At the nexus of learning and innovation

2018 Seminar Series

13 November - Shibani Antonette

Shibani Antonette presented on Augmenting pedagogical writing support with contextualizable learning analytics on 13 November. See above or go to

2 October - Professor Peter Goodyear

Professor Peter Goodyear presented on Making a niche for educational ecology as an applied science on 2 October. See above or go to

Slides are available through the following link:

11 September - Keith Trigwell 

Keith Trigwell presented on The Scholarship of University Teaching and Student Learning on 11 September. See above or go to

4 September - Professor Michael Jacobson & Dr Kathryn Aufflick

Professor Michael Jacobson and Dr Kathryn Aufflick presented on the topic of motivation on 4 September. See above or go to and

21 August - Jens Jorgen Hansen

Jens Jorgen Hansen presented on Learning through Practice: as case-based, design-based and simulation-based learning on 21 August. See above or go to


14 August - Nyssa Murray and Valerie Harwood

Nyssa Murray and Professor Valerie Harwood presented on the Lead My Learning Campaign on 14 August. See above or go to

1 August - Innovative technologies showcase 

Including the following speakers: Martin Brown: Educational Design manager, Office of the Vice-Chancellor's Westmead Operations Jim Cook: Innovation Leader, TechLab A/Prof Hamish MacDougall: School of Psychology, Sydney Human Factors Research, VR OpenLab Peter Magdas: Manager, Immersive Learning Lab Prof Michael J Jacobson: Professor and Chair of Education; Co-director, Learning, Cognitive, and Brain Sciences Research Group Prof Phil Poronnik: Professor of Biomedical Sciences (Educational Strategy) Pradeep Khanna: Sydney President, VRARA (Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality Association); IEEE ICICLE X-Reality for Learning and Performance Augmentation SIG; Global Co-Chair education, VRARA; CEO of GLOBAL MINDSET Facilitated by Prof Peter Reimann: Professor of Education and codirector of CRLI.

4 July - SIG Day Out



12 June - Professor Eric Tsui

Professor Eric Tsui presented on the Open Curriculum project on 12 June. See above or go to

22 May - Associate Professor Stefanie Schurer


Associate Professor Stefanie Schurer presented her recent research on 22 May, discussing the topic: University education and non-cognitive skill development. See above or go to:


15 May - Dr Hongzhi Yang

Dr Hongzhi Yang presented her recent research on 15 May, discussing the topic of Perezhivanie during the professional experience: the nexus between pre-service teachers’ emotional experience and cognitive development. See above or go to


17 April - Professor Michael Jacobson

Professor Michael Jacobson gave a very insightful presentation on Tuesday 17 April titled Toward Research Publications that Answer the Right Questions. See above or go to


2 March - Yi-Shan Tsai

CRLI kicked off its 2018 Seminar Series with speakers from the LAK18 conference.

On the 2nd of March, Yi-Shan Tsai presented on the topic of institutional adoption of learning analytics, which involved a discussion around the SHEILA project at the University of Edinburgh.


13 April - Elle Yuan Wang and Tom Fikes

On the 13th of March, Elle Yuan Wang and Tom Fikes from Arizona State University discussed the EdPlus Action Lab.