eTV are pleased to bring you recordings of key speakers from the fantastic and extremely popular Future Learning Environments Conference, from the Stamford Plaza in Auckland.

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Meeting the needs of 21st century learners through new partnerships, new connections, better collaboration
  • Understanding the needs of our learners
  • Connecting, collaborating and creating in an ever changing digital world
  • Lessons learned and future steps – what have we learned and what lies ahead?
Deb Struthers, Director – Learning with Digital Technologies, Ministry of Education
Brian Annan,
Director - Research and Development - Faculty of Education,The University of Auckland


How technology is transforming learning and improving individual and organizational performance at NorthTec
  • Technology as enabler of modern pedagogy: empowering, personalizing and transforming learning
  • Technology as a tool providing access to learning and connecting learners across time and space
  • Technology enabling and driving improvement in organizational processes and performance
Vasi Doncheva, Director Quality Learning, Northtec


Panel discussion: Supporting the digital student beyond the tools- how to develop a culture of support to ensure success of future learning environments in Tertiary?
  • Defining success
  • What more is required from leaders, managers, teachers and students themselves
  • Uptake of changes through a culture of support and understanding
  • Identifying and filling the gaps
  • Expected challenges and how to deal with them? Eg: Low-engagement, de-personalisation, lack of digital literacy
Phil Ker, Chief Executive, Otago Polytechnic
Rick Ede,
Chief Executive, Unitec Institute of Technology


Making learning open and flexible
  • Delivering on the promise - learning in a connected age
  • Technologies that deliver for learners not just the institution
  • Flexible futures – our view of the horizon
Teri McClelland, Head of Faculty SIT2LRN, Southern Institute of Technology


Using curated sites, mobile apps and social communities to better engage students
  • Monitoring student conversations and activity on curated sites
  • Using technology as a way to learn from student usage behaviour and distil the “non-value adders”
  • Using social communities to promote peer-to-peer learning
Rustica Lamb, Director and Business Development Manager, Bloom Training & Recruitment


The Kura app: Mobile and gamified Māori language lessons

Staff at the University of Victoria developed an app to assist their Māori language teachers. Its use quickly spread beyond the intended audience, first to students, then across New Zealand, then worldwide.

  • Drivers and identifying the need
  • Evolution of use /li>
  • Lessons learned from the field
Rawiri Toia, Project Director - Te Kura Māori, Victoria University of Wellington


Quick-fire: Insights from the way learning and teaching happens across other sectors? Garth Cook, Learning & Development Manager, The Warehouse


Earned knowledge is valued knowledge
  • The engagement factors of video games and why they are so easy for teenagers (and adults) to engage with
  • The current issue facing educational games
  • The learning power inherent in games
Edwin McRae, Narrative Designer, The Fiction Engine


MLEs: A secondary school perspective Sharon Kiely, Deputy Principal, Albany Senior High School
Sheree Muggeridge,
Deputy Principal, Albany Senior High School
Karen Stimson,
Deputy Principal, Albany Senior High School


DisruptED: Learning flipped and reimagined

What if students were given a greater voice in determining what, when, where and how they learn? This session will focus on what is possible when we disrupt the conventional notion of learning and flip it on its head.

  • Why flip and what does flipped learning actually looks like across the week?
  • The conditions under which flipped classrooms lead to better student outcomes
  • Challenges of the flipped classroom
Carl Condliffe, Head of Physical Education and Health, Rongotai College


The MOOC evolution
  • What is new with massive open online courses (MOOCs)?
  • Why are MOOCs turning out to be more of an evolution than a revolution in the future learning environment?
  • Who are enrolling in MOOCs? Who will be enrolling in MOOCs?
  • What is happening with MOOCs in New Zealand?
Dennis Viehland, Associate Professor - Information Systems, Massey University


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