AISHE-C 2012: Responding to Change: Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Dublin City University

August 30, 2012 – August 31, 2012


AISHE-C 2012, the eighth international conference of the All Ireland Society for Higher Education, will take place in Dublin City University on 30th & 31st August 2012. The overall theme of the conference is Responding to Change: Effective Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Within this, specific topics will include:

  • Fostering Creativity & Reflection in Higher Education
  • Graduates for a Digital Age: Information and Digital Literacy
  • Student Centred Approaches to Learning, Teaching & Research
  • Clustering and Collaboration among Higher Education Institutions
  • Interdisciplinarity in Learning & Teaching
  • Responding to the Changing Student Cohort
  • Engaging Students through Technology Enhanced Learning (elearning, mobile learning, facebook, secondlife, etc.)

The conference showcases the best of scholarship within the island of Ireland, and also warmly welcomes international participants who can share wider experience and perspectives.

Keynote Speakers

  • Anne Scott, Deputy President and Registrar, Dublin City University
  • Tara Brabazon, Professor of Creative Media and head of Photography and Creative Media at the University of Bolton
  • David Baume, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Diary Dates

  • 16th January 2012: Call for Papers (Abstract Submissions) Opened
  • 28th March 2012: Registration Opens.
  • 27th April 2012 [EXTENDED]: Deadline for submissions
  • 28th May 2012: Notification of Acceptance
  • 30th-31st August 2012: AISHE Conference dates.

Conference Fees

  • AISHE Annual Membership Fee: €0
  • AISHE Conference Fee (including Conference Dinner): €190
  • AISHE Conference Fee (excluding Conference Dinner):€150
  • AISHE Conference Fee Concessions (including Conference Dinner): €90
  • AISHE Conference Fee Concessions (excluding Conference Dinner): €50
Note: (Concessions are available to postgraduates, unemployed & retired people)
  • Personal Assistant to participant with disability: €0
  • AISHE offers a Conference Fee Waiver Scheme to members on a case by case basis. (Please email outlining reason for waiver):
  • AISHE also offers up to three Conference Attendance Scholarships to Postgraduate Students from any third level institution across the Island of Ireland. Please email: with your one page letter of application.


The conference will be taking place in the School of Nursing at DCU, directly beside the main campus entrance on Collins Avenue:

Venue and Accommodation

If you require overnight accommodation for the conference, please see the list of accommodation near DCU.

Conference Information

All Ireland Society for Higher Education