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Start Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2024 12:00:00 +0000
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<p>This is a joint session with the Antiracism and Learning Technology Special Interest Group (ARLT SIG) and Evaluations of Learners&#39; Experiences of e&ndash;Learning Special Interest Group (ELESIG). We are organising this event in response to the community&#39;s request to cover more sessions around this topic and also to garner interest in antiracism issues in the sector with the support of with other ALT Groups and SIGs. Dr Olatunde Durowoju will lead a panel discussion with 3 panelists: Dr Iwi Ugiagbe-Green, Dr Emanuela Girei &amp; Dr Teeroumanee Nadan.</p>

<p>A summary blog of the event and further information will be available on the ARLT SIG blog space following the event. Check out the biography of our panelists!</p>

<p>Dr Iwi Ugiagbe-Green has over 20 years&rsquo; experience of working in higher education and nearly 15 years&rsquo; experience of supporting students in higher education.&nbsp; She is Reader at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School and a (lapsed) accountant! She describes herself as an academic activist and anti-racism scholar.&nbsp; In the last five years her work has focused on race and its intersection with other characteristics within the context of student education, experience, transition, and progression to graduate labour market and postgraduate study. Iwi is recognised nationally, as an expert on race equity issues that impact students in higher education and graduate employment.</p>

<p>Dr Emanuela Girei is a leader in Management at Liverpool Business School (LJMU). Emanuelas research agenda lies at the intersection of management, organisation studies and development studies, particularly on whether and how management theory and practice can contribute to making organisations, institutions and societies more just, equitable and sustainable. Within this agenda, one of Emanuelas key research interests is decolonising management knowledge and research.</p>

<p>Dr Teeroumanee Nadan works mainly around Internationalisation, Inclusive &amp; Digital Ed. She approaches HE challenges based on her own HE scholar experience in different countries and her collaborations with different institutions across the globe. She has been working around DEI since her student years in the UK, by founding the Women in Academia Network at her Alma Mater University of Reading and advocating for changes for female students &amp; staff. She also worked with students with disability, bringing simple solutions to allow them to continue and complete their study of choice. She is currently the Chair of the ARLT SIG and advocates for digital equity</p>

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Title: Researching on antiracism - the people and the purpose
Event ID: CiviCRM_EventID_868_a485739cf401d1e8c18eaece375aefd0@www.alt.ac.uk
ID: 868
Start Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2024 12:00:00 +0000
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<p>Dr Manich Malik from Canterbury Christ Chruch University and Chair of the ALT South Group will be leading the #TechThursday event on Thursday 25 January. GenAI Hallucinates, so we can&#39;t use it in our teaching! - Somewhat true if you are after content, not true if you remain in the loop as an expert to support responsible use and critical development of your students. Sign up and join the conversation.<br />
Join us online Thursday 25 January 12.00pm - 1.00pm</p>

Title: ALT South Group webinar - GenAI Hallucinates...
Event ID: CiviCRM_EventID_867_a485739cf401d1e8c18eaece375aefd0@www.alt.ac.uk
ID: 867
Start Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2024 12:30:00 +0000
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<p>Our current generation of students have only ever known a world with smart phones, so when it come to the use of technology they see is as the norm, however their breadth of knowledge is limited.&nbsp; In this session will explore a range of formative assessment activities that teachers can use to further develop their student&#39;s Digital creativity skills and confidence.&nbsp;</p>

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Title: AmplifyFE Ideas to supercharge your students and staff digital creativity
Event ID: CiviCRM_EventID_866_a485739cf401d1e8c18eaece375aefd0@www.alt.ac.uk
ID: 866
Start Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2024 13:00:00 +0000
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<p>Our group aims to meet a few times a year in person. This will be the first for 2024. Content we have confirmed includes:<br />
&bull; Introduction to LSTM&rsquo;s Immersive Space;<br />
&bull; Discussion: Where are we on our AI journey?<br />
&bull; How LSTM approached moving exams online during the pandemic &ndash; lessons learned, and implications for practice.<br />
&hellip; and content we are still awaiting confirmation of:<br />
&bull; Amy from RedStagRecruiting on what the TEL industry is recruiting to at the moment.<br />
&bull; OneMinuteCPD<br />
&hellip; but just being there for a little networking is such fun &ndash; we might even go to the beach in Bali when we finish and have a little relax</p>

Title: ALT NW England Immersive demonstration and your AI journey
Event ID: CiviCRM_EventID_865_a485739cf401d1e8c18eaece375aefd0@www.alt.ac.uk
ID: 865
Start Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2023 12:00:00 +0000
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<p>How is the academic year 2023/24 going for you? Do you have little wins to share with ALT WM colleagues? Have you got challenges you would like to discuss with others in the region? Would you like to network with other local learning technology professionals in a relaxed and friendly environment? Bring along your beverage of choice and maybe a festive snack or two for this informal ALT WM catch up. The ALTWM Steering Group will also be sharing details on a schedule of events for 2024 and looking for input from members on themes, speakers and activities.</p>

Title: ALT WM Festive Coffee and Catch Up
Event ID: CiviCRM_EventID_861_a485739cf401d1e8c18eaece375aefd0@www.alt.ac.uk
ID: 861
Start Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2024 09:00:00 +0000
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<p><big><strong>Registration for OER ends at 5pm on 26 March, 2024.</strong></big></p>

