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The 2021 Scholarship of Learning and Teaching Symposium has concluded. All recordings are available below, please note these require login to view.

Day 1 - Tuesday 9 November

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Opening Plenary recording

Session Facilitator: Dr Lachlan Forsyth, Director of Teaching and Learning

Online Facilitators: Eric Easton, Tina van Eyk and Dr Mieke Witsel

Recorded Tuesday 9 November 2021

Welcome to Country, Aunty Irene Harrington (not recorded)

 03:39 – Symposium Welcome and Opening, Professor Tyrone Carlin, Vice Chancellor

14:50 min – The Southern Cross Model, Professor Erica Wilson, Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic Innovation) and Professor Thomas Roche, Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic Quality)

36:46 min – Yoga at Your Desk Wellness break opportunity - https://youtu.be/tAUf7aajBWE (video appears after short advertisement)

38:33 min – Associate Deans (Education) presentation from Faculties and Colleges (pre-recorded videos)

1:00:15 min – The Greenhouse SCU community of practice space for collegial conversations and Symposium Awards

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Symposium presentations

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Associate Deans (Education) Presentation 1:

Presented by Associate Professor Matthew Leach, Deputy Director, Education for the Centre for Naturopathic Medicine

Recorded Tuesday 9 November 2021

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Associate Deans (Education) Presentation 2:

Presented by Faculty of Education Executive - Professor Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles, Professor Lexi Lasczik, Dr Wendy Boyd, Cathy Lembke, and Simon Brown

Recorded Tuesday 9 November 2021

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Associate Deans (Education) Presentation 3:

Presented by SCU College – Associate Professor Suzi Syme, Sharon Leslie, and Dr Sue Muloin

Recorded Tuesday 9 November 2021

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Parallel sessions

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Breakout room #1 recordings

Day 1 Breakout room No1 recordings

Session Chair Associate Professor Raina Mason and Online Facilitator Emile Goddard

Delivered Tuesday 9 November 2021

Welcome and Overview

00:56 min - Encouraging critical thinking and independent learning among non-traditional students in the Southern Cross Model, Dr Liz Goode, Associate Professor Suzi Syme, Dr Johanna Nieuwoudt, view abstract.

18:32 min - A digital first Library Services experience, Bruce Munro and Tanya St Clair Honey, SCU Library Services, view abstract.

38:36 min - Application of a Puzzle-based learning approach in teaching IT@SCU, Dr Vinh Bui, Faculty of Science and Engineering, view abstract.

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Breakout room #2 recordings

Session Chair Dr Jenelle Benson and Online Facilitator Aimee Andersen

Welcome and Overview

05:21 mins – Diploma student pathway to success: On-demand support strategy within the new Southern Cross Model, Dr Michael Brickhill and Dr Sue Muloin, SCU College, view abstract.

20:50 mins – Practical approaches to improving online learning experiences through enhancing existing content, William Richardson-Davis, Centre for Teaching and Learning, view abstract.
** Includes pre-recorded video presentation below

31:20 mins – From zero to hero: A lived experience in the new academic model, Kayleen Wood Faculty of Business, Law and Arts and Chris King, Centre for Teaching and Learning, view abstract.

Delivered Tuesday 9 November 2021

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Symposium Pre-recorded Video - Practical approaches to improving online learning experiences through enhancing existing content

Created by William Richardson-Davis, Centre for Teaching and Learning

Delivered Tuesday 9 November 2021

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Breakout room #3 recordings

Session Chair Dr Nasim Salehi and Online Facilitator Dr Mieke Witsel


Welcome and Overview

00:03 min – Effective assessment design in digital learning environments in the context of the SC Model, Dr Mo Kader, The Hotel School Sydney, view abstract.

13:23 min – One size does not fit all: Personalised approaches to online learning by leveraging technology, Dr Nasim Salehi and Dr Diarmuid Hurley, Faculty of Health, view abstract.

