2012 Calendar of NSW events

These events form part of the national events calendar may be presented online or in a face-to-face environment.

January
February
March
April
May
June

January


February

Date
Time
Title and Description
20/02/12
9:00 - 12:00
Finding and creating E-learning that is free


This three hour workshop will give you a demonstration of where to find and use e-learning content that is already developed for over 100 training packages.
We will also demonstrate a free easy to use rapid e-learning content development tool as well as a number of other strategies to help you get an understanding of how to find and use e-learning resources.
Please bring your laptop if you have one, although it is not a requirement.
Facilitator/s: Adam West, Melanie Doriean
Location: Level 4 , 1 Oxford St , Darlinghurst
Registration: Closed




March

Date
Time
Title and Description
20/03/12

Access to Skills Support


Meeting at Mascot with Access to Skills teams. Went through some of the ways in which we can help them. Identified appropriate strategies. Networks for future contacts
Facilitator/s: Adam West
Location: Online
Registration:closed

April

Date
Time
Title and Description
03/04/12
14:30 -
15:30
Focus on trades - Part 1


This will be the first of a three part series on E-learning for the trades. The series begins with design strategies followed by a session on downloading and repurposing content. In the final session we will look at how content can be linked into a Moodle learning management system. Each session will also entail a case study of current practice in E-learning in trades. This first session will relate E-learning design strategies to the training package competency unit. Case study to be advised. Note: This series will be looking at trade related subject areas although these underpinning skills may be transferred to any subject area or training package.
Facilitator/s: Adam West
Location: Online
Registration: closed. recording link here
26/4/12
14:30-
16:30
Focus on trades - Part 2


This will be the second of a three part series on E-learning for the trades. The series began with the relationship between the training package competencies and E-learning design. This session will focus on downloading and repurposing content. In the final session we will look at how this content can be linked into a Moodle learning management system. Each session also entails a case study of current practice in E-learning in trades. Case study to be advised. Note: This series will be looking at trade related subject areas although these underpinning skills may be transferred to any subject area or training package.
Facilitator/s: Adam West
Co-Facilitator/s: TBA
Location: Online
Registration: Bookings TBA.
27/4/12
10:30
11:30
E-assessment - webinar


This online session will look at the key principles in e-assessment and give some examples of the tools people are currently using. We will also cover some of the usual questions about authenticity and look closely at the how the AQTF guidelines relate to e-assessment.
Facilitator/s: Melanie Worrall and Melanie Doriean
Location: Online
Registration: http://eassessengage.eventbrite.com.au
30/4/12
9:30-13:00
Customising Learning.Objects


This workshop will demonstrate how to customise a Learning Object from a Toolbox. You can create online content that exactly meets your needs by learning how to change text, images and other files as you wish. You don't need HTML skills, just how to save and retrieve files accurately.
Demo to be followed by hands on activity - so bring your laptop
Facilitator/s: Adam West
Location: Level 4 1, Oxford Street
Registration http://2012e-learning2.eventbrite.com.au
30/4/12
13.:30-
16:00
The key to engaging e-learners


Face to face workshop 2.5 hours. This workshop will explore the practices and techniques that will keep your online learners engaged and enthused from the beginning to the completion of their learning.
Facilitator/: Melanie Doriean
Location: Level 4 1 Oxford Street
Registration: http://2012engage.eventbrite.com.au




May

Date
Time
Title and Description
2/5/12

The What, Why and How of E-Assessment -Sydney


This full day E-assessment workshop will give you practical guidance on how to conduct e-assessment and why it is important to get it right . Using real case studies and demonstrations of the types of assessment you could use you will gain an understanding of how to meet compliance in e-assessment
Facilitator/s: Melanie Worrall will lead and Melanie Doriean will facilitate.
Location 1 Oxford St, Darlinghurst 2010
Registration:http://e
3/5/12
9:30 -
4:00
The What, Why and How of E-Assessment - Newcastle


Workshop description as above.
Facilitator/s: Melanie Worrall
Location:
Registration: Bookings TBA.
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7/05/12
13:30
16:00
Planning your E-learning Strategy - Marlene Manto
Aimed directly at Managers, Senior organisational planning staff and VET Managers, Marlene will take you through the essential steps you need to consider when planning the e-learning strategy for your organisation.
Deeply experience in e-learning over the last 12 years Marlene has helped many organisations get up and running with a sound strategy to develop their online delivery.
Places strictly limited to 22
Presenter - Marlene Manto
Location 1 Oxford st
Registration:
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8/5/12
9:00 - 12:30
Planning your E-learning Strategy - Marlene Manto
a repeat of the above session.
Presenter: Marlene Manto
Location TBA
Registration

9/5/12
14:30-
15:30
Focus on trades - Part 3
This will be the last of a three part series on E-learning for the trades. The series began with the relationship between the training package competencies and E-learning design. The second session focused on downloading and repurposing content. In this final session we will look at how this content can be linked into a Moodle learning management system. Each session entails a case study of current practice in E-learning in trades. Case study to be advised. Note: This series will be looking at trade related subject areas although these underpinning skills may be transferred to any subject area or training package.
Facilitator/s: Adam West
Co-Facilitator/s: TBA
Location: Online
Registration: Bookings and online room details TBA
14/5/12
9:00-
12.30
How to create and use your own audio files for teaching and learning
A half-day workshop demonstrating how to prepare material, record and create a local audio file ( oftne called a podcast) and put it into a blog or website. You will need a laptop with Audacity loaded on to it. More instructions will be sent when you register
Facilitator/s: Robyn Jay will present the workshop and Melanie will facilitate
Location: 1 Oxford Street
Registration: http://audiofiles.eventbrite.com.au
14/5/12
13.30 -16.00
How to find, edit and load images into variety of platforms to enliven your learning design
This workshop will show you where to find some great images or create your own as well as resizing them properly using simple editing tools to use in your online spaces and learning.
You will learn about copyright on using images,and how to use them for maximum impact in a variety of formats
Facilitator/s: Robyn Jay will present the workshop and Melanie Doriena will faciitate
Location: 1 Oxford St, Darlinghurst
Registration: http://2012images.eventbrite.com.au
16/5/12

