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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


Alex Fenlon

Alex Fenlon

I am the Programme manager for UKOER at the Higher Education Academy. Interested in the sharing of educational content with the masses. Also interested in MOOCs and all forms of e-learning.
Professional role Programme Manager
Location: Rugby, UK


Averil Robertson

Averil Robertson

Professional role Librarian, Academic Services Manager
Location: Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge


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


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


Ersun Iscioglu

Ersun Iscioglu

Professional role Faculty Member, Asst. Prof.Dr.
Location: Famagusta, North Cyprus


Fotis Begklis

Fotis Begklis

Professional role Learning Technologist
Location: London


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


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


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


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


Jez Cope

Jez Cope

I am ICT Project Manager at the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies at the University of Bath. I help research students and staff in the Centre to collaborate, communicate and do their resear...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role ICT Project Manager/Technical Data Coordinator
Location: Bath, United Kingdom


Joan Archibald

Joan Archibald

Interested in all aspects of learning with a particular focus on engaging learners through the use of technology both on and off campus. A key focus of my work is staff training in the efficient and e...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Learning Technology Manager
Location: Paisley, Scotland


John Clayton

John Clayton

Location: Hamilton, New Zealand


John Jackson

John Jackson

Education Developer @ University of the Arts London.
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Educational developer, learning technologist.
Location: London


Jon Rosewell

Jon Rosewell

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


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


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


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


Laura Skilton (previosuly Shaw)

Laura Skilton (previosuly Shaw)

I am the Learning & Teaching Co-ordinator at Mimas, with over 12 years’ experience developing and managing e-learning related projects and services. At present this includes Hairdressing Training, Jor...
Location: Manchester


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


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


Marion Kelt

Marion Kelt

I am interested in information literacy, OERs and am updating SMILE and PILOT info lit training packages. I have just uploaded SMILE onto JORUM if you'd like a copy!
Professional role Senior Librarian: Digital Development and Information literacy
Location: Glasgow


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 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Stephen Wheeler

Stephen Wheeler

Ten years experience as an eLearning professional in higher education, adult education and social learning.
Professional role eLearning Support Officer
Location: Manchester


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


Suzanne Hardy

Suzanne Hardy

Professional role Senior Advisor
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, 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...
Conference role Delegate who is presenting
Professional role Advisor
Location: York (Techdis) and Leeds (Bioscience)


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


Timos Almpanis

Timos Almpanis

Learning Technologist/Associate Lecturer in Blended Learning at Southampton Solent University. BEd in Philosophy and Education/ MSc in Computer Based Learning and Training. I am also currently studyin...
Professional role Learning Technologist
Location: Southampton, 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


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


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


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


Zoe Rose

Zoe Rose

Professional role Information architect
Location: Cambridge


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