Following an open call issued in December 2015, we are now pleased to welcome new Editors for Research in Learning Technology:
- Professor Lesley Diack, Robert Gordon University, UK;
- Professor Amanda Jefferies, University of Hertfordshire, UK;
- Dr Fiona Smart, Edinburgh Napier University, UK;
- Associate Professor Gail Wilson, Southern Cross University, Australia.
Lesley, Amanda, Fiona and Gail will be joining Peter Reed, who leads on collaboration with the #altc blog, and Dr Carlo Perrotta, University of Leeds, as Editors of the journal. You can find out more about the Editors and the journal on the ALT website.
Professor Neil Morris, Trustee and Chair of the Editorial Board welcomed the new appointments: "I am delighted that we have been fortunate to expand our cadre of excellent editors with four new appointments from highly respected individuals with long-standing commitments to technology enhanced learning research and practice. I look forward to working with them to maintain and extend the impact of the Research in Learning Technology journal."
The Editors will work with the Editorial Board to deliver the journal's new strategy for 2015-17 at http://repository.alt.ac.uk/2363/ . At the heart of ALT’s aims and values is the importance of Learning Technology research in underpinning the intelligent use of technology in support of learning, teaching and assessment. One of our key aims as set out in our 2014-17 strategy is to strengthen learning technology research and practice through collaboration, sharing and networking, nationally and internationally.