<p><strong>27-28 March 2024,&nbsp;Munster Technological University, Cork (Ireland)</strong></p>

<p>We are proud to announce the 15th annual conference for Open Education research, practice and policy will be organised by ALT, the Association for Learning Technology, in partnership with Munster Technological University (MTU).</p>

<p>​MTU offers an excellent space for all members of the open education community to collaborate, learn and share in an inclusive environment. We are excited to welcome OER participants from the UK and across the world to the MTU Bishopstown Campus in Cork, Ireland.&nbsp;</p>

<p>​OER24 will bring together the strong Irish Open Education movement and international participants to leverage our shared expertise for change in policy and practice.&nbsp;The conference will put the spotlight on Open Education practices through five themes:</p>

<ul>
<li><strong>Open Education Landscape and Transformation</strong>: This theme explores Open Education and its transformative potential, with a particular emphasis on key initiatives and developments in the Irish education and training context.</li>
<li><strong>Equity and Inclusion in OER</strong>: This theme delves into the role of Open Educational Resources (OER) in serving marginalised groups and in promoting inclusivity, diversity and equity in open education.​</li>
<li><strong>Open Source and Scholarly Engagement:</strong>&nbsp;This theme focuses on the connection between Open Education, Open Data, the Open-Source movement, and digital scholarship/librarianship, showcasing the collaboration of researchers across these areas.</li>
<li><strong>Ethical Dimensions of Generative AI and OER Creation</strong>: This theme highlights the ethical considerations surrounding the use of generative AI for content creation and its potential in making educational content more accessible.&nbsp;</li>
<li><strong>Innovative Pedagogies and Creative Education</strong>: This theme explores the intersection of Open Education with instructional design and learning design, examining creative practices and innovative pedagogies that enhance the learning experience.&nbsp;</li>
</ul>

<p>Visit <a href="https://www.oer2024.co.uk/">https://www.oer2024.co.uk/</a> for further information.</p>

<p><strong>EARLYBIRD REGISTRATIONS CLOSED AT 5PM ON 2 JANUARY 2024</strong></p>

Title: OER2024 - Digital Transformation in Open Education
Event ID: CiviCRM_EventID_860_a485739cf401d1e8c18eaece375aefd0@www.alt.ac.uk
ID: 860
Start Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2023 11:00:00 +0000
Description:

<p>&nbsp;We are organising this event in response to the community&#39;s request to cover more sessions around this topic. Dr Teeroumanee Nadan, ARLT SIG chair will lead a 2-hours discussion session (non-recorded). Part of the session will include small group discussion. For a smooth discussion,&nbsp;<a data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en-GB&amp;q=https://forms.gle/BwaxeuZ1TwGM... href="https://forms.gle/BwaxeuZ1TwGM6GGJ9" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">we invite you to pre-fill this form</a>&nbsp;A summary blog of the event and further information will be available on the&nbsp;<a data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en-GB&amp;q=https://altc.alt.ac.uk/blog/ca... href="https://altc.alt.ac.uk/blog/category/groups/anti-racism-sig/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ARLT SIG blog space</a>&nbsp;following the event</p>

Title: ARLTSIG - Strategies for creating change
Event ID: CiviCRM_EventID_859_a485739cf401d1e8c18eaece375aefd0@www.alt.ac.uk
ID: 859
Start Date: Wed, 06 Dec 2023 13:00:00 +0000
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<p>Advanced digital technologies have been widely adopted in higher education. We outline examples on how Ulster have adapted to the student landscape, post 2020. This talk covers response analysis of feedback, student experience of using ChatGTP in their coursework and experiences of incorporating research into teaching within a People/Place/Partnership culture.</p>

Title: ALSIG - Technology Enhanced Learning at UU – engagement analysis and students’ digital experience, Post 2020
Event ID: CiviCRM_EventID_858_a485739cf401d1e8c18eaece375aefd0@www.alt.ac.uk
ID: 858
Start Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2024 13:00:00 +0000
Description:

<p>This webinar provides an overview of the CMALT Accreditation Framework and will be useful for those starting to prepare their portfolio or those thinking of registering as a CMALT candidate.</p>

<p><a href="https://www.alt.ac.uk/certified-membership/cmalt-support">Further support for CMALT candidates</a>.</p>

<p>Registration will close on 28 October 2024 16:00 BST.</p>

Title: Getting started with CMALT
Event ID: CiviCRM_EventID_857_a485739cf401d1e8c18eaece375aefd0@www.alt.ac.uk
ID: 857
Start Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2024 10:00:00 +0000
Description:

<p>This webinar provides an overview of the CMALT Accreditation Framework and will be useful for those starting to prepare their portfolio or those thinking of registering as a CMALT candidate.</p>

<p><a href="https://www.alt.ac.uk/certified-membership/cmalt-support">Further support for CMALT candidates</a>.</p>

<p>Registration will close on 16 June 2024 16:00 BST.</p>

Title: Getting started with CMALT
Event ID: CiviCRM_EventID_856_a485739cf401d1e8c18eaece375aefd0@www.alt.ac.uk
ID: 856

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