This conference titled #outoftheblue, A virtual journey through resilience, re-imagining and recovery is organised by the Council of Australasian University Leaders in Learning and Teaching (CAULLT).

Conference date: Thursday 12th November 10.30am – 2.00pm (via Zoom)

The keynote presenter is international expert Dr Diana Oblinger, president emeritus of Educause, followed by Deakin hero, A/P Phill Dawson who will be re-imagining assessment. A highlight is 10 brief presentations from colleagues who have transformed assessment  as a result of Covid-19 restrictions. The full program for the day is here.

Representing Macquarie University at the conference are:

  • Dr Janet Dutton, Macquarie School of Education: Reimagining a ‘Mantle of the Expert’ Viva Voce for the Zoom environment (see also this recent post – How I teach now: Janet Dutton).
  • Maurizio Manuguerra (presenter), David Bulger and Natalie Spence, Macquarie University Department of Mathematics and Statistics and Learning and Teaching Team: Assessment for learning: Re-takeable personalised tests at cognitive levels.

See abstracts here

Register for the conference here

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