Learning technology is the broad range of communication, information and related technologies that can be used to support learning, teaching, and assessment.

Established in 1993, ALT is the UK's leading membership organisation in the learning technology field.

Our purpose is to ensure that use of learning technology is effective and efficient, informed by research and practice, and grounded in an understanding of the underlying technologies, their capabilities and the situations into which they are placed.

We do this by improving practice, promoting research, and influencing policy.

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2017 Call for Proposals now open


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Research in Learning Technology - submissions suspended, while archive remains available

16 February 2017
Research in Learning Technology is ALT’s Open Access online journal. Research in Learning Technology publishes papers concerning the use of technology in learning and teaching in all sectors of education, as well as in industry. The focus of the journal is on publishing high quality evidence-based...
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In memory of Hans Rosling

15 February 2017
“Academics never stand on ladders, only working class people.” Hans Rosling, ALT Conference, 9 September 2008, in Leeds. Many people will have been sad and shocked that Hans Rosling “a kind and constantly curious genius” died on 7 February, aged 68, from pancreatic cancer, in Uppsala, Sweden....
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Playful Learning Conference Call for Papers

13 February 2017
The second Playful Learning conference, based at Manchester Metropolitan University and organised in conjunction with the ALT Playful Learning SIG (formerly Games and Learning SIG), will be running from 12 to 14 July 2017. Playful Learning is pitched at the intersection of learning and play for...