ALT-C 2010 “Into something rich and strange” – making sense of the sea-change
The 17th international conference of the
Association for Learning Technology will be held at the University of
Nottingham, UK, 7-9 September 2010.
There will be a welcoming keynote from Saul Tendler, the University
of Nottingham's Pro-Vice-Chancellor
for Teaching and Learning, and Professor of Biophysical Chemistry.
Our keynote speakers
1. Barbara Wasson, Professor of
Pedagogical Information Science at the Department of Information Science and
Media Studies, University of Bergen, Norway;
2. Sugata Mitra, Professor of
Educational Technology at Newcastle University;
3. Donald Clark, Board Member of
Ufi, and former CEO of Epic Group plc.
Invited speakers include: Heather Fry, Martin Hall, Frank
McLoughlin, Aaron Porter, Josie Taylor and David White.
Major anchor sponsors include: Becta, BIS,
Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Elluminate, JISC,
The Higher Education Academy, Positive Internet, TALIS, Ufi, University
of Nottingham and Wimba.
The ALT-C booking system
opens early May. Further information, with a sign-up form for low volume email
distribution list about the conference, is available from the conference
ALT Policy Board - "Technology in Learning and Teaching,
an Enabler or a Tax?"
18 June 2010,
London School of Economics in
Plenary contributors will include: Professor Dame Wendy Hall
DBE DRS FREng, Professor of Computer Science
at the University of Southampton; Sarah Jones, Chief Executive of
Ufi/learndirect; Terry Mayes, Emeritus Professor and past Head of Academic
Practice at Glasgow Caledonian University; Sir Tim O’Shea, Principal of the
University of Edinburgh and Chair of JISC; Jane Williams, Executive Director
for Further Education, Skills and 14-19 at
Becta; Ewart Wooldridge CBE, Chief Executive
of the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education. Further details will follow.
ALT/eLN lunch time
Dates for your diary, with further details to follow:
- 2 June 2010 - The Science of
Learning, with Donald Clark and Richard Cox;
- 2 August 2010 - How to Run a
Virtual Classroom Session;
- 14 October 2010 - Shooting
Video for eLearning;
- 6 December 2010 - Learning in
Further information on all ALT’s