Thanks to everyone who gave us feedback and ideas for the events you’d like to see in the DLANZ program for 2018.  We (Michael Arndell (UniSyd),  Kim Lewin (QUT) and Fiona Salisbury (LTU)) have used your suggestions to start to shape the  program.  Make sure you put the April and May dates in your calendar and watch out for more information about all upcoming 2018 events.

April

Virtual Reality in a higher education context – real projects with real data
Facilitator: Ellen Thompson and Sarah Howard, QUT

Date:  Friday 20th April 2018
Time: 
12-1pm (AEST)
Join the webinar at: https://zoom.us/j/794304513

QUT librarians, Ellen Thompson and Sarah Howard, will share their passion and experiences of incorporating Virtual Reality resources into QUT Library. Experimenting with a variety of Virtual Reality headsets, hosting Virtual Reality library events, creating collaborations and partnerships,  and leading a yearlong Virtual Reality content in Higher Education curriculum project. These will be just some of the areas they will discuss.  

May

Why digital literacy superpowers aren’t technical
Facilitator:  Sally Pewhairangi (Finding Heroes https://findingheroes.co.nz/contact/ )

Date:  Wednesday 23 May 2018
Time: 
12-1pm (AEST)
Join the webinar at: https://zoom.us/j/299243698

July

CAUL Digital Dexterity program and projects
Facilitator:   Carmel O’Sullivan (USQ)

Date:  tbc
Time:
 tbc

September

ALIA and Digital and Information Literacies and the digital economy
Facilitator:   Sue McKerracher (ALIA)

Date:  tbc
Time:
 tbc

October

write@uni – An online resource by Libraries and Learning Services https://flexiblelearning.auckland.ac.nz/writeatuni/
Facilitator:  Jenny Mendieta Aguilar (University of Auckland)

Date:  tbc
Time:
 tbc 

November

Use of English and Mandarin in introductory information skills sessions for international HE students
Facilitator:  Jun Guo (University of Sydney)

Date:  tbc
Time:
 tbc