At the nexus of learning and innovation

All children deserve the best possible start in life. Working within a risk and prevention paradigm, many services intervene early, supporting parents’ to cope with adversity. The problem is that telling parents what to do doesn’t work. Partnership…

The discussion about the transfer of knowledge and learning seems to be ongoing and without any conclusion as to what transfer is, when or how it occurs. Since the late eighties, the research on transfer and learning has focused on how identity, situatedness, affordances of resources…

What kind of ideas, technologies and practical needs will shape the future of learning? What is a real breakthrough or transformation (in technologies, social trends, theories or research methods) and what is just a fad? What's worth embracing, developing and researching further and what should…

In this seminar we address the complex question of: What should online support for Australia’s teachers look like?

"Summative assessment" refers to measuring student learning after the conclusion of a program by comparing their recall of the taught material – usually by a test that results in individual scores – against a predetermined standard or benchmark. This contrasts with "…

Assessment is central to all forms of education and there is now a wealth of research examining the impact of assessment on learning. Over the past two decades research has highlighted how assessment can work to drive learning, but also the negative consequences of some forms of assessment and…

Convenor: Prof. Peter Reimann, CRLI

Communication and collaboration competences are mentioned prominently amongst the graduate attributes of the University of Sydney, they are also…

Linked (Open) Data is a technology and a political initiative designed to facilitate general access to high quality data from diverse domains. It is a movement which inherits technologies from the Semantic Web effort, and to some extent grew out of some frustration with that initiative. I will…

In this first half of this session, I will present some of the ways that we approach Reflective Writing Analytics at CIC. I will highlight some key characteristics of the psychosocial and computational epistemic domains and outline some of the challenges in bringing them together. To illustrate…