ASCILITE Immediate Past President
Dr Caroline Steel is a Strategic Educational Consultant for Blackboard International. She brings significant experience to institutions and organisations facing complex pedagogical and technological change. Caroline works throughout Australia, New Zealand and Asia to assist institutions and organisations to achieve their educational vision and goals. This involves working to assess and evaluate needs and readiness, influence and shape strategy and policy and to plan, action and evaluate the impact of key initiatives that contribute to growth, success and differentiation. Before joining Blackboard, Caroline was Associate Professor and Director of Digital Learning at La Trobe University and President of ASCILITE.
Australian Higher Education is facing the demands of new and rapidly changing student demographics, an increasingly competitive global environment and tighter funding and accountability constraints. Drawing on survey and interview data from university leaders across Australia, this presentation provides context and insights into the main current learning and teaching challenges and trends influencing the sector […]