Computer learning wins another award for CDU 


A Charles Darwin University (CDU) team has won an award for best online educational website (small project) at the Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) awards in Sydney.

The team made up of staff from Information Technology and the Teaching and Learning Development Group (TLDG) – Barbara White, Jodi Tutty, Bob Dewhurst and Helen Rysavy – won the ASCILITE award for HIT234 Database Concepts.

The course was for best small project and cited for its ‘appropriateness to the target audience, fit of the project to its specified goals and overall quality’.

A short video presentation was shown of the website during the ceremony at the Sydney Opera House which highlighted its interaction and the innovative use of tablet PCs at Charles Darwin University.

It is the second year in a row that a CDU team has won an ASCILITE award and is the second time web designer Helen Rysavy from TLDG has been involved in the award winning site.

The ASCILITE awards are for the exemplary use of electronic technologies in teaching and learning in tertiary education.