Category Archives: #altc

Be online ready!

  New resources launched On Wednesday, during our ‘Creating online experiences that learners will value‘ session at ALT-C we launched a range of online learning resources that have been produced as part of our Scaling up online learning and Digital Student projects. Along with our report ‘What makes a successful online learner?‘ we launched our beta online learning readiness … Read more

Down the #altc road

Reading Maren Deepwell’s recent post about her #altc journey, it reminded me of the many conferences I have attended and like her the impact that they had on my life and professional practice. Going back to my experiences of my first ALT-C I was surprised I even went again! 2003 – Disappointment The first Association … Continue reading Down the #altc road Read more

Looking forward ALT-C 2016

With the announcement of the keynotes for ALT-C 2016, which I am looking forward to and sound exciting. It is interesting to reflect on the keynotes that have been before at previous conferences. There are a fair few of these keynotes available on the YouTube and there are many which had a real impact on me. … Continue reading Looking forward ALT-C 2016 Read more

Digital anonymity

One of the six elements of digital capability as outlined in our published framework is digital identity Across the web on various blogs, there have been some interesting articles and views on identity. I really started to engage with the web in 1997 and back then the default behaviour was to be mainly anonymous or if you … Read more

Reflections on ALT-C

Last week I attended day 2 of the ALT-C conference in Manchester and presented a session under the theme ‘Participatory approaches to the development of learning technologies’ which explored the collaborative approach that this project has taken and shared the activities and outputs of the project as they currently stand (see below). Although I was only there … Read more

Focusing on Digital Capability in Manchester

Last week I was in Manchester for ALT-C 2015, the biggest learning technology conference in the UK with over 500 delegates. This is the event where learning technologists, heads of elearning and TEL descend to find out and share what’s new. There was lots of discussion and chatter about digital capabilities and the digital capability … Read more