2016 WIL @ Deakin: Lunch and Learn series

Lunch and Learn has returned for 2016.

Every month the WIL@Deakin group will host an educational opportunity for the Deakin community to explore key teaching innovations, research and procedures relating to WIL and Employability.

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2015 Learning and Teaching Conference wrap up

The annual Learning and Teaching Conference took place on the Burwood Campus on 19th November 2015.

The conference theme was Learning Brilliance and included papers on topics such as; active and activated learning, Work Integrate Learning and professional practice and assessing tricky Graduate Learning Outcomes.

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Recipient of the first Deakin Hallmark - Michelle Worsley

We are delighted to congratulate Michelle Worsley on her achievement of a Deakin Hallmark for Teamwork Excellence in Environmental Management and Sustainability.

Michelle is the first recipient of a Deakin Hallmark; prestigious University awards, designed to give Deakin students the opportunity to differentiate themselves to employers. Deakin Hallmarks have been developed in consultation with industry and professional bodies, to warrant students’ outstanding achievement of graduate capabilities imperative to employability.

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2015 Learning and Teaching Conference; Learning Brilliance

Registrations now open

This year's Conference, following in the footsteps of last year's highly successful event, is set to be another first-rate opportunity to discover Deakin's very own brilliance; hear what your colleagues are doing on campus, off campus, in the classroom and in the cloud.

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CRADLE Seminar series: Analyzing exemplars to support students' understandings of assessment

You are invited to attend the next instalment in the CRADLE Seminar Series: Analyzing exemplars to support students' understandings of assessment.

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Call for OLT Grant applications now open

The Office for Learning and Teaching have announced grants for 2016.

This round will accept full proposals for innovation and development grants, and strategic priority commissioned grants.

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Deakin wins international award

Deakin has won the Oceania Regional Prize in the QS Wharton Stars Reimagine Education Global Awards for innovative higher education pedagogies enhancing learning and employability.

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WIL Leaders at Deakin: Skills and Structures to Make WIL Work with Professor Jeff Giddings

You are invited to the WIL Leaders at Deakin workshop for academic or executive staff.

Guest speaker for this workshop will be Professor Jeff Giddings, from Griffith Law School, discussing the OLT Project – Effective Placement Supervision.

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DLF Visiting Scholar Seminar with Dr Gardner Campbell

"That digital fluency can increase integrative thinking: an interesting hypothesis"

Please join us in the first in our 2015 series of DLF Visiting Scholar seminars, to be held on the morning of 10 July at the Melbourne Burwood Campus.

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Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning (CRADLE) launch

On the 5th of May we will see the launch of a new research centre in the Education Portfolio, the Centre for Research in Assessment and Digital Learning (CRADLE).

This is the first public event of CRADLE. It will introduce the staff and their focus, and provide an opportunity to discuss new directions in assessment.

Videos are now available and a live stream of the launch will be available on the 5th of May from the CRADLE launch page.

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Deakin Hallmarks to be piloted in 2015

Deakin Hallmarks address this issue by enabling recognition, at the discretion of the course director, of outstanding achievement specifically in Deakin's Graduate Learning Outcomes, contextualised to the discipline.

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HERDSA, July 2015 Learning for life and work in a complex world, the 2015 conference of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia, will be held in Melbourne, 6-9 July.   Registration is now open: please see the conference website for details and submission information.

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Kieran Lim wins National Award for Teaching Excellence

Associate Professor Kieran Lim (School of Life and Environmental Sciences) has won a prestigious Australian Award for University Teaching, in the category Physical Sciences and Related Studies.

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STARS 2015

STARS 2015, or Students, Transitions, Achievement, Retention & Success, is also on in Melbourne, 1-4 July 2015.  Please see the conference website for submission and registration information.

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ISSOTL, October 2015 Melbourne is hosting the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 27-30 October 2015, with the theme Leading Learning and the Scholarship of Change. For abstract submission and other information, please see the conference website.

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