Associate Membership of Association for Learning Technology (ALT)

ALT_small_logo1York St John has recently renewed its Organisational Membership of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT), this entitles our staff to free Associate Membership for 2014-15.

ALT is the Association for Learning Technology, an independent, self-funded, membership-based charity working to improve practice, promote research and influence policy in learning technology

How can being a member help me?

By becoming a member of ALT you can:

Network, exchange knowledge and stay up to date with developments

  • share ideas, ask questions and collaborate with other members and network at events or online;
  • post your questions to their members-only discussion list, or contribute your know-how by responding to questions;
  • exchange knowledge, ask questions and keep pace with innovation and pedagogy in the development of Learning Technology;
  • set up new Special and Regional Interest Groups, or become involved in existing ones, including organising events or running online communities.
  • Attend their conference ALTC, or one of their other face-to-face or online events where you will meet practitioners, researchers, managers and policy makers from education and industry;
  • receive regular news about upcoming events, jobs and funding opportunities and submit your own for inclusion in the News Digest or Newsletter;
  • attend all events at a members’ discount;
  • keep in touch with ALT via their opt-in mailing lists, subscribe to their RSS feeds or follow ALT on Twitter;

Help shape the future of research and policy in learning technology

  • shape the way they work and what they do by engaging in ALT’s governance;
  • contribute to research publications, policy consultations and event programmes;
  • contribute to their journal, Research in Learning Technology, which encourages research that informs good practice and contributes to the development of policy;
  • access a world-wide network for Learning Technology via their partner organisations;

Develop professionally

As a Member you also have the right to:

  • vote in elections of trustees and officers and at the Annual General Meeting;
  • express an interest in serving on one of their Operational Committees (Roles available within ALT);
  • stand for election as a Trustee of ALT or as Vice-Chair of ALT;
  • express an interest in serving on the editorial board of their journal Research in Learning Technology or the Programme Committee for the ALT Conference;

Interested? Then why not sign up to be an Associate Member!

Phil

Phil Vincent

Phil’s focus is to work across Faculties to support the implementation of the Academic Strategy, and in particular contribute to the effective development and implementation of technology enhanced learning.

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