At the nexus of learning and innovation

Generally all recorded CRLI events are made available via our YouTube channel at 

Sydney Research Seminar Series

12 September - Dr Anya Johnson & Tony Cannell


5 September - Professor Michael Jacobson & Professor Peter Reimann


2019 Seminar Series

20 April - Professor Nicolas Guichon

Professor Nicolas Guichon presented on Designing to support international student's transition to a new academic context on 20 April. See above or go to:

13 March - Professor Emmanuel Manalo


Professor Emmanuel Manalo presented on Elucidating Methods for Benefitting from Productive Failure in Educational Contexts on 13 March. Thank you to Associate Professor Joanne Arciuli, who hosted the event and Emmanuel's visit. See above or go to:

5 March - Professor Carmen Zahn

Professor Carmen Zahn presented on Video Analysis in Research on CSCL on 5 March. See above or go to:

2018 Learning and Innovation Research Fest

Watch our plenaries, "Moonshots for 21st Century Learning: Research at the CRLI Advanced Learning Technologies" and "Innovation in the Digital Local Learning Ecology" with Prof Patrick Olivier, as well as available roundtables on teacher data literacy and AI for education.

2018 Seminar Series

4 December - Professor Norma Clement

Professor Norma Clement presented on Lecture Theatres of the Future? The Leeds Experience on 4 December. See above or go .

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.