ALT-C 2009: In dreams begins responsibility choice, evidence, and change
8-10 September 2009, Manchester, UK
Submission guidelines for Research Papers and for Abstracts are available from: www.alt.ac.uk/guidelines_papers.html
Proposals can be submitted via www.alt.ac.uk/altc2009/
Deadline for receipt of proposals: 12.00 midnight, 16 February 2009
Bookings open: May 2009
Presenters' registration deadline: 29 June 2009
Earlybird registration deadline: 6 July 2009
Bookings close: 14 August 2009
Sponsorship: Organisations considering sponsoring ALT-C 2009 should contact Seb Schmoller, Chief Executive of ALT: email@example.com
Exhibiting: Organisations considering exhibiting at ALT-C 2009 should contact Hayley Willis, Events Manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
Supporting and enhancing learning through the effective use of technology
5 February 2009, Central London, UK
For all those engaged in the Further Education system, an invitation to share good practice at the national launch conference for the eCPD Enhancing Learning Programme. BDP Learning, ALT, and a consortium of FE partners have been commissioned to deliver the programme on behalf of the Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS).
eReturn using ePortfolios to support women returners to employment
24 - 25 February 2009, Aston Business School, Birmingham, UK
Two one-day events to disseminate the work of the JISC-funded eReturn project. The eReturn project is led by the Open University, in partnership with the UK Resource Centre for women in SET (UKRC), Cardiff Womens Workshop (CWW), the University of Salford, Sheffield Hallam University (SHU), Centre for Science Education, and ALT. The eReturn partnership has been working with the Open Source MyStuff e-portfolio to support cross-institutional delivery of lifelong learning for women returners in their transition to employment.
Costs: there are no fees associated with attending the day event(s). Dinner and accommodation is available on the night of 24 February at cost to those wanting to attend both days or for delegates travelling from afar in preparation for 25 February.
Second Life in real life: education beyond the hype
12 February 2009, 9.30 - 16.00 Netskills Suite, Newcastle
Presenters: Steven Warburton, King's College, London and Graham Hibbert, Leeds Metropolitan University
Offered again due to popular demand, the aim of this workshop is to introduce participants to immersive 3D environments from a practical perspective and to stimulate critical inquiry into the possibilities that massive multi-user virtual environments (MUVEs) offer learning and teaching practice.
Costs: £100 members, £155 for non-members.
ALT is exhibiting at various events in 2009 including the JISC Conference on 24 March in Edinburgh and the E-Guides National Event on 26 March in Nottingham. If you are attending either of these events please drop by our stand.
To book onto the above events or find out where ALT is exhibiting this year, please visit our website: www.alt.ac.uk/events/php
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