30:33 min – Facilitating student and teacher interactions with VoiceThread – Sandpit in action! Toni Ledgerwood and Dr Mieke Witsel, Centre for Teaching and Learning, view abstract.

Delivered Tuesday 9 November 2021

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Day 2 – Wednesday 10 November

Symposium presentations

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Internal keynote presentation: What qualities and values build a collaborative community of practice?

Presented by Rachel Lynwood, Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples

Delivered Wednesday 10 November 2021

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Parallel sessions

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Parallel Session 1, Breakout room #1 recording

Session Chair Dr Patrick Gillett and Online Facilitator Alison Bundock

Challenge, opportunity, voice, and safety: Using VoiceThread for staff conversations about institutional change
Southern Cross Model Community of Practice group members from across SCU: Dr Liz Goode, Dr Mieke Witsel, Tina van Eyk, Associate Professor Suzi Syme, Dr Nicci Whiteing, Dr Vinh Bui, Rachel Lynwood, Dr Paul Whitelaw, and CoP group, view abstract.

Delivered Wednesday 10 November 2021

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Parallel Session 1, Breakout room #2 recording

 Session Chair Dr Raina Mason and Online Facilitator Thalia Kalkipsakis

Problem-solving from page to practice: Empowering healthcare students to enact change, Dr Nasim Salehi and Dr Diarmuid Hurley, Faculty of Health, view abstract.

Delivered Wednesday 10 November 2021

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Parallel Session 1, Breakout room #3 recording

Session Chair Dr Polly Lai and Online Facilitator Nikola Kalamir

How the EAP learning site is preparing ELP pathway students for the Southern Cross Model, Neil McRudden, SCU College, view abstract.

Delivered Wednesday 10 November 2021

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Parallel Session 2, Breakout room #1 recording

Session Chair Dr Jo Munn and Online Facilitator Fiona Stroud

Welcome and Overview

02:44 min - Community wellbeing support: Industry partner-led inter-professional learning, Associate Professor Christina Aggar, Professor Sandra Grace, Professor Mark Hughes, Dr Golam Sorwar, Associate Professor Jacqui Yoxall, view abstract

19:56 min - The role of information and communication technology knowledge in the success of the new Southern Cross Model, Dr Ali Reza Alaei, Faculty of Science and Engineering, view abstract.

34:10 min - Heart centered teaching - enabling a pedagogy of kindness, Dr Airdre Grant, Centre for Teaching and Learning and Deakin University, and Dr Mieke Witsel, Centre for Teaching and Learning, view abstract.

Delivered Wednesday 10 November 2021

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Parallel Session 2, Breakout room #2 recordings

Session Chair Dr Wendy Boyd and Online Facilitator Rachel Petro

Welcome and Overview

00:29 min - “I can’t do it…yet”: Challenging limiting beliefs about maths in the Southern Cross Model, Dr Kerrie Stimpson, Associate Professor Suzi Syme, Dr Liz Goode, view abstract

14:33 min - Teaching research can be fun and engaging: A unique approach to teach research in an online intensive atmosphere, Dr Nasim Salehi and Dr Diarmuid Hurley, Faculty of Health, view abstract.

29:45 min - Collaborative design team process: Building branching scenarios, Ellie Magee-Jessup, Dr Alessandro Pelizzon, Ros Walpole, Nikola Kalamir, Thalia Kalkipsakis, view abstract.

Delivered Wednesday 10 November 2021

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Parallel Session 2, Breakout room #3 recordings

Welcome and Overview

Session Chair Dr Patrick Gillett and Online Facilitator Ben Cleland

01:35 min - The Southern Cross Model, time pressure, and mental health: An exploratory study, Dr Johanna Nieuwoudt, SCU College, view abstract.

14:30 min - Creating Casual Connections, Dr Paul Weeks, The Hotel School, view abstract.

31:34 min - Teaching with collaborative technologies: The MS Teams experience, Dr Owen Hogan, Faculty of Business, Law and Arts, view abstract.

