In which areas are you knowledgeable? informalLearning

Aileen McGuigan

Aileen McGuigan

I am Programme Director of the Teaching Qualification Further Education programme at University of Dundee. The TQFE programme is the recognised teaching qualification for lecturers in the FE sector in...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role academic
Location: University of Dundee


Alannah Fitzgerald

Alannah Fitzgerald

Currently a PhD student in Educational Technology at Concordia University, Montreal in Canada. Formerly a research fellow at the English Language Centre, Durham University and a teaching fellow with t...
Professional role Teacher, Trainer, Researcher, OER developer
Location: London, UK


Andria Birch

Andria Birch

Projects Development Manager WEA East Midlands Region, and previously DAIN manager. DAIN (Digital Activist Inclusion Network) was an ESF funded project which recruited and trained unemployed volunteer...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Projects Development Manager
Location: Nottingham, England


Becky Strachan

Becky Strachan

I am an active researcher in pedagogy and ICT and am keen to explore how technology can be used to create a rich, engaging, active and vibrant learning and teaching experience. My role also includes l...
Professional role Associate Dean - Learning and Teaching
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne


Bob Banks

Bob Banks

I have worked in the commercial sector, in and around learning technology for 20 years, researching, designing and advising on systems to support learning. I have been a member of the ALT research com...
Professional role Senior Consultant
Location: Sheffield, UK


Caroline

Caroline

Professional role Project Manager
Location: Pembrokeshire, South-West Wales


Chris Pegler

Chris Pegler

Work in the Institute of Educational Technology at the OU (my dream job in my favourite organisation). I've been OU student (several times) and OU tutor and also have managed new media production at t...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Senior Lecturer
Location: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom


Claire Spiret

Claire Spiret

Im an Learning Technologist working for the World Association of Girls Guides and Girl Scouts. I work as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with the University of Reading. With support from thes...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Learning Technologies Officer
Location: England


Dan Harding

Dan Harding

My role within Keele Management School involves advising and supporting students, academic and administrative staff in the use of University systems such as virtual learning environments and subject-s...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Learning Technologist
Location: Keele, Newcastle-Under-Lyme


David Callaghan

David Callaghan

Learning technolgist at Edge Hill since 2007. 5 years as a classroom teacher (ICT Secondary), 20yrs as empolyed and sel-employed IT consultant.
Professional role Learning technologist
Location: Ormskirk, UK


David Dunbar

David Dunbar

Interested in e-learning, I'm not really an expert, but I do seem to be good at linking technology to education. In my last role as an ILT Content Advisor,I provided appropriate e-learning and ILT sol...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role ILT Content Advisor
Location: Worcester, UK


Dawn Wood

Dawn Wood

My first degree and my PhD are in computer science. I have worked on a number of JISC projects over the last 5 years. Currently I am a part-time lecture waiting for the next interesting project to com...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Educational Coaching Consultant and Learning Technology Developer
Location: Leeds, United Kingdom


Devampika Getkahn

Devampika Getkahn

I work as a Learning Consultant at Thomson Reuters, currently in the Global Sales and Customer Service Learning team (yes it is a bit of a mouth full ... but we are in the middle of a restructure and ...
Professional role Learning Consultant
Location: London, UK


Dick Moore

Dick Moore

I was until recently Director of Technology at Ufi/Learndirect where I oversaw the move to a custom open source VLE from the previous outsourced proprietary system. Currently working as a consultant /...
Professional role Consultant
Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom


Drew Whitworth

Drew Whitworth

I'm Senior Lecturer at the School of Education, University of Manchester, and Programme Director of the MA: Digital Technologies, Communication and Education (MA: DTCE - http://MAdigitaltechnologies.w...
Professional role CMALT, academic, researcher, teacher
Location: Hebden Bridge, UK


Elaine Swift

Elaine Swift

Previously worked in the e-learning team at University of Bath. Now working in the Centre for Professional Learning and Development supporting learning technologies and Digital Practice at NTU. Up unt...
Location: Nottingham


Esther Barrett

Esther Barrett

PhD Candidate, Swansea University eLearning Advisor, JISC RSC Wales
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Learning Technologist
Location: Swansea, UK


