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;
- have your work certified by peers with their Certified Membership of ALT (CMALT) award;
- be nominated for the Learning Technologist of the Year Award;
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)
Interested in Learning Technology? Then why not sign up to be an Associate Member!