Welcoming Remarks

Hon. Peter Hall MLC

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Minister for Higher Education and Skills and Minister responsible for the Teaching Profession since December 2010.

Keynote speakers

Dr Gilly Salmon
Professor Gilly Salmon is one of the world’s leading thinkers in online learning. She researches and publishes widely on the themes of innovation and change in Higher Education and the exploitation of new technologies of all kinds in the service of learning.
She is internationally renowned for her significant contributions to online education, including research, innovation, program design, teaching methods and the use of new technologies.
Gilly has recently been appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor, Learning Transformations at Swinburne University of Technology. She took up her appointment at Swinburne in January 2012.
Previously, she was the Executive Director and Professor (Learning Futures) at the Australian Digital Futures Institute, based in the University of Southern Queensland, Australia and was Professor of E-learning and Learning Technologies, and Head of the Beyond Distance Research Alliance and the Media Zoo, at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom.
Recent books include Podcasting for Learning in Universities. The third edition of her seminal book E-moderating: the key to learning & teaching online is now out, see www.e-moderating.com

Dr Gilly Salmon will be presenting The Full Monty* Online.
Designing and teaching online whether the ‘full monty’ or in blended mode requires rather different ways of designing and delivering, compared to traditional approaches.
Gilly Salmon tells the story of incremental and radical changes to both designing and delivery of learning. And offers us practical frameworks and exemplars. To assist creating social and knowledge sharing environments.
Dr Gilly Salmon speaks about designing e-Learning.