ASCILITE 2017

4-6 December 2017, Toowoomba, QLD
The University of Southern Queensland is proud to host the 34th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education.

USQ is particularly excited to be hosting ASCILITE 2017 because it coincides with USQ’s 50/25 celebrations in which USQ celebrates 50 years as an educational institution and 25 years as a university.

The 2017 ASCILITE conference offers a unique opportunity for practitioners and researchers from diverse contexts and fields to come together to critically discuss, imaginatively explore and passionately debate all things educational technology and educational practice.

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Key Dates

  • 15 May 2017: Call for reviewers closes
  • 5 June 2017: Deadline for submissions
  • 12 June 2017: Submissions sent to reviewers
  • 24 June 2017: Deadline for accepting/rejecting submissions to review
  • Early July 2017: Early bird registrations open
  • 24 July 2017: Deadline to complete reviews
  • 31 July 2017: Author notification
  • 28 August 2017: Final revised papers due; draft program available
  • 2 October 2017: Early bird closes; standard registration opens; final program available
  • 6 November 2017: Proceedings released on website
  • 27 November: Registration closes
  • 4-6 December 2017: Conference

Latest Conference News

Call for student volunteers now open!

Are you a current student enrolled in tertiary education? Are you interested in being a student volunteer at ASCILITE 2017?

We're looking for current students enrolled in tertiary education to take on the role of student volunteer at the ASCILITE 2017 Conference in Toowoomba this December.

Read on for all the info!

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Does this submission make you want to spin your chair around like Delta? Tips for peer reviewing

Over the next couple of days, we're allocating submissions to the many ASCILITE reviewers who have stepped up to review for this year's conference. We've prepared Reviewer Guidelines and EasyChair Instructions for Reviewers to help our reviewers work through their allocated submissions. And to inspire our fearless reviewers as they embark on their reviews, Organising Committee member Professor Shelley Kinash is up on the blog today to share some tips for peer reviewing.

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10 reasons why I am submitting a paper to ASCILITE 2017 (by next Monday 5 June!)

There is one week to go until the ASCILITE 2017 call for participation closes! To spur you on with making your submission, today Professor Shelley Kinash is sharing ten reasons why she is submitting a paper to ASCILITE 2017.

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Three reasons reviewing papers is good for you (and an update on the call for reviewers)

Let’s be honest: reviewing papers takes time, and although in theory many academics are allocated hours to engage in “service” activities, in reality most of us need to squeeze it in around all the other calls on our time.

So why do it? Here are three reasons why I think reviewing papers is good for us.

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