2013 National VET E-learning Strategy EventVET E-learning: a window to the future
Date: 30 May 2013
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Strategy event presentations

(note information about event program etc is at the bottom of this page)

Concurrent Workshop Session A

A1 – Pre-vocational e-learning (Vienna Room)

Literacy, Safety and Supporting Trades Learners

Graham Taylor & Liz Surridge-McCann, Thebarton Senior College

Profile of the project

Unlocking Learning through Literacy & Numeracy

Andrea Hayes, Rebecca Blaikie and Neil Lloyd, Brisbane Youth Education & Training Centre

Link to Prezi presentation

No more pencils, no more books!

Cheryl Galloway, Durack Institute of Technology

Clothing Production for Refugees

Jayne Miller, Cindy Reece Mitchell and Brett Butler, Canberra Institute of Technology

Hang out to learn English

Paula McKenry, Kangan Institute

A2 – Vocational e-learning (Beijing Room)

Virtual Classrooms for Community Sector Managers

Katherine Fardian, Mental Health Coordinating Council

Growing our Future Connecting to Life

Chris Toselli, GlobalNet ICT

New England Institute, Bakery Apps for Industry

Matthew McAllister, TAFE NSW

Interview with Mathew McAllister

Measuring up Online - Aboriginal Health Workers

Georgina Nou, Fay Freeth & Mary Willis, TAFE SA Regional APY Lands

Portfolio Enabled E-Assessment for Remote Stores (PEERS)

Chris Hayward, The Arnhem Land Progress Aboriginal Corporation

Short video story about Elcho Island visit

A3 – Pathways to higher qualifications e-learning (Dubai Room)

Health Workforce Planning and Development

Kathryn Hogan and Margaret Kirby, UNE Partnerships Pty Ltd

Up-skilling Book Keepers with iTunes and E-portfolios

Pauline Porcaro, RMIT

E-facilitation empower trade to management

Karen Helmrich and Wendy Ashcroft-Ware, TAFE NSW – Western Sydney Institute

Interview with Karen Helmrich and Wendy Ashcroft-Ware

Peer review strategies using e-learning

Paul Douglas and Jane Harding, Holmesglen Institute of TAFE

Increasing student success using interactive content

Carly Bryan and Dr Jenelle Benson, Brisbane North Institute of TAFE

A4 – Industry e-validation of assessment exemplars (Bell 1 Room)

Smart E-validation

Helen Houston and Janet Fearns, The Skills Institute

Vimeo Presentation

Metal Fabrication

Steven McMahon, Canberra Institute of Technology

Automotive E-validation of Assessment

John Kemp, Tim Verkerk and Brett Stewart, Kangan Institute

True Blue E-validation

David Drinkall, SkillsTech Australia

Sport, Recreation and Fitness

Graeme Hill, TAFE NSW – Sydney Institute

Certificate III in Aged Care

Matthew McAllister, TAFE NSW – New England Institute

Concurrent Workshop Session B

B5 – Technology in teaching and learning (Vienna Room)

Google It

David Drinkall, V2 Training (on behalf of Mueller College)

Sustainable Demolitions: a Construction Pre-apprentice Game

Mark O’Rourke and Dale Linegar, Victoria University

Integrated VET/LLN: Multisite Delivery Model

Debbie Littlehales, Kiama Community College

Shane Fitzgerald and Chris Ellevson (participating remotely online)

SMART (Smart Mobile Accessible Remote Training)

Janet Fearns and Steve Omant, Tasmanian Skills Institute

Project profile

Augmented Reality in First Aid Training

Karen Nicholas and Cheryl McCarthy, Learning Options

Project profile

B6 – Creating engaging interactive content (Beijing Room)

Design and Delivery of Learning Content

Brian Chau, Adobe Solutions

From video tutorials to scenario based learning, Adobe Presenter and Captivate make it easy for subject matter experts to create engaging interactive content. In this workshop, we will walk you through the process of design and the delivery of the learning content to platforms like Flash, HTML5, iOS, Android and Windows 8.

B7 – Evidence collection using technology (Dubai Room)

Mobile Checklists Enabling Authentic Workplace Assessment

Julianne Seaman and Evan Englezos, Box Hill Institute

Hairdressing on the Go – a Mobile Solution

Annette Winch, Deb Powell, Kym Teagle and Tracy Grundy, Gold Coast Institute of TAFE

Building Online Learning Skills

Wendy Macliver, Great Southern Institute of Technology

Collecting Audio on BYO Devices

Margaret Barnes, The Spectrum Organization Association Inc.

E-learning for the Victorian Horticulture Industry

Paul Douglas, Holmesglen Institute of TAFE

B8 – Industry sectors (Bell 1 Room)

E-learning in Glass and Glazing Manufacturing Industry Sector

Patrick Gavaghan, Australian Glass and Glazing Association

E-learning in the Clean Energy Industry Sector

Kristen Wood, Clean Energy Council

E-learning – from “the cloud” to the Council

Russell Burke and Kerry Evans, Eurobodalla Shire Council

Aged Care Safety Leadership Program

Kristy Harwood and Bronwyn Dallow, NSW Business Chamber Limited

E-learning in Aged Care Industry Sector

Karen Marsh, Diana Fitzgerald and Patricia Gross, St John’s Village

Concurrent Workshop Session C

C9 – Learning Technologies in Rural and Remote Areas (Vienna Room)

Far West Learning Connections

Annie Fergusson and Lyn Ham, Department for Communities and Social Inclusion

Advancing Fire Investigation Skills Nationally

Dr Kym Turnbull, Canberra Institute of Technology & Superintendent Bob Alexander, Fire and Rescue NSW

Beam Me Out, Scotty!!

