SEMINAR SESSIONS

Running on Day 2 of EduTECH 2021, jump into these thought-provoking, practical and engaging seminars run by world leading experts in edtech. Give yourself and your team the confidence boost you need, or the tips and tricks you've been looking for to tackle those projects that have seemed too daunting in the past.

Seminar Sessions, Wednesday 18 August 2021

Dan Bowen
Seminar Sessions
11:35

Education Technology, Trends & Futures for ICT managers

A look back and a look forward to what has shaped us here in Australia regarding educational technology. Join Microsoft's Education Technology Strategist, Dan Bowen for a view on local and global trends impacting education technology now and beyond.
Travis Smith
Seminar Sessions
11:35

Education Technology, Trends & Futures for K-12 leaders

A look back and a look forward to what has shaped us here in Australia regarding educational technology. Join Microsoft's K-12 Industry Executive, Travis Smith for a view on local and global trends impacting education technology now and beyond.
Dr Tim Kitchen
Seminar Sessions
11:35

Inject creativity in all curriculum areas with Adobe

Adobe software is used at the highest level of the multimedia industry but now Adobe have wide range of digital creativity software that can be used by any educator in any curriculum area and by any student. This practical hands-on session by Dr Tim Kitchen from Adobe will demonstrate how and why teachers around the globe are using a range of Adobe tools to engage their students and enhance digital literacy, communication &creativity skills. Dr Kitchen will also share a number of key free resources to help teachers and student make the most of their Adobe apps in the learning & teaching process.
Panel discussion
Seminar Sessions
11:35

Integrate, automate and innovate - the connected university

The Australian higher education sector has experienced significant disruption during the last 18 months, with declining student enrolments and the ongoing impact of the pandemic. This has created a need for a connected university, where disparate IT systems are integrated to automate processes, enabling innovative opportunities to improve education experiences and revenue generation.Join this engaging session to learn how to use an API-led approach to make it easier and faster to integrate systems, applications and data for a connected university, a return to campus and new revenue streams. This session will also provide insights and learnings on how MuleSoft has helped leading Australian education providers accelerate innovation opportunities and enhance student and educator experiences.
Adam Gill, Principal Customer Success Manager, MuleSoft
Panel discussion
Seminar Sessions
11:35

It’s 2021. How hard can it possibly be to manage and troubleshoot your network?

With so many solutions in the market, and so much potential benefit, what does 2021 network utopia look like? Centralised management, Unified Infrastructure, AI, ML, UEBA, Cloud, Zero Trust, Zero Touch, Orchestration, User Experience Insight – is it possible to pull together these sometimes disparate solutions into the agile, proactive network that works for you? Let us show you the quick wins and long-term strategies to get you to your own version of utopia.
Chris Sampson, Systems Engineering Manager, Aruba
Panel discussion
Seminar Sessions
11:35

Modernise Your Educational Programs with Collaborative Learning with Microsoft Teams

The COVID-19 pandemic has created the most severe global education disruption in history. As a result, digital technologies have become essential to the education experience.In this session, we'll share stories from end users and leading organisations and show you how Microsoft Teams and other cloud services (you may already own) can be used to:
  • Provide a unified experience for students and staff
  • Engage with parents in the hybrid learning environment
  • Deliver highly collaborative, bite-size learning
  • Validate program quality and accreditation
  • Provide secure online exams and proctoring
This session is ideal for leaders from education institutions and corporate training providers seeking best practices to evolve their e-learning programs and harness the power of technology to supplement and enhance face-to-face learning.
Emil Zankov
Seminar Sessions
11:35

Robots make computer science more fun

Join Emil Zankov for a 60-minute VEXcode VR workshop. VEXcode VR is an easy to use platform that allows you to code a virtual robot using either Block-based coding environment powered by Scratch Blocks, or a custom developed Text-based Python interface. VEXcode VR is based on VEXcode, the same programming environment used for VEX123, GO, IQ and V5 robots. We all know that robots make Computer Science (CS) come to life with real world applications. Now STEM learning can continue while at home for students, teachers and mentors with no access to their VEX robots. Please bring your computer to the workshop.
Mark Bailye
Seminar Sessions
11:35

The Secret to Learner Engagement in eLearning is Revealed

How can we replicate high levels of learner engagement achieved in a face-to-face classroom to an eLearning virtual environment? Join me in an interactive presentation where I will take you through digital learning strategies and techniques that encourage engagement and everlasting impact in student curriculum. You will get to learn quick tips in applying activities that incorporate gamification, immersive technology, social and collaborative learning, reward systems, and project management. My goal is to show you different approaches in eLearning content within your Learning Management System (LMS) to create an enjoyable experience for your students.
last published: 16/Aug/21 10:05

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