#ASCILITEMLSIG #SOTELNZ Weekly Webinar now uses ZOOM

Google Hangouts On Air are now officially DEAD! so we are now using ZOOM for our weekly Webinar series – the invite link is below, and each week’s recorded webinar will also be made available on our YouTube Playlist:

Topic: #ASCILITEMLSIG #SOTELNZ weekly webinar
Time: Aug 16, 2019 10:30 AM Auckland, Wellington
Every week on Fri, until Sep 20, 2019, 6 occurrence(s)
Aug 16, 2019 10:30 AM
Aug 23, 2019 10:30 AM
Aug 30, 2019 10:30 AM
Sep 6, 2019 10:30 AM
Sep 13, 2019 10:30 AM
Sep 20, 2019 10:30 AM
Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.
Weekly: https://aut.zoom.us/meeting/157554016/ics?icsToken=2317afb64e28cd46765bf8cbba47d7f0ee36fd9df182ce4dbb1fe130f7bb4dec

Join Zoom Meeting
https://aut.zoom.us/j/157554016

 

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#ASCILITEMLSIG Weekly Webinar

The weekly webinar series for the #ASCILITEMLSIG #SOTELNZ #CMALTcMOOC and #MESH360 networks will begin again this Friday 26th July at 10:30am New Zealand time, with special guest @NeilCowie3 on “Apps and websites for language learning”. Tune in to the Hangout On Air https://youtu.be/jPEYDfZP8OU

Call For Papers: Mobile Mixed Reality #ALTC #SOTELNZ #ASCILITEMLSIG #MESH360

Call for Papers

Research in Learning Technology (RLT) MMR Special Collection

Mobile Mixed Reality Enhanced Learning – Update 2019 – Call for Papers

https://journal.alt.ac.uk/index.php/rlt/CFP

Guest editors

Dr Thomas Cochrane, Centre for Learning And Teaching, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. thomas.cochrane@aut.ac.nz

Associate Professor James Birt, Faculty of Society and Design, Bond University, Australia. jbirt@bond.edu.au.

Dr Vickel Narayan, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Sydney, Australia. vickel.narayan@sydney.edu.au

Focus of the special collection update

Mobile Mixed Reality (MMR) is a rapidly developing technology that is being implemented in many different learning environments. A lot has changed already since the publication of our 2018 Special Collection on MMR, and this update to the 2018 special collection on MMR for 2019 will highlight the latest research in this domain.

#ASCILITEMLSIG upcoming events

The following events will be hosted at Auckland University of Technology City Campus, and will also be available as video recordings for later viewing:

The Mixed Reality Showcase

13 June 2019 @ 12-1pm

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On June 13, come and experience a showcase of Mixed Reality projects currently underway at AUT. Hear from Jin Hong (CfLAT), Todd Stretton (Physiotherapy), Sally Britnell (Nursing), Claudio Aguayo and the AppLab, and Stephen Aiello (Paramedicine), about their journeys to developing immersive reality experiences for their students.

Immersive learning environments cover virtual CAVEs, desktop computing environments, tethered and mobile head mounted displays, as well as augmented reality glasses and mobile smartphone based implementations. Immersive learning environments can also be enhanced through the use of positional, haptic, and biometric feedback. This is a rapidly developing technology, and policy makers need to be informed of where the technology is headed, what are the best current options, and how best to meet educational goals through the investment in the design of learning environments that utilise these technologies (Walker, Jenkins, & Voce, 2018). This showcase explores the applications of immersive reality to higher education contexts – in particular Clinical Health, and High Risk Informal Learning Environments from participants in the MESH360 SOTEL Research Cluster https://www.researchgate.net/project/MESH360.

Register by emailing Pam Wyse at pam.wyse@aut.ac.nz

Immersive Reality Bootcamp

24 – 28 June @ 10am-2pm

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The Immersive Reality Bootcamp will introduce you to the state of the art of mobile augmented and virtual reality, grounded in the scholarship of technology enhanced learning. Come and join us for a 5-day bootcamp where you will design of authentic projects for innovative assessments guided by a design-based research methodology. At this bootcamp, you will have the opportunity to work in transdisciplinary teams to develop immersive reality environments that enable new approaches to teaching and learning relevant to your curriculum contexts. Find out more here.

Register by emailing Pam Wyse at pam.wyse@aut.ac.nz

A dabble into the Keynote Arena: SoTEL 2019

#SOTELnz reflections from @aiello_stephen – view the keynote recording at https://aut.ap.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=1a6118fa-7dab-48e6-9807-a9f40026907a #mesh360

Stephen Aiello

Screen Shot 2019-03-06 at 7.32.49 AMStuart Cook and I were asked to present as a keynote speaker for the 2019 SoTEL symposium in Auckland. Advertised as “trendsetters”, I ensured that I put on my best attire and Cookie and I decided to present on our recent dabble into Mobile Mixed Reality and immersive simulation. 

Now of interest, the word dabble has not been used willy-nilly here, dabble by definition relates to the immersion of (one’s hands or feet) partially in water with gentle movement. The idea, of course, is to have a sensation of subtle feeling and movement with the soft resistance as the hand brushes the water offering an enjoyable experience.

So okay, I may have pushed the analogy a little with my play on dabble, but the reality here is that this project is all about immersion, feeling and movement. Within a design-based research methodology in relation to technology our use of virtual reality…

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Rebooting the #ascilitemlsig at https://community.sotel.nz Bye Bye G+

Rebooting the #ascilite mobile learning SIG #ascilitemlsig with a Community Forum https://community.sotel.nz/course/view.php?id=2 replacing the soon to close G+ Community #sotelnz – please sign-in and contribute to discussions and share resources in this Forum for 2019. Note you can download the free Moodle mobile App to access the forum from your mobile device via the same URL https://community.sotel.nz

#CMALTcMOOC 2019 details

Are you interested in gaining international accreditation for your experience and expertise in integrating technology in teaching and learning? The Certified Member of the Association for Learning Technology (CMALT) provides peer reviewed recognition aligned with the UK higher education professional standards framework. The Centre for Learning And Teaching at Auckland University of Technology have developed a cMOOC (connectivist Massive Open Online Course) to support academics and allied staff develop portfolios for CMALT accreditation, and facilitate an experience of participating in a global network of higher education professionals. The 2019 CMALT cMOOC starts 25th February and will run for 7 weeks. The cMOOC is completely free and is aimed at participants sharing experiences as they explore developing CMALT eportfolios, and building their professional academic online profiles.

There will be a YouTube Livestream as an intro for anyone interested in finding out more about the cMOOC 10:30am 22nd February (New Zealand time) https://youtu.be/mmEFeLUrMEM

We use a customised Moodle Discussion Forum, Twitter, and WordPress to facilitate the cMOOC.

The first step in participating is the Signup form on WordPress at https://cmaltcmooc.wordpress.com/contact/ after which you will receive a login to the Community Forum at https://community.sotel.nz/course/view.php?id=3

The weekly activities outline are at https://cmaltcmooc.wordpress.com

We use the #cmaltcmooc hashtag for Twitter and any other social media related to the cMOOC.

You can find out more about the CMALT cMOOC at our ResearchGate Project Page:
https://www.researchgate.net/project/CMALT-cMOOC-Developing-a-scalable-lecturer-professional-development-framework