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Published in: #ALTC Blog
Published on: 26 June 2017

 

 

The question in the title of this blog post was raised by the QAA commissioned research report “Digital capability and teaching excellence: an integrative review exploring what infrastructure and strategies are necessary to support effective use of technology enabled learning (TEL)” (QAA, 2016).

Issues raised in the summary report prompted my colleague Sue Pears and I to reflect on our own practices supporting the effective use...

Published in: ALT Announce
Published on: 23 June 2017
Published in: #altc 2017
Published on: 23 June 2017

We are delighted to welcome so many exhibitors to this year’s Annual Conference. We only have very limited space now remaining, but there are still opportunities to support the events as a sponsor. Full details below:

Conference sponsor

This is the main opportunity to get involved in this year’s conference that is still available. Package cost: £3600/£4320):

  • Address the delegation during the conference opening plenary (3 minutes).
  • Enjoy an extended deadline to submit a proposal for the wider...
Published in: #altc 2017
Published on: 21 June 2017

Take advantage of the early bird rates and receive a 20% discount when you book before 29 June. Join us for the first ALT Annual Conference in Liverpool this September.

ALT Members will receive a further 20% discount, making a total saving of £260 (on full conference bookings). If you are not already an ALT Member, you can add a membership to your registration to receive the membership discount.

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Published in: #ALTC Blog
Published on: 20 June 2017

It was a wet and cold Friday morning in February when I posted this request to ALT-MEMBERS@JISCMAIL.AC.UK

‘End of week TEL challenge!  During my research I’ve found a host of reports critical of the claims of TEL and the quality of TEL research. Calling on Surowiecki’s ‘wisdom of crowds’ I wondered who on the list could point me towards evidence of TEL enhancing learning/...

Published in: #altc 2017
Published on: 20 June 2017

The draft programme for the conference is out: view it as a Google doc or download a PDF.

This version of the programme is still subject to change. Due to the high volume of submissions there are also still a number of proposals in peer review, and these will be included in future iterations. The full interactive online programme will be live later this summer. Further...

Published in: ALT Announce
Published on: 16 June 2017
Published in: #ALTC Blog
Published on: 15 June 2017

Colin McLean, Registrar at IT Sligo, and Paul Gormley, Chair of ILTA, got the conference off to an inspiring start. In Ireland, like in other countries across the globe, Learning Technology is increasingly used to address some of the biggest challenges we are facing in learning and teaching: from serving a diverse, dispersed community of learners to upskilling the workforce to building strategy and policy fit for meeting the challenges ahead.

The theme this year, TEL in an Age of Supercomplexity, was addressed by three keynote speakers: Prof Grainne Conole, Independent e-learning...

Published in: #ALTC Blog
Published on: 12 June 2017

 

 

The UCISA DCG Spotlight on digital capabilities conference on ‘Student futures – equipping students to thrive in the digital era’ was held at The Spark at Southampton Solent University in May 2017. This conference did not disappoint as with the previous two conferences I attended I came away with loads of notes and ideas to take back to colleagues.

I could not possibly include all...

Published in: ALT Announce
Published on: 09 June 2017

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