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@MelbCSHE #XRBootCamp 2022 Summary @Toddstretton @Aiello_Stephen and

The Immersive Reality BootCamp ran over 4 sessions 20th-23rd June 2022

Notes and links to resources are available at:

Recording of the Introductory Webinar is available at:

Recording of the Expert Panel Discussion is available at:

  • Cochrane, Thomas; SEVIGNY, CHARLES; Stretton, Todd; Aiello, Stephen; LOVERIDGE, BENJAMIN; Birt, James; et al. (2022): Immersive Reality BootCamp Panel. University of Melbourne. Media.

Photos from the DLH HMD Workshop on 22nd June:

Photos from the Arts Digital Studio CAVEs on 23rd June:

The Higher Education Teaching Research Nexus webinar series #THETRN Episode#1 and 2 recordings now available @MelbCSHE and


Developing your teaching-research nexus: Identity, performance & methodologies

Deneen, C., Cochrane, T., BUSKES, G., GYGER, E., MORTON, C., TREGLOAN, K., & TOOVEY, R.. (2022). The Higher Education Teaching Research Nexus Webinar Episode#2. doi:10.26188/6287192f2eff7


Altmetrics for amplifying research impact

Cochrane, Thomas; BUSKES, GAVIN; Deneen, Christopher; GYGER, ELLIOTT; Hayward, Kate; Law, Siew Fang; et al. (2022): The Higher Education Teaching Research Nexus Webinar Episode#1. University of Melbourne. Media.

For more info on the series and next Episodes see:

@MelbCSHE SoTEL Showcase#1 2022: Blended Synchronous Learning – Experiences & Tips from @kateycoleman @Doc_Mac19 Elisa Lumantarna & James & James from ABP

This Showcase features four case studies of Blended Synchronous Learning (BSL) practice from a variety of discipline contexts. Presenters discuss their experiences of facilitating BSL environments, providing tips and hints as well as identifying issues in a discussion format with participants.

Suitable for

Academic staff looking for examples of educational design research in different disciplines presented by peer practitioners.


  • Dr Kate Coleman, Senior Lecturer, MGSE
  • Dr Elisa Lumantarna, Senior Lecturer In Infrastructure Engineering, FEIT
  • Dr Clare McNally, Senior Lecturer In Oral Health, MDHS
  • Dr James Thompson, Lecturer In Teaching And Learning, ABP & Mr James Helal, Lecturer In Construction Management, ABPEvents Page:



COLEMAN, KATHRYN; LUMANTARNA, ELISA; McNally, Clare; Thompson, James; Helal, James; Cochrane, Thomas (2022): SoTEL Showcase #1 2022. University of Melbourne. Media.

The Higher Education Teaching Research Nexus webinar series #THETRN featuring @SiewFangLaw1 @cdeneen212 @AliciaSpittle @GBuskes & more @MelbCSHE

THETRN is a new 6-episode webinar series will be co-presented with invited Deans of Teaching and Learning and will explore the interface between teaching and research across various disciplines.

The series will also feature a panel of experts from across the university discussing a range of issues at the nexus of teaching and research. The sessions will be presented live and recorded.


Suitable for

ECR and MCR lecturers looking to engage in lively discussions around the issues surrounding the teaching-research nexus in various discipline contexts.



This series is a collaboration between the University of Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE) with and funded by the Researcher Development Unit (RDU).



  • Episode 1 — Friday 18 March, 12.001.00pm (AEDT) Altmetrics – amplifying research impact
    • Discussion Panel: Thomas Cochrane & Siew Fang Law (CSHE), Elliott Gyger (Arts), Alicia Spittle (MDHS), Chantal Morton (MLS), Kate Tregloan (ABP), Gavin Buskes (Engineering), Chris Deneen (UniSA)
    • Registration page for Zoom link


Background Resources


Cochrane, T., Coleman, K., Belton, A., Fitzgerald, E., Glasser, S., Harris, J., Melzack, G., Spreadborough, K., & Mactavish, K. (2021). #DataCreativities: Developing a trans-disciplinary data visualization framework from Arts practice to teaching and learning during COVID19. Pacific Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, 3(1), 8-10.

Cochrane, T. (2020). Altmetrics and Social Media: Amplifying research impact.

Cochrane, T., Redmond, P., & Corrin, L. (2018). Technology Enhanced Learning, Research Impact and Open Scholarship. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 34(3), i-viii.

Another great #SOTELNZ virtual Symposium done for 2022 – now for 2023! @MelbCSHE #ASCILITEMLSIG #PJTEL

Great work by the #SoTELNZ Team in putting together another awesome virtual Symposium 16-18th Feb – looking forward to SoTEL2023 now!
A few screenshots and examples of SoTEL Symposium presentations for those who missed the event – Trendsetter and Pecha Kucha presentation abstracts can be found published at

Example Presentations from UoM staff & Students:

Aiello, S. (2022). Supporting Online Paramedic Education within a Covid-19 Era . Pacific Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, 4(1), 4-5.


Spreadborough, K., & Glasser, S. (2022). A literature review on the use of retrospective LMS data to investigate online Teaching and Learning practices. Pacific Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, 4(1), 12-13.


Cochrane, T., & Stretton, T. (2022). Enhancing Health Care Education and Practice Post COVID. Pacific Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, 4(1), 8-9.


Bone, E., Evitaputri, D., & Santaanop, P. (2022). Mobile learning in higher education environmental science: state of the field and future possibilities . Pacific Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, 4(1), 1-3.


Morgan, S. (2022). Enhancing coding skills with CloudStor SWAN. Pacific Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, 4(1), 48.


Day1 of the SoTEL Symposium is a wrap – looking forward to Day2 & Day3 @MelbCSHE #ASCILITEMLSIG

Find out more at

Mozilla Hubs VR Social Networking for SoTEL Symposium 2022
SoTEL Mozilla Hubs VR Room

#PJTEL journal editorial: Tracing the impact of a new emerging TEL journal @MelbCSHE #ASCILITEMLSIG @A_L_T @ASCILITE #SOTELNZ

Keywords: Altmetrics, Impact, Technology Enhanced Learning


In this first editorial for the Pacific Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning, PJTEL, the lead editors reflect upon the first three years of the journal and explore the impact statistics. We also explore future directions and themes for the journal particularly in light of the impact of COVID19 on education.

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