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 offer consultancy in technology to enhance learning and information systems for education. I am particularly interested in supporting the sharing, discovery and selection of appropriate learning resources. My main areas of expertise are: semantic technology approaches to the description and management of educational resources and courses; technology for open education and OERs; and the evaluation of computer based resources for engineering and physical science education.
I am an education professional with over 20 years of working at a senior level in the higher education sector. My work has spanned public and private sector roles, representing companies across the EMEA region in global companies, and having active responsibilities in pre-sales and customer success teams. Learning Futures Consulting offers consultancy services to help individuals or teams build new, or enhance existing, online training courses. It also provides expert advice and sales advocacy for organisations aiming to introduce new products into the UK and EMEA region.
I'm a creative and versatile learning designer with 20 years’ experience in online and distance higher education (18 years at the Open University). Particularly adept at harnessing the expertise of subject matter experts and media/technical professionals to deliver accessible, constructively aligned learning for adults.
Experienced at developing digital capabilities in a range of training contexts and enthusiastic in the application of social media in HE and professional development.
Trained facilitator, accomplished artist, qualified publishing editor.
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 enthusiastic and experienced e-learning professional with over 30 years’ experience of e-learning in the educational and commercial sectors - in recent years I have developed expertise in Learning Design.
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.
Lexedio provides training, mentoring, certification and general support to aspiring and early-career instructional designers. Our Learning Design Foundation Certificate programme teaches theoretical foundations and practical application of digital learning design and development principles. Students are supported to develop a professional portfolio for employment and/or accreditation. We also provide general instructional design consultancy and e-learning development services.
I am a lecturer in English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and MSc TESOL in the English for Academic Study Department at Glasgow University. I am also the TELT (Technology-Enhanced Learning and Teaching) Officer for the School, which involves providing support and staff training on educational technologies.
My research interests focus on learning and teaching English with technology, EAP pedagogy and online educational research. I am a doctoral researcher and currently doing my PhD studies in E-Research and Technology Enhanced Learning at Lancaster 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.
The Library runs a number of teaching, learning and specialist support services, including the multi--award-winning My Learning Essentials. Through these services we offer live and asynchronous support, online and on campus.
Our online resources form a key part of these services, and we make these open access (and open source) wherever possible (e.g. https://www.library.manchester.ac.uk/training/my-learning-essentials/onl...). We use tools such as Storyline 3, Rise and Codyframe, as well as standalone HTML5, embeddable tools in Glitch, content on publishing platforms including Medium, and learning platforms such as OpenLearn Create. We also produce content for Blackboard.
We run two credit-bearing taught units, each hosted on Medium (https://medium.com/open-knowledge-in-he and https://medium.com/digital-society/)
Please get in touch if you would like to know more about any of our work.
I am an experienced Learning Technologist with some exposure and practice of Academic Development. I have excellent experience in the use of different technologies used for learning, user management, content management, communication, and more. I have over 5 years working in Higher Education Institutions as a Learning Technologist and similar roles, and other roles such as student ambassador and mentor.
I am very passionate about several topics with the following being of keen interest:
1. Information and documents accessibility research and implementation.
- I have recently developed and delivered training on the important of creating accessible digital content using Office 365 and the Web. I have also evidence this as a key area for my CMALT accreditation available here: https://menetcorp.com/cmalt/accessibility.
- A recent project I have completed following a referral of my former manager is the design and development of the Thomas Layton Book Collection web-application for the London Borough of Hounslow, Council. It is available here: https://tlbc.thomaslayton.org.uk/.
3. User Training and management with a keen focus in training for success in learning, teaching, and assessment.
4. Customer service support in any roles. However, I am mostly interested and very experienced in support of investigating and resolving learning and other technology-related inquiries.
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.
Pinnacle e-Learning Services offers a broad range of consultancy services including project management, advice on content development approaches, learner engagement, change management, leadership and management, proofreading and editing, quality testing and checking, e-learning strategy development, learning platform engagement and use of online community forums etc. I am a Fellow of the HEA and of the ILM.
Jonathan Rhodes MA PG Cert SFHEA CMALT MInstLM
I am an Academic Developer in the University of Wolverhampton’s, Learning Enhancement and Academic Development (LEAD) team (formerly CoLT). I specialise in academic development, enhancing learning and teaching through the adoption of appropriate technology and the design of innovative and inclusive learning spaces. I am a Senior Fellow of Advance HE, a Certified member of ALT, a qualified Coach and Mentor and member of the ILM.
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.
Digital Academic Practice Adviser at the University of Leeds. Supporting digital skills and hybrid learning.