2011 Australian LAMS & Learning Design Conference Sydney

Conference Themes

The main theme for the 6th International LAMS & Learning Design Conference will be "Learning Design for a Changing World". The conference provides delegates with the opportunity to discuss open resources, technology and teaching practices in education and how they might relate to Learning Design in a changing world.

  • What tools, pedagogies, teaching and learning strategies do we need for the future?
  • Where does LAMS and Learning Design fit within the new models?
  • What can experience with LAMS tell us about teaching and learning?
  • How is LAMS shaping up?
  • What are the challenges for individuals and organisations?
  • Where will Learning Design standards take us now?
  • What can we learn from efforts to create generic learning design patterns?

Sub Themes

  • Open source and open design
  • Open sharing of Learning Designs: Open licensing and Creative Commons
  • Finding the tools and pedagogies for the next generation of e-learners
  • Using Learning Design for strategic change in education
  • Building communities of practice - opportunities and challenges
  • Issues of collaboration and generating new knowledge
  • Sharing and reuse - barriers and questions of practice
  • Learning Design and the Library of the Future
  • Who controls the curriculum?
  • Student and teacher generated designs
  • Lessons learnt from K-12
  • Future directions and the needs of vocational and professional education
  • Technical standards, architecture and tools

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Sydney, Australia

8th & 9th December, 2011