Learning @ Scale 2016

I am in Edinburgh at the moment, along with others from the CSER team, attending the Learning @ Scale conference,  followed by the Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference. I’ve been looking forward to these two conferences, as much of our recent work in the CSER group has been looking at how online learning can be…

Koli Calling – Call For Papers now available

Koli Calling (http://www.kolicalling.fi/) is one of the leading international conferences dedicated to the scholarship of teaching and learning and to education research in the computing disciplines. Koli Calling aims to publish high quality papers that combine teaching and learning experiences with solid, theoretically anchored research. The conference is held annually at the Hotel Koli, about…

ICER Doctoral Consortium

I’m sure we are all busy right now preparing our final submissions for the upcoming ICER Conference – the Twelfth annual ACM International Computing Education Research (ICER) Conference, to be held in September in Melbourne! Worth noting also is the Doctoral Consortium that will be held as part of ICER. The CFP has just been…

ITiCSE 2016 – Almost here!

The 21st Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE 2016) is almost upon us, with early registration closing very soon! (June 12th!) I’m quite excited by the program for this conference, which promises some fascinating discussion across a wide range of topic areas relating to Computer Science Education Research. It is…

$6.9 million funding agreement with Department of Education and Training to support K-12 Digital Technologies

Today we hosted a visit from Minister Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training, and Minister Pyne, Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, to announce a new funding agreement expand our work with the CSER MOOCs  to a national support program for Australian teachers within the Digital Technologies space! Minister Birmingham confirmed, in his announcement, “Closing the…

Program for ACE’2016 now available

From the 2nd-5th February I will be co-Chairing the ACE’2016 conference, with the wonderful Dr Donna Teague. It has been fantastic to see the conference coming together, and to see the high quality of submissions made to the conference, and I am sure we are both looking forward to watching the presentations. ACE’2016 is part of…

Looking back on 2015

2015 has been an amazing year for the CSER group at the University of Adelaide. We started the year with the Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies learning area stalled in parliament, with no idea of if or when it might be approved. This was a difficult time for educators across Australia, as individual teacher organisations and…