Association for Learning Technology Online Newsletter
Issue 2   Monday, October 24, 2005

ISSN 1748-3603

Cover Page
Feature article
Reflections: ALT-C 2005
Case studies
Electronic Voting Systems
Developing tools for visual communication
Project updates
E-learning and accessibility
The FAIR Enough Project
Conference reviews
E-learning - making it work
Post-secondary e-learning conference in Canada
Software reviews
TalisList: web-based reading lists
ALT news
Director's report
Executive Secretary's Report
Supporting education in India and Thailand
News from members
Blackboard and WebCT to merge
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Case studies
Electronic Voting Systems
Increasing the "buzz factor" in first year business lectures
by Andreas Panayiotidis and George Masikunas

Over the past two years staff at Kingston University have piloted Electronic Voting Systems (EVS) in undergraduate business studies lectures. The authors found that students who had used EVS performed better than those who had not, and recorded increased attendance at lectures that utilised EVS.
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Developing tools for visual communication
Visual communication and collaboration tools within Blackboard
by Evan Dickerson and Sam Kennedy

The University of the Arts London (UAL), constituted of five leading art colleges, has enhanced its VLE to include tools that allow video and audio communications to be conducted via the VLE, and a discussion forum which is designed to be more "image-friendly" than is typical.
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