People who know me a little bit, may have noticed that ideas pop into my head all the time. These ideas don’t just stay in my head or disappear, but are followed up by actions. They have led to seeding a range of alternative open cross-institutional professional development initiatives that are engaging regularly HE practitioners and students nationally and internationally and bring diverse and cross-boundary communities together to learn and develop.
However, the idea to apply for the ALT Learning Technologist Award was not mine. As a person who has over the years supported many...
Since ALT's Open Access journal, Research in Learning Technology, has re-opened for submissions in July, eight orginal articles have been published and dozens of submissions received. We are now looking to approaching a steady state for the operation of the journal in partnership with Open Academia on the journal's new home.
Building on the highly successful Blended Learning Essentials series of MOOCs, the third course, entitled ‘Developing Digital Skills,’ has just been launched and will start on 2 October. This course, commissioned and funded by the Ufi Charitable Trust is designed specifically for the Vocational Education and Training sector.
ALT's chief executive, Dr Maren Deepwell, one of the original members of the FELTAG Action Group under Minister Matthew Hancock, will today contribute a special keynote to the Inside Government event FELTAG 2017: Embracing Digital Technology in Further Education .
We are looking for Blended Learning developers like you to become Digital Champions for a national programme to support education and training staff to learn the skills of Blended Learning.
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ALT Members are part of a community of around 2,500 learning technology professionals, whose shared expertise helps us realise our aim to ensure that the use and understanding of learning technology is effective, efficient and informed. Find out more about ALT’s Strategy: explore the ...
We hope you enjoyed the Annual Conference 2017. The 24th Annual Conference of the Association for Learning Technology, took place 5 – 7 September 2017, University of Liverpool, UK, bringing together practitioners, researchers and policy makers from across sectors. Together we have charted the development of Learning Technology from isolated islands of ‘innovation’ to becoming the new norm – and the challenges this has entailed for staff and learners alike. We have explored how we moved from individual innovation to institutional integration at scale.
If you were not able to attend...