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ALT events in 2011
by Hayley Maisey

ALT lunch time webinars

Jointly with the E-Learning Network (ELN), ALT is running another series of free 90 minute lunchtime webinars throughout 2011:*

  • 11 February – Build, buy or collaborate? Dick Moore and Mark Berthelemy

Booking URL:

  • 21 March – Interview with top designer
  • 11 April – Getting started with mobile learning
  • 24 May – Making the most of informal learning
  • 28 June – What’s next in learning management
  • 20 July – Practical strategies for evaluation
  • 15 September – Interview with top designer
  • 10 October – Getting started with serious games
  • 16 November – Writing effective quiz and assessment questions
  • 13 December – The psychology of learning
*ALT/ELN reserve the right to edit the order of programmed webinars.


ALT will be exhibiting at JISC’s annual conference on 14/15 March at the BT Convention Centre in Liverpool. For more information go to:

If you are attending this event, please drop by our stand and say hello.


ALT-C 2011: “Thriving in a colder and more challenging climate”

ALT’s 18th international conference of the Association for Learning Technology, University of Leeds, UK, 6-8 September 2011.

Keynote speakers to include: Miguel Brechner, Head of Uruguay’s Plan Ceibal, Karen Cator, Director of theOffice of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education, and John Naughton, Professor of the Public Understanding of Technology at the Open University, and the Observer’s technology columnist.

Conference co-chairs: John Cook, Professor of Technology Enhanced Learning at the Learning Technology Research Institute, London Metropolitan University; and Sugata Mitra, Professor of Educational Technology at Newcastle University.

Time-lines and further information with a sign-up form for low volume email distribution list about the conference is available from the conference website

Please note the deadline for submissions to the conference is the 21 February 2011.

Other events

  • Free and Open Educational Resources – a NIACE workshop, in partnership with ALT 15 February 2011, Leicester. Book at
  • OER11, 11–13 May 2011, Manchester. Please see the conference website for submission templates and full details -
For further information on all ALT’s events:

The hashtag for ALT-C 2011 is #altc2011.

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