CRLI events

Major events and workshops 2017

From time to time, the CRLI offers University staff and students the opportunity to attend a major presentation by a senior academic.

Date and time




May 12

Becoming a super researcher: using technology to do your research more effectively

Speaker: Courtney Hilton, CRLI Postgraduate Fellow

Room 224, Exhibition Space, Fischer Library F03

May 19

How to develop and assess students’ competences for group learning and teamwork

Speaker: Professor Peter Reimann, co-director, CRLI

Room 221, Education Building A35, Manning Rd, University of Sydney

November 9

Special event workshop on knowledge, skills and identity

Presenters: Professor Allison Littlejohn and Professor David Williamson Shaffer

Room 418, Education Building A35, Manning Rd, University of Sydney

November 14

Design-based implementation research (DBIR) seminar and workshop with Bill Penuel

Presenters: Professor Bill Penuel

10–11am; Rm 424
11am–1pm; Rm 618

Education Building A35, Manning Rd, University of Sydney

Wednesday seminars – presenters and topics welcome

The Centre for Research on Learning and Innovation (CRLI) hosts weekly seminars where local and international experts present research in an informal setting, for the benefit of staff and students. Seminars run on most Wednesdays during semesters, commencing in March each year. CRLI is happy to consider suggestions for speakers, topics and ideas. If you would like to suggest a topic, propose a speaker (including yourself) or provide feedback, email .

  • When: Wednesdays, 11.30am. Seminars usually run for an hour followed by a 30-minute question-and-answer session.
  • Where: Rm 612 of the Education Building, unless otherwise specified.
  • Brown bag: You are welcome to bring your lunch to these events.

2017 seminar schedule

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Make suggestions: To suggest a seminar topic, propose a speaker or provide feedback, please contact us at

Upcoming seminars: You can view expanded information on all public Centre for Research on Learning and Innovation events, where available, by visiting the University events' calendar and using the Search box on the left of the page to filter results by Presented by: "Education and Social Work" and Subcategory: "CRLI (Centre for Research on Learning and Innovation)".

Past seminars

Previous seminars have involved topics such as:

  • Networked learning
  • Learning in virtual worlds
  • Using mobile devices for learning
  • The design and assessment of 21st-century learning environments
  • Educational design

See our past events for details.