The Association for Learning Technology and Wikimedia Deutschland are inviting you to an open evening: “Education, open participation and democracy: critical reflections”. The event, inspired by the OER20 Conference theme “The Care in Openness” will focus on the ways in which Openness, individuals and communities can foster a participatory and democratic culture in Open work and in society in general.
As we head towards the end of 2019, we are already well into the planning and preparation stages for our Annual Conference 2020. Scheduled for 9-11 September, the event will be hosted at Imperial College, in the heart of London. Now in it's 27th year, the Conference promises to bring together professionals to disseminate research, share practice, and develop policy.
On behalf of the Department for Education, we are encouraging ALT Members from across sectors to take part in these new initiatives that form part of the nationa EdTech Strategy.
EdTech Demonstrator Schools and Colleges Programme
The Human Data Interaction (HDI) Network Plus is a 3-year programme of supported workshops and funding, structured along a series of core themes related to how people interact with data-driven systems and the implications of those interactions. so far, we have successfully funded six projects on the themes of Intelligible AI and Beyond Smart Cities and we look forward to funding a further 21 projects under the banner of HDI!
Have you thought about becoming a Member of the Association for Learning Technology, the leading professional body for Learning Technologists? We offer different membership options, including membership for individuals, or memberships for organisations.
The ALT Online Winter Conference 2019 is scheduled to take place 11-12 December. The conference is a platform to find out more about ALT Members work as they showcase what they have been involved with and gain feedback from peers. As with previous years, the conference is designed to be a festival of learning with the aim of increasing the impact of Learning Technology for the wider community.
Organised by the Association for Learning Technology in the UK, this is the 11th annual OER conference for Open Education research, practice and policy.The conference will be co-chaired by Mia Zamora, Daniel Villar-Onrubia and Jonathan Shaw. Read more about the conference co-chairs.
The Online Winter Conference will take place online 11-12 December 2019. Now in its 6th year, the ALT Online Winter Conference is back to showcase some of the best Learning Technology from ALT Members from across sectors. It is free to attend and open to all.
We wrote to you in July 2019 to update you that we will launch the next strategy for ALT and together with the Chair of the Board of Trustees, Sheila MacNeill, I am excited to share an update about how our work is progressing.
The Association for Learning Technology (ALT) and Wikimedia Deutschland are inviting you to an open evening “Education, open participation and democracy: critical reflections”. The event, inspired by the OER20 Conference theme “The Care in Openness” will focus on the ways in which Openness, individuals and communities can foster a participatory and democratic culture in Open work and in society in general.
At the end of every ALT Conference, we collect links to relevant blog posts, resources, photos, and videos of the conference. If you would like to add yours to this ever-growing list, please email your submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org or share using the #altc hashtag on Twitter and we will add your contribution. We look forward to seeing more content, and re-living the 2019 Conference!
The next meeting of the Assembly takes place next week at ALT’s Annual Conference, Tuesday, 3 September 17.00 – 18.00 in McEwan Hall. This will be the second face to face meeting of ALT’s Members Assembly.
The session will be live streamed via ALT’s YouTube channel. You can access the session and participate online.
After the success of last year, we will once again hold the CMALT Award Ceremony at this year’s ALT Annual Conference 2019. The ceremony will celebrate Certified Members of ALT (CMALT holders) attending the conference who have achieved or renewed their CMALT accreditation in the last year.
Our webinar series, in collaboration with the Further Higher Education Digital Accessbility Working Group (FHEDAWG), continued on Thursay with a special guest webinar. Greg Gay, IT Accessibility Specialist at Ryerson University, hosted 'Digital Accessbility as a right', a project he shared from the Creative Commons Global Summit.
Dear Members of ALT
Join us on Thursday 22 August 2019 for a special guest webinar, the next in our series of webinars with the Further Higher Education Digital Accessibility Working Group (FHEDAWG). This time we are joined by Greg Gay, as he hosts his webinar 'Digital Accessibility as a right'. Greg Gay is IT Accessibility Specialist at Ryerson University and shares this project from the Creative Commons Global Summit.
Excitement is building for the ALT Annual Conference 2019, which is now just a month away. Hosted in the city of Edinburgh and spread across three days, the event is seeking to confront and challenge established assumptions, approaches and accepted truths in relation to key dimensions of digital education, focusing on the following conference themes:
Have you booked your place for the ALT Annual Conference 2019 in Edinburgh? As well as offering an exciting and packed programme and social events during the Conference, we have also put together a great guide of things to do in and around Edinburgh during your visit.