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Aaron Sloman

Aaron Sloman

Born Southern Rhodesia,1936, went to school then university in CapeTown from age 11, degree in maths and physics 1956, went to Oxford to continue with mathematics, was seduced by philosophy and did a ...
Professional role Retired. Honorary professor of Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science (including philosophy)
Location: Birmingham, UK


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


Alison Pickard

Alison Pickard

I am currently Director of Quality and Student Experience in the School of Computing, Engineering and Information Sciences at Northumbria University. I was originally appointed as a Lecturer in Resear...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Director of Quality and Student Experience
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne


Amanda Jefferies

Amanda Jefferies

My particular interests are in the pedagogy of e-learning and the student experience of using technology in their study and personal lives. I was Project Director for the JISC funded STROLL project us...
Professional role Reader in Technology Enhanced Learning
Location: University of Hertfordshire, UK


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


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


Brenda Bannan

Brenda Bannan

Associate Professor Division of Learning Technologies College of Education and Human Development George Mason University Fairfax, VA U.S.
Location: Fairfax, VA U.S.


Carl kennard

Carl kennard

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


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


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


David Renton

David Renton

David wrote his first program on the ZX81 age 9 and his first computer game on the ZX Spectrum. After graduating from Strathclyde University in 1993 he worked as a Database programmer doing work for t...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Extended Lecturer in Computing
Location: Paisley


David Smith

David Smith

I am an Australian living in Vienna. I have been working with teachers, both in educational institutions and Universities, to integrate technology with pedagogy as part of their practice. I have also ...
Professional role Consultant
Location: Vienna, Austria


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


Dr. Ioannis Papadopoulos

Dr. Ioannis Papadopoulos

Ioannis Papadopoulos is currently teaching in Primary Education. He has been involved in various training projects for inservice and preservice teachers concerning ICT in Education. His main research ...
Location: Thessaloniki, Greece


Elaine Garcia

Elaine Garcia

I am Head of Human and Digital Learning Environments at Plymouth College of Art and also a part time PhD student at the University of Plymouth focusing on the use of web 2.0 in teaching and learning. ...
Professional role researcher, Head of Technology Enhanced Learning, JISC Project Manager
Location: Plymouth, UK


Elizabeth Hartnell-Young

Elizabeth Hartnell-Young

I'm looking forward to attending in person this year, after late nights and early mornings online from Australia in 2011. Hoping to hear about latest developments in mobile learning, as well as meetin...
Conference role Abstracts Editor
Professional role Research Manager
Location: Melbourne, Australia


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


Gail Wilson

Gail Wilson

I am an Associate Professor in the Division of Teaching and Learning at Southern Cross University where my work focuses on professional learning of academic staff. Over the last decade I have held aca...
Conference role Proceedings Editor
Professional role Professional learning and member of management team for the Division of Teaching and Learning
Location: Gold Coast, Australia


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


Heather Wharrad

Heather Wharrad

I am Professor of e-Learning & Health Informatics at the University of Nottingham. My research interests are around, e-learning design, open educational resources and participatory design and use of t...
Professional role Professor of e-Learning and Health Informatics
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom


Helen Boulton

Helen Boulton

I work at Nottingham Trent University in the School of Education as Reader in Technology Enhanced Learning and Teaching. This is my 3rd time at the conference and I look forward to some challenging pa...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Location: Nottingham


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


Jamie Kemp

Jamie Kemp

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


Jebar Ahmed

Jebar Ahmed

I am a Learning Technology Advisor in the Department of Education. My interests include E-strategy and training staff to increase use of technology. I also like to find ways of 'measuring' the impact ...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Location: Huddersfield, UK


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


Joanna Wild

Joanna Wild

Reseacher in the Learning Technoologies Group at the University of Oxford
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Location: UK


John Clayton

John Clayton

Location: Hamilton, New Zealand


John Traxler

John Traxler

interested in learning with mobile devices in Africa and elsewhere in the 'south' especially reconciling scale and sustainability with culture and individuality, and in learning with mobile devices no...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role professor of mobile learning
Location: Priorslee, Shropshire


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


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


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


Lee Griffiths

Lee Griffiths

Expert in Advanced Human Computer Interaction, Computer Programming and Learning Technologies I have over fifteen years experience as a Lecturer in user centered aspects of Computer Science. Having ta...
Professional role Lecturer in Computer Science
Location: Manchester


Lee Stott

Lee Stott

Lee Stott is a Technical Evangelist within the Developer and Platform Evangelism 'DPE' Group at Microsoft UK. http://www.microsoft.com/uk/faculty He is responsible for engaging and helping UK Academia...
Professional role Technical Evangelist
Location: Manchester


Lesley Gourlay

Lesley Gourlay

I am a senior lecturer in the Department of Culture, Communication and Media at the Institute of Education, university of London. Currently running a JISC-funded project on digital literacies.
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Lecturer
Location: London, UK


Linda Creanor

Linda Creanor

I'm a professor of learning technology at Glasgow Caledonian University where I have strategic responsibility for blended learning and for co-ordinating a distributive leadership approach to professio...
Professional role Professor of Learning Technology
Location: Glasgow, Scotland


Louise Starkey

Louise Starkey

I have a background in the secondary school education sector. My current research focuses on teaching and learning in the digital age through the integration of relevant learning theories to the chang...
Professional role Associate Dean
Location: Wellington, New Zealand


