At the nexus of learning and innovation

Why communicate through video?

And how to create animated video in 5 minutes? By Erica Ho

I always want my students to share their ideas with others. But it is not realistic to expect students to read writings written by peers when they don’t even have time to finish the course readings you assigned, our students are too busy to read.

Communicate through video

Discuss your research with Bill Penuel

Bill Penuel is available for some 1:1 meetings from 13-17 November

1:1 meetings with Bill Penuel

Bill Penuel, Professor of Educational Psychology & Learning Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, will be visiting the University of Sydney from the 13th to 17th of November 2017. He has some time available for 1:1 meetings. If you would like to schedule a time with Bill to chat about your research, or teaching or educational leadership, please contact Celina McEwan (celina.mcewen@sydney.edu.au) before noon Monday 13th.

Patrick Olivier - Students as co-producers of learning experiences

Some reflections by Gareth Denyer and others on the recent Student Partnerships SIG meeting. This meeting included the special guest presenter Professor Patrick Olivier, and other presenters from around the university.

Below are reflections from various SIG members on the talk Patrick gave (video soon to come). If you have your own comments or ideas, add them to the comments below and we'll add them to the post.

CRLI Seminar Series

“Engaging Effectively with Innovation” as a Graduate Quality with Professor Tom Carey

Seminar Recording

The increasingly competitive, fluid and challenging work environments of the futurerequire graduates who are prepared to work with knowledge that doesn’t yet exist, using practices that don’t yet exist, in jobs that don’t exist.  In this seminar, we’ll look at a new Canadian project aiming to address some of this need by developing “capability to engage effectively with innovation in the workplace” as a Graduate Quality.

Ambitious “Growing mind” project funded in Finland

Congratulations to our Finnish colleagues, Professor Kai Hakkarainen and his team, who have been awarded a strategic grant for the project “Growing mind: Educational transformations for facilitating sustainable personal, social, and institutional renewal at the digital age”.

This five year multimillion-dollar project is a part of the Strategic Research Programme of the Academy of Finland “Keys to Sustainable Growth”.