#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.

Announcing the inaugural #sotelnz Symposium: Scholarship of Technology Enhanced Learning http://sotel.nz



Inaugural Annual NZ Symposium

Manukau Campus of Auckland University of Technology

February 15th and 16th, 2018.

Presenting a showcase of student learning supported by technology


The main aim of this important event is to encourage passionate education practitioners from Higher Education, Schools and the education community to showcase the results of their work promoting Technology Enhanced Learning in student learning environments.

This is a timely event considering the recent announcement by the NZ Ministry of Education in relation to the digital curriculum.

This exciting showcase will provide a platform for both the beginner and expert practitioner to inform and enlighten colleagues and peers of the positive outcomes of technology enhanced learning

Showcasing and sharing knowledge, skills, innovations and results from evidence based practice, collaboration and co-operation will definitely be encouraged and supported.

There is a variety of presentation formats for the SoTEL2018 symposium. The submission and registration systems will be available from the Symposium Website   http://www.sotel.nz

The event has been designed to keep costs low so as many people as possible can attend without breaking their professional development budget.

Cost for the two day event, which includes refreshments each day is NZ$250 + GST; there are reduced costs for students and one day attendances.

It’s bound to be a great event, with opportunities to mix and mingle with your colleagues and be the first to see, hear and participate in activities and some stimulating presentations! .

Put the dates in your diary and encourage all your friends and colleagues to attend.

February 15th and 16th, 2018.

Breaking News: At the Symposium we will also be launching the SoTEL Research Cluster.