At the nexus of learning and innovation

Idea suggestions

Submission Form: A call for interesting ideas, projects, and research

Do you have predictions about the future of learning? Are you working on an innovative project? Itching to share insights into novel pedagogies, new technologies, interesting places and spaces, theories, methods, and other topics or combinations? We here at the Centre for Research on Learning and Innovation (CRLI) are trialling an initiative to gather such ideas, projects, and research from our broader community.

Designing for (instructional) designers: A design-thinking approach

In this workshop the Instructional Design & eLearning community will work with The University of Sydney Centre for Research on Learning and Innovation team to design an (online) space for eLearning practitioners to interact with academics on the innovation of eLearning methods, practices and technologies.

(The workshop is booked out see here). 

You will learn about Design Thinking by applying the principles to a problem where you are one of the ‘customers’.

You’ll be introduced to the basic concepts and tools of Design Thinking and apply these to design an online space where practitioners and researchers can jointly work on eLearning innovation. You will be thinking about issues such as:

Student highlight: Dwayne Ripley

Dwayne comes from a background working in edtech startups. He is now finishing his Masters dissertation in the Masters of Learning Sciences and Technology program, where he is studying how learning sciences research gets applied in industry.

What are you researching?

Dwayne: I study the differences in how edtech entrepreneurs access and apply research in the learning sciences.


What motivates your research?


Dwayne: My research has been motivated by my own personal experiences in edtech startups as well as a practical desire to help inform strategies for making research in the learning sciences accessible to a larger demographic.

Leading international scholars at CRLI

Announcing a program of visiting scholars for the second half of 2017

Image of international scholars

 

CRLI has invited key international scholars from leading centres to collaborate on its project Understanding and Facilitating Learning in Emerging Knowledge Co-Creation Spaces, funded under the Sydney Research Excellence Initiative 'SREI’ 2020 scheme at the University of Sydney, and

Abelardo Pardo: Using data for better student feedback

Abelardo Pardo, co-coordinator of the learning analytics SIG, has just published a new paper in The Journal for Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education. This paper explores feedback in education and how this can play out and be extended in data rich learning environments.