Frank Thissen

Frank Thissen

I´m interested in e-learning, special on mobile learning. Also I do some research on storytelling and learning and on emotional aspects of learning. An other interest is in intercultural communication...
Professional role Professor of e-Learning
Location: Karlsruhe, Germany


Haydn Blackey

Haydn Blackey

Looking forward to ALT-C 2012 - As chair of ALT's Membership Services Committee I hope to support existing members and look at new ways of engaging with our membership. Plus I hope to see what I can l...
Professional role Head of Learning and Teaching
Location: Cardiff, UK


Helen Keegan

Helen Keegan

I'm a Senior Lecturer in Interactive Media and Social Technologies, based in Computing Science Engineering at the University of Salford MediaCityUK. Unfortunately I can't make this year's conference, ...


Hilary Dexter

Hilary Dexter

Education Informatics lead in Manchester Medical School. Background in systems analysis - currently focusing on student information and tracking, communities and collaboration, workplace learning and ...
Professional role Education Informatics
Location: Manchester, UK


Iryna Kuchma

Iryna Kuchma

I am the EIFL Open Access programme manager. My responsibilities include advocacy of open access to research results and support in developing open access policies, training and support in setting up ...
Location: Kyiv, Ukraine


James Clay

James Clay

Follow me on Twitter. See photographs on Flickr. Read one or two blog entries on e-Learning Stuff. James Clay has been ILT & Learning Resources Manager at Gloucestershire College since November 2006. ...
Professional role ILT & Learning Resources Manager
Location: Gloucestershire, United Kingdom


Jeff Borden

Jeff Borden

Dr. Jeff Borden is considered by some to be a lifelong learning expert. Jeff has been a student, instructor, and administrator in higher education for the past two decades. This passion for education ...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Chief Academic Officer, Enriched Lecturer
Location: Denver, CO


Jo Axe

Jo Axe

Conference role Editor of the ALT Journal
Professional role Associate Dean
Location: Victoria, BC, Canada


John Clayton

John Clayton

Location: Hamilton, New Zealand


Jon Rosewell

Jon Rosewell

Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Location: Milton Keynes, UK


Jonathan Drori

Jonathan Drori

Jon has combined creative understanding of audiences and business with enthusiasm for science and technology. He now advises large organisations on outreach, media and technology strategy and mentors ...
Professional role Chair, Non-Exec, Board Director, CEO, Creative Director
Location: London


José Janssen

José Janssen

Technology enhanced learning researcher at CELSTEC: Centre for Learning Sciences and Technologies of the Open University of the Netherlands. Key interest: informal learning, learning path descriptions...
Professional role researcher
Location: Heerlen, Netherlands


Karen Halliday

Karen Halliday

I am Senior Marketing Manager at Talis Education Ltd where I'm responsible for the company's communications to our library and learning technology colleagues. I've previously worked for BECTA, Wiley, ...
Professional role Marketing, Communications and Publicity
Location: Birmingham, UK


Kirstie Coolin

Kirstie Coolin

I head up the CIePD (Centre for International ePortfolio Development) at the University of Nottingham. I write, manage and deliver externally funded projects focussing on joining process and practice ...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Location: Nottingham UK


Leena  Vainio

Leena Vainio

Conference role Invited speaker
Professional role Director of the HAMK eLearning Centre in the HAMK University of applied Science in Hämeenlinna, Finland. I am the chair of the Finnish aLearning Associaton.
Location: Finland, Hämeenlinna


Lisa Gray

Lisa Gray

I'm a programme manager within the e-Learning team at JISC, and am currently managing the Assessment and Feedback programme. I also lead on JISC e-Portfolio activities.


