Future of Learning in Higher Education Summit

The 2nd Annual Future of Learning in Higher Education Summit focusing on best practises in post-secondary education will have a bigger venue and a bigger program in 2015.
Dates 16 Feb 2015 12:00 am (UTC +10) 17 Feb 2015 12:00 am (UTC +10)
Place (View On Map) UNSW CBD Campus

The 2nd annual Future of Learning in Higher Education Summit main theme is Leading change in teaching and learning.

In addition to four targeted streams, there will be a Pecha Kucha session highlighting T&L “easy wins” – cost effective, simple-to-implement initiatives – and an interactive Knowledge Café to maximise the exchange of insights and experiences between delegates.

There will be a particular focus on overcoming challenges in implementation, with case studies from a wide range of public and private institutions highlighting how insights from education research can be translated into workable real world initiatives – dealing with cultural, budgetary and logistical challenges along the way.
Presentations from:

  • Professor Peter Bol, Vice Provost for Learning Advances, Harvard University
  • Professor Anthony Smith, Vice Provost (Education & Student Affairs), UCL
  • Dr Diane Lee, Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education, University of Maryland - Baltimore County
  • Professor Alec Cameron, DVC (Education), University of Western Australia

Highlights of the conference include:

  • Active learning in online environments
  • Transition and retention strategies
  • Graduate capabilities and employability
  • Pecha Kucha session on “easy wins”
  • Interactive Knowledge Café on overcoming barriers to change

The 2nd annual Future of Learning in Higher Education Summit will be held at the UNSW CBD Campus on February 16 - 17, 2015.

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