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Teaching Matters 2020 | Program | 30 November–2 December30 Nov–2 Dec 2020

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Day 1
Session time Room Presentation
10.00-10.10 Plenary Room

Welcome, Acknowledgement of Country, and housekeeping

Dr Andrea Adam and Professor Mitch Parsell

10.10-11.00 Plenary Room

Keynote presentation

Associate Professor Jason Lodge, University of Queensland



11.10-11.30 Room 1

Connecting with industry to deliver Work-Integrated Learning in partnership

Phoebe Griffin

11.10-11.30 Room 2

‘Co-created Assessment’ as a tool for enhancing student connectedness

Bronwyn Eager

11.10-11.30 Room 3

Species Hotels: Inspiring community connections

Louise Wallis, Tanya Bailey, Nel Smit

11.10-11.30 Room 4

Disembodied connection: Making theatre ‘Live from the Cloud’

Jane Woollard, Asher Warren

11.10-11.30 Room 5

Resilient curriculum: Empowering the teaching team

Tina Acuna, Jo-Anne Kelder



11.35-12.00 Room 1

Mobile Interactive Learning and Engagement (MILE): Reaching more Tasmanians

Mark Shelton, Jamie Mitchell

11.35-12.00 Room 1

Connecting students with industries during early COVID-19 times through virtual, synchronous engagement

Clayton J Hawkins

11.35-12.00 Room 1

Singular connections: Enabling students to feel valued as individuals

Rob Lewis, Jenn Kemp-Smith

11.35-12.00 Room 2

Unexpected positive consequences of COVID-19: Enhanced nursing student connectedness

Kathy Tori, Carey Mather

11.35-12.00 Room 2

Clinical reasoning: The connection between bioscience and clinical practice

Michele Dowlman

11.35-12.00 Room 2

Interactive online oral examinations in postgraduate Neonatal Nursing

Patricia Bromley

11.35-12.00 Room 3

Moving place-based field trips online

Dave Kendal, Shasta Henry, Rob Anders

11.35-12.00 Room 3

Climbing kunanyi with online students

Duncan Sinclair

11.35-12.00 Room 4

Mitigating technology fear allows digital connections for successful assessment

Miguel A Iglesias

11.35-12.00 Room 4

Mitigating technical and interaction difficulties in the online learning environment

Soonja Yeom, Riseul Ryu

11.35-12.00 Room 4

MyLO MATE for academics

Kevin Lyall, Connor Deckers

11.35-12.00 Room 5

Embracing digital tools in Higher Education to enhance the student experience, provide equivalency and strengthen connections: A case study

Christopher Mabin, Mark Thompson

11.35-12.00 Room 5

Lessons learned from librarian support in a pandemic: Identifying how online discussion boards may augment digital connections

Tracy Douglas, Louise Earwaker

11.35-12.00 Room 5

Connecting on their terms: Using student preferred platforms to provide community during COVID-19

Mikaela Seabourne Nicholas Youl



12.05-12.30 Room 1

Zoom gives everyone a front row seat: Integrating on-campus and remote delivery

Bradley Boron, Leonie Ellis

12.05-12.30 Room 3

Course and Unit Builder

Thomas Bosworth, Stephen Linquist

12.05-12.30 Room 4

In Conversation: Short Courses

Martin Grimmer, Sarah Jones, Kerryn Butler-Henderson

Day 2

Session time Room Presentation
10.00-10.30 Plenary Room

Workshop: Learning and Teaching Scholarship and Ethics

Dr Jo-Anne Kelder, Dr Doug Colbeck

10.30-10.35 Plenary Room


10.35-10.50 Plenary Room

Day 2 Open and Announcement of Inclusive Practice Awards

Professor Dominic Geraghty

10.50-11.30 Plenary Room

Student Connections Forum

Ms Tracy Douglas (Chair), Professor Natalie Brown



11.35-11.50 Room 1

My Career Essentials: Connecting curriculum and graduate employability through an interactive, online learning experience

Kristin Warr

11.35-11.50 Room 2

Promoting online collaboration through assessment

Greg Oates

11.35-11.50 Room 3

Exploring high student agreement at a course level in a fully online Bachelor degree

