Publications from the 2011 ALT Conference

Conference Abstracts and Conference Guide

Both of these documents are available as PDF files from the ALT Open Access Repository.

Proceedings Papers

On the left below are links to the full document, to the individual papers, and to the editorial. The documents are all housed in the ALT Open Access Repository, which is their long term home. On the right below are links to the abstracts of each paper in the ALT-C 2011 web-based programme, which is implenented in a platform called CrowdVine. These links will mainly be of interest to people taking part in, or following the ALT conference.


  1. The DOI references on the individual documents will be functional from Januray 2012.
  2. There were some broken image links in the HTML versions of the papers which we fixed on 1/9/2011. In case of difficulty contact us.

This is the first time ALT has produced and published the Proceedings Papers in this way, and we are keen to get feedback. Please use the (moderated) comments field below to provide this. Thank you.

ISBN 978-91-977071-5-2

ALT-C 2011 Proceedings Papers - full document  


Editorial. David Hawkridge, Kia Ng and Steven Verjans.  


Using Hypermedia Annotations to Teach Vocabulary on the Web. Bahman Gorjian. Abstract on CrowdVine


Fostering Academic Competence or Putting Students Under General Suspicion? Voluntary Plagiarism Control of Scientific Papers by Means of a Web-based Plagiarism Detection System. Kerstin Eleonora Kohl. Abstract on CrowdVine


Development of a simulated Internet for education.  Andrew Smith. Abstract on CrowdVine


Effectiveness of technology to support work based learning: the stakeholders’ perspective. Rebecca Strachan, Lalith Liyanage, Biddy Casselden, Roger Penlington. Abstract on CrowdVine


Learning Through Online Discussion: A Framework Evidenced in Learners' Interactions. Yvonne Bain. Abstract on CrowdVine


Analysing tools to support future learning Programming. Maryam Kheir Abadi, Graham Alsop. Abstract on CrowdVine


The Development of a Rich Multimedia Training Environment for Crisis Management: Using Emotional Affect to Enhance Learning. Liz Bacon, Gill Windall, Lachlan MacKinnon. Abstract on CrowdVine


Implementation and sustainability of a global ICT company’s programme to help teachers integrate technology into learning and teaching in Germany, France and the UK. Danny Arati, Albena Todorova, Ruth Merrett. Abstract on CrowdVine


The Making Assessment Count (MAC) Consortium – Maximising Assessment & Feedback Design by Working Together. Mark Kerrigan, Mark Clements, Mark Gamble, Rae Karimjee, Sian Lindsay, Loretta Newman-Ford, Maria Papaefthimiou, Simon Walker, Gunter Saunders. Abstract on CrowdVine


A Framework for Co-creating Open Scholarship. Fred Garnett, Nigel Ecclesfield. Abstract on CrowdVine


DeFrosting Professional Development: Reconceptualising Teaching using Social Learning Technologies. Thomas Cochrane, Vickel Narayan. Abstract on CrowdVine


School trip photomarathons: Engaging primary school visitors using a topic focused photo competition. Trevor Collins, Richard Joiner, Alice White, Lindsey Braidley. Abstract on CrowdVine


Stepping beyond the paradigm wars: Pluralist methods for research in learning technology. Chris Jones, Gregor Kennedy. Abstract on CrowdVine


YouTube in the classroom: Exploring the opportunities and barriers to the use of YouTube in teaching introductory sociology to mature and international students. Nick Pearce, Elaine Tan. Abstract on CrowdVine


Towards a personalised learning mesh: The implementation of a low overhead, multipath learning tool. Iain Stewart, William McKee, Kevin Porteous. Abstract on CrowdVine