Centre for Flexible Learning (CFL)
June 1, 2018 10:48 Age: 194 days

CFL @ FLANZ 2018 Conference

Mr Ralph Springett, President of FLANZ (far left), with Alanieta Lesuma-Fatiaki, Mohammed Hussein and Eroni Racule during the conference at Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Flexible Learning Association of New Zealand (FLANZ) held its biennial conference at the Massey University in Palmerston North from the 9th -11th of April. FLANZ is the premier conference in New Zealand for leaders, practitioners and professionals involved in open, distance, flexible and mobile learning across the compulsory schooling sectors, vocational, tertiary and professional development settings.

This year’s conference theme was 'From Inception to Infinity: Inhabiting the multiple places, spaces and time for learning.' 

The University of the South Pacific was represented by Ms. Alanieta Lesuma-Fatiaki, Mr. Eroni Racule and Mr. Mohammed Hussein of the Centre for Flexible Learning (CFL). They each made presentations on online learning support, blended course practices and on a course development project management tool used at CFL known as Course Manager.  For more details on these and other presentations, access the conference proceedings at: http://flanz.org.nz/flanzorg/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/5ac709cb75072.pdf 

The keynote addresses for the three days were presented by:

  • Dr Bronwyn Stuckey - ‘Serious Play’: How Games and Simulations Enhance Academic Learning

More information on FLANZ 2018 can be accessed on: http://www.flanz2018.org.nz/