L&T:23 5 May


Grand Designs: Creating and Sustaining Transformational Learning and Teaching

25 July 2024

The L&T Forum committee is pleased to announce that this year's Learning & Teaching Forum: Grand Designs: Creating and Sustaining Transformational Learning and Teachingwill be held on Thursday 25 July 2024. The Forum will be presented in mixed mode, utilising both face-to-face and online platforms.

Building on the success of last year’s educational research presentations, we will also be running a 2nd half-day Business Education Research Seminar on Friday, 26 July 2024. This will be an online-only event, and invitations for submissions for this event will be extended to Business School colleagues at other institutions.

We now invite you to submit a presentation idea for one or both days via the Call for Abstracts form to share your innovative teaching practice and educational research with colleagues from across the Business School and beyond.

Keynote speaker
Simon Buckingham Shum

We're thrilled to introduce our esteemed keynote speaker for this year's Learning and Teaching Forum: Professor Simon Buckingham Shum! Join us at the Forum as we welcome Professor Shum, who serves as the Professor of Learning Informatics at the University of Technology Sydney and was appointed the inaugural director of the Connected Intelligence Centre (CIC) in 2014.

Professor Shum is a distinguished figure in the field of learning informatics, renowned for his groundbreaking contributions to understanding the intersection of technology and education. With his wealth of experience and expertise, Professor Shum promises to inspire, educate, and spark transformative discussions that will shape the future of learning and teaching.

Don't miss this opportunity to engage with one of the foremost thought leaders in the field! Stay tuned for more updates and registration information.

Call for Abstracts
Grand Designs: Creating and Sustaining Transformational Learning and Teaching

Our theme is driven by the USBS 2023 – 2027 Strategy (Innovative. Responsible. Sustainable.) and our objectives for Education, Research, and Community & Practice. Our themes for the forum will be:  

  • Transforming L&T experiences
    (incl. Quality teaching; Interdisciplinary approaches; Wellbeing of staff & students; Sustainable L&T; and/or Innovative practices).
  • Assessment 
    (incl. Generative AI; Early feedback tasks and/or Authentic assessment).
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
    (incl. Indigenous knowledge in curricula;  UDL and/or Benefits of a diverse cohort).
  • Sustainability
    (incl. PRME and/or Embedding Sustainable Development Goals).

When thinking about your Workshop, Showcase, Poster or Research presentation, keep in mind that we intend to run this forum in a Hybrid mode (to both f2f and online participants). We will continue to receive abstract submissions until midnight on Wednesday, 29th May 2024.

Call for Abstracts

Please note that this form is not for registering for the event. 

Would you like to be involved in reviewing an abstract or chairing a session? Get involved with the forum by submitting your interest to business.ltf@sydney.edu.au