E-Assessment - Coffs Harbour


Facilitator/s:Melanie Worrall
Location: TBA
Registration: .TBA






16/5/12
9:30 - 16:30
E-Assessment - Newcastle


Facilitator/s: Melanie Worrall
Location:TBA
Registration: TBA.
15/5/12
9:00-
16:30
Dubbo (x2)


Session 1 9.00 – 12.30
Session 2 1.00 – 4.30
Part 1 – The Strategy (maximum 20 minutes) Introduction to The Strategy
Part 2 – Toolboxes (11/2 hours)
• Finding Toolboxes in Equella • Downloading and Contextualising the content • Reloading your contextualised material into equella • Linking back into your moodle
MORNING/ AFTERNOON TEA (20 minutes)
Part 3 – Interactive assessment (1 hour) Participants will be required to bring their own content in a pre-specified format. Staff will have the opportunity to build 1 small assessment exercise
• Building interactive assessment material (not moodle quizzes) • Packaging them in a format to feed to the moodle gradebook.
Facilitator/s: Adam West
Co-Facilitator/s: TBA
Location: Online
Registration:
16/5/12
9:00-16:30
Parkes (x2)


Session 1 9.00 – 12.30
Session 2 1.00 – 4.30
Part 1 – The Strategy (maximum 20 minutes) Introduction to The Strategy
Part 2 – Toolboxes (11/2 hours)
• Finding Toolboxes in Equella • Downloading and Contextualising the content • Reloading your contextualised material into equella • Linking back into your moodle
MORNING/ AFTERNOON TEA (20 minutes)
Part 3 – Interactive assessment (1 hour) Participants will be required to bring their own content in a pre-specified format. Staff will have the opportunity to build 1 small assessment exercise
• Building interactive assessment material (not moodle quizzes) • Packaging them in a format to feed to the moodle gradebook.
Facilitator/s: Adam West
Co-Facilitator/s: TBA
Location: Online
Registration:
17/5/12
9:00-16:30
Orange (x2)


Session 1 9.00 – 12.30
Session 2 1.00 – 4.30
Part 1 – The Strategy (maximum 20 minutes) Introduction to The Strategy
Part 2 – Toolboxes (11/2 hours)
• Finding Toolboxes in Equella • Downloading and Contextualising the content • Reloading your contextualised material into equella • Linking back into your moodle
MORNING/ AFTERNOON TEA (20 minutes)
Part 3 – Interactive assessment (1 hour) Participants will be required to bring their own content in a pre-specified format. Staff will have the opportunity to build 1 small assessment exercise
• Building interactive assessment material (not moodle quizzes) • Packaging them in a format to feed to the moodle gradebook.
Facilitator/s: Adam West
Co-Facilitator/s: TBA
Location: Online
Registration:
18/5/12
9:00-
16:30
Learning Design


Full day workshop on good online learning design.
Facilitator/s: Alison Bickford and Melanie
Location: Online
Registration: TBA
23/5/12
9:00-
16:30
Broken Hill (x2)


Session 1 9.00 – 12.30
Session 2 1.00 – 4.30
Part 1 – The Strategy (maximum 20 minutes) Introduction to The Strategy
Part 2 – Toolboxes (11/2 hours)
• Finding Toolboxes in Equella • Downloading and Contextualising the content • Reloading your contextualised material into equella • Linking back into your moodle
MORNING/ AFTERNOON TEA (20 minutes)
Part 3 – Interactive assessment (1 hour) Participants will be required to bring their own content in a pre-specified format. Staff will have the opportunity to build 1 small assessment exercise
• Building interactive assessment material (not moodle quizzes) • Packaging them in a format to feed to the moodle gradebook.
Facilitator/s: Adam West
Co-Facilitator/s: TBA
Location: Online
Registration:
23/5/12

Broadband in Broken Hill


9:00am- 12.00pm - Planning your e-learning Strategy
13:00pm - 4:00 pm - Finding tools to engage your learners
Target Local Councils and RTOS
Facilitator/s: Melanie Doriean
Co-Facilitator/s:
Location: tbc
Registration:tbc






26/5/12
9:30 - 15:30
Advanced Moodle


Facilitated workshop presentations by moodle users - sharing ideas and issues and problem solving.
Facilitator/s:Adam West
Co-Facilitator/s:Melanie Doriean
Location:
Registration:



June

Date
Time
Title and Description
6/6/12
9:00-
17:00
Moodle Mash


Facilitator/s:TBC
Location:
Registration:
7/6/12
11:00
12:00
OER Resources


Online webinar demonstrating some Open Educational Resources and how these are being used.
Facilitator/s:Melanie Doriean
Location: Online
Registration: TBA
7/6/12

SWSI Moodle workshop


This session (4hrs) will
• demonstrate some of the E-learning resources available as part of the National VET E-Learning strategy • introduce the ARED tool – Applications for Rapid E-learning Development • allow participants to practice integrating some of these resources with their current Moodle site.
Prerequisites Preferably have attended the basic and/or advanced Moodle training and have a Moodle site available to edit.
Facilitator/s: Adam West
Location:
Registration:
10/6/12

E-Assessment 2


Online advanced session on E-assessment follow up with workshop participants to allow discussion and comment on application of e-assessment in practice.
Facilitator/sL: Melanie Worrall and Melanie Doriean
Location: Online
Registration: