Learning and Teaching Week

La Trobe Learning and Teaching (LTLT) is convening the second annual La Trobe Learning and Teaching Week from 28 October to 1 November 2019. The theme for 2019 is “The Year of Assessment and Feedback”.

Learning and Teaching Week will feature presentations and workshops by learning and teaching leaders from across our campuses, and across the sector.

The program of events will include:

  • The launch day which features a keynote address by educational innovators Adam Bridgeman, Danny Liu, and Ruth Weeks, VC’s Teaching Awards and a Technology Showcase
  • Panel discussion with local high school principals on our future students, and their experience and expectations of assessment and feedback
  • Keynote address and workshop on Academic Integrity with Tracey Bretag, author of the TEQSA Good Practice Note on contract cheating
  • A special event at the Bendigo campus titled “Embedding Indigenous Perspectives in Curriculum and Pedagogy’, with internal and external experts
  • A Student Success Summit
  • La Trobe Learning and Teaching Week will host staff presentations on Thursday 31 October 2019 to give staff opportunities to engage with colleagues and to disseminate strategies, approaches and innovations implemented this year to better meet the learning needs of students.

For detailed information about the sessions, please refer to the Learning and Teaching Week program and abstracts below:

LEARNING AND TEACHING WEEK PROGRAM AND ABSTRACTS

For information about the sessions that will be video-conferenced to our regional campuses during Learning and Teaching week, view below:

REGIONAL CAMPUSES VIDEO CONFERENCE SCHEDULE


Week Schedule

REGISTER NOW!

Important: This event registration form allows you to select different sessions on different days. You can change between days and your selections will be saved. You do not need to submit a form for each individual day.

Albury Wodonga campus

Video conference available during the week's program and recordings will be distributed after the event.

TimeMONDAYTimeFRIDAY
VenueAW4 245 Meeting RoomVenueAW4 245 Meeting Room
9:30am to 1:30pm

Half-day Video conference from Bundoora campus.

Please refer to the Bundoora/City campus Friday schedule for information in all the sessions delivered this day.

10:00am to 5:00pm

All-day Video conference from Bundoora campus.

Please refer to the Bundoora/City campus Friday schedule for information in all the sessions delivered this day


Staff Development Conference Program [PDF 304kb]

TimeTUESDAYTimeWEDNESDAY
VenueLecture Theather FoyerVenueLecture Theather Foyer
10:00am

Registration and Networking

8:30amWalk around the lake and light stretch
10:30am to
12:00pm

New Work Order: Preparing young people for a rapidly changing world

Host: Jan Owen

9:00am  

Meaningful Assessment - Time for a change
Host: Geoff Crisp
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Building Creativity and Problem-Solving Capacity with a Growth Mindset

Host: Karen Smythe

12:45pm 

Lunch

Venue: Lecture Theather Foyer

10:00am Morning Tea
12:45pm 

I actually do know a little bit!: Levering the cultural strengths and capabilities of older university students

Host: Sarah O’Shea

10:30am 

Continuation of Meaningful Assessment - Time for a change

Host: Geoff Crisp

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Continuation of "Building Creativity and Problem-Solving Capacity with a Growth Mindset"

Host: Karen Smythe

1:45pm 15 Minute stretch
Facilitator: Josh Marsden
12:00pm

Video conference from Bendigo campus.

Embedding Indigenous Perspectives in Curriculum and Pedagogy

Keynote: Dennis McDermott

Lunch

Venue: Building 4- Administration; Level 2; AW-4-4211(Board Room)

2:00pm Student panel discussion
Facilitator: Sarah O'Shea
1:00pm to 2:00pmScholarship of Learning and Teaching (SoLT)
Host: Liz Branigan
3:00pm Reflections and discussion of presentations and student panel. What are the implications for learning and teaching
Host: Kerrie-Lee Krause
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Concurrent sessions

Work with Purpose

Host: Inbar Niv

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Research Session - - Refer to Staff Development Conference Program [PDF 304kb]

4:45pmBreak2:30pmBreak
5:00pm Research panel
Pre-Dinner panel on current research
2:45pm 

Closing Sessions x3 - Refer to Staff Development Conference Program [PDF 304kb]

6:00pmDinner3:45pmClose

Bendigo campus

TimeMONDAY
Venue129 Business Boardroom
9:30am to 1:30pm

Half-day Video conference from Bundoora campus.

Please refer to the Bundoora/City campus Friday schedule for information in all the sessions delivered this day.

TimeWEDNESDAY
VenueHHS 333/334

9:30am

Acknowledgment of Country

Workshop - Deep Listening and Learning: Essential Indigenous Perspectives

This workshop will focus on what it means to have an Indigenous perspective on learning and teaching and why is it important for all of us to understand and to embed these perspectives in our curriculum and practice.

Facilitators: Kate Russell and Kath Coff

11:30amMorning tea
12:00pm

Embedding Indigenous Perspectives in Curriculum and Pedagogy

Keynote: Dennis McDermott

Venue: HHS2: 251 Hybrid Lecture Theatre

1:00pm 

Lunch
Please RSVP for catering purposes

Venue: HHS2: 251 Hybrid Lecture Theatre (Foyer)

2:00pm

Workshop - Teaching interactively online

This session focuses on the core drivers of an outstanding student learning experience online. How do we heighten online engagement through conversation, assessment and design?

Host: Karin Moses and Kenneth Neven

Venue: HHS 333/334

3:15pmAfternoon tea
3:30pm 

Workshop - Learning and Teaching in the Regions? What’s so special about that?

Who are our regional students and how do they learn? This session examines the regional context of Higher Education and the implications for the way in which we design and deliver our curriculum.

Host: Karin Moses

Venue: HHS 333/334

TimeTHURSDAY
VenueET 211
11:45am to 1:00pm

Workshop - Creative solutions for blended learning using La Trobe’s WebEx technology

Presented by Jim Whittington, Ryan Naylor, Toen Castle, Vipul Patel, Haider Al Abadi, Emma Fox, Birgit Loch

Venues: DME 330, Melbourne campus and ET 211 Bendigo campus

TimeFRIDAY
Venue129 Business Boardroom
10:00am to 5:00pm

All-day Video conference from Bundoora campus.


Please refer to the Bundoora/City campus Friday schedule for information in all the sessions delivered this day.

Bundoora and City campuses

TimeMONDAYTimeTUESDAY
Venue

John Scott Meeting House, Melbourne Campus

VenueThe Odeon, Melbourne Campus

9:30am

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9:45am

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11:15am

Acknowledgment of Country and Welcome to Learning and Teaching Week

Kerri-Lee Krause

Assessment and feedback – are we doing enough?

An assessment- and feedback-for-learning angle to reflect on pragmatic, and sometimes provocative, approaches to balancing assessment and feedback

Keynote: Adam Bridgeman, Danny Liu, and Ruth Weeks

Morning tea

9:30am

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11:00am

Acknowledgment of Country

Contract cheating and assessment design: Key findings

Contract cheating and assessment design: Exploring the connection which aimed to determine if and how authentic assessment may be used to minimise opportunities for students to outsource their work.

Keynote: Tracey Bretag

Morning tea

11:30am

Student panel discussion: Assessment and Feedback: What works and what doesn't

Facilitator: Liz Branigan

11:15am

Secondary school principals' and senior students' panel:
Transition to University: Expectations of assessment and feedback, and understanding Academic Integrity.

Facilitator: Sarah Midford

12:30pm

Awards presentation

Presenter: John Dewar

12:30pm 

Lunch

Please RSVP for catering purposes

1:00pm 

Lunch
Please RSVP for catering purposes

Poster Presentations

AAUT and VC Teaching Award winners and nominees

1:30pm 

Workshop - The myth of ‘authentic’ assessment as an antidote to cheating

Practical approaches to addressing academic integrity through assessment

Chair: Tracey Bretag

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Workshop - Technology Showcase - Assessment and Feedback
Chair: Victor Renolds
Venue: JSMH Chambers
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Workshop - Personalising and Engaging Students with feedback at scale* 

Rich, personalised, and engaging feedback at scale is not just possible but can save time too.

Chairs: Adam Bridgeman, Danny Liu, and Ruth Weeks
Venue: Learning and Teaching Lounge, DMC C220

*(Limited enrolment - SOLD OUT) contact ltlt@latrobe.edu.au if you would like to be added to the waiting list.

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Workshop - Academic integrity boardgame


In this workshop, Amanda White will share the open-access resource The Academic Integrity Board Game - a tool that uses social learning as a way to educate students and hopefully make them stop and think about their actions when an opportunity to cheat arises. The game was developed in partnership with students at UTS. Workshop attendees will be playing the game, and engage in activities to explore how they might use the game as a catalyst for student discussions around the LaTrobe rules and requirements around academic integrity.

Chair: Amanda White

TimeWEDNESDAY
VenueBUN ED2 318 Education Boardroom, Melbourne Campus
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Video conference from Bendigo campus.

