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Barbara Newland

Barbara Newland

Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Location: Brighton, England


Barry Phillips

Barry Phillips

Started out on this education and technology journey at the DfES in the late 1990s. Initially with responsibilities for the National Learning Network and then moved to the e-Learning Strategy Unit con...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Consultant Researcher
Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom


Carl kennard

Carl kennard

Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Learning Technologist
Location: Newport, Shropshire, United Kingdom


Carol Shergold

Carol Shergold

I work within IT Services at the University of Sussex as Head of Learning Systems. My role includes ensuring that the development of our online learning system and its integration with other tools and...


Cathy Gunn

Cathy Gunn

I have worked in the field of learning technology for around 20 years. In my current role, I manage a multi-skilled team of creative learning designers and developers rather than 'working on the groun...
Location: Auckland, New Zealand


Christine Whitehouse

Christine Whitehouse

I am an independent consultant interested in the areas of Strategy & Change Management, associated with Learning Technology. Until recently was eLearning Applications Manager at the University of Manc...
Professional role Independent Consultant
Location: Stafford, UK


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


David Barber

David Barber

I am head of e-learning at Bishop Grosseteste University College and a reletively new member of the ALT community. I have research interests in the role of social web tools and new media in education ...
Professional role Head of e-Learning
Location: Lincoln


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 Kernohan

David Kernohan

JISC Programme Manager, eLearning Innovation Team. OER programme manager. Personal blogging at http://followersoftheapocalyp.se
Professional role UKOER Programme Manager
Location: Bristol


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


Diane Bennett

Diane Bennett

Professional role eLearning Manager
Location: MANCHESTER, 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


Emma King

Emma King

I'm interested in how technology can effectively support teaching and learning and how best to support colleagues to develop their understanding.
Professional role Learning and Development Adviser
Location: Coventry, UK


Eoin McDonnell

Eoin McDonnell

Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role senior learning technologist
Location: London, United Kingdom


Graham McElearney

Graham McElearney

I am a learning technologist working at the University of Sheffield. Currently re-orientating my work interests to take a more strategic role within the University, under the leadership and guidance o...
Professional role Seniior Learning Technologists
Location: Sheffield, United Kingdom


Hanne Wacher Kjaergaard

Hanne Wacher Kjaergaard

Professional role Head of research center for e-learning and media
Location: Aarhus, Denmark


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


James Little

James Little

Learning Technologist at University of Sheffield. Passionate about education, technology and enabling an enhanced learning experience for students and staff. Has extensive educational and commercial e...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Learning Technologist
Location: Sheffield


Jamie Kemp

Jamie Kemp

Professional role Educator-in-Residence, Lecturer
Location: Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA


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


Jim Turner

Jim Turner

Huuummmmm . . . . I'm a learning technologist at LJMU for past 5 years, but I 've been involveding in educational technology design for 15yrs. I'm seeking a bit of inspiration, as usual, from the ALT ...
Professional role Learning Technologist
Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom


Joe Nicholls

Joe Nicholls

I'm currently working as Project Director on the JISC funded 'Digidol Project' at Cardiff University. This is concerned with establishing an institution-wide and sustainable approach to developing the...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Educational Technologist
Location: Cardiff, Wales, UK


John Slater

John Slater

Working to help ALT with development tasks including the academic programme of the conference.
Conference role ALT staff
Professional role Director of Development
Location: Oxford, England


Julie Voce

Julie Voce

I'm the E-learning Services Manager working in the ICT department at Imperial College London. I am responsible for managing and supporting Imperial's central e-learning services, such as the VLE, Turn...
Professional role E-learning Services Manager
Location: London, UK


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


Kate Reader

Kate Reader

I am a Senior Educational Technologist at City University London I manage the Education Support Team within the Schools of Arts and Social Sciences.
Location: London, United Kingdom


Kerr Gardiner

Kerr Gardiner

I work at Glasgow University in the Learning & Teaching Centre providing a strategic steer in learning technology and heading up two areas; Learning & Technology, and Media Production. The Learning & ...
Location: Glasgow


Kevin Mayles

Kevin Mayles

Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Location: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom


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


Laurence Habib

Laurence Habib

Conference role Abstracts Editor
Professional role Professor/Department Chair
Location: Oslo, Norway


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


Linda McBain

Linda McBain

Responsible for the development/introduction of technology to support the College of Law's programmes as well as management of the College VLE (Blackboard). Employed at The College of Law since Octobe...
Professional role Head of Learning Systems
Location: London


Lindsay Jordan

Lindsay Jordan

Senior Lecturer in Learning and Teaching at the University of the Arts London. I'm presenting after lunch on Tuesday and at 9am on Wednesday. The Wednesday session is about the proceedings paper I've ...
Location: London, United Kingdom


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 Gamble

Mark Gamble

Head of Learning Technology. Responsible for VLE (Blackboard) since 2002. Originally a secondary teacher, then senior lecturer.
Location: Luton, 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 Hamilton

Martin Hamilton

Head of Internet Services at Loughborough University. Google "Martin Hamilton Loughborough" for more info.
Professional role Head of Internet Services
Location: Loughborough, UK


