• Tuesday, 26 October 2021
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Zoom – further details provided upon registration

The UTS Video Meetups are our community of practice where academics and learning designers discuss educational video. For our tenth event, we are excited to be hosting a cross-institutional community of interest event focused on educational media.

There will be one hour of presentations followed by a panel discussion about all things educational media. Joining us will be academics and learning designers from the University of Tasmania, Macquarie University, and more.


Mark Parry 

Presentation: Adapting educational video approaches for context and purpose

Check out Parryville Media Read about the Learning Design Hub at AISNSW

Mark Parry is a Learning Designer at the Association of Independent Schools of NSW (AISNSW, Learning Design Hub). Mark has over 30 years of experience in teaching, curriculum development, digital media production, and teacher professional development and has worked across various educational sectors including schools K-12, vocational, higher education, corporate and community education. He has produced video and other online learning resources for University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), University of Notre Dame, Macquarie University, and Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS). Mark’s personal podcast, Perspectives in Parryville, explores learning, teaching and creativity. 


Jamie Chapman

Presentation: Open live-streaming on Twitch: not just for gaming

Watch Chapman Histology on YouTube

Dr Jamie Chapman is a lecturer in Human Anatomy in the School of Medicine at the University of Tasmania. He is coordinator of first year Human Biology and coordinates and teaches histology in the first two years of Medicine. While his research now largely focuses on technology enhanced learning and teaching, Dr Chapman also has expertise in biological light and electron microscopy techniques. He has been recognised for his excellence and innovation in teaching through national (Office of Learning and Teaching) and local (Vice-Chancellor) citations for outstanding contributions to student learning and is an Apple Distinguished Educator. 


Beverley Miles

Presentation: Create, Curate, or Crowdsource? Unleashing Learner-Generated Digital Media

Check out Create Video, Audio, and Infographics for Online Learning (Coursera)

Beverley is a Senior Learning Designer at OpenLearning and in the School of Education, Faculty of Arts at Macquarie University.  She is an advocate for students as partners, design justice, learner-generated digital media, and non-traditional multimodal assessment. Beverley brings a unique transdisciplinary skill set with almost two decades of learning design experience in critical digital pedagogy; rapid program design, development, and evaluation; outcomes-based assessment and continuous feedback; technology-enhanced learning.


Fidel Fernando

Presentation: How to make a BLT: Learnings from developing the Bite-sized Learning Technology (BLT) Podcast for Macquarie Uni

Listen to Bite-sized Learning Technology (BLT) Podcast 

Fidel is a Learning Designer from Macquarie University’s Professional Learning and Capability Enhancement (PLaCE) team. He is passionate about online teaching and the creative use of learning technologies for education.


About the UTS Video Meetups

The UTS Video Meetups are our community of practice where academics and learning designers discuss educational video. Presentations usually focus on case studies that enhance the student experience, demonstrations promoting easily available media tools, DIY video tips, new ideas and more. All academics and staff of all skill levels are welcome, and we aim to provide a variety of presentations that focus on pedagogical and technical solutions. For more information, email: Matthew.Vella@uts.edu.au

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