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NVC Master Class: Mastering 'Better Teaching' in a Digital Environment

11 September 2019
Brisbane Convention Centre,

2019NVC Master Class

Changes in technology, society and student expectations, are motivating instructors to rethink teaching methods.

Regardless of the online system or product we use, at it’s core we want to master best practice when it comes to teaching in a digital environment. So what do we need to consider when it comes to our teaching practice and techniques, to ensure that it is relevant to today’s learner? How do we change what we do to effectively teach an increasingly diverse student population?

Walk away with valuable tools to help you reach today’s digital learner!

Key topics covered in the Master Class

  • Teaching in a digital environment: concepts and theory
  • Impacts to learners and facilitators
  • Implementation strategies
  • Best Practice

Who should attend

  • RTO/Compliance Manager
  • Trainer/Assessor
  • Head of Faculty/Department/Area Manager
  • Curriculum Developer
  • L&D Manager
  • Consultant

What to expect

  • Arrival tea and coffee, morning tea
  • PowerPoint presentation
  • Additional electronic resources
  • Electronic Statement of Attendance

Presenters

Alex Wu

Consultant

Alex Wu is a Senior Educational Consultant based in Sydney, Australia. He comes equipped with a decade of scientific research and 15 years of teaching experience within academia, spanning across secondary, higher, and professional education sectors. Alex specializes in designing e-learning solutions, best practices, and effective implementation strategies for digital learning platforms.

Prior to joining Blackboard, Alex was a research group leader and lecturer at The University of Melbourne, teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses using various e-learning tools. He also successfully integrated elements of digital learning platforms into the management of his research group to encourage collaboration and communication. During his tenure, Alex honed his consultancy skills by taking lead in a technical and management consultancy initiative at The University of Melbourne, delivering technical, strategic, and management solutions for domestic and international clients.

Before his academic appointment, Alex worked with various institutions and organizations to develop and implement their hybrid and online learning environments. Most notably, he facilitated St John Ambulance Australia in the development of a national safety awareness curriculum using e-learning tools. Alex also played a pivotal role in expanding an educational start-up across all major cities in Australia by integrating online course content into a standardized national science curriculum.

As a strong advocate for technology-enhanced learning and equipped with years of experience in the education sector, Alex will ensure that your implementation of digital learning solutions is aligned with your strategic vision. He will work closely with you to bestow industry best practices in change management and implementation, and provide strategic guidance where necessary to deliver a holistic solution for your e-learning needs.

Key Info

  • Expert knowledge in implementation strategies and best practices for digital learning solutions and associated digital transformation processes.
  • 15 years of experience in secondary, higher, and professional education sectors.
  • 3 years of experience in technical, strategic, and management consultancy.
  • PhD in Chemistry, Grad Dip in Professional Practice in Adult Learning and Teaching.
  • Past/existing clients include: University of Sydney, University of Technology Sydney, University of Melbourne, Anadolu University Turkey, SEGi University Malaysia and many others.

 

Program

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

12.30pm - 1.00pm Registration
1.00pm - 4.00pm NVC Master Class: Mastering 'Better Teaching' in a Digital Environment

Locations

Location Date Venue
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre 11 September 2019 Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Rooms M3 & 4, Cnr Merivale and Glenelg Streets South Bank, Brisbane QLD 4101

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