Flexible Learning Association of New Zealand: Inception to Infinity - places, spaces and time for learning

From 9 Apr 2018
To 11 Apr 2018
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Manawatu campus - Turitea

Join us..... at the biennial FLANZ conference, located at Massey University in Palmerston North. This is the premier conference in New Zealand for leaders, practitioners and professionals involved in open, distance, flexible, e-learning, blended and mobile learning across the compulsory schooling sectors, vocational, tertiary and professional development settings.

For more information please visit our conference website http://www.flanz2018.org.nz/

To register please visit http://www.flanz2018.org.nz/registration.html

The Conference Theme is 'From Inception to Infinity: In-habiting the multiple places, spaces and time for learn-ing.' Inception signifies the beginning of the journey, where we have come from. It recognises the early stages of the learning journey. Infinity simply means that we are not there yet. Where will our changing environment take us to next? How can we best utilise the different technolo-gies to meet society's increasing need for ongoing edu-cation?

The conference committee has announced that the deadline for submission has been extended to Friday 27th October. There will be not further extensions past this date. Notifications of acceptance will now occur on Friday 17th November.

The National Centre for Teaching and Learning has generously agreed to pay for up to 10 registrations for Massey staff who have a paper accepted for the conference.

Conference themes include:

•Innovations in Designs for Learning;

•Equity, Access, Openness and Flexibiity

•Emerging Teaching & Learning Strategies, Assessment Models

•New Tools (technologies and related pedagogies) for Learning

Confirmed Keynote Speakers include: Sian Bayne, George Siemens, Mark Brown, Tim Bell and Bronwyn Stuckey

Should you have any questions about this process, please contact Nicky on 021 033 5605 or nicky@eventit.co.nz.

Inception signifies the beginning of the journey, where we have come from. It recognises the early stages of the learning journey. Infinity simply means that we are not there yet. Where will our changing environment take us to next? How can we best utilise the different technolo-gies to meet society's increasing need for ongoing edu-cation?

Sub themes for the conference include:

 Innovations in designs for learning

 Equity, access, openness and flexibility

 Emerging teaching and learning strategies, as-sessment models

 New technologies and related pedagogies for learning

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

The following Keynote speakers are confirmed

 Professor Siân Bayne

 Professor George Siemens

 Professor Mark Brown

 Professor Tim Bell

IMPORTANT DATES

Submissions open - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Registrations open - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Submissions close - Friday 27th October, 2017

Notification of acceptance - Friday 17th November, 2017

Revised papers due - Friday 2nd February, 2018

Programme finalised - Monday 12th February, 2018

Early bird registrations close - Friday 16th February, 2018

Registrations close - Friday 30 March

Contact:
021 033 5605

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