Welcome to presentations by inspirational speakers recorded as part of the AALL professional development series Connect. Inspire. Share.
Launched in 2020 by AALL-VIC representatives and convenors Elena Verezub and Steve Campitelli, this PD series invites members to:
- Connect – with other AALL members
- Inspire – hear and learn from inspirational speakers about teaching and learning
- Share – discuss and share perspectives on contemporary issues in the field of academic language and learning
Each session features a presentation by an inspirational speaker, and is followed by discussions and a Q&A with the guest speaker.
You will find video recordings and slides of previous presentations below.
Season 1 2020
Associate Professor Elizabeth Branigan, Acting Pro Vice-Chancellor, Educational Transformation, La Trobe University, presents:
How authentic online learning can support equity and accessibility for students.
Recorded on Thursday 20 August 2020.
Professor Glen Bates, Department of Psychological Sciences, Swinburne University of Technology, presents:
Promoting student wellbeing and motivation in the context of Academic Advising.
Recorded on Wednesday 23 September 2020.
Professor Kerri-Lee Krause, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Student Life) and Deputy Provost, The University of Melbourne, presents:
Student resilience in challenging times: when hope and fear collide.
Recorded on Tuesday 27 October 2020.
Laureate Professor John Hattie, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, The University of Melbourne, presents:
Communicating effectively: what makes for effective teaching and feedback.
Recorded on Tuesday 24 November 2020.
Season 2 2021
Professor John Munro, Faculty of Education and Arts, Australian Catholic University, presents:
The multiple ways of knowing: A framework for fostering effective academic learning and for unpacking learning difficulties.
Recorded on Thursday 4 March 2021.