AIEC 2015 – Adelaide

Dates: 6-9 October 2015
Location: Adelaide, Australia
Venue: Adelaide Convention Centre

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1.1. Plenary (Wednesday 7 October, 8.45am)

1.1.1. Plenary

  1. Keynote address: 'Beyond unreasonable doubt – education in times of uncertainty and systemic global dysfunction' (1201)
  2. Q&A panel: 'Is international education really global, responsible and sustainable?' (1081)

1.2. Concurrent sessions (Wednesday 7 October, 10.45am)

1.2.1. Quality assurance and benchmarking in ELT

  1. QALEN (Quality Assurance in Language Education Network): a global accreditation framework (1023)
  2. Benchmarking of university English language centre operations (1155)

1.2.2. Café session: 'New to international education? The essentials of international education explained' (1082)

1.2.3. An in-depth look at the all-new Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2015-16 (1172)

1.2.4. Global citizenship as a curricula outcome: issues and implications for schools' leadership, teachers and students (1177)

1.2.5. Game on: gamification and the quest for employability (1051)

1.2.P. Poster session: 'internationalisation'

  1. What does it take for students to develop their intercultural competence through study abroad? (1058)
  2. Voluntourism – more harm than good? Getting international projects right (1160)

1.3. Concurrent sessions (Wednesday 7 October, 1pm)

1.3.1. ACPET presents: 'Quality management of agents and brokers: the key to Australia's future' (1170)

1.3.2. Café session presented by The PIE News: 'Talking to international students: what can we learn from them that a survey can't tell us?' (1197)

1.3.3. DFAT presents: 'Cross cultural learning, interning and future journeys – NCP developments'   (1165)

1.3.4. Schools walking the talk: understanding changing compliance requirements and working within multiple regulatory environments (1176)

1.3.5. Information technology and the end of the traditional university business model  (1184)

1.3.P. Poster session: 'TNE and employability'

  1. A new model for VET growth in South Asia – skills development for GCC (1129)
  2. Global trends in employability: what helps your graduates find employment? (1157)

1.4. Concurrent sessions (Wednesday 7 October, 2.25pm)

1.4.1. TAFE Directors Australia presents: 'TAFE models: Case studies of two state systems in reform' (1175)

1.4.2. Café session: 'Are we confident about the outcomes of internationalisation?' (1153)

1.4.3. English Australia presents: 'A rising ELICOS tide lifts all international ships. So how do we navigate for future success?' (1169)

1.4.4. China engagement and student experience in the Victorian and South Australian school sector

  1. Perceptions of schooling experiences for Chinese students in South Australian government schools (1104)
  2. Victorian Young Leaders to China Program – internationalising Victorian schooling (1166)

1.4.5. IDP Education and RMIT present: 'Responsibility and action: how international students choose their education journey in the digital age' (1083)

1.4.P. Poster session: 'Collaborations and partnerships'

Collaboration and partnerships – contributing to Defence’s strategic and development goals through international education and training (1025)

1.5. Concurrent sessions (Wednesday 7 October, 4.10pm)

1.5.1. Automated assessment and compliance in admissions and recruitment

  1. Compliance is not a dirty word: tales from the dark side – balancing business and bureaucracy (1027)
  2. Towards automated assessment: international admissions of the future (1060)

1.5.2. Redefining 'internationalisation at home': perspectives from Europe and Australia (1111)

1.5.3. In focus: Brazil (1079)

1.5.4. Study Melbourne Student Centre: six years of sustained investment in student experience and welfare (1209)

1.5.5. Linking alumni with employability: bridging the divide to create the perfect proposition (1171)

1.5.P. Poster session: 'student experience'

  1. Experience Adelaide: a cultural dialogue between international students and local university community members (1047)

2.1. Concurrent sessions (Thursday 8 October, 9am)

2.1.1. In focus: Kuwait and Qatar (1064)

2.1.2. Café session: '2020 marketing in international education' (1207)

2.1.3. Revisiting the responsibility of international students: perspectives from students, institutions and research (1185)

2.1.4. International graduate employability across industry: an exploration of the wine, accounting, health and early childhood education sectors (1178)

2.1.5. A globalised green economy: addressing changing educational and training needs in France and Australia (1092)

2.1.6. The future of the world’s mobile students and international education markets

  1. The future of the world's mobile students to 2025 (1097)
  2. Beyond China: sustaining future education markets (1072)

2.1.7. Indonesian mobility programs and third party providers to support mobility

  1. Guiding principles for outbound mobility third-party providers (1158)
  2. The New Colombo Plan and beyond: best practice for sustainable student mobility in Indonesia (1145)

2.1.P. Poster session: 'Business development'

  1. Trends in international education research 2011–14: what does the data tell us? (1007)
  2. Where to compete globally? Global opportunity versus Australian competitive advantage (1131)

2.2. Plenary (Thursday 8 October, 10:45am)

2.2.1. Plenary

  1. Keynote address: His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AO, Governor of South Australia (1204)
  2. Keynote address: Dr Kirsty Sword-Gusmao (1200)

