Agenda

DIGITAL CAMPUS AND CLASSROOMS OF THE FUTURE SITE TOURS

TIME AGENDA
MORNING
09:30 – 11:30 SITE TOUR A: DIGITAL CAMPUS SITE TOUR ON IMMERSIVE LEARNING WITH DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES
In this conference, you will also have the chance to visit and experience next generation’s classrooms and learning facilities at leading Auckland University of Technology, Ormiston Junior College, and University of Auckland.

From immersive virtual reality learning labs to next generation learning spaces, this site visit will show you how schools are re-designing future classrooms and utilizing new digital technologies including Virtual Reality, 3D Printing, Robotics, Apps, BYOD and Gamification to create a truly student-centric learning experience.

 site tour A
AFTERNOON
13:00 – 15:00 SITE TOUR B: BLENDED LEARNING INNOVATIONS SITE TOUR
With technological advances made over the last two decades, students are no longer limited to learning in traditional classroom environments. In this pre-conference site tour, you will discover how high tech digital campuses such as Auckland University of Technology, Ormiston Junior College, and  University of Auckland are combining the institution’s next generation learning management system with learning analytics to improve blended learning delivery and drive student engagement, retention and creativity.
 site tour B
15:30 – 17:30 SITE TOUR C: NEXT GENERATION LEARNING SPACES AND DIGITAL CAMPUS SITE TOUR
In this pre-conference site tour, you will discover how high tech digital campuses such as Auckland University of Technology, Ormiston Junior College, and  University of Auckland are improvising learning spaces and building smart learning spaces to improve students’ engagement and creativity. You will also see how pedagogy and technology are aligned with the spaces effectively and understand how to apply spaces design, furniture, lighting and technologies innovatively to enrich learning experiences.
site tour C

 

 TIME  AGENDA
INNOVATIONS IN EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING  
09:00 Welcoming Speech, Opening Remarks & Thank You Sponsor Speech by Conference Chairperson
09:15 Google Keynote: How Google Expeditions and Chromebook Are Pioneering 21st Century Personalized and Immersive Learning
09:45 Experiential Learning through Robotics and LEGO Mindstorms: How Experiential Learning Dramatically Transforms Student Learning
CHRISTOPH-BARTNECK-roundedCHRISTOPH BARTNECK
Associate Professor and Director of Postgraduate studies
University of Canterbury
 University of Canterbury
Morning Refreshments & Networking Session
PERSONALIZED, ADAPTIVE LEARNING AND LEARNING ANALYTICS IN K12 & UNIVERSITY ENVIRONMENT
10:30 Why Adaptive Learning Will Maximize Knowledge Retention and Drive Individual Student Learning Progress Better 
REZA-YAGHOUBI-roundedREZA YAGHOUBI
Principal Academic Staff member in the Centre for Business
WINTEC
 The Mind Lab by Unitec
11:00 How to Design for An Individualized Learning Experience in K12 Environment
11:30 How Victoria University and The University of South Australia (UniSA) Uses Learning Analytics to Improve Student Success and Retention Outcomes?
12:00 How Learning Analytics Can Detect Early Warning Signs of Students Not Coping Well
Wendy-Kerr-roundedWENDY KERR
Director – Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
The University of Auckland
 University of Auckland
Networking Luncheon
13:30 How AI Helps Teachers to Automate Grading and Assess the Written Portions of Tests
AARON-STEELE-roundedAARON STEELE
Centre Director for Information Technology
Wintec
 Wintec
14:00 Interactive Roundtable Discussion by Streams: 
  • Use of Technology to Teach Math
  • Use of Technology to Teach Science
  • Use of Technology to Teach English
Cushla-roundedCUSHLA SHEPHERD
Deputy Principal
Albany Junior High School

Albany Junior High School
  •  Flipped Classrooms & Blended Learning
  • Immersive AR/VR for Teaching Delivery
  • Adaptive & Individualized Learning
  • Building student agency in an MLE – Take a leap into the now
male speaker logoSCOTT MCKENZIE
Deputy Principal
Wakefield School
Wakefield School
Afternoon Refreshment & Networking
DAWN OF IMMERSIVE TECHNOLOGY LEARNING IN SCHOOLS: HOW AR/VR WILL TRANSFORM STUDENT LEARNING EXPERIENCE
15:30 VR/AR As New Immersive Learning Tools: How AR/VR is Changing the Way Students Learn, Experience and Engage
David-Parsons-roundedDR. DAVID PARSON
National Postgraduate Director
The Mind Lab by Unitec
 The Mind Lab by Unitec
16:00 UNSW Case Study: How UNSW Personalizes Learning with Immersive AR/VR, Active Learning Spaces and Digital Student Engagement
DINESH-PAIKDEY-roundedDINESH PAIKEDAY
Director, Strategic Advisor
UNSW
 University of New South Whales
16:30 How AUT is Increasing Student Retention and Engagement with Experiential and Immersive Virtual Reality 
DAVID-WHITE-roundedDR DAVID WHITE
Director/ Lecturer
Bio Design Lab AUT
 Auckland University Of Technology
 17:00 Panel: How to Prepare Your School for Next Generation Infrastructure Now: AR/VR, Adaptive Learning and Blended Learning 
PAUL-DONNELLY-roundedPAUL DONNELLY
Associate Principal
Rangiorah High School
 Rangiora High School
VICKI-LEE-TYACKE-roundedVICKI-LEE TYACKE
Head of School Nursing
Palmerston North @ Universal College of Learning
 Universal College of Learning
17:30 Closing Remarks by Conference Chairman
17:15 Champagne Cocktail Networking Session 
Champagne networking session