Manuel Frutos-Perez

Manuel Frutos-Perez

I'm the Leader of the E-learning Development Unit at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.
Professional role Academic E-learning Lead
Location: Bristol, UK


Mark Childs

Mark Childs

Senior Research Fellow for Elearning at Coventry University. Completed a PhD in 2010 on Learners' Experiences in Virtual Worlds.
Conference role Abstracts Editor
Professional role Senior Research Fellow
Location: Coventry, United Kingdom


Mark van Harmelen

Mark van Harmelen

Founder of Hedtek Ltd a software house that builds products and performs custom development and extension work for clients. I am the lead designer of the Gradient Assessment System, the Hedtek PLE and...
Professional role Director
Location: Manchester


Martin Rich

Martin Rich

Management lecturer with many years' experience of using technology to facilitate learning. I'm interested in the changing responses and expectations that students have in connection with technology. ...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Senior Lecturer in Information Management
Location: London, UK


Matt Bacon

Matt Bacon

Matt is a eLearning Designer at the University of Canberra, Australia. He has over 10years experience in the higher education sector. He is one of the project leads on the 2 year Augmented Reality (AR...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Location: Canberra, Australia


Matt Smith

Matt Smith

eLearning manager @ Coleg Gwent. Providing steer and support for learning technologies at Wales' largest FE College. Former Business Lecturer, specialising in Marketing and eBusiness.
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role eLearning Manager
Location: South Wales - Lives: Bridgend, Works: Usk


Matthew Green

Matthew Green

Assistant Director of IT Services, responsible for Academic and Learning Support
Location: Wolverhampton, UK


Mo Pamplin

Mo Pamplin

Educational Technologist in the School of Arts and Social Sciences at City University London.
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Educational Technologist
Location: London, UK


Nancy Rubin

Nancy Rubin

Dr. Rubin is strongly committed to educational excellence and creating a positive learning experience in the online environment. She has presented at many conferences, has been published in educationa...
Professional role Dean of Online Learning
Location: New York, NY


Niall Barr

Niall Barr

First got into technology for teaching when I wrote a simulation to help explain misconceptions of Nyquist's theory to Bioengineering students some 25 years ago. Now a System Developer at the Universi...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role System Developer
Location: Glasgow


Nick Jeans

Nick Jeans

I worked for over 20 years in Further Education, teaching English at all pre-degree levels and Skills for Life. Having been seconded to Becta as an e-learning mentor, I left FE to manage a Content Dev...
Location: Sheffield


Nigel Ecclesfield

Nigel Ecclesfield

I currently work for JISC Advance as the Programme manager for the FE and Skills Development and Resources Programme. Before JISC Advance I worked for LSIS and Becta in research and project management...
Professional role Project Manager
Location: Cullompton, Devon


Peter Chatterton

Peter Chatterton

Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Independent consultant
Location: London


Peter Reed

Peter Reed

Peter Reed Lecturer & eLearning Coordinator, Manchester Metropolitan University. Lifelong Evertonian!
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Lecturer, elearning support
Location: Manchester


Philip Butler

Philip Butler

Senior e-Learning Adviser at ULCC, but worked with JISC RSC London since it started back in 2000. My area of expertise is in Post-16 education, specialising in transformational change management, e-Le...
Professional role Senior e-Learning Adviser
Location: Senate House, London WC1


Roger Hewitt

Roger Hewitt

I'm an eLearning Technologist in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Manchester. Currently, my main role is in Staff development.
Professional role Learning Technologist
Location: Manchester, UK


Sarah Honeychurch

Sarah Honeychurch

I'm a Learning Technologist at the University of Glasgow. I also teach Philosophy at Glasgow and Aberdeen. I'm particularly interested in the theory and practice of collaborative and co-operative lear...
Professional role Learning Technologist. Philosopher
Location: Glasgow


Sarah Horrigan

Sarah Horrigan

I'm the Learning Technologies Manager at the University of Sheffield and am also part of the CMALT Development Group. Am curious about most stuff generally! My CMALT portfolio - http://sites.google.co...
Location: Nottingham, England


Seb Schmoller

Seb Schmoller

I stood down from my half-time job with ALT in May 2012, but doing a bit of work to support ALT in this year's use of CrowdVine. I am carrying on with the parallel role I always had as an independent ...
Professional role Independent consultant
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK


Simon Hardaker

Simon Hardaker

Learning Technologist for the Manchester Medical School
Professional role eLearning Technologist
Location: Manchester


Simon Kear

Simon Kear

I work at the Beyond Distance Research Alliance at the University of Leicester.
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Senior Learning Technologist
Location: Leicester