Martin Hawksey

Martin Hawksey

I'm an e-Learning Advisor at JISC CETIS mainly supporting the JISC/HEA Open Educational Resources Programme (UKOER). As an innovation centre the work of JISC CETIS is at the cutting edge of educationa...
Professional role Learning Technology Advisor
Location: Edinburgh


Michael Cox

Michael Cox

I am the Blended Learning Co-ordinator for GCU responsible for managing and co-ordinating university wide initiatives relating to the uptake and use of technology in support of teaching and learning. ...
Professional role Blended Learning Co-ordinator
Location: Glasgow


Michael Flavin

Michael Flavin

Presenting on disruptive technologies in higher education (Tuesday morning, 11:30).
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Location: London


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


Pandeli Glavanis

Pandeli Glavanis

I am a full Professor teaching Development and the Associate Director of the Center for Learning and Teaching at AUC since 2004. Prior to that I taught at Durham University (18 Years), University of M...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Academic and Associate Director of Center for Learning &Teaching
Location: Cairo, Egypt


Paul Bacsich

Paul Bacsich

Interested in virtual schools and colleges (VISCED), OER including policy aspects (POERUP) and learner aspects (LUOERL), and alternative provider models for formal education. Looking at ALT-C 2012 for...
Professional role Consultant and Visiting Professor/Fellow in e-Learning
Location: Sheffield


Paul Walk

Paul Walk

I had approximately 10 years developing and working with eLearning systems before moving to join UKOLN in 2006. My current role is to direct a JISC Innovation Support Centre, based in UKOLN at the Uni...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Director
Location: Frome, Somerset, UK


Peter Bullen

Peter Bullen

I am an Emeritus Professor at the University of Hertfordshire and Critical friend to JISC projects in the Curricuklum Design and Assessment and Feedback programmes. I also working with Universities on...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Consultant
Location: London


Phil Richards

Phil Richards

I've been a teacher for longer than I like to remember. Always had an interest in using the available ICT to engage students - from the original BBC computer to an always online, perpetual beta, perso...
Professional role Learning Technologies (ILT) Manager
Location: Aberdeen Scotland UK


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


Rachel Challen

Rachel Challen

Blended Learning Advisior with responsiblity for the Institutional VLE and Turnitin.
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Blended Learning Advisor
Location: Wolverhampton, United Kingdom


Ros Smith

Ros Smith

Having worked on the Ferl website and the Ferl Practitioners' programme at Becta from 2002-2005,I set up my own consultancy in e-learning (as it was called then!) specialising in authoring and produci...
Professional role e-Learning author and consultant
Location: Tewkesbury, Glos, UK


Rose Heaney

Rose Heaney

I have been at UEL for about 8 years working as a learning technology advisor in various contexts, most recently in the schools of Health & Bioscience and Psychology. My interests range across the lea...
Professional role Learning Technology Advisor
Location: London, United Kingdom


Ruth Drysdale

Ruth Drysdale

I have worked at JISC in the eLearning team since Jan 2009. I managed the recently completed Lifelong learning programme, and am now managing the 'Course Data: Making the most of Course Information’ p...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role JISC eLearning Programme Manager
Location: Bristol, UK


Sandra Huskinson

Sandra Huskinson

I work part-time Loughborough University (School of Business and Economics) as an Online Development Officer and I also work as a freelancer consultant. I am currently working on a wide variety of pro...


Sandra Partington

Sandra Partington

I work with UK colleges and universities, to develop the use of video and multimedia for education and as a consultant on VLE review and change projects.
Professional role Educational Developer
Location: London UK


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


Shirley Evans

Shirley Evans

Having worked in specialist education for 12 years I am now an educational consultant focusing on inclusion in business and education. I am currently employed with the OU as a UX Developer and with JI...
Professional role Inclusive Learning Consultant, UX Developer, Accessibility Advisor
Location: Hereford, England


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


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


Teri Taylor

Teri Taylor

I am a senior lecturer at Northumbria University in the Learning and Teaching team. My background is as a Physiotherapist but over the last few years, I have moved into work-based learning and into mo...
Professional role Senior Lecturer, Learning and Teaching
Location: Northumberland


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


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


Tony McNeill

Tony McNeill

I'm Principal Lecturer in Technology-enhanced Learning at Kingston University. I'm based in the Academic Development Centre and am responsible for staff development in the area of educational technolo...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Principal Lecturer in Technology-enhanced Learning
Location: Kingston upon Thames


Tony Toole

Tony Toole

e-Learning consultant, researcher and project manager.
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role e-Learning Consultant
Location: Swansea


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 ...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Academic Advisor
Location: Auckland, New Zealand


amber thomas

amber thomas

Programme Manager at JISC with a focus on sharing learning materials, repositories, open educational resources, open licensing, IPR and openness generally.
Location: UK-wide role but live in warwick


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


sally holden

sally holden

I work at Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry where I manage a team of Learning Technologists.
Professional role eLearning manager
Location: Plymouth, UK