Rachel Bentley

Director Rich Media Western Sydney University

Conference Day One: Tuesday, 27th October 2020

Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

1:30 PM Thriving in the Face of Digital Change at the Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is committed to developing a high quality online interactive environment that promotes student engagement. Pioneering this change are the Digital Futures Team who are exploring Learning Analytics, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Adaptive Learning. This session will focus on current projects including

  • A coded learning platform aimed at criminal justice, policing & psychology early learning
  • Employing a spider web of interactivity connected participants and respondents- creating active learning in this situation
  • Improving analytics maturity- analyzing how long and how people engage with content to improve modes of online education delivery 
  • Experimenting with technology that is more accessible to students including podcasting, video, AR, adaptive learning technologies 

Conference Day Two: Wednesday, 28th October 2020

Wednesday, October 28th, 2020

4:30 PM Cross Industry Panel Discussion: Understanding the Unique Challenges of Training on the Job Learners & Lessons that Can be Applied from Each Sector

It is clear that corporate institutions face unique challenges as compared to universities. Training learners who are on the job presents a completely different environment to navigate and can often not accommodate the experimentation with online learning spaces that universities can implement. This panel will explore how university and corporate stakeholders can learn from one another to increase learner engagement.

  • Understand how universities and corporations can learn from each other 
  • Strategies to increase collaboration between universities and corporations to progress online e-learning effectiveness
  • What’s next on the horizon for digital learning in each sector

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Rachel.

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