Association for Learning Technology Online Newsletter
Issue 9 July 2007   Friday, July 20, 2007

ISSN 1748-3603

Contents
Feature article
E-Learning support in Japan
Virtually there?
Case studies
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Conference reviews
JISC Digital Repositories Conference
IMS Global Learning Impact 2007
Innovating e-Learning 2007
Software reviews
Selecting an Electronic Voting System (EVS)
ALT news
Director's report
Chief Executive's report
Obituary
News from the Netherlands
Publications from the SURF e-learning website
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E-Learning support in Japan
Reflections on a recent visit to the National Institute of Multimedia Education
by Paul Bacsich

NIME logoPaul Bacsich reflects on a week spent as the guest of the National Institute of Multimedia Education (NIME) in Japan.
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Selecting an Electronic Voting System (EVS)
by Paul Burt

The experience of selecting the most suitable Electronic Voting System (EVS) at the University of Surrey will be helpful to other institutions, covering the different characteristics, specifications and functionality to consider when selecting an EVS.
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Virtually there?
Building virtual schools for the future
by Bob Harrison

Should we reconsider the balance of our investment in bricks and glass and consider investing in 'Virtual High Schools'?
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Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Benefits of ALT membership
by Karen Ver

CIPD logoA look at CIPD's work and publications and an appreciation of the benefits of ALT membership to CIPD.
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JISC Digital Repositories Conference
Sharing e-Learning Content; defining a role for universities and colleges
by Phil Barker and Neil Jacobs

Professor Drummond BoneThe JISC Digital Repositories Conference, held in Manchester from 5 - 6 June, showcased a range of research and development work in this area, and demonstrated how it can be applied practically by practitioners.
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IMS Global Learning Impact 2007
The Summit on Global Learning and Industry Challenges
by Julian Clayton

Vancouver harbourJulian Clayton reports on the IMS Global Learning Consortium’s annual conference, Learning Impact, which took place in Vancouver from 16-19 April 2007. The conference aimed to keep participants focused on the latest innovations in learning systems, digital learning content, the learning enterprise, and open technologies
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Innovating e-Learning 2007
Delegates give their verdict
by Ros Smith

Screenshot from JISC online conferenceOver 320 delegates took part in the JISC online conference, Innovating e-Learning 2007, between 11 and 14 June.
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Director's report
News from Rhonda Riachi

News of ALT-C 2007, AGM elections, ALT-J Editors, Call for ALT-C 2008 Programme Committee...
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Chief Executive's report
News from Seb Schmoller

ALT 'Ambassadors', CMALT, 2007 Learning Technologist of the Year Award...
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Publications from the SURF e-learning website
by Marja Verstelle, Peter B Sloep, Gayle Calverley

This occasional column provides summaries of articles published in English on the SURF E-learning Theme Site. Links to PDFs of the work and contact details are provided.
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