Marion Hall

Marion Hall

I have worked for the Open University for over 25 years, initially in the Biological Sciences Department of the Science Faculty (my academic background is in animal behaviour and evolution) and then f...
Professional role Lecturer in Health and Social Care
Location: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom


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 Ashby

Martin Ashby

Based in the Research Office at Loughborough University, I work at supporting the process and people behind our research staff and student development activities, using e-tools and techniques. It's a ...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Research e-Resource Officer
Location: Loughborough, United Kingdom


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


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


Ming Nie

Ming Nie

Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Researcher
Location: Leicester, United Kingdom


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


Monia Sannia

Monia Sannia

Professional role Learning Technologist
Location: Thatcham, 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


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 Middleditch

Paul Middleditch

I am a lecturer in Macroeconomics at the University of Manchester and I am interested in teaching innovation with a focus on large cohort teaching methods.
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Lecturer in Macroeconomics
Location: Manchester


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


Pete Moore

Pete Moore

I've PhD in Physiology and a track record in science writing and communication. I run highly rated training courses enabling people to improve their communication skills - written and oral. I recognis...
Location: Bristol, 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


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


Prof BB Fakae

Prof BB Fakae

I am a Veterinary Doctor, specialised in Tropical Animal Health and Production from the Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh (1993). Having spent years in teaching and rese...
Professional role Vice Chancellor
Location: Port Harcourt, NIGERIA


Rafael Morales

Rafael Morales

I work as a researcher at the Institute for Management of Knowledge and Learning in Virtual Environments of the Virtual University System of the University of Guadalajara, where I also coordinate the ...
Professional role Researcher
Location: Guadalajara, Jalisco, México


Richard Millwood

Richard Millwood

I direct Core Education UK and I am Reader in Distributed Learning working on the Inter-Disciplinary Inquiry-Based Learning project in the Institute for Educational Cybernetics at the University of Bo...
Location: Brentwood, UK


Sabine Moebs

Sabine Moebs

I have been involved in (e)learning research and practice since roughly 2000. Before moving to Ireland in 2006 I have been working as a researcher in software engineering, and in various roles in diff...
Professional role Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Location: Dublin, Ireland


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


Sarah Cornelius

Sarah Cornelius

Online teacher and researcher. Current interests include teaching with web conferencing, learning through online role plays and teachers' experiences of implementing mobile devices
Professional role Senior Lecturer
Location: Aberdeen, UK


Sarah-Jane Saravani

Sarah-Jane Saravani

Library manager with a bent for e-learning and, more recently, the impact of mobile delivery on library services and resources.
Professional role Librarian
Location: Hamilton


Sarra Saffron Powell

Sarra Saffron Powell

I work at the University of Liverpool as an Educational Developer. I have great enthusiasm for learning as transformation, digital literacies and learning skills development. I'm also very interested ...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Educational Developer
Location: University of Liverpool


Sheila MacNeill

Sheila MacNeill

I am part of the JISC CETIS service, with particular interests in developments in educational content, curriculum design, semantic technologies and shiny stuff.
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Assistant Director, researcher, learning technologist
Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom


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


Simon Cotterill

Simon Cotterill

I'm a Learning Technologist based at Newcastle University. I'm involved in current JISC projects related to OERs and Dynamic Learning Maps + our institutional ePortfolio service. Interested in all asp...
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne


Simon Hardaker

Simon Hardaker

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


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


Tania Heap

Tania Heap

Associate lecturer at The Open University UK. Recently completed a doctorate in education. My supervisor Dr Shailey Minocha is presenting our proceedings paper entitled "An empirically-grounded framew...


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


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 Neumann

Tim Neumann

I am a research-oriented learning technologist at the London Knowledge Lab / Institute of Education, University of London. Based on my background as a sound engineer and media producer, I occasionally...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Learning Technologist
Location: London, UK


Tony Toole

Tony Toole

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


Uwe Matthias Richter

Uwe Matthias Richter

I am a Principal Lecturer in Technology-Enhanced Learning in Anglia Learning & Teaching, Anglia Ruskin University's Learning and Teaching Centre, Cambridge and Chelmsford. I lead on technology-enhance...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Principal Lecturer in Technology-Enhanced Learning
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom


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


Xiaopeng Ni

Xiaopeng Ni

I am a senior instructional designer at the Cleveland State University's Center for e-Learning. Prior to coming here, I was a research associate at Michigan State University. I got my Ph.D. in Instruc...
Professional role Senior Instructional Designer
Location: Cleveland State University


Yetunde Folajimi

Yetunde Folajimi

I am currently a lecturer in the Department of Computer Science, University of Ibadan, I have been a University lecturer since 1999. I had my B. Sc, M. sc. and PhD degrees in Computer Science. My spec...
Professional role Computer Science lecturer
Location: Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria


Yvonne Bain

Yvonne Bain

My professional role is around teacher education. I have previously been involved in initial teacher education for Secondary and Primary teachers, including the development of part-time distance learn...
Location: Aberdeen


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


vivienne bozalek

vivienne bozalek

I am the Director of Teaching and Learning at the University of the Western Cape, a historically black institution in Cape Town, South Africa. I am a professor of Social Work and am interested in soci...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Director of Teaching and Learning
Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South AFrica