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Published in: #altc 2017
Published on: 29 August 2017

Is this your first time at the Annual Conference? We hope you will enjoy the conference and come away enthused and full of new ideas.

Here are some tips to make the most of the conference.

Plan ahead

This year’s programme is very large, with over 200 presentations and up to eight parallel strands. It is a good idea to plan ahead of time which sessions you want to attend. You can create your own programme by using the interactive programme. Here are some tips on how best to...

Published in: ALT Announce
Published on: 25 August 2017
Published in: #altc 2017
Published on: 25 August 2017

We are pleased to have three inspiring keynote speaker for this year’s conference, who promise to give thought-provoking and engaging talks.

You can access the live stream via the links below.

Bonnie Stewart – The new norm(al): Confronting what open means for higher education

This talk opens up the intersection of learning technologies, open practice, and the idea of “norms” in learning and education. An exploration of the tensions around gatekeeping in higher education, the keynote examines our...

Published in: ALT Events
Published on: 24 August 2017

This webinar is free to attend and open to all. This session will provide a preview of the Blended Learning Essentials: Getting Started course, running on FutureLearn in November 2017.  

This webinar will be run using Blackboard Collaborate. Please check your connection prior to the event and refer to our webinar FAQs for further guidance. The link to access the webinar on the day is: 

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Published in: ALT Events
Published on: 24 August 2017

This webinar is free to attend and open to all. This session will provide a preview of the Blended Learning Essentials Course starting on FutureLearn on 2 October 2017.  

This webinar will be run using Blackboard Collaborate. Please check your connection prior to the event and refer to our webinar FAQs for further guidance. The link to access the webinar on the day is:

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Published in: #ALTC Blog
Published on: 24 August 2017

The Geography National Curriculum for England states that students should be taught to “use Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to view, analyse and interpret places and data,” (DfE, 2013). While it can be agreed that proficiency in GIS is a valuable skill of Geographers, implementing its effective use in the classroom can be both ambitious and daunting to teachers.

GIS has revolutionised the way in which we view land on Earth and has been noted as one of the 25 most important...

Published in: #altc 2017
Published on: 23 August 2017

My first ALT Annual Conference was in 2003 in Sheffield. I didn’t know many people and it was quite hard to get to know people without dropping into conversations over coffee, which can be challenging. What I did learn from this is this how other people, new to ALT-C, must feel. If Liverpool in 2017 is your first ALT conference, then you may be feeling a little trepidation and even a bit fearful about presenting and attending and getting the most out of the conference.

One of the real strengths of the conference is the community and part of that has to be meeting, getting to know...

Published in: #altc 2017
Published on: 21 August 2017

The 24th Annual Conference of the Association for Learning Technology, promises to be the biggest and most exciting Annual Conference yet. With a record number of presentations and up to eight parallel sessions happening at any one time, you will find plenty of sessions to interest you. You can now view the full interactive programme and start planning your time at the conference.

Registration closes midnight 24 August. Book now while there is still time.

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Published in: ALT News
Published on: 21 August 2017

Learning Technology plays an ever more central role in education at all levels. With this comes the need to measure excellence in this field and determine what good practice looks like. 

ALT has been sharing, disseminating and promoting knowledge and best practice since 1993, helping to inform the appropriate and effective use of technology for learning, teaching and assessment.

Published in: ALT News
Published on: 21 August 2017

The agenda for the AGM and related information, including arrangements for proxy voting, has now been published on the AGM page. As a member of ALT or the representative of a member organisation, you play an essential part in the governance of the Association and we hope that all members attending this year's annual conference will participate in the AGM.

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