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 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;
- have your work certified by peers with their Certified Membership of ALT (CMALT) award;
- be nominated for the Learning Technologist of the Year Award;
- Participate in ocTEL;
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!