Each year, Charles Sturt University
(CSU), Australia’s largest provider of distance education, brings together education staff and faculty from across its more than a dozen campuses, to share innovations in online teaching and learning and discuss new strategies and initiatives. The 2014 CSUed conference was held on CSU’s beautiful, sustainable Albury campus in New South Wales. LTML director Aaron Doering was invited to deliver the opening keynote this year, with his talk, “Explore, Teach, Inspire: Taking Education and Innovation to the Next Level.” The conference kicked off with a welcome to country delivered by Wiradjuri Elder Aunty Nancy Rooke, and ended with a closing talk by CSU Vice Chancellor Andrew Vann. Special thanks to CSU faculty Barney Dalgarno (head of the new uImagine
lab at CSU) and Barbara Hill (Indigenous Curriculum and Pedagogy Coordinator) along with Ngiyaampaa Elder Aunty Beryl Carmichael, with whom Doering and the LT Media Lab look forward to working on a new traditional knowledge initiative. Many thanks also to Wiradjuri Elder Aunty Gail Clark (Wiradjuri Elder in residence at CSU) for taking time during the conference for a great interview on traditional knowledge.