Embedding Indigenous Perspectives in Curriculum and Pedagogy

Keynote: Dennis McDermott

TimeTHURSDAY
VenueDonald Whitehead Building level 2, Melbourne Campus

10:00am

Acknowledgment of Country

10:00am to 10:45am

Workshop  - Does in-class polling Increase a) engagement b) satisfaction c) feedback or d) all of the above?

Dan Laurence and Kath Hoare - Venue: Room 210

10:00am to 10:20am

Paper - Reflective writing in the core science curriculum – developing self-regulated learners

Fiona Bird - Venue: Room 212

10:25am to 10:45am

Paper - Improving Assessment and Feedback. The use of Entrustable Professional Activities embedded in an e-portfolio to support student dietetic education and assessment

Andrea Bramley, Kathryn Toohey, Vicki Barrington and Adrienne Forsyth  - Venue: Room 212

10:50am to 11:10am

Paper - Implementation of H5P from the academic perspective: Examples, tips and tricks for developing formative assessment with personalised feedback and active learning, from members of the H5P early adopters’ group 

Deanna Horvath, Stuart James, Kristina Anevska, Victor Renolds, and Amy Larsen – Venue: Room 210

10:50am to 11:10am

Paper - Improving Learning Outcomes through Peer Grading and Authentic Assessment  

David Walker- Venue: Room 212

11:10am to 11:30am

Paper - Student feedback on the implementation of H5P to provide active learning opportunities and self-assessment in the first year.

Amy Larsen, Victor Renolds, Stuart James, Deanna Horvath, and Kristina Anevska - Venue: Room 210

11:10am to 11:30am

Paper - Are my practices inclusive to students?

Emily Osborne, Lachlan Miles, Wendy Paulusz, Darren Britten and Mollie Dollinger - Venue: Room 212

11:30 amMorning tea
11:45am to 1:00pm

Workshop  - Creative solutions for blended learning using La Trobe’s WebEx technology (limited enrolment session: max capacity 30 people)

Jim Whittington, Ryan Naylor, Toen Castle, Vipul Patel, Haider Al Abadi, Emma Fox, Birgit Loch - Venue: DME 330 (BUN) & ET 211 (BEN)

SOLD OUT - Bundoora campus

Bendigo registrations still open

11:45am to 1:00pm

Workshop - The challenge of assessment and feedback in group work for a student on the autism spectrum.

Wendy Paulusz, Livia Lo Giudice and Kalen Jones - Venue: Room 212

11:45am to 12:05pm

Paper - Developing a rubric-based grading system: assessment of reflexivity in trainee art therapists

Tess Crane - Venue: Room 215

12:10pm to 12:30pm

Paper - Engaging Assessment in a ‘Dead’ Language

Rhiannon Evans - Venue: Room 215

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Paper - Using online video to create a self-Assessment and Student Feedback assessment activity

Terry Young and Kate Perry - Venue: Room 215

1:00pm

Lunch and Poster presentations

including College Award winner posters

2:00pm

Workshop - “I have excellent communication skills both written and verbal” - Embedding an employability skill framework into assessment tools and subjects.

Sue Marshall - Venue: Room 210

2:00pm

Workshop - Finding a way in providing effective student feedback

Silvia McCormack and Nauman Saeed- Venue: Room 212
2:00pm

Workshop - Escape Room Learning for active student engagement

Robert Ross - Venue: Room 215

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Refreshments and La Trobe Academy Vanguard welcome celebration

All invited

Venue – Donald Whitehead, level 2 Foyer

TimeFRIDAY
VenueJohn Scott Meeting House, Melbourne Campus
10:00 

Acknowledgment of Country

Student panel discussion

Supporting success for students from equity backgrounds

Facilitator - Mollie Dollinger

11:00am 

Kids from here don’t go to Uni”: How sense of ‘belonging’ and ‘entitlement’ may inform understandings of success for first-in-family students

Keynote: Sarah O'Shea

12:00pm

Lunch
Please RSVP for catering purposes

12:30pm 

Presentation - Identifying risk: Looking beyond geographic and demographic factors

Andrew Harvey

1:00pm

Presentation - Enhancing student wellbeing is everybody’s business

Abi Brooker

1:30pm

Presentation - Where does student equity fit within the Australian idea of the University?

Matt Brett

2:00pm

Presentation - Supporting equity students: A proactive, intentional advising approach

Matthew Franklin

2:30pm

Panel discussion and Q&A

Facilitators - Jessica Vanderlelie, Sarah O’Shea, Andrew Harvey, Abi Brooker and Matt Brett

3:30pm to 5:00pmDrinks to close Student Success Summit

FRIDAY REGISTRATION

Mildura campus

Video conference available during the week's program and recordings will be distributed after the event.

