We are setting up a directory of consultants and commercial services, connecting those who have expertise with those who need additional input. ALT offers this as a service to our Members and any Member can add their details to the directory or access the director at no cost.
I work in University College London's Interaction Centre (UCLIC). I teach Human-Computer Interaction. I am known for use of innovative learning technologies. I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. I was chair of the annual international conference eLearning 2.0 concerning technology-enhanced learning and social media.
I am an experienced practitioner in the area of online/blended learning having taught at HE and FE level and having worked in a senior manager role at University. I have been freelance since 2006, working with many clients nationally and internationally. I provide 3 main types of service to clients; Training, Consultancy and Content development, across the learning technology spectrum. In recent years most of my work has been around the effective use of VLEs (mainly Moodle or Totara) .
As well as working with FE and HE institutions, many of my recent projects have been with other organisations such as Governing Bodies for sport, Charities, Government Organisations, and Private sector organisations.
I am Programme Lead for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at De Montfort University.
Sheila MacNeill is independent consultant, open educator, writer and artist specialising in all aspects of supporting digital learning and teaching primarily within the UK HE sector. Sheila has over 20 years experience within education working in a range of national and institutional roles covering curriculum design, assessment and feedback, learning analytics, developing digital capabilities, learning spaces and almost everything else in between. She is active on a range of social media and regularly blogs about her adventures and musing in and around the use of technology in education @ howsheilaseesit.net/
Educational Design and Engagement
I provide consultancy and training services on eLearning accessibility. I specialise in helping people make eLearning content created using authoring tools accessible to the requirements of the Public Sector Bodies Accessibility Regulations.
Providing AV system design (Extron based with in house logic), maintenance and user support for our Health Academy - A "halfway house" facility for medical/nursing students from our feeder universities/colleges can attend lectures, skill workshops by visiting lecturers and our own staff and simulation training while on placement with us and current staff can be upskilled to Royal College accreditation.
We also provide expertise in Educational Technologies such as online teaching tools (Kahoot!, Socrative, Slido), hardware solutions (3D printing, testing with XR devices, simulation recording and in house developed tools) and especially during the COVID-19 crisis - online collaboration (Microsoft Teams), video conference codecs (Polycom, Lifesize) and room tools (Extron Teamwork) as well as the basic IT support surrounding this in collaboration with our IT Department.
I run a training and research consultancy with a specialism in copyright and online learning, digital and information literacy and educational technologies.
An independent digital consultant with over 20 years experience in HE. Nick's specialism is translating educational practices and working practices from in-person to online. He designs cultures and behaviours to help universities get the most from their technology.
Nick has led a Digital Workplace programme moving a large university to digital-first, paper-light ways of working and studying. He has produced reports on how universities can move learning online post Covid-19, both reactively and strategically.
Nick has a passion for building online social communities and has run large-scale quizzes and afterparties for organisations and events. He also makes cider and tweets about his growing orchard.
John Traxler is Professor of Digital Learning in the Institute of Education at the University of Wolverhampton. He is one of the pioneers of mobile learning, associated with mobile learning projects since 2001 when he was evaluator for m-learning, the first major EU project. He is a Founding Director of the International Association for Mobile Learning, responsible for the annual international mLearn research conference running since 2002. He is co-editor of the definitive, Mobile Learning: A Handbook for Educators and Trainers, and six others, plus many papers, articles and chapters on all aspects of learning with mobiles. He has supported and advised UNESCO, UNRWA, USAID and ITU, and worked on projects funded by DFID, LSC, JISC, British Council, EU, IDRC and DFID in the Middle East, Southern Africa, South America and South Asia.
Teaching modules in Artificial Intelligence, problems-solving and computer system for over 18 years. Developed a set of outreach activities that bring engineering, computing and waste management together around robot and robot-like activities. Leads the research group Science and Technology Research in Pedagogy (STRiPE), University of Northampton as well the postgraduate provision in the Department of Computing and Immersive Technologies.
Research interests include mobile robotics; problem-solving; computer-related pedagogy; Genetic Algorithms and Neural Network Applications; Signal Progressing.
Cetis provides consultancy services across the education sectors in a number of specialist areas. My particular domain is data and integration, and I support organisations as a data architect, data engineer and data visualisation specialist. I've worked with a number of universities in delivering data warehouses, dashboards and integration solutions in business intelligence, strategic planning, course analytics and learning analytics.