Friday, 27 April 2012

Capital City Fora: Assessing and Assuring Graduate Learning Outcomes (AAGLO) Project

The AAGLO project, which is funded through the Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT), is conducting a series of capital city fora. Each forum will include a keynote presentation by Trudy W. Banta, an international leader in the area of outcomes assessment, an overview of AAGLO project findings and an opportunity to engage with colleagues in discussion of issues of current relevance to Australia’s quality agenda.

Registration: Free

Dates and East Coast Locations (venues TBA): 

  • Brisbane: Wednesday 9 May 2012 
  • Melbourne: Friday 11 May 2012
  • Sydney Monday 14 May 2012
(Similar events are planned for Adelaide and Perth at a later date)

For more information please visit the AALGO website:

AAGLO Project Team

A/Prof Simon Barrie 
The University of Sydney

Professor Geoff Crisp 
RMIT University

Dr Clair Hughes 
The University of Queensland

Ms Anne Bennison (Project Manager) 
The University of Queensland

October Face-to-Face Meeting Dates

After reviewing everyone's availability in Doodle for the second f-2-f meeting between network members we have decided to hold the meeting on the 16th and 17th of October in Sydney. We will provide more information to members as arrangements are made. If you will not be able to attend, please be in touch.

Friday, 20 April 2012

NNI on 59mins@FLI

59mins@FLI - Learn About The National Networking Initiative         

In this session Mike Keppell, Director of the Flexible Learning Institute, introduced the National Networking Initiative (NNI) to the CSU community. In this presentation, Mike reflected upon the objectives of the NNI, where it is heading and what's happening in the project at present.

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Thursday, 19 April 2012

April NNI Partner Meeting

Network of Australasian Tertiary Associations or 'NATA' is the name...

The NNI Member representatives met using Vidyo, a video conferencing tool, to discuss the recent progress report, project communication plan, development of an ethics application and to decide upon a network name. It was unanimously decided to go with NATA, the Network of Australasian Tertiary Associations. This meeting helped provide clarity in the direction of the project both in respect to the research agenda, communication platform to be adopted as well the scope of the project itself.

For a full copy of the agenda please click here.

Saturday, 14 April 2012

DEANZ Conference, Wellington

Professor Mike Keppell presented a paper and conducted a workshop at the DEANZ conference on behalf of the NNI:
  • Keppell, M.J., & Suddaby, G. (2012). Engaging academics in learning and teaching: The National Networking Initiative, Distance Education Association of New Zealand, DEANZ Conference, 11-13 April, Wellington (Paper and Presentation). 
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  • Keppell, M.J., & Suddaby, G., Hard, N. (2012). Operationalising good practice in technology-enhanced learning and teaching, Distance Education Association of New Zealand, DEANZ Conference, 11-13 April, Wellington. (Workshop).
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