TimeMONDAYTimeWEDNESDAYTimeFRIDAY
VenueBGR 135 Meeting RoomVenueBGR 135 Meeting RoomVenueBGR 135 Meeting Room
9:30am to 1:30pm

Half-day Video conference from Bundoora campus.

Please refer to the Bundoora/City campus Friday schedule for information in all the sessions delivered this day.

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Video conference from Bendigo campus.

"Embedding Indigenous Perspectives in Curriculum and Pedagogy"

Keynote: Dennis McDermott

10:00am to 5:00pm

All-day Video conference from Bundoora campus.

Please refer to the Bundoora/City campus Friday schedule for information in all the sessions delivered this day.

Shepparton campus

TimeMONDAY
VenueLearning Space Four

9:00am

Acknowledgement of Country

Workshop - Learning and Teaching in the regions, what’s so special about that?

Who are our regional students and how do they learn? This session examines the regional context of Higher Education and the implications for the way in which we design and deliver our curriculum.

Host: Karin Moses

9:45am

Video conference - Assessment and feedback – are we doing enough?

An assessment- and feedback-for-learning angle to reflect on pragmatic, and sometimes provocative, approaches to balancing assessment and feedback

Keynote: Adam Bridgeman and Danny Liu

11:15am

Morning tea

11:30am

Workshop - Teaching Interactively Online

This session focuses on the core drivers of an outstanding student learning experience online. How do we heighten online engagement through conversation, assessment and design?

Host: Karin Moses and Kenneth Neven

1:00pm 

Lunch
Please RSVP for catering purposes

2:00pm 

Workshop - Setting and Managing Student Expectations of Assessment

Assessments are a common area of misunderstanding between students and academics. This workshop will look at different strategies you can employ to make assessment processes more effective, reduce anxiety and complaints for students and reduce workload for staff.

Hosts: Dell Horey and Brianna Julien

3:15pm

Afternoon tea

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Workshop - Blended Learning

There is often some confusion about the term Blended Learning and what it means to blend a subject or a course successfully. This workshop will look at what is best done in the online environment and what is best-done face-to-face and what occurs at the intersection of the two.

Host: Karin Moses

TimeWEDNESDAYTimeFRIDAY
Venue102 Meeting RoomVenue102 Meeting Room
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Video conference from Bendigo campus.

Embedding Indigenous Perspectives in Curriculum and Pedagogy

Keynote: Dennis McDermott

10:00am to 5:00pm

All-day Video conference from Bundoora campus.

Please refer to the Bundoora/City campus Friday schedule for information in all the sessions delivered this day.

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La Trobe Learning and Teaching Week 2019: Invitation to Participate

STATUS: Results announced

Academic and professional staff are invited to submit abstracts for posters, presentations or workshops to be delivered on Thursday, 31 October during 2019 Learning and Teaching Week. These sessions will offer opportunities to engage with colleagues and to disseminate strategies, approaches and innovations in feedback and assessment that have been implemented throughout the year. A peer-review panel will be convened to review all submissions, and determine the line-up for the day.

Opportunities for participation will be in the form of:

Posters

Please submit a 100-200 word abstract outlining the feedback or assessment issue, action taken to address the issue, outcomes achieved, and who was involved. Posters should be minimum A0 size. They will be displayed during the lunch break at 1.00 pm on Thursday 31 October and participants should be available to present their posters and answer questions during this time.

Workshops

Please submit a 250-word abstract outlining the feedback or assessment issue, action taken to address the issue, outcomes achieved, and who was involved.  The abstract must outline the goals for the session and what attendees will know/be able to do at the end of it. Single workshops will be 45 minutes in length, and double workshops 1.5 hours, to explore an issue or activity in greater depth. It should be clear in the abstract how participants will be actively involved and what the key engagement activities will be.  Proposers should ideally include an action list for workshop participants that they can take with them and implement in their own practice. If selected, presenters must provide all workshop handouts and consumables necessary to run their session.

Papers

Please submit a 250-word abstract outlining the feedback or assessment issue, action taken to address the issue, outcomes achieved, and who was involved.  Presentations should run for 10-15 minutes and include 5 minutes for discussion following the presentation.

How to submit

Abstracts should be formatted in single-spaced text.

Headings - Ariel 12 bold

Body- Ariel 12

Please submit your abstract to ltlt@latrobe.edu.au by Monday, 2 September 2019, specifying “Abstract submission - Learning & Teaching Week" in the subject line.

Results of the peer-review process will be advised by Friday, 20 September 2019.

For more information please contact your LTLT Business Partner, Emily Krisenthal (ASSC) or Elsuida Kondo (SHE).