36th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education
Personalised Learning. Diverse Goals. One Heart. Singapore University of Social Sciences
2nd – 5th December 2019
ASCILITE 2019 Call for Participation
The ASCILITE 2019 conference is a key annual conference for practitioners, academics and researchers dedicated to the best practice and excellence in the use of technologies for teaching and learning. This international conference will offer these stakeholders networking and collaboration opportunities as they exchange knowledge and experience.
Call for Papers is now open
Conference Theme: Personalised Learning. Diverse Goals. One Heart.
The theme of ASCILITE 2019 "Personalised Learning. Diverse Goals. One Heart." brings together the focus on the learner's needs in the use of technology and sound pedagogical practices. It recognizes the diverse motivation behind each learner in the design of curriculum and the common goal in contributing to the betterment of the global society. Singapore, being the place for people of different ethnicity, culture and religion to pursue their passion and dreams, personifies the idea of “Diverse Goals” but “One heart”. This theme also coincides with the educational aspiration of Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) that regardless of students’ goals, different backgrounds or life stages, it aims to equip them with the real-world knowledge and practice-oriented skills to excel, both in life and in their chosen career.
We invite contributions on the following areas
Feature significant theoretical reviews, research studies in the areas of emergent or innovative educational practice, case studies, evaluations, or projects. Full paper submissions are a maximum of 10 pages, including references.Download Template
Provide a forum for discussion of key directions in research, informed practice, works in progress, reports on specialised topics, pilot studies, or brief reports on innovative practice in technology supported teaching and learning. Concise Paper submissions are a maximum of 5 pages, including references.Download Template
Offer visual representations of projects and development initiatives that provide opportunities for conference delegates to discuss the topic with presenters. Poster submissions are a maximum of 500 words, not including references. Academic and research posters generally have standard poster sizes of: A0 (841x1189mm), A1 (594x841mm) and A2 (420x594mm). 2 x A1 = A0 and 4 x A2 = A0. Your presentation should fit the board of A0 size.Download Template
Panel Discussion / Symposia / Debates
Panel members are expected to work together to present different perspectives on a chosen theme, and to pose questions or raise points for participants’ discussions. Explorations of hot topics through debates are also welcomed. The expected outcome is that, with contributions from the delegates, an aspect of knowledge has been reviewed or redefined or that new ways of understanding it have emerged. Panel Discussion / Symposia / Debates are a maximum of 2 pages, including references.Download Template (Panel and Symposia)
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The primary focus of these session is to encourage delegate engagement and participation. Examples may include demonstrations, installations, design sessions, maker or hackathons, or interactive experiences. Sessions might result in the creation of outputs such as videos, learning objects or writings, to further emphasise engagement. Experimental session submissions are a maximum of 2 pages, including references.Download Template
Contribute towards professional development in educational technology related topics. In many cases workshops are derived from staff development activities conducted previously at the presenters’ own institutions. Workshops enable participants to engage with colleagues and experts in specific fields, to acquire knowledge, enhance skills and develop broader perspective. Workshops will take place on Monday 2nd December 2019, prior to the official commencement of ASCILITE 2019 conference. Workshop submissions are a maximum of 3 pages (about 1,500 words).Download Template
Extended Abstracts (Pecha Kucha)
Extended Abstracts are an opportunity to share and showcase innovative Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) practice through a Pecha Kucha presentation. Extended Abstracts may feature practice-based examples such as Scholarly Practice, learning innovations, professional development innovations, outcomes of communities of practice, etc. Extended Abstract submissions are a maximum of 500 words, not including references.Download Template
SUSS is a university with a rich heritage in providing lifelong, learner-centric and industry-relevant education. Our mission is to champion lifelong education to develop future thinkers and leaders to their fullest potential through our 3H’s education philosophy – ‘Head’ for professional competency with applied knowledge, ‘Heart’ for social awareness of the needs of the society, and ‘Habit’ for passion towards lifelong learning. We offer more than 70 undergraduate and graduate programmes, available in full- and part-time study modes which are flexible, modular and multi-faceted in learning experience to cater to both fresh school leavers and adult learners. We also launched a broad range of continuing education and training modular courses for the professional skills and knowledge upgrading of our workforce. To date, over 30,000 graduates have chosen SUSS as their university of choice. Each year, about 15,000 students are pursuing their full- and part-time studies with us. www.suss.edu.sg
ASCILITE is an incorporated not-for-profit professional association for those engaged in the educational use of technologies in tertiary education. ASCILITE is a globally recognized and professionally connected community of professionals and academics working in fields associated with enhancing learning and teaching through the pedagogical use of technologies. We seek to shape the future of tertiary education, particularly through enabling and sharing high quality research, innovation and evidence-based technology-enhanced practices in tertiary education.