Presenter Notes and handouts

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Below is a list of presenter notes , handouts and links from the conference. This list will be updated as new material is submitted. Don’t forget to view the YouTube links to the records of keynotes and a select number of presentations.     Authentic Tasks will promote student engagement and motivation. | Dr Peter Morrissey Growth… Continue reading

Revisit, relearn via YouTube

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Below is a  selection of the keynotes and presentation from the conference. Many thanks to David Foley, Leon Anderson and Evonne Webb for their great work on producing this. Day 1 1 Opening address by Professor Toni Downes, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Charles Sturt University (https://youtu.be/CQgsFFVkTj8) rnrc16 – 2 Keynote – Allan Carrington (https://youtu.be/ThAa8wFot6I) rnrc16 – 3… Continue reading

Dan’s new book

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As seen at the conference, Dan’s new book #SchoolOfThought – A Collection of Essays, Blog Posts and Random Thought Bubbles is available for purchase. All profits from the sale of #SchoolOfThought will go to supporting literacy programmes in remote Indigenous communities around Australia conducted by the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF). Buy now

Keynote – Dan Haesler

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Dan Hasler

View Dan’s Keynote at our conference.  Dan Haesler is an international keynote speaker, educator, writer & consultant. Described as engaging, thought provoking and someone who pushes the boundaries; Dan has presented as a conference keynote alongside some of the world’s most well known educational thinkers including Sir Ken Robinson, Sugata Mitra and Stephen Heppell. He has presented on… Continue reading

Opening Address – Professor Toni Downes

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Professor Toni Downes

Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Academic) of Charles Sturt University, Professor Toni Downes will be presenting our opening address. View Toni Downes presentation at our conference.  About Toni Downes Professor Downes holds a PhD in Education from the University of Western Sydney, a Master Education from the University of Toronto, Canada and a Bachelor of Education from the University… Continue reading

Timetable

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It is an action packed two days! 2 major keynotes, 36 workshops, 3 student performances and 1 lively Q&A panel.   Day 1 09:00 – 09:10   Introductions &Welcome to Country 09:10 – 09:30   Opening address, TBA 09:30 – 10:30   Keynote – Allan Carrington 10:30 – 10:50   Facilitated discussion 10:50 – 11:20   Morning Tea 11:20 – 12:20  … Continue reading

Key details

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Rurality Vista

Date: Tuesday 17 May – Wednesday 18 May, 2016 Venue: Pit Complex, Mt Panorama Motor Racing Circuit, Bathurst Registrations: closes 3pm, Friday 6th May 2016 Conference aims Share innovative pedagogies Demonstrate new and emerging technologies Explore the impact of current and imminent educational reforms Celebrate educational transformation Deliver engaging learning through ‘hands-on’ experiences Showcase local and international research

Keynote – Allan Carrington

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Allan Carrington presenting a webinar

Allan’s keynote What’s the Flippin’ Fuss? It is just good teaching …right?  Doing “flipped classrooms” is the flavour of the month for educators. What does it mean? Is it new? What exactly are we to flip?  How do we approach the Learning and Teaching design to get the best outcomes?  Is this really worth it… Continue reading

Vale – Dr Paul Brock

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Dr Paul Brock speaking at the National Press Club

On the 25th March 2016, Dr Paul Brock sadly passed away after a long battle with MND. Our deepest heartfelt sympathies go out to his family and friends. Paul touched the hearts and minds of people around the world. His intellect, drive, humour, and compassion are just some of the many positive qualities for which he will… Continue reading