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Published in: ALT Events
Published on: 16 April 2018

Blackboard took the European Union General Data Protection (GDPR) as an opportunity to strengthen our global data privacy practices in the EU and worldwide. A key aspect of the program was enhancing our documentation and processes that support our clients with their compliance with GDPR. This includes robust data processing agreements, embedding a privacy by design approach and strengthening our vendor controls.

Many GDPR requirements leave room for interpretation and have not been clarified by the data protection authorities yet. Many organisations are therefore still struggling...

Published in: #OER18
Published on: 16 April 2018

OER18: Open to All turns the focus on one of the often-cited benefits of ‘open’ – the promise of inclusivity. How do the resources, methods and projects that make up Open Education support making education available to all? As a movement over 15 years old, has Open Education made an impact – on learners, on society and on education? What can we do to to support learning in the open – and how can we use open to support learning?

The conference will be chaired by Vivien Rolfe, Head of Herbal Research at Pukka Herbs, alongside Wonkhe Associate Editor David Kernohan (...

Published in: ALT Announce
Published on: 13 April 2018
Published in: ALT Announce
Published on: 13 April 2018
Published in: ALT Media Release
Published on: 13 April 2018

OER18: Open to All turns the focus on one of the often-cited benefits of ‘open’ – the promise of inclusivity. How do the resources, methods and projects that make up Open Education support making education available to all? As a movement over 15 years old, has Open Education made an impact – on learners, on society and on education? What can we do to to support learning in the open – and how can we use open to support learning?

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Published in: ALT News
Published on: 12 April 2018

ALT has been working to advance, explore and disseminate knowledge in the field of Learning Technology – the broad range of communication, information and related technologies that can be used to support learning, teaching and assessment – since 1993.

Published in: #OER18
Published on: 12 April 2018

At the end of OER17, many of us were not quite ready to leave, and so as I was chatting with Helen Crump in a nearby pub, she asked me what had stood out for me about the conference. And (without thinking too much about it), I said that I think the ‘open worlds’ are becoming more critical, and more connected. Of course, as the closing plenary panel pointed out, with so many parallel sessions, every attendee has their own conference. There were certainly many sessions I would have loved to attend had I been able to. So my perception of OER17 is also a product of my...

Published in: ALT Events
Published on: 11 April 2018

This session is for individuals currently compiling portfolios for submission as part of the current piloting of new Pathways to CMALT, and provides an opportunity to ask questions, share experience, and connect with other pilot group participants. 

The session takes place in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, and can be accessed at the following link: 

https://eu.bbcollab.com/guest/...

Published in: ALT Events
Published on: 11 April 2018

This session is for individuals currently compiling portfolios for submission as part of the current piloting of new Pathways to CMALT, and provides an opportunity to ask questions, share experience, and connect with other pilot group participants. 

The session takes place in Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, and can be accessed at the following link: 

https://eu.bbcollab.com/guest/...

Published in: #altc 2018
Published on: 11 April 2018

We are delighted to welcome Catalyst as headline sponsor for ALT’s 25th Annual Conference, taking place 11-13 September in Manchester, UK.

Here is a short introduction about who the team are and what they do:

Catalyst are a global team of learning technology specialists. We unleash the power of Open Source solutions such as Moodle LMS to deliver enterprise grade systems for university, public and not-for-profit customers. Catalyst empower our clients with the freedom to innovate. This means:

  • the freedom to define your own VLE road map;
  • the freedom...

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