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Published in: #altc 2017
Published on: 05 September 2017

Welcome to the first day of ALT’s Annual Conference! We are delighted to welcome you to the conference.  Registration will be open earlier today from 8:15am in the Exhibition Hall in the Sports Centre (Building 511 on this location map). With a full day ahead make sure you get registered before  Bonnie Stewart’s opening keynote on The new norm(al): Confronting what open means for higher education.

Here is some...

Published in: #altc 2017
Published on: 04 September 2017

We are delighted that you are joining us, whether you’re joining us in person at the University of Liverpool, or following the programme online.

This conference has been more than 18 months in the making for us, as we prepare for the event to be hosted at University of Liverpool for the first time. We are really pleased to be chairing the conference this year, not least because of the record number of submissions for the conference, but we are seeing a variety of domains and subjects covered across the three days. Delegates are drawn from a wide range of educational sectors,...

Published in: #altc 2017
Published on: 01 September 2017

Big thank you and welcome to all our exhibitors!  We hope you enjoy meeting them at the conference.

The exhibition hall will be the hub of the conference. Refreshments and lunch will be served here, and the Conference Helpdesk located will also be located in this hall. Most importantly, it will be the space to meet exhibitors and other delegates, network and find out about the latest innovations in Learning Technology.

Our exhibitors are:

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Published in: ALT Announce
Published on: 01 September 2017
Published in: #altc 2017
Published on: 01 September 2017

Joining instructions were emailed to delegates on 24 Aug 2017 around 2pm and copied below for convenience. If you are a registered delegate and did not receive these please check your spam folder. If you have any enquiries about your registration please contact helpdesk@alt.ac.uk:

Please note:  For delegates traveling by train on Friday 1 or Monday 4 September Northern Rail have announced strike action. You can find more information on the...

Published in: #altc 2017
Published on: 30 August 2017

When video cameras are cheaper than fountain pens, how are learners using video making as a learning activity?

With this year’s conference taking ‘Empowerment in Learning Technology’ as number one theme, I just felt it was a time to share some of my thoughts on the use of video by learners and of learners.

I am delighted to say that this idea is now gaining traction but for some time I did feel that so much (actually ‘too much’) of our discussion traffic focussed on the capturing of lectures. There is nothing wrong with keeping the wisdom of the ‘...

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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