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Notices for January 2017

Editing support from the HERDSA WA Branch for academic abstracts to 2017 HERDSA Conference

The HERDSA WA Branch is pleased to offer a new initiative of providing peer feedback on draft abstracts prior to submission for peer review. The aim of the peer feedback initiative is particularly to provide mentoring to less experienced scholars, but we recognise that feedback from peers can be helpful whatever one’s stage of development or level of experience. This process is entirely independent of the peer review process for the final submissions for the conference. Peer reviewers will be members of the WA Branch Committee and other volunteer HERDSA WA Branch members.

Anyone interested in participating is invited to email their draft abstract directly to Dr Melissa Davis (Chair, HERDSA WA Branch) before 30 January (closing date for abstract submissions is 6 Feb) at (

Coming in 2017…Blackboard Learn will tour Australia with their team of Education experts…

Blackboard Education on Tour in ANZ
February - March, 2017
Blackboard is going on a tour of five cities with their team of subject matter experts. Learn, collaborate and share with your peers via the different workshops for faculty, learning designers, developers and education leaders. They will share Blackboard’s future product strategy and plans, with a detailed look into the roadmaps and highlight the innovations of their solutions. This is also an opportunity for them to hear your experiences and feedback.

Register Here for Bb Tour ANZ »

*Dates and venues for individual Australian cities may be found on the Blackboard pages at the link above.

ASCILITE – 16 January newsletter

Blackboard Webinars 2017

Research Skills Development Workshop - 1 February, 2017

Notices for December 2016

ACEN - December 2016 newsletter

ASCILITE – 12 December newsletter


Notre Dame staff, academic and professional, are invited to nominate for the 2016 round of the VC’s Promoting Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Supervision (PETLS) Awards.

Details of the award categories, nomination process and application development, along with the Policy and Guidelines, can be found at

Nominations are due no later than 14 December, 2016.

Completed applications are due no later than Monday 13 February, 2017.

Please contact Dr Ainslie Robinson in the LTO if you have you have any questions or would like to discuss a potential nomination.

ACEN – WA 2017 Research Symposium notice

Notices for November 2016

ASCILITE – 28 November newsletter

ACEN – November newsletter


Notices for October 2016

ACEN – October newsletter

28 October 2016


Global Innovation Awards 2016

With a record 500 nominations from nearly 50 countries, winners and finalist were selected through a series of interviews and reviews by an international panel of academics and previous award winners who chose finalists across seven regions in three categories: academic integrity, student engagement, and writing improvement.
Awarded to one educator per region
This award recognises an education who provides rich feedback on student work, engages students, and improves student learning with Turnitin products.


Notices for September 2016

ASCILITE – 20 September newsletter