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D2L Fusion 2021

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July 28-30, 2021

Join your peers at Fusion to continue to transform the way the world learns, together!

Location: Online Live or On-Demand

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D2L APAC Fusion 2021

APAC Fusion is packed with plenty to learn and experience each day from our distinguished expert technology adoptors in the realm of teaching and learning.

Register for Fusion and we’ll not only remind you of the live APAC sessions but we’ll also keep you updated when the on-demand recordings are available post sessions, including the extensive sessions run by our team in North America.

While all the sessions below are shown in Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), you’ll find this chart handy in identifying the local times for your nearest city.

Wed, 28 July 2021

Session:
Supporting Teachers to Learn More, to Achieve More Online
Presented By:
Steven Fouracre, Assistant Principal – Wodonga Middle Years College
Josh DeKruiff, Teacher – Wodonga Middle Years College
Time:
2:30pm AEST | 12:30pm SGT | 10am IST
Wodonga Middle Years College has developed a framework for the success of their teachers and students in the move to online education. Learn how they evolved their teaching strategies over the years. From the initial focused development of templated courses to ensure that all teachers have access to a minimum standard of courses and thereby ensuring learners receive consistent experiences, to enabling teachers who choose to adopt more powerful blended learning capabilities in Brightspace for personalised learning, such as release conditions, automated communications and scaffolding courses for learning.
Session:
Brightspace and H5P, a Match Made in Heaven
Presented By:
Mike Sturmey, Associate Director Digital & Mobile Learning Environments – Victoria University
Simon Lismann, Technology Enhanced Learning Coordinator – Victoria University
Time:
3pm AEST | 1pm SGT | 10.30am IST
This presentation will introduce the new ‘Live Engagement Tools’ developed by Victoria University and how they can be utilised to further engage students in their learning. The presentation will also showcase the new Brightspace integration of H5P into the Quiz tool that will enable greater authenticity of question types for summative assessment.
Session:
Actionable Analytics: Designing a Learning Analytics Web App Linking People, Support and Feedback
Presented By:
Ali Rana, Manager for Analytics and Innovation – Deakin University
Dr Jo Elliott , Lecturer in Digital Learning Innovation – Deakin University
Ruary Ross, Manager for Learning Environments – Deakin University
Time:
3:30pm AEST | 1:30pm SGT | 11am IST
This presentation will explore the use of a collaborative, user-centred approach to design a learning analytics web app which integrates various data sources to present a holistic, timely and actionable view of student progress and success. The app presents data in various contexts during teaching weeks, making use of Brightspace Data Sets and Data Streams. It is linked to University support services and resources, and communication systems to enable teaching teams to provide targeted support and dialogic feedback to students.
Session:
Teaching & Learning in a Data Driven World, Simplified
Presented By:
Mahesh Subramanian, Senior Solutions Engineer – D2L
Glen Luttrell, Senior Solutions Engineer – D2L
Moses Lim, Solutions Engineering APAC Team Lead – D2L
Time:
4pm AEST | 2pm SGT | 11:30am IST
The use of technology equates to the availability of data and sometimes it may seem like there’s too much data especially when you’re still trying to get a grasp on this new found access. Let our expert take you through ways data and analytics can work to your advantage, making your role easier as a business, as a faculty member or trainer.