Delivered Wednesday 10 November 2021

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Technology Q&A presentations

Technology presentations from the Centre for Teaching and Learning and Technology Services teams:

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Technology Q&A presentations, Breakout room #1 recordings

Session Chair Dr Mieke Witsel and Online Facilitator Marlon Jones

Welcome and Overview

01:27 min – Using good design to enhance student learning with H5P and other technologies, Ellie Magee-Jessup and Ashley Filipe, Centre for Teaching and Learning

27:45 min – Using Mediasite Mosaic to spice up your delivery: Benefits of video engagement, David Duverge, Technology Services

Delivered Wednesday 10 November 2021

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Technology Q&A presentations, Breakout room #2 recordings

Session Chair Toni Ledgerwood and Online Facilitator Donna Shipway, Centre for Teaching and Learning

Welcome and Overview

00:59 min - Blackboard tools for assessment, Roger Murphy, Technology Services

32:38 min - Using Turnitin to ease your marking, Chris King, Centre for Teaching and Learning

Delivered Wednesday 10 November 2021

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Day 3 – Thursday 11 November

Symposium Presentations

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Class: Workshops and tutorials in the SC Model

Presented by Dr Mieke Witsel, Chris King and Tina van Eyk from the Centre for Teaching and Learning

Delivered Thursday 11 November 2021

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Parallel sessions

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Parallel Session, Breakout room #1 recordings

Session Chair Dr Michael Brickhill and Online Facilitator Rachel Petro

Welcome and Overview

01:33 min - “Meet your new mentor”: Embedding student-alumni engagement in the curriculum, Dr Julia Caldicott and Janne Van Wulfften Palthe from Faculty of Business, Law and Arts, and Gina Werner and Leanne Baker from Careers & Employability, view abstract.

34:20 min - Careers & Employability service new online delivery platform for customised, authentic teaching and assessment, Suzie Grissell, Gina Werner and Joseph Donnelly, Careers & Employability view abstract.

Delivered Thursday 11 November 2021

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Parallel Session, Breakout room #2 recordings

Session Chair Dr Jo Munn and Online Facilitator Emile Goddard

Welcome and Overview

02:29 min - Support and sustain diverse and effective ways of teaching and learning mathematics, Dr Christos Markopoulos and Patrick Bruck, Faculty of Education, view abstract.

30:53 min - Getting interactive with ClickViewZoe Hancock, SCU College, view abstract.

Delivered Thursday 11 November 2021

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Parallel Session, Breakout room #3 recordings

Session Chair Dr Jenelle Benson and Online Facilitator Marlon Jones

Welcome and Overview

02:00 - Quality assurance rather than quality review: Moving from moderation to calibration, Dr Mieke Witsel,  view abstract.

32:07 - Sticky questions for developing a shared practice in the Southern Cross Model, Southern Cross Model Community of Practice group members from across SCU: Dr Liz Goode, Dr Mieke Witsel, Tina van Eyk, Associate Professor Suzi Syme, Dr Nicci Whiteing, Dr Vinh Bui, Rachel Lynwood, Dr Paul Whitelaw, and CoP group, view abstract.

46:00 - Two Birds, One Stone: Using the Scholarly Practices Model to improve teaching and drive research output, Dr Paul Whitelaw, Hotel School Partnership,  view abstract.

Delivered Thursday 11 November 2021

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Keynote and Closing Plenary recording

Session Facilitator: Dr Lachlan Forsyth, Director of Teaching and Learning

Online Facilitators: Brendan Waters, Tina van Eyk and Dr Mieke Witsel

Welcome and Introduction - Professor Erica Wilson, Pro Vice Chancellor (Academic Innovation)

Keynote - Trish McCluskey, Associate Provost Learning and Teaching (Interim), Director Connected Learning, Victoria University

BLOCK MATTERS: Sharing learning and creating networks

Delivered Thursday 11 November 2021

40:42 min - Presentation of Symposium Awards

47:20 min - Thank you

53:16 min - Presentation recordings and Post Symposium conversations!

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