2.2. Concurrent sessions (Thursday 8 October, 1pm)

2.3.1. Effective TNE affiliations and the future TNE potential for Australia

  1. Effective TNE affiliations used to assure quality in higher education institutions: experiences from Oman (1056)
  2. To market, to market: but where to from here? Re-examining the TNE potential for Australia (1032)

2.3.2. Professional development for international education leaders and international interns

  1. Professional development needs and practices of leaders in international education: voices from the VET and HE sectors (1038)
  2. Professional development toolbox – getting the most out of an international internship (1112)

2.3.3. In focus: Nigeria (1065)

2.3.4. Using data to shape responsible internationalisation strategies: lessons learned from Canadian universities (1180)

2.3.5. International student safety and support

  1. Four years young: the Overseas Students Ombudsman, helping to build Australia’s reputation in international education (1039)
  2. International student safety: sharing responsibility in a global context (1021)

2.3.6. Building graduate capability in English language skills for employability (1181)

2.3.P. Poster session: 'mobility'

  1. IRU scholars in Asia: enhancing mobility collaboration across university networks (1089)
  2. Shape the future: 3D bioprinting double degree between Europe and Australia (1121)

2.4. Concurrent sessions (Thursday 8 October, 2.25pm)

2.4.1. Key drivers of internationalisation and encouraging student mobility

  1. Key drivers of internationalisation – a comparison between ‘cathedrals of learning’ and ‘cathedrals of earning’ (1050)
  2. Internationalisation: encouraging international student mobility (1146)

2.4.2. Café session: 'Regulating cross-border institution mobility in APEC economies – an analysis of policy in eight contexts' (1004)

2.4.3. Cameras on your doorstep: run away and hide or seize the day? (1196)

2.4.4. Are all internships created equal? Mapping the internships minefield from different perspectives (1115)

2.4.5. Identifying markets using business intelligence / Carbon offsetting in international education

  1. Using business intelligence to identify potential markets within a sustainable recruitment portfolio (1144)
  2. Negative carbon footprint is the new black: taking responsibility for carbon offsetting in international education (1040)

2.4.6. Australian international education: why it really is global, responsible and sustainable (1029)

2.4.7. In focus: India (1078)

2.4.P. Poster session: 'learning and teaching'

  1. CET Test Centre redesign (1100)
  2. Smart technology in transition and international education: a Monash College Engineering Diploma explorative study (1127)

2.5. Concurrent sessions (Thursday 8 October, 4.10pm)

2.5.1. Course experience perceptions and supervision strategies for work placements

  1. An exploration of the course experience perceptions of recently graduated international students (1117)
  2. Supervision strategies speech-language pathology student supervisors use to support international students in work placements (1046)

2.5.2. Café session: 'Transnational education and employability: failure to deliver or failure to measure?' (1122)

2.5.3. Pricing it right

  1. Price it right: the ‘education value’ in the eyes of students (1162)
  2. The price is right? Breaking down the most comprehensive analysis of international tuition fees in Australia (1042)

2.5.4. Q&A: How can we realise the potential of international study and practice-based experiences through the curriculum? (1055)

2.5.5. Business analytics and international STEM student decision-making

  1. International students in STEM: a global analysis (1099)
  2. The devil is in the data: empowering international higher education through business analytics (1105)

2.5.6. Hot topics in international education worldwide (1167)

2.5.P. Poster session: 'gamification in student internationalisation' (1075)

3.1. Plenary (Friday 9 October, 9.30am)

3.1.1. Plenary

  1. Keynote address: ‘Hiding the broccoli under the chips’: learning the power of storytelling on screen’, Stephen Oliver (1212)
  2. Minister address: The Hon. Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training, Australian Government, Australia (1202)

3.2. Concurrent sessions (Friday 9 October, 10.50am)

3.2.1. In focus: Japan (1080)

3.2.2. Efficacy of institutional and national regulatory frameworks for international education agents in five countries (1150)

3.2.3. Responding to student experience challenges (1108)

3.2.4. 2015 research agenda: Australian Universities International Directors’ Forum (1163)

3.2.5. Austrade presents: 'Australian international education 2025: unlocking the potential' (1126)

3.3. Concurrent sessions (Friday 9 October, 1.05pm)

3.3.1. Building and sustaining the customer relationship, digitally (1182)

3.3.2. A model for integrating intercultural enrichment programs in formal curriculum (1114)

3.3.3. Work-integrated learning at scale – employer, education, pathway and technology perspectives (1109)

3.3.4. Preparing students for study tours and understanding why students withdraw from mobility programs

  1. Critical components in preparing students for short-term study tours to Asia (1013)
  2. Why students withdraw from exchange: an examination of student responses (1019)

3.3.5. National strategy for international education: where to from here? (1168)

3.4. Plenary (Friday 9 October, 2.30pm)

3.4.1. Closing Plenary

  1. The journey from international student to Australian senator - a conversation with Senator Penny Wong (1205)