Thu, 29 July 2021

Session:
Training Puppies Starts with Training the Trainers
Presented By:
Dan Casey, Capability Development Manager – Vision Australia
Time:
2:30pm AEST | 12:30pm SGT | 10am IST
It takes two years to train a responsible guide dog to aid people with little or no sight through all likely independent travel situations as well as offer companionship. This great level of responsibility and training starts straight from puppyhood, so it’s important to ensure the delivery of the right training course experience is available to trainers. Discover how and why Vision Australia adopted technology for their training course for training guide dogs.
Session:
The ‘Cheat Sheet’ on Ensuring Academic Integrity Through the Use of Data
Presented By:
May Lit, Associate Director Learning Systems And Technologies – Singapore Management University
Time:
3pm AEST | 1pm SGT | 10.30am IST
A key discussion point amongst educators since the need to pivot assessments online arose last year: How do institutions know if a student cheats online? Singapore Management University will share how they use learner data to detect cheating, co-relating to the students’ academic performance via Splunk Dashboards, and use Self-Serve Analytics within Brightspace to track suspicious logins for security. Their all-rounded approach is to ensure academic integrity of assessments.
Session:
Ensuring Real Outcomes for Students = Delivering Applicable Work-ready Skills and Knowledge
Presented By:
Sarah Sabell, Acting CEO – College for Adult Learning
Time:
3:30pm AEST | 1.30pm SGT | 11am IST
The demands of the workforce are ever evolving and this impacts the needs of employees who are part of a generation of lifelong learners. Find out how The College for Adult Learning has successfully ensured the creation and delivery of bespoke industry-relevant accredited courses and provides flexible learning that delivers specific skills ‘just in time’ to individuals to meet the needs of employing organisations.
Session:
A Reflection on the Past, Present and Thoughts on the Future for School
Presented By:
Diana Murase, Director of Innovation & Technology – Kardinia International College
Time:
4pm AEST | 2pm SGT | 11.30am IST
Learn about the evolving teaching and learning strategies Kardinia International College had to grow with through the emerging times and changing student profiles to establish delivery of quality and consistent education through the years. More than just resting all responsibilities on the teacher’s shoulders and determining student performances through end of term assessments, students now have free access to their own performances throughout the term, understanding where they need to improve before the final examinations kick-in.

Fri, 30 July 2021

Session:
Keeping the Relationship : Moving Classes from Offline to Online and Hybrid
Presented By:
Marina Dickson, Organisational Lead (Content and Course Development) – Australian Childhood Foundation
Time:
2:30pm AEST | 12:30pm SGT | 10am IST
With an escalated need due to the pandemic, the Australian Childhood Foundation ensured education continuity by switching the delivery of traditionally in-person courses to blended or fully online learning. With their focus on finding ways to maintain the relational connection with their learners fundamental to the training content, hear more about their learnings throughout this experience, as well as how and why they’ve tweaked the syllabus to hybrid learning.
Session:
Micro-credentialing at scale with TAFE Queensland
Presented By:
Jo Pyne, Chief Academic Officer – TAFE Queensland
Time:
3pm AEST | 1pm SGT | 10.30am IST
In the past year Micro-credentialing has become a key priority in the education and corporate learning sector as learners demand more responsive, skills based short course offerings. TAFE QLD as one of the country’s leading providers of skills-based pathways will discuss how they have approached micro-credentialing with a focus on the type of course offerings that they have developed and how they augment the traditional qualifications based course offerings.
Session:
Is Transparency the Best Policy With Students at School?
Presented By:
Greg Wilkinson, Director of eLearning – Saint Stephen’s College
Time:
3:30pm AEST | 1:30pm SGT | 11am IST
Education shouldn’t be a one-way delivery especially when children today are set on the path of being life-long learners who will have to take charge of their own learning journeys. Hear how Saint Stephen’s College is leveraging on learner data and providing feedback to ensure the transparency of every student’s performance. Students and parents alike can keep updated throughout the course, rather than waiting for the end of term assessment. These are guard rails set in place with the key intent of getting students involved in their own learning paths and knowing where they stand, with the added visibility for parents at home.
Session:
The Power of Accessible Feedback, Anywhere at Any Time
Presented By:
Mahesh Subramanian, Senior Solutions Engineer – D2L
Glen Luttrell, Senior Solutions Engineer – D2L
Moses Lim, Solutions Engineering APAC Team Lead – D2L
Time:
4pm AEST | 2pm SGT | 11:30am IST
Feedback from teachers is of essence in any student’s learning journey, especially to the young minds of students in schools. Discover the variety of ways an educator can provide authentic and contextual feedback to students that aren’t just limited to scribbling comments with a red pen on assignments. Be it through video notes, or sending virtual nudges in the form of quick messages, these methods can be used to facilitate administrative efficiency and transparency with parents.
All session times reflected in AEST
schedule subject to change

Local Times

Need some help with figuring the sessions out in your local time? Here’s a table conversion for the session times:

Cities 2:30pm AEST 3pm AEST 3.30pm AEST 4pm AEST
Colombo, Mumbai, New Delhi 10am 10:30am 11am 11.30am
Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh, Jakarta 11:30am 12pm 12:30pm 1pm
Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Singapore 12:30pm 1pm 1:30pm 2pm
Melbourne, Sydney 2:30pm 3pm 3:30pm 4pm
Auckland, Christchurch 4:30pm 5pm 5:30pm 6pm

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