiences (both good and bad) will help others decide when and
how they might do the inevitable and introduce this technology
3.2 Integrating Academic Skills Development in a First Semester Chemistry Unit
Associate Professor Adam Bridgeman, Director of First Year Studies, School of Chemistry and
Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching, Faculty of Science
In the fully online 'Research Project on Global Warming', around 2000 first year students engage
with the science of global warming and research literature and develop key academic skills.
4. Innovations (10 mins each)
4.1 Using Adobe Connect for synchronous teaching: The example of the Special Education Retraining
Dr Ilektra Spandagou, Senior Lecturer in Inclusive Education, Faculty of Education and Social Work,
[email protected] presenting for the team: Associate Professor David Evans (Faculty of
Education and Social Work), Ms Cathy Little (Faculty of Education and Social Work), Ms Susan Atkinson
(eLearning), and Lesley McInnes (eLearning)
This presentation discusses pedagogical issues involved in using Adobe Connect with on-campus and offcampus groups of students at a post-graduate course, as well as it presents findings from students’ initial
evaluation of their experience.
4.2 Cinematic Transformations: The Digital Image
Dr Bruce Isaacs, Lecturer in Film Studies, Art History and Film Studies
School of Letters, Art and Media, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences [email protected]
This presentation demonstrates an innovative digital learning object created for FILM2660:
Cinema and the Digital Aesthetic.
A description of the use of an open source electronic lab notebook as a means for very wide
collaboration in two ARC Linkage projects based in Todd's group.
MATTHEW TODD | Senior Lecturer and Honours Coordinator
School of Chemistry | Faculty of Science [email protected] |
Elizabeth Gresser – student – Conservatorium of Music – e-portfolio
Rosanne Quinnell (Biological Sciences) – virtual microscope
Karen Scott (Medicine) – mobile learning
Panel to answer questions (10 mins)
 Presenters to form panel to answer any questions