Welcome to ASCILITE 2001. The theme for the conference is "Meeting at
the Crossroads" which examines convergence, reflection, innovation and
This theme suggests a convergence of approaches, modes of delivery and media
to help us achieve our teaching and learning goals. At our ASCILITE 2001
meeting it is also timely to reflect on our actions in relation to students,
teachers, design and development, evaluation and the organisations that we
One of the predominant means of fostering our work is through collaboration,
whether that is between students, teachers, institutions or internationally. By
coming together we should be able to reassess the impact of technology on
education and look out towards the new possibilities for the use of emerging
It's an exciting time for technology and education and we hope you will
join us at the conference.
We hope that you enjoy the splendours of Melbourne during the ASCILITE
conference to be held in Melbourne, December 9-12, 2001 and proudly hosted by
the University of Melbourne and the Biomedical Multimedia Unit.
ASCILITE 2001 Conference Convenor