#SoTELNZ Symposium call for submissions

You are cordially invited to make a submission for the first SoTEL symposium to be held at Auckland University of Technology—South Campus in February 2018 on the 15th and 16th.
There are a variety of presentation formats and ways you could get involved in this exciting and innovative event.
We have confirmed our key trendsetters:
Professor Shirley Alexander, Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President (Education and Students): University of Technology Sydney [https://www.uts.edu.au/staff/shirley.alexander], is a key trendsetter along with
Professor John Clayton from Tokorau – Institute for Indigenous Innovation: Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi.[https://nz.linkedin.com/in/johnclaytonwintec ]
Associate Professor Matt Bower,from Macquarie University, an international authority on the scholarship of technology enhnaced learning, will also be joining us via a video link.[http://www.educ.mq.edu.au/our_staff/associate_professor_matt_bower/ ]
Claire Amos Deputy Principal at Hobsonville Point Secondary School  Claire is also a founding council member of the Education Council of Aotearoa, New Zealand.[http://www.claireamos.com ]
A formidable group!
Please go to
and peruse the range of options available for your submission.
Please note, the focus for this symposium is on the Scholarship of, including student experience or feedback, not just the technology per se.
Use the ‘Submit Abstract’ link on the right hand side of the page or wherever you see it on the Website.
The SoTEL Committee looks forward very much to receiving and processing your submission.
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN>>>http://tinyurl.com/y9jnrp7y  >>>See you at SoTEL 2018!

#ascilitemlsig @mattgbower mlearning chapter

Hot off the press, @mattgbower has published a book on SOTEL that includes a chapter on mobile learning, details from Matt:

  • New book just released “Design of Technology-Enhanced Learning – Integrating Research and Practice”
  • Includes chapter that conducts a comprehensive review of Mobile Learning (over one hundred references) to summarise the current state-of-the-art
  • Can download a sample chapter, the TOC and preface available online at http://bit.ly/DesignOfTEL
  • If interested in purchasing use promo code EMERALD30 at checkout for a 30% discount.

Mobile Learning in Higher Education in the Asia-Pacific Region #ascilitemlsig

A new mobile learning book, published after almost 4 years in the making!

Mobile Learning in Higher Education in the Asia-Pacific Region


Includes s chapter from some of the #ascilitemlsig @ATZ119 @guini_san @Dmulrennan @vernonrive @awithell

A Framework for Designing Transformative Mobile Learning


Cochrane, T., Antonczak, L., Guinibert, M., Mulrennan, D., Rive, V., & Withell, A. (2017). A Framework for Designing Transformative Mobile Learning. In A. Murphy, H. Farley, L. Dyson, & H. Jones (Eds.), Mobile Learning in Higher Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Harnessing Trends and Challenging Orthodoxies (Vol. 40, pp. 25-43). Sinapore: Springer International.

Interested in #CMALT? Some research reports #ascilitemlsig

Here’s some recent research from surveys on TEL conducted across the UK and their support for CMALT and HEA accreditation alongside other strategies for supporting TEL in HE.

Walker, R., Voce, J., Swift, E., Ahmed, J., Jenkins, M., & Vincent, P. (2016). 2016 Survey of Technology Enhanced Learning for higher education in the UK. Retrieved from Oxford OX2 6NN: https://www.ucisa.ac.uk/-/media/files/publications/surveys/tel%20survey%202016_nov16.ashx?la=en

Flavin, M. (2016). Technology-enhanced learning and higher education. Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 32(4), 632-645.

Walker, R., Voce, J., & Jenkins, M. (2016). Charting the development of technology-enhanced learning developments across the UK higher education sector: A longitudinal perspective (2001–2012). Interactive Learning Environments, 24(3), 438-455.

University of Leeds. (2016). Blended Learning Essentials: Accreditation pathways.   Retrieved from https://www.alt.ac.uk/sites/alt.ac.uk/files/public/Guide_paths%20to%20accreditation_v9.pdf

Association for Learning Technology (ALT). (2015, March 2015). ALT Certified Membership (CMALT), UKPSF and recognition of Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and accreditation of an institution’s staff development provision.   Retrieved from http://bit.ly/2a9DljX

McDowell, J., Raistrick, A., & Merrington, J. (2013). Enhancing institutional practice through CMALT accreditation. Paper presented at the ALT-C 2013 – Building new cultures of learning, University of Nottingham, UK. http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/19914/

AJET Special Issue on mobile AR & VR #ascilitemlsig

We have received 10 submissions for the AJET special issue call for papers on mobile AR & VR and these are currently under review – we will accept quality late submissions but only for a short while. Will keep all posted re the progress of the special issue. Thanks to @Helssi & @mkearneypost for their help on this SI.