Wednesday, 21 January 2015

FW: [ALT-ANNOUNCE] ALT Annual Conference 2015: Shaping the future of learning together - Call for Programme Committee

Annual Conference 2015: Shaping the Future of Learning Together #altc, 8-10 September 2015, University of Manchester, UK.

As the leading Learning Technology conference in the UK, the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) annual conference brings together practitioners, researchers and policy makers from across education to share their research and experience.

The 2015 conference will be chaired by Amanda Jefferies, University of Hertfordshire and Liz Masterman, University of Oxford, under the theme 'Shaping the Future of Learning Together #altc'. The programme will reflect the theme of shaping and sharing learning through breaking down the traditional divisions between stakeholders and between their roles, with a focus on:

Harnessing the power of the crowd – collaboration and connectivist learning; Social media in learning and teaching; Open educational practice; Learners as agents of change; Participatory approaches to the development of learning technologies.

The Annual Conference will give you the opportunity to network, explore new learning technologies at the exhibition, attend the presentation of the Learning Technologist of the Year Award, take part in the ALT AGM and participate in a variety of community-led activities including meetings of ALT's regional and special interest groups.

ALT has recently issued a call for members of the 2015 Programme Committee this is summarised below and available in full at the link.

*Join the Programme Committee*

If you are a member of ALT, or affiliated with an institutional member or sister body of ALT, we would like to encourage you to apply to become a member of the Programme Committee for this conference. Members play an important role helping to encourage submissions from amongst their networks as well as taking an active part in shaping the programme and running of the conference.

While we ensure that the membership of the Programme Committee reflects all themes of the conference and sectors from which participants come, we give preference to individuals who are able to participate in the conference itself.

View the full call at http://go.alt.ac.uk/1x4ugrq

Deadline for expressions of interest: 27 February 2015.

More information about the 2015 Annual Conference is at http://go.alt.ac.uk/1Eqhqc6

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