Associate Membership of Association for Learning Technology (ALT)

York St John has recently renewed its Organisational Membership of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT), this entitles our staff to free Associate Membership for 2017-18.

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 or subscribe to their RSS feeds;
  • stay connected with ALT member activities via social media on Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn or Google+. Use the hashtag #altc to stay connected and share news and resources to the community;

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;
  • write for and read the #altc Blog;
  • 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;
  • stand for election as a Trustee of ALT or Officer;
  • express an interest in membership of ALT committees;

 ALT’s Strategic Aims (2017-2020)

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


Suzy Mills

Working to the Directorate’s annual objectives and the TEL Quality Framework, Suzy’s role as TEL Assistant is to proactively support and develop staff in using technology to enhance the students learning experience. Her main focus will be the day to day management and administration of the VLE and other learning technologies. Suzy joins the TEL team from the School Administration Unit, where she worked as a School Administrator for five years. Suzy is interested in developing her knowledge of how learning technologies can be used in Higher Education and exploring the use of Open Badges.

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