Weekly News Digest -  Edition 398, 10 March 2017

Welcome to this week's news digest (also published at http://go.alt.ac.uk/2lKcf7K). In this edition:

Weekly News Digest -  Edition 398, 10 March 2017

1. Updates for Members

1.1 Welcome to our new organisational members

1.2 Findings from the 2016 ALT Annual Survey

1.3 New ALT Strategy 2017-2020 launched

2. News, events and calls for proposals

2.1 CMALT webinar for new assessors, 10 March 2017, 12.00 - 1.30

2.2 Webinar: How to submit a proposal for the 2017 ALT Annual Conference, 10 March 2017, 2.00 - 3.00

2.3 Last call for OER17: The Politics of Open, Resource for London, 5 - 6 April 2017

2.4 Call for Papers for ALT’s Annual Conference, University of Liverpool, 5 - 7 September 2017

2.5 Open Education SIG webinar: Keynoting at #OER17: a personal perspective on open practice, 29 March 2017, 11.00 - 12.00

2.6  5 Effective Ways to Use Meetoo in the Lecture Theatre

2.7 Call for Ideas: Celtic Knot - Wikipedia Language Conference, Edinburgh, 5 - 6 July 2017

2.8 Invitation to tender: A Web-based information toolkit for research leaders

2.9 Reminder: Research and Innovation in Distance Education and E-learning Conference 2017 Learning and Teaching in a Digital Age, London, 24 March 2017

2.10 Call for Papers: 15th Academic Practice and Technology (APT) 2017, Greenwich, 4 July 2017

3. New publications from #altc blog and Research in Learning Technology

4. Jobs

4.1 University of Leeds

4.2 University of Sussex

4.3 University of York

4.4 Abertay University

4.5 Imperial College Business School

4.6 Judicial Institute for Scotland

4.7 University of Oxford

4.8 Kaplan Open Learning

4.9 The London Institute of Banking and Finance

4.10 University of Roehampton

4.11 University of Roehampton

1. Updates for Members

1.1 Welcome to our new organisational members

INASP

1.2 Findings from the 2016 ALT Annual Survey

Findings from the survey, designed to understand and inform current and future practice, show how Learning Technology is used across sectors, and help map the ALT strategy to professional practice to better meet the needs of and represent our Members.

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2lZxuiE

1.3 New ALT Strategy 2017-2020 launched

Find out about ALT’s new strategy, which will underpin all of the organisation’s activities until 2020.

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2md1Osm

2. News, events and calls for proposals

2.1 CMALT webinar for new assessors, 10 March 2017, 12.00 - 1.30

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2lSt6S1

2.2 Webinar: How to submit a proposal for the 2017 ALT Annual Conference, 10 March 2017, 2.00 - 3.00

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2lIJAOS

2.3 Last call for OER17: The Politics of Open, Resource for London, 5 - 6 April 2017

OER17 is an opportunity for open practitioners, activists, educators and policy makers to come together as a community to reflect on The Politics of Open and to discuss challenges and strengths, priorities, and changes we want to effect. The conference will be chaired by Josie Fraser, social and educational technologist and Wikimedia UK Trustee, and Alek Tarkowski, Director of Centrum Cyfrowe, co-founder and coordinator of Creative Commons Poland.

Registration closes on 16 March.

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2gObOoN

2.4 Call for Papers for ALT’s Annual Conference, University of Liverpool, 5 - 7 September 2017

The theme this year is ‘Beyond islands of innovation – how Learning Technology became the new norm(al)’. The Call for Proposals is now open.

Deadline for submissions: 20 March 2017

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2kWrJ73

2.5 Open Education SIG webinar: Keynoting at #OER17: a personal perspective on open practice, 29 March 2017, 11.00 - 12.00

Maha Bali, Associate Professor of Practice at the Centre for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo, will be a keynote speaker at OER17. To celebrate Open Education Week, she offers her personal perspectives on the process.

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2jvAi9i

2.6  5 Effective Ways to Use Meetoo in the Lecture Theatre

A blog post by Aleksandra Perisic.

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2mimkba

2.7 Call for Ideas: Celtic Knot - Wikipedia Language Conference, Edinburgh, 5 - 6 July 2017

The event will focus on Celtic and Indigenous Languages, showcasing innovative approaches to open education, open knowledge and open data that support and grow language communities. Suggested ideas and session proposals should be no longer than 100 words.

Deadline for submissions: 10 March 2017

Submissions can be emailed to Ewan McAndrew at ewan.mcandrew@ed.ac.uk.

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2mJmeHa

2.8 Invitation to tender: A web-based information toolkit for research leaders

The Leadership Foundation (LF) are looking for an individual or team with the necessary technical skills to develop a web-based information Impact Toolkit for university research leaders.

This digitisation-project will transform the document-based Research Leader’s Impact Toolkit into a product that illustrates the content, provides logical and fluid navigation, and supports an effective and efficient user experience.

Deadline for tender submissions: 17 March 2017

For queries and submissions: Will Wade, Will.Wade@lfhe.ac.uk, tel. 020 3468 4829

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2mK0A8s

2.9 Reminder: Research and Innovation in Distance Education and E-learning Conference 2017 Learning and Teaching in a Digital Age, London, 24 March 2017

This one-day event explores new directions and developments in distance education and technology-enhanced learning. It has a strong research focus and incorporates outputs from the CDE’s programme of Teaching and Research Awards. The programme features seminars, workshops and showcases around three themes: Open Educational Resources, Massive Open Online Courses, and Innovation. Keynote speakers are Professor Anne Boyer, University of Lorraine, Nancy, and Simon Nelson, CEO, Futurelearn.

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2k2XuIf

2.10 Call for Papers: 15th Academic Practice and Technology (APT) 2017, Greenwich, 4 July 2017

This conference, co-hosted by the University of Greenwich and London School of Economics (LSE), has the theme ‘The future ain't what it used to be: inventing and re-imagining higher education practice’. Contributions are invited from colleagues who are imagining and making the futures of higher education – colleagues who are pushing boundaries; evolving teaching and learning practices; developing new curricula; creating new collaborations or markets; analysing big data.

Deadline for submissions: 7 April 2017

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2kRibe9

3. New publications from #altc blog and Research in Learning Technology

Educational Developers Cookbook http://go.alt.ac.uk/2mmsp4j

Will BREXIT prompt Universities to sharpen communication of Higher Education value? http://go.alt.ac.uk/2mOIsqu

Launching the new ALT Strategy 2017-2020 http://go.alt.ac.uk/2mKRMLX

A day in the life of an ALT Trustee: Bella Abrams http://go.alt.ac.uk/2msw0ka

7 tips for developing a learning analytics policy http://go.alt.ac.uk/2mfywXk

In memory of Hans Rosling http://go.alt.ac.uk/2lnzbYZ

The management of schools’ websites in Cantabria, Spain http://go.alt.ac.uk/2kVK7xe 

Best-practice model for technology enhanced learning in the creative arts http://go.alt.ac.uk/2iTa3FD

4. Jobs

4.1 University of Leeds

Digital Learning Service
E-Learning Developer/Learning Technologist
CSDLS1001
£26,052 - £38,183
Full time
Closing date: 10 March 2017
Informal enquiries to Carol Elston
C.A.Elston@leeds.ac.uk, +44 (0)113 343 8819