Nina McMahon and Andrew Davies, IndustryLink Culinary School of Excellence


Expanding DigiLink through mobile Social Media

Dr Henk Huijser and Alicia Boyle, Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education

Pigs in Space

Jeanette Swain, Go TAFE

C10 – Global Trends (Beijing Room)

Where we’re going we don’t need…Roads

Marlene Manto, E-learning Coordinator – National VET E-learning Strategy

Where is technology heading? What is changing for education and training? This session will look at technology directions, what is happening in workplaces, .and how this all comes together with the key global trends for education and training. There will be examples of what is happening right now, what is becoming increasingly common, and what is further out but will be here before you know it!

21st Century Tools – ‘Dine in or Take Away’

Stephan Schmidt, Content Services Advisor – National VET E-learning Strategy

This session is about 21st Century (21C) tools, which are mainly free tools. If you are a 21st century educator then this session might interest you to find out which tools to embed into your 21st century teaching/learning environment. Tools presented can be either used stationary on the PC (Dine in) or on the run (Take away) via Apps on mobile devices.


C11 – Emerging technology trial presentations (Dubai Room)

Beyond SCORM – New Interoperability Standards

Vlad Mezin, Holmesglen Institute of TAFE

Voice Opportunities in Contemporary Education

James Croft and Alina Sullivan, Southern Queensland Institute of TAFE

Accessible Modern Video for All – Stage 2

Sean Norrey, Kangan Institute

Mobile Video Assessment

Scott Dwyer, TAFE SA Adelaide North

Augmented Reality Stage 2 – NBN Ready

Tyrone McGillick, TAFE NSW – North Coast Institute

C12 – Skills for workforce planning and development (Bell 1 Room)

Scott Harris, ACT & Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Gary Workman, Group Training Association of Victoria

Darryl Rubiolo, Local Government NSW

Alison Arblaster, SA Health and Community Services Skills Board

Sarah Conners, Council of Textile and Fashion Industries of Australia

Full program (3Mb - 128 pages) :

Note: the full program is in pdf form designed to be downloaded onto mobile devices. The full program is 128 pages so with sustainability in mind, we are recommending that delegates do not printthe entire document. A printed version of the "short form" program (see below) will be provided on the day.

Viewing the program on the day
The full program can be viewed on your mobile device. There are many apps that will allow you to annotate and save notes to the program document. Examples of these are Adobe Reader App (free), PDF expert (cost) and Goodreader (cost and IOS only but great app).

Short form program (1.3Mb - 16 pages) :

(this will be provided in print form at the showcase)

Hi everyone.

The online registration for the National VET e-learning Strategy event is now open.

This is the end of project event for all National VET E-learning Strategy projects funded in 2012-13. We would hope you are able to send 2 team members along and please extend this invitation to your project partners as well. Registration is essential.

About the day
When: 30th May 2013
Where: Rydges Bell City, 215 Bell Street, Preston, Melbourne
Cost: $150.00 (incl GST) per person
Accommodation: details and booking code below

Please Register online by the 31 March 2013 at: http://www.trybooking.com/CLXX

The booking system requires payment by credit card and a tax invoice will be generated once your registration has been paid and processed. If you are unable to pay by credit card you will need to arrange an alternative payment method.

At this stage the event is only open to Strategy funded projects, their project partners, all Strategy staff and committee members from the E-standards Expert Group, Industry Advisory Group and of course FLAG members will be invited. There will also be guests from the Commonwealth, numbers could reach around 200 +.

The day will begin with a breakfast (continental) keynote speaker starting at 8:00am. There are limited seats available for this so you will need to indicate on the booking if you are going to attend.

A number of teams will asked to present on their project’s outcomes during the workshops held throughout the day. Further details to come.

All teams (around 110) will be provided an area (trestle table) to setup their display. You are more than welcome to bring along some signage to represent your organisation but please keep in mind with such a large number of projects room will be limited. Teams will be able to set up their area the night before but wouldn’t advise on leaving any equipment overnight.

Further information on display area will be available closer to the event.

You will need to bring your own electronic devices eg laptop, mobile device. Wi-fi will be available, however with such a large number of participants it would be advisable to bring your own back-up if you need it.

It will be up to you if you intend to run demonstrations of the resources you have developed or simply be there to talk about what you have achieved.

Networking Drinks
The day will end with networking drinks commencing at 4.00 pm. This will give you an opportunity to speak with other projects and Strategy staff.

info.jpgAccommodation and flights should be booked asap. These are not covered by the registration fee.

Book accommodation here; http://www.rydges.com/customised-web-page/national-vet-e-learning-strategy/

We recommend you book to stay on the 29th May as there will be a breakfast keynote (included in conference fee) beginning at 8am on the 30th. This one day conference is expected to conclude at 5pm. There will be a showcase and networking function from 4-5pm and participants will be encouraged to join us in the restaurant for dinner (at own expense) to enhance further opportunities for networking and collaboration.
For delegates that choose to remain at the venue and stay over on the 30th, breakfast on the morning of the 31st will be an additional $21.50. More details below.

Venue: Rydges Bell City, Preston

215 Bell Street, Preston , VIC 3072

Rydges Bell City Preston

Accommodation Rates: