31st Oct 2017, 9:00am to 4:00pm

Pre-Forum Workshops

Information Sessions

Join us for Pre-Forum workshops on Tuesday 31st October, to learn about some of the technologies available to enhance learning and teaching.

Information sessions on the following technologies will be presented, synapses below:

Timing Session
9-10am MediaUCreate
10-11am Moodle
10-11am Active Learning Spaces
11-12pm Lecture Recordings +
12-1pm iCinema (limited to 20)
1-2pm Digital Uplift
2-3pm Moodle
2-3pm LITEroom (limited to 16)
3-4pm H5P in Practice
3-4pm MediaUCreate

All events will be held in Rooms 104 and 105 of the Mathews Building with the exception of iCinema and the LITERoom

Registration for this event is now closed.


Session Overviews:


9am- 10am and 3pm-4pm, Room 104

Presented by Brian Landrigan, Media Manager, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) Portfolio

For both the expert and the novice, gain insights into creating educational media resources that facilitate learning. The educational media team within the PVCE portfolio can provide advice on technologies, applications and equipment that enable academic staff to design, develop and integrate media resources into a course of study.


10am-11am and 2pm - 3pm, Room 104

Presented by Sheldon Chow, (Acting) Senior Manager, Educational Technology Systems, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) Portfolio

The Technology Enabled Learning and Teaching (TELT) team will give a brief overview of some of the new features coming in Moodle 3.3 in addition to an existing tool, TeamEvaluation, which is integrated as part of the Moodle Assignment and UNSW Workshop activities.

Active Learning Spaces

10:00-11:00am, Room 105

Presented by Professor Rosemary Howell and Richa Maheshwarictive, Learning Spaces

Do you want to be one of the first to experience UNSW’s latest Active Learning Spaces? These spaces are designed to facilitate different teaching and learning styles, from formal lectures to flipped, blended and small-group learning. Experience the future as you are taken on a guided tour of UNSW’s innovative ‘interactive learning space’ and hear from Professor Rosemary Howell about how technology and space designs are helping deliver better learning outcomes for her students.

Lecture Recordings+

11am-12pm, Room 104

Presented by Forrest Duxbury, TELT and Kristin Turnbull, Academic Development Services, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) Portfolio

UNSW Lecture Recordings+ is a new suite of tools available in all lecture theatres with lecture capture. These tools encourage interaction and engagement between class materials, students and teachers before during and after class. Join this session to hear how you can transform your lectures starting from something as simple as including live polls and quizzes in your slides.


12:00-1:00pm, Room 104

Presented by Alex Ong, Senior Application Developer and Professor Claude Sammut, Head (Autonomous Systems Research Group), School of Computer Science and Engineering, UNSW Engineering.

The iCinema Centre for Interactive Cinema Research, established in 2002, is a multi-faculty centre spanning the Faculties of Art & Design, Arts & Social Sciences, Engineering and Science at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), and NIDA. Its principal focus is interdisciplinary creative arts, engineering, humanities and science research into immersive interactivity. To undertake this collaborative research the Centre brings together key research centres and groups across these faculties. Take a tour of the centre and see firsthand some of its innovative capabilities

Digital Uplift Program

1:00-2:00pm, Room 105

Presented by the Educational Design and Development Team, Educational Delivery Services, Pro-Vice - Chancellor (Education) Portfolio

The Inspired Learning Initiative’s Digital Uplift program aims to partner with Faculty Staff and Students to transform 600 courses over 5 years as outstanding examples of educational offerings that meet the needs of our future students, industry, the professions and the wider community. The Educational Design and Development Team expediting this program will showcase examples of redesigned courses and the resulting multi-dimensional educational impact.


2pm-3pm, Room 176a and b, Library Stage 2 (next to IT Service Centre)

Immerse yourself in a Virtual Reality experience at the ‘Lab for Innovation in Technology for Education’ (LITEroom) by way of exciting VR games. Participants will choose from a selection of games to experience their chosen realities.

H5P in Practice

3:00-4:00pm, Room 105, Mathews

Presented by Robert Parker, SPHCM

H5P empowers everyone to easily create, share and reuse interactive content. A brief presentation of H5P using H5P objects will be followed by a “maker” workshop. Bring your videos and powerpoints and other digital media along so you can build interactive media in your UNSW Moodle sandpits.

Event Details
Staff & Students Only Event open only to UNSW Staff & Students
50 Seats available


Rooms 104 and 105, Mathews Building

Key Contact
Christina Kingen