Learning Commons Development & Design Forum
The 3rd Annual Learning Commons Development and Design Forum will investigate key elements that comprise a successful university learning commons, covering designing different work spaces for different student needs (collaborative and social spaces) through to incorporating appropriate and integrated technological features, the advancement of best practice is continually evolving and thus enriching the student learning experience.
3rd Annual Forum
Learning Commons Development and Design
26-27 March 2012 | Sydney Harbour Marriott
The acclaimed Learning Commons Development and Design Forum returns in its 3rd year!
It offers university leaders, architects and campus developers a unique opportunity to discuss the advancement of the learning common through superior design and development.
Key international contribution from:
- Cynthia Archer, University Librarian, York University, Canada
Featuring an outstanding line-up of speakers including:
- Professor Kevin McConkey, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic and Global Relations, The University of Newcastle
- Philip Kent, University Librarian, The University of Melbourne
- Su Hanfling, Director Library Services Humanities, Arts, Sciences and Technology, University of Sydney
- Ray Choate, University Librarian, University of Adelaide
- Matthew Riddle, Senior Lecturer in Academic Development, Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, La Trobe University
- Jane Long, University Librarian, University of Tasmania
- Derek Whitehead, Director, Information Resources and University Copyright Officer, Swinburne University of Technology
- Liz Burke, Director, Library Services, Murdoch University
What will you discuss at Learning Commons Development and Design Forum 2012 ?
About the program
The two-day Forum will examine the evolution of learning and how to create learning commons where integration, collaboration and flexibility allows for unsurpassed academic outcomes. Additionally, the Forum will focus on the innovative uses of technology which encourages learning and supports service delivery.
Key topics at a glance:
- Innovative design techniques
- Developing the learning common with a limited budget
- Beating the competition for resources and students
- Re-working the older space
- Whole of institution approach to service delivery
- Learning commons for diverse student populations
- Evaluating the learning common
- Integrating technology, mobile learning and virtual spaces
- Domestic and international case studies
Wednesday 28 March 2012 -
Two site tours:
- The University of Sydney
- Macquarie University
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- Read the full program here
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