Learning Innovations BCEL Program 2017

>Check NEW events and sessions scheduled for June and July 2017<


Note: New events and sessions added regularly.

Offering Program/Event Aim/Objectives Sessions
August/September 2017 TBC Deakin Business School and Deakin Law School Digital Learning and Assessment Innovations  Showcase To showcase innovative teaching and learning practices and exemplars in digital learning, assessment and employability within the Deakin Business and Law School. A full day event showcasing exemplary practices and innovations across the Deakin Business and Law Schools. Sessions planned include: Keynote speaker, concurrent short sessions, and plenary and hands-on session support.
Three times per year before each trimester


Trimester 1 2017 – Monday 10:30am to 12:30pm, Feb 20th 


Trimester 2, 2017 –

Tuesday 10:00am to 12:00noon, June 20th 


Trimester 3, 2017 – TBC

Faculty of Business and Law New Academic and Sessional Staff Induction to Teaching and Learning 


To welcome and orientate new academics (full-time or fixed term contract) to teaching and learning at Deakin; including information at the strategic and operational levels, key contacts, and resources that are available to support teaching and learning. Sessions include:

  • University Teaching and Learning Strategy and Priorities

An overview of the University’s Student Learning and Experience Plan 2017 – 2020

  • Teaching in Business and Law

Faculty initiatives and priorities in teaching and learning.

  • Student eVALUation

Making use of student evaluations. How to access your evaluations and how you should interpret and respond to the feedback

  • Key Teaching and Learning technologies in Business and Law

An overview of the various technologies used for delivery, assessment and feedback across the Faculty.

  • Where to get help?

Help is available on all aspects of teaching, assessment and feedback from the Faculty’s Learning Innovations team and colleagues from DLF, eSolutions and the Library.

Throughout the year Combined University and Faculty Course Director’s Day The aim is to build capacity in staff in the course director role, develop a network of course directors across the University, and to assist with the various responsibilities in the course director role. Sessions include: Annual course review process; contextualising University and Faculty strategic priorities; Assurance of Learning; course enhancement; and university quality processes
Throughout the year Assessment and  Feedback Stream The aim is to build capacity in staff to design authentic and sustainable assessment Sessions include: Assessment Design; Feedback; Designing Marking Rubrics; Self and peer Assessment; Assurance of Learning; Constructive alignment; Assessing Graduate Learning Outcomes (GLOs);
Throughout the year Digital Learning and Cloud Learning Stream The aim is to introduce and build capacity in Faculty staff to cloud learning and teaching within the Cloud learning environment and associated applications. Sessions include:

Cloud Learning – Introduction to cloud learning – designing a cloud unit; Teaching and learning cloud; Managing assessment and marking cloud using rubrics, grades and Turnitin; Creating interactive cloud learning resources;  Creating teaching and learning video resources; Real-time cloud engagement, collaboration and interaction with students using Blackboard Collaborate/Skype for Business;

Throughout the year Converged Learning and Collaborative delivery The aim is to build capacity in faculty staff to deliver converged (campus and cloud) and collaborative learning Sessions include:

Delivering inclusive, interactive and converged learning; Demonstration, hands-on play and Q&A; Class and seminar room AV equipment familiarity

Throughout the year Portfolio stream To aim is to support course teams to integrate Portfolios into learning and assessment Sessions include: Overview of Portfolios including purpose, type and examples of use; Integrating Portfolios in the course and units; assessment design including marking rubric development;   scaffolding learning and activities to support the assessment task; Using Portfolio tools and associated technologies
Throughout the year  External Expert Visits To provide timely teaching and learning topics for faculty staff in Schools, Departments, Courses and Units delivered by external experts field of teaching and learning.  Sessions include:

Professor Chris Rust 14th July 2017 – Embedding and Assessing Graduate Attributes

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Speaker TBC

Artificial Intelligence  – Deakin Genie Speaker – eSolutions Deakin Genie Team 8th June 2017

Want a customised session to any of the above? 

Faculty Learning Innovations can tailor sessions as, and when, required by the School, Departments, course and unit teams. Contact Dr Leanne Ngo (924 68186) to discuss your requirements.