Events & Registration
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3 December 2015
It is expected that all projects will be completed by Monday 30 November 2015, with the final report due by Thursday 3 December 2015. Failure to meet the reporting schedule and requirements could result in all members of your team being ineligible for awards in future rounds of the Educational Innovation Grants.
18 - 19 February 2016
9.30am - 4.30pm
The program forms part of the University's confirmation process for the appointment of continuing staff (see page 8). The program is designed for University staff, and certain selection criteria apply. Prospective external fee-paying participants should contact us directly.
26 - 27 November 2015
ALASI is the main forum in Australia for the exchange of knowledge, innovation, and experiences in the area of Learning Analytics. The event offers a great opportunity to learn about analytics in education, showcase your activities and benchmark results through exposure to the thinking, experiences and feedback of other practitioners and researchers in the field.
27 November 2015
9.30am - 11.00am
This interdisciplinary forum is part of the University’s program for academics who are new to Sydney University and/or to higher degree research supervision.
25 November 2015
12.00pm - 5.00pm
Please join us for OLT Seminar: Learning Analytics and Retention in Australian Higher Education.
This interactive seminar will report and respond to findings from the recently released Office for Learning and Teaching commissioned report Learning analytics and retention: a framework for advancement. The research presented in this report scrutinised LA implementations around Australia to glean insight into the factors that appear to afford or mediate them, and that will ensure their sustainability.
Location: See map
24 November 2015
(and then 3.45pm-4.45pm)
In this seminar Professor Barnett will give a presentation on his next publication – the book: Understanding the University: Institution, Idea(s), Possibilities, to be published by Routledge in December this year.
Following afternoon tea to be provided at 3:30 all participants are invited to stay for up to an hour to continue discussions on education research topics, including one-on-one discussions between current HDR students and senior researchers.
4 November 2015
9.00am - 5.30pm
With the theme of 'Cultural competence is everyone's business', the Colloquium considers how we might meet the challenge of embedding cultural competence in teaching and curriculum. You'll hear from students, staff and industry, and also from our keynote speaker, Dr Tim Soutphommasane, Australia's Race Discrimination Commissioner.
This event is free for University of Sydney staff & students