Each year we issue an open call for Members to become more involved in the work of ALT. To get involved in any of the areas listed below, please complete this short form: http://go.alt.ac.uk/2rEx9GM by 25 August. This Call includes Operational Committees and also other activities of ALT. We seek expressions of interest from:
all sectors of education and training including schools, vocational education, Higher Education and work-based learning
people in research, practitioner, management, technical and policy roles as well as learners who have a special interest in Learning Technology
the private and public sectors
within and outside the UK (subject to reaching agreement on an effective method of participation).
There are several vacancies on our main operational committees. Members of all ALT committees are expected to become individual or certified members of the Association if this is not already the case. ALT operational committees meet up to three times per year, with all but one of these meetings normally conducted virtually. For members who require it, ALT will reimburse travel and reasonable out-of-pocket expenses. In all cases this is for an initial three-year term, with the option to serve up to a maximum of six years:
Committee for Membership Development - seeking two new members
Committee for Further Education and cross-sector engagement - seeking two new members
Committee for Communication and Publications - seeking two new members
Editorial Board: Research in Learning Technology
We are also seeking new members to join the Editorial Board for Research in Learning Technology, chaired by Professor Neil Morris. Working closely with the team of Editors, the Editorial Board provides input on themed collection, journal strategy and Open Access. Editorial Board members meet online at least three times a year and are expected to undertake regular reviews for the journal as well as contributing to the journal's development.
We are also looking for new reviewers for articles for the journal.
Join the #altc blog editorial team
Led by Editor in Chief Anne Hole, we have a growing editorial team for the blog and we are looking for a few more Editors. Find out who the current Editors are and how to write for the blog. Complete the form below to express an interest in joining the Editorial Team.
2017 Online Winter Conference Committee
If you are interested in getting involved in this year's online conference, you can express an interest in joining this group. With a focus on the work of Special Interest and Members Groups from across the community, and run over two days, the conference will include live online sessions and other online activities. Visit the 2016 Winter Conference online platform for reference.
2018 OER Conference Committee
We also still have places available on the conference planning committee. OER18 presents an opportunity for open practitioners, activists, educators and policy makers to come together as a community to reflect on the theme ‘Open to All’. 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 academic and open education researcher Vivien Rolfe, alongside policy wonk and project manager David Kernohan.
Interested? Here is more information about joining the conference planning team for OER18.
Other ways to get connect
Whether you are new to ALT or have been a Member for a while, have a look at different ways to connect with the community https://www.alt.ac.uk/get-connected.
To get involved in any of these areas, please complete this short form: http://go.alt.ac.uk/2rEx9GM by 25 August 2017.