Stephen Clarke

Stephen Clarke

I have been working in eLearning in some form for over 25 years. I have worked in secondary education, in universities and now I work for Blackboard.
Professional role Educational Consultant
Location: Leamington Spa, United Kingdom


Stephen Gomez

Stephen Gomez

I've just become (as of 3 Sept 2012) the Academic Lead for Online Learning with the Higher Education Academy. In previous roles as a frontline lecturer and then heading up work based learning, I have ...
Professional role Academic Lead for Online Learning
Location: Plymouth


Steve Wheeler

Steve Wheeler

Steve Wheeler is Associate Professor of Learning Technologies at Plymouth University, in South West England. Originally trained as a psychologist, he has spent his entire career working in media, tech...
Professional role Associate Professor of Learning Technology
Location: Plymouth, UK


Steven Verjans

Steven Verjans

Lecturer and Learning Technology researcher at Open Universiteit (NL). Originally a language and literature graduate at K.U.Leuven, I have worked as researcher in a number of technology related domain...
Professional role Lecturer in e-learning and learning technologies
Location: Heerlen, The Netherlands


Sue Beckingham

Sue Beckingham

I am an Educational Developer at Sheffield Hallam University. My interests include researching the use of social media in higher education to enhance student engagement, as well as continuing to learn...
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Professional role Educational Developer
Location: Sheffield


Sue Greener

Sue Greener

learner, teacher, researcher, Anglican Lay Reader, sheep-breeder...Co-chair of European Conference on E-Learning (ECEL) 2011...co-editor ILE journal.
Professional role Senior Lecturer
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom


Terry Loane

Terry Loane

Freelance consultant/trainer/writer/thinker. Interests include: # designing and creating effective online learning environments # researching what is needed to promote real learning (as opposed to the...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Location: Ruislip, UK


Terry McAndrew

Terry McAndrew

I am an advisor for JISC Techdis working with projects on Inclusion, Assessment, Assistive Technologies and Open Educational Resources. If your project interacts with students with disabilities then I...
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Professional role Advisor
Location: York (Techdis) and Leeds (Bioscience)


Theresa Beattie

Theresa Beattie

e Learning Advisor for Work Based Learning, JISC RSC YH
Professional role e learning Advisor
Location: Leeds


Theresa Kinnison

Theresa Kinnison

Long experience in technology for FE (Becta and LSIS)but also science specialist and had taught in schools. Just finishing MA in Science Education at the Institute of Education. Have just moved away f...
Professional role Consultant
Location: South Gloucestershire, UK


Tim Seal

Tim Seal

Recently finished working for the Support Centre for Open Resources in Education. Currently Senior Manager, Virtual Environment for the Research School at the Open University, looking at the developme...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Senior Manager virtual environment, learning technology, OER
Location: Milton Keynes


Trevor Welsh

Trevor Welsh

I have ten years' work experience in the education sector, supporting and teaching staff in the use of technologies for learning, teaching, and student management. During this time I have worked in a ...
Location: Nottingham


Vickel Narayan

Vickel Narayan

I am an Academic Advisor (Learning Technologies) at the Centre for Teaching and Learning Innovation: Te Puna Ako, Unitec, New Zealand. I have a keen interest in Web 2.0 technologies and its potential ...
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Professional role Academic Advisor
Location: Auckland, New Zealand


Will Moindrot

Will Moindrot

eLearning Technologist at the University of Manchester's Faculty of Humanities. Interests include in-class technologies such as voting systems, and multimedia production.
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Professional role eLearning Technologist
Location: University of Manchester


Zoe Rose

Zoe Rose

Professional role Information architect
Location: Cambridge


Zoe Rose

Zoe Rose

I'm an educational technologist with an interest in search and search technologies - how educators find (or don't find!) the things they need to teach well.
Professional role Information Architect
Location: Cambridge, UK


fred garnett

fred garnett

Member of the Learner-Generated Contexts Research Group, interested in links between e-learning, policy and a participative Knowledge Democracy through the 'Co-creation of Open Scholarship'. Developed...
Professional role Visiting Research Associate
Location: London