Enjoy a glass of champagne whilst networking with other like-minded individuals on topics that are of most interest to you and fellow delegates.

 

 TIME  AGENDA
GAMIFICATIONS AND GAME-BASED LEARNING FOR K-12
09:00 Introduction and Day 2 Highlights by Conference Chairperson
09:15 How Gamifications Drive Better Learning Experience and Higher Levels of Student Engagement 
09:45 Digital Gamifications and Blended Learning with Fun in K-6 and K-12 Sector
nick_pattison_roundedNICK PATTISO
Learning Designer
Ormiston Junior College
Ormiston Junior College
Morning Refreshments & Networking Session
NEXT GENERATION LEARNING SPACES, LIBRARIES AND MAKERSPACE 
10:30 Next Generation Makerspace in Schools: Modern Learning Spaces that Encourage Mobility, Collaboration and New ways of Learning
ANDY-KAI-FONG-roundedANDY KAI FONG
Manukura Principal
Haeata Campus Community
 Haeata Campus Community
11:00 Next Generation Libraries with 3D Printers, Makerspaces and Flexible Seating to Improve Student Needs and Engagement
BLENDED LEARNING INNOVATIONS & FLIPPED CLASSROOMS
11:30 Blended Learning Innovations at Manukau Institute of Technology: How Blended Learning Drives Better Student Retention
12:00 Flipped Classroom: How University of Technology Sydney Uses Flipped Classroom to Improve Students’ Mastery of Materials and Enrich the Learning Experience?
Networking Luncheon
13:30 How James Cook Adopt Immersive Virtual/Augmented Reality and Blended Learning into its Curriculum Design 
Danny-Munnerley-roundedDANNY MUNNERLEY
Head, Learning Environments and Innovation
James Cook University
James Cook University
14:00 Interactive Hot Seat Roundtable 
  • Flipped Classroom Best Practice and Exemplars: The impact of flipped-classroom experience on students’ learning outcomes
  • Evidence-based Online Learning or Lack thereof. Successful examples of Online Learning and Learning from Past Failures: The interplay of pre-class and in-class activities in learning experience
  • Rethinking teaching approach and shredding the cognitive load: Choosing appropriate learning activities
MARK-DASHPER-roundedMARK DASHPER
Accredited Professional Learning and Development Facilitator for Education (e-Learning, Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko)
University of Auckland

 University of Auckland
duncan-Ohara-roundedDUNCAN O’HARA
Director, Learning and Teaching
Massey University
 Massey University
Afternoon Refreshment & Networking
BLENDED LEARNING MEASUREMENT
15:30 How Monash University Blends Technology with Flexible Physical Learning Spaces to Drive Student Learning
DAVID-SUDER-roundedDAVID SUDER
Deputy Executive Director Campus Development
Monash University
 Monash University
16:00 Preparing Educators for Blended and Flipped Learning Pedagogies in Secondary Classrooms 
Alex-MacCreadie-roundedALEX MACCREADIE
Executive Director School Strategy
Open Polytechnic
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PANEL DISCUSSION
16:30 Panel Discussion: Key Skills Industry Employees Say Today’s Students Need to Succeed Tomorrow
  • Balancing academic and corporate risks in a disruptive future
  • How to empower existing academic institutions: Technological and Corporate guidance needed
  • The Employer’s “Skills Lens”
  • Deep Learning, Problem Solving Functional skills in a digital, automated workplace
  • “Navigating the Uncanny Valley”: working with, not using, robots – a case in point
DIANA-SHARMA-roundedDIANA SHARMA
Co-Founder and Mission Director
Mission Ready HQ
 Mission Ready HQ
ROUXELLE--DE-VILLIERS-roundedDR. ROUXELLE DE VILLIERS
Senior Lecturer
Auckland University of Technology 
 Auckland University Of Technology
17:00 Closing Remarks by Conference Chairman