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Published in: ALT Events
Published on: 10 August 2017

If you are unable to get to Liverpool from Ireland, ALT Northern Ireland Members Group have organised a free virtual get together for the 5 and the 6 September. We will be meeting at 9.00am each day to register, make introductions and get some ideas of what people would like to gain from the day. Then we will link in with the conference live stream from Mountford Hall.

The venue will be Queen...

Published in: #altc 2017
Published on: 09 August 2017

The kind folk of ALT have asked us to write a blog post about why you should come to the University of Liverpool for this year’s conference. In reality, that is all we should need to say and you will be speaking to your line manager for funds, hitting booking.com for best accommodation (or stay on campus) and then finding out a little more about Liverpool. Because everyone knows about Liverpool, right? Even if you’ve never actually been here, you know something about it. Carl Jung famously dreamt about a visit and...

Published in: ALT News
Published on: 09 August 2017

This year the EdTech podcasts is one of the supporters of ALT's Annual Conference and in the run up to the event in September,  ALT's chief executive Maren Deepwell joined host Sophie Bailey to talk about what is going on across the community and the work of the Association.

Published in: ALT Announce
Published on: 04 August 2017
Published in: ALT Announce
Published on: 28 July 2017
Published in: #altc 2017
Published on: 27 July 2017

A warm welcome and thank you the Annual Conference 2017 sponsors:

Blackboard

Blackboard is the world’s leading education technology company, bringing millions of people around the world closer to the knowledge they seek and the potential they can achieve.

Website: www.blackboard.com

Twitter: @BlackboardEMEA

Bloom – CoSector University of London

Bloom VLE, developed and supported by the software services team at...

Published in: #altc 2017
Published on: 25 July 2017

The 24th Annual Conference is breaking all the records – we have had a record number of submissions and will have a record number of presentations. Exhibitor packages have sold out faster than ever before… and we are expecting a record number of participants.

To be part of this record-breaking conference, book your place before registration closes on 25 August. Book now to secure your place: https://altc.alt.ac.uk/2017/registration/.

Join ALT as a Member, connect with other Learning Technologists and receive...

Published in: ALT Announce
Published on: 21 July 2017
Published in: #ALTC Blog
Published on: 20 July 2017

Despite a growing body of writing on the subject of game-based learning – Gee’s What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy remains the most commonly-cited text, and is an inspirational read – there persists a certain snobbery around the use of video games in higher education.

Seymour Papert once suggested that the mating of education and entertainment had resulted in offspring that keep the bad features of both parents and lose the good ones, accurately...

Published in: ALT News
Published on: 20 July 2017

Voting to elect two new Trustees will open on 1 August 2017. The election will be carried out by the Electoral Reform Service. Eligible Members will receive voting instructions via email and any members eligible to vote twice, as individual members and representatives of member organisations, will receive two emails. Voting closes at 12:00 noon on Wednesday 30 August 2017. Members who hold Individual, Certified or Honorary Life Membership or represent organisational members will be eligible to vote. 

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