Alison Canty

11.35-11.50 Room 4

Breaking the ice: Connecting with students and colleagues in a webinar program

Amelia Dowe, Jessie Armitage

11.35-11.50 Room 5

Retention via connectedness: Insights from using projective techniques

Clive R Boddy



11.55-12.10 Room 1

Academic Integrity @ UTAS: Going to the next level

Joel Scanlan, Angela Boyes

11.55-12.10 Room 2

Strengthening Higher Degree Research students’ connections to their study and the research community

Greg Oates, Vesife Hatisaru

11.55-12.10 Room 3

Five lessons from students in Family History: Teaching older students online

Imogen Wegman

11.55-12.10 Room 4

Let’s create authentic workplace competency through student-centred online learning

Jodie Lee, Cecilia Lawler

11.55-12.10 Room 5

Students as Partners: Lessons from student perspectives during COVID-19

Matthew Knox, Clayton J Hawkins



12.15-12.30 Room 1

Building an authentic online curriculum through industry connections

Carolyn King

12.15-12.30 Room 2

Connecting despite COVID-19

Lyn Goldberg

12.15-12.30 Room 3

Evaluating course completion, appropriateness and burden in the Understanding Multiple Sclerosis Massive Open Online Course

Suzi B Claflin

12.15-12.30 Room 4

Virtual projects: A learning and teaching strategy for maintaining connections during and post COVID-19

Sarah Prior, Pieter Van Dam

12.15-12.30 Room 5

Reflections on teaching cultural safety to healthcare students: Comparing online and face-to-face delivery

Robyn Moore, Natalie Maystorovich

Day 3

Session time Room Presentation
10.00-10.50 Plenary Room

Connections Roundtable

Dr Andrea Adam



11.00-11.15 Room 1

Peer Learning Circle conversations about connections and representations

Vesife Hatisaru, Nicole Maher, Andrew Seen

11.00-11.15 Room 2

Does digital connection endanger student connectedness? Considering teaching and learning connection idiosyncrasies within police tertiary education

Kate Cashman, Isabelle Bartkowiak-Théron

11.00-11.15 Room 3

Connecting Tasmania through exercise and sport science
Using multiple digital platforms to track and complete practicum experience in exercise and sport science

Courtney McGowan

11.00-11.15 Room 4

Maritime teaching and learning in the online space

Aditi Kataria

11.00-11.15 Room 5

Creative Country: Making with Country to reveal knowledges and strengthen connections

Janice Ross, Antonia Aitken



11.20-11.35 Room 1

Coordinate and connect rather than divide and segregate! Academics’ perspectives on STEM

Andrew Seen, Sharon Fraser

11.20-11.35 Room 2

Teaching face-to-face during COVID-19 in Higher Education: Student engagement, lecturer capability and fatigue during a pandemic

Umar Raza Khan

11.20-11.35 Room 3

Critical literacies and localities: Localising the practice through fairy tales

Nita Novianti

11.20-11.35 Room 4

Using Intelligent Agents to formulate digital connections

Jiangang (Johnny) Fei

11.20-11.35 Room 5

Creating an international COVID-19 pandemic learning community

Joseph Crawford



11.40-12.05 Room 1

Mathematically active online

Jane Stratton, David Vender

11.40-12.05 Room 1

Design and build with no build

Peter Doe, Tim Gale

11.40-12.05 Room 1

Laboratory innovations: Delivering online science workshops during a global pandemic

Robin Barnes, Janelle Brown

11.40-12.05 Room 2

Connecting through language: Introducing a language of virtues

Toby Newstead, Megan Short

11.40-12.05 Room 2

Interpreting eVALUate results: Seeing the big picture

Sonya Stanford, Vaughan Higgins

11.40-12.05 Room 2

Connect to Country

Kristy Cooper

11.40-12.05 Room 3

Riawunna’s engagement outcomes during COVID-19 through the Murina Program

Jodi Haines

11.40-12.05 Room 3

Japanese tertiary student response to group activities in English learning

Emily Morgan

11.40-12.05 Room 3

Creating meaningful Short Course pathways to support lifelong learning

Martin Grimmer

11.40-12.05 Room 4

Work Ready Toolkit: Developing job-seeking skills and promoting community involvement

Ana Lobo, Netty Gibson

11.40-12.05 Room 4

Delivering hands-on training to Defence from afar, and how it will make our in-person training better

Damien Guihen



12.10-12.30 Plenary Room

Conference Reflections and Close

Associate Professor Leonie Ellis

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