FLANZ2018 Conference

From 9 Apr 2018 9:00 AM
To 11 Apr 2018 5:00 PM
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Manawatu campus - Turitea
Social Science Lecture Block
FLANZ, the cornerstone organisation of New Zealand’s flexible learning community, is looking to breath new life into technology enabled learning innovation in New Zealand. FLANZ President, Ralph Springett, says, “FLANZ is in a great position to leverage its role as an advocate with a recent name change, the opening of the FLANZ awards for original or innovative projects, and preparation for the 2018 National Conference: From Inception to Infinity.” “The 2018 conference will tackle issues confronting every school and tertiary institution in New Zealand,” says Mr Springett. “It includes topics like design and innovation, equity and flexibility, and new tools for learning.” Each FLANZ conference (held every two years) includes the presentation of the FLANZ Award recognising an individual or organisation for advancing understanding of best practice in e-learning, distance, open and flexible learning in New Zealand, together with awards given for best journal paper, refereed paper, postgraduate paper and conference poster. The 2016 conference also allowed discussion and agreement of a name change from Distance Education (DEANZ) to Flexible Learning (FLANZ) to reflect the direction of technology enabled learning. Conference themes include: •Innovations in Designs for Learning; •Equity, Access, Openness and Flexibility •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 The deadline for submissions 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. Applications are now open for the 2018 FLANZ awards, which include postgraduate student scholarships. FLANZ awards applications can be made through the 2018 FLANZ conference website: www.flanz2018.org.nz. . FLANZ2018 Submission date extended. Thank you to those who have taken the time to prepare and send submissions for our upcoming FLANZ2018 conference.
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