Workshops & Events

Learning in the Digital Age

In 2017, the theme Learning in the Digital Age will underpin a suite of professional development activities for teaching offered by LTLT. Below is an annual calendar of all activities for staff development and collaboration.

Use this calendar to help plan your professional development, register for events and download the event into your work calendar to keep up to date.


SOTL - Learning in the Digital Age Seminar 7

Thursday 24 August 12:00pm

Design, Delivery and Leadership focus: Be supported in your learning and teaching practice by hearing from award winning colleagues who have been involved in a variety of initiatives offered by LTLT.

Peer Assisted Teaching Scheme (PATS) Briefing

Monday 28 August 09:30am

Design, Deliver and Leadership focus: Take part in a scheme that connects experienced academics with a network of support. You may contribute as either an Advisor or a Participant. (peer support, face-to-face).

Responding to Student Feedback in Subjects in Week 4 (Semester 2)

Friday 01 September 10:00am

This workshop will provide a venue for sharing and discussing outcomes from the student polling data gathered in Week 4 of the semester.

Success and Retention - Mid-Semester Session - SHE Semester 2

Tuesday 05 September 10:00am

Delivery focus: Assists Subject and Course Coordinators identify strategies that can improve the student’s learning experiences. A three-part program tailored to specific subjects in the ASSC/SHE Colleges. (face-to-face).

Principles of Assessment Task Design

Tuesday 05 September 11:30am

Delivery focus: For Academics with less than three years teaching experience to further develop digitally enabled practice knowledge. Prerequisite: Introduction to Digital Teaching . Component of GCHE. (community of practice and face-to-face) .

Success & Retention - Semester 2 Mid-Semester Session (ASSC)

Wednesday 06 September 10:00am

Delivery focus: Assists Subject and Course Coordinators identify strategies that can improve the student’s learning experiences. A three-part program tailored to specific subjects in the ASSC/SHE Colleges. (face-to-face).

SOTL - Learning in the Digital Age

Wednesday 06 September 01:00pm

Presented by Professor Chris Scanlon and Professor Birgit Loch

SOTL- Presenting your draft SOTL application or publication

Thursday 07 September 02:00pm

Design, Delivery and Leadership focus: Be supported in your learning and teaching practice by hearing from award winning colleagues who have been involved in a variety of initiatives offered by LTLT.

Digital Learning and Teaching (Higher Education Leadership) Community of Practice

Wednesday 13 September 11:00am

Community of Practice Session 3

Facilitating Engagement and Progress towards Assessments

Thursday 14 September 11:00am

Semester 2 - Community of Practice: Curriculum

Teaching Scholars Development Program - Final Presentations and Reporting

Friday 15 September 10:00am

Leadership focus: Learn how to be a teaching leader and set yourself up for academic promotion. Component of GCHE. (face-to-face, peer support, self-paced online modules and community of practice).

In-Semester Polling of Students: Week 7 Data

Tuesday 19 September 10:00am

Delivery focus: Assists Subject and Course Coordinators identify strategies that can improve the student’s learning experiences. A three-part program tailored to specific subjects in the ASSC/SHE Colleges. (face-to-face).

SOTL - Learning in the Digital Age Seminar 8

Thursday 21 September 12:00pm

Design, Delivery and Leadership focus: Be supported in your learning and teaching practice by hearing from award winning colleagues who have been involved in a variety of initiatives offered by LTLT.

Responding to Student Feedback in Subjects in Week 7 (S2)

Friday 22 September 10:00am

Delivery focus: Learn how to use student feedback as a way of improving the teaching and learning experience. (face-to-face).

Principles of Rubric Design

Tuesday 03 October 11:30am

Delivery focus: For Academics with less than three years teaching experience to further develop digitally enabled practice knowledge. Prerequisite: Introduction to Digital Teaching . Component of GCHE. (community of practice and face-to-face).

Teaching Scholars Development Program - Final Presentations and Reporting

Friday 13 October 10:00am

Leadership focus: Learn how to be a teaching leader and set yourself up for academic promotion. Component of GCHE. (face-to-face, peer support, self-paced online modules and community of practice).

Improving the student response to face to face teaching

Tuesday 17 October 11:00am

Design, Delivery and Leadership focus: Self-paced program to support the design, delivery and leadership of teaching at La Trobe. Component of GCHE. (practice based activities, community of practice and self-paced online modules).

Digital Learning and Teaching (Higher Education Leadership) Community of Practice

Wednesday 18 October 11:00am

Community of Practice Session 4

Evaluating the blended learning design

Thursday 19 October 11:00am

Semester 2 - Community of Practice: Curriculum

SOTL - Learning in the Digital Age Seminar 9

Wednesday 25 October 12:00pm

Design, Delivery and Leadership focus: Be supported in your learning and teaching practice by hearing from award winning colleagues who have been involved in a variety of initiatives offered by LTLT.

Introduction to Teaching and Learning (Bendigo)

Tuesday 21 November 09:30am

Induction focus: Two-day blended mode induction program available to all academics new to teaching at La Trobe (face-to-face and self-paced online modules).

SOTL- Learning in the Digital Age Seminar 10

Wednesday 22 November 12:00pm

Design, Delivery and Leadership focus: Be supported in your learning and teaching practice by hearing from award winning colleagues who have been involved in a variety of initiatives offered by LTLT.

Introduction to Teaching and Learning (Bundoora)

Thursday 23 November 09:30am

Induction focus: Two-day blended mode induction program available to all academics new to teaching at La Trobe (face-to-face and self-paced online modules).

Success & Retention - Evaluation Session (SHE) - Semester 2

Tuesday 05 December 10:00am

Delivery focus: Assists Subject and Course Coordinators identify strategies that can improve the student’s learning experiences. A three-part program tailored to specific subjects in the ASSC/SHE Colleges. (face-to-face).

Success & Retention- Evaluation Session (ASSC) - Semester 2

Wednesday 06 December 10:00am

Delivery focus: Assists Subject and Course Coordinators identify strategies that can improve the student’s learning experiences. A three-part program tailored to specific subjects in the ASSC/SHE Colleges. (face-to-face).