Charles Sturt University
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Below is a the schedule for CSU ed 2017.  Click on the session title for the abstract. In keeping with CSU's sustainability initiatives, printed programs will not be distributed at the conference. Please familiarise yourself with the program prior to the conference to help you decide which sessions you wish to attend.

Room numbers are subject to change. A final schedule will be provided at the conference.

Roundtable presenters please read this "How to facilitate a roundtable" document.

Full printable version

You can download a printable PDF version of the program, including the abstracts from each workshop.


Registration in Bldg 1002 Rm 108 prior to the beginning of each workshop session, from 9:00 - 9:30 am, 12:30 -1:00 pm and 2:30-3:00 pm.
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Workshop: Sustainable Practices
Bldg 1006 Rm 206
1:00 - 2:30 pm
Workshop: Strategies for blended learning
Bldg 1002 Rm 117
Workshop: Online Learning Model  
Bldg 1005 Rm 105
Workshop: Analytics in learning and teaching
Bldg 1001 Rm 149
3:00 - 6:00 pm
Workshop: Workplace Learning
Bldg 1002 Rm 117
Workshop: Applying for promotion (ends at 5 pm)
Bldg 1005 Rm 105


Registration begins at 8:00 am in Bldg 1002 Rm 108
8:45 am
Acknowledgement of Country

9:00 - 9:10 am Opening:
DVC (Academic) Professor Toni Downes
9:10 - 9:55 am:  Invited Plenary Panel: The CSU Values
Prof Jay Phillips, A/P Maree Simpson, Dr Yann Guisard, A/P Maree Bernoth 

Bldg 1004 Rm 120
10:00 - 11:00 am - Concurrent Sessions
Bldg 1006 Rm 205
Bldg 1002 Rm 117
Bldg 1005 Rm 105
Bldg 1006 Rm 206
Bldg 1001 Rm 149
Efficient Paperless Marking in Microsoft Word (NORFOLK Basics)
S. Parker 
R1: The joys of course design: Transforming course review
Elizabeth Thomson et al
R2: Humourising Home Pages and Interact2 Sites
I. Mescher  

R3: Self-assessment and e-portfolio, an authentic method for learner's improvement and accountability
A. Sadr
R4: How to know our exams are testing what we think?
Y. Guisard et al

R5: Moving towards inclusive assessment practice
S. Samuel & E. McIntyre
R6: Gaming - a strategy to engage nursing students in learning ageing
M. Bernoth et al

R7: Creating real world learning and teaching opportunities through simulation 
 K. Lambert & N. Ward
11:00 am Morning tea
11:30 am - 12:30 pm - Concurrent Sessions
Bldg 1006 Rm 205
Bldg 1002 Rm 117 
Bldg 1005 Rm 105
Bldg 1006 Rm 206 
Bldg 1001 Rm 149
GLO harmonisation in the design of distinctive student experiences
F. Trede et al
R8: Teacher presence strategies in the online environment
M. Wilkinson & W. Harris

R9: Developing a teaching chatbot
T. Holland
R10: Real time cross-campus practical exam moderation
K. Andrews et al

R11: Exploring the way students use rubrics in the context of criterion referenced assessment
R. Bacchus et al  
R12: Supporting students who are First in Family to come to university: a focus on resources
K. King

R13: Motivating students in online teaching
H. Jamali
R14: Building Living Learning Communities
I. Fox et al

R15: Preparation programs in an ideal world: How can we best prepare students for entry into CSU?
S. Fisher
12:30 pm  Lunch
1:30 - 2:30 pm - Panel Discussions
Workplace learning
Bldg 1001 Rm 149
Online learning
Bldg 1006 Rm 205
Graduate Learning Outcomes
Bldg 1004 Rm 120
2:30 - 3:30 pm - Concurrent Sessions
Bldg 1002 Rm 117 
Bldg 1005 Rm 105
Bldg 1006 Rm 206
Bldg 1001 Rm 149
R16: Using GLOs and Values to transform every day teaching practice
N. Patton & E. McIntyre

R28: Enriching online teaching and learning at CSU
C. Hughes 
R18: Scholarship in Online Learning
L. Hay

R19: Innovation and Incubation at CSU
T. Klapdor
R20: Are zombies eating your subject design?
J. O'Connell

R21: Teacher presence and peer-to-peer learning enhancing an online innovation subject 
C. McMullen
R22: Gaining professional recognition with a Higher Education Academy Fellowship
P. Roberts & K. Naidoo
R29: Indigenist Standpoint Pedagogy and Indigenous Australian Studies  – toward Indigenist Standpoint Online Pedagogy
J. Phillips et al  
3:30 pm Afternoon tea
4:00 - 4:45 pm Transforming Online
Bldg 1004 Rm 120
4:45 - 5:45 pm  Poster session and reception
Bldg 1002 Rm 211
Free time
6:30 pm
Dinner at Friar Tuck's at the Red Robin Hotel
Note: the cost of dinner is not included in the CSU ed registration. This must be included in your travel plan. 


Registration opens at 8:30 am in Bldg 1002 Rm 108
8:45 am
Opening announcements

9:00 - 9:15 am
Giving CSU students a 'value-for-money' distinctive experience 
Paul Dowler, Chief Financial Officer

9:15 - 10:00 am

Panel: The student voice

Bldg 1004 Rm 120
10:00 - 11:00 am Concurrent Sessions
Bldg 1006 Rm 205
Bldg 1002 Rm 117 
Bldg 1005 Rm 105
Bldg 1006 Rm 206
Bldg 1001 Rm 149
Digital Disruption Discourse - Are you ready to shift practice?
J. Lindsay et al
Refining your paperless marking with NORFOLK 4 (for existing NORFOLK users)
S. Parker
R23: Trigger warnings: Inclusive or intrusive?
L. Smallbone et al

R24: Is your WPL subject best practice? 
C. Barril & D. Bedgood
R25: Implementing Indigenous Competency in courses and subjects: barriers, opportunities, suggestions
C. Parissi

R26: Reflecting on our First Steps: Indigenisation of the Curriculum in Occupational Therapy and  Physiotherapy
C. Robinson et al
R27: Tear down that wall: barriers to flexible and adaptive learning
S. Welsh & S. McKinney

R17: Overcoming your hurdles in implementing the Sustainable Practices GLO
J. Howard
11:00 am  Morning tea/early lunch
11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Plenary Panel:  Creating distinctive curricula and learning experiences at CSU (2017 Think Pieces) 

 12:45 - 1:00 pm
Closing remarks: Rachel Richardson and DVC (Academic) Professor Toni Downes

Bldg 1004 Rm 120