RMIT University

Melbourne, Australia
5-9 July 2000


LEaRNing Conference 2000

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Conference Themes
Learning on a Human Scale:
Negotiating Global Cultures and New Technologies

Theme 1: LEARNING TO COMMUNICATE

  • Navigating the world of meaning: Reading in a multimedia environment
  • 'Literacies' and changes to Global English
  • The new multilingualism
  • Multiliteracies: global and multicultural; visual as well as textual
  • Gender and literacy
  • Literacy and communication across the subject areas

Theme 2: TOOLS FOR LEARNING

  • Learning on, through and about the new information highways
  • Multimedia, online learning and flexible delivery: new tools for learning
  • New technologies in new classrooms
  • Distance learning: extending the possibilities
  • Changing educational work: from teachers to instructional designers

Theme 3: LIFELONG LEARNING

  • The changing dimensions of vocational education and training
  • Higher education in a time of transition
  • Work integrated learning: blurring the boundaries
  • Serving the knowledge economy: learning organisations and their cultures
  • Learning to lead in the new educational workplace
  • Adult education @ 21st century: A focus on the future
  • Adult literacies

Theme 4: GLOBAL LEARNING

  • Understanding globalisation: what educators and their students need to learn
  • Working with diverse classrooms: multiple identities and multiple intelligences
  • Becoming global citizens: cross-cultural and international education
  • Local diversity and global connections: the task of multicultural education
  • Communities of learners: maintaining robust local and community identities
  • Indigenous learning in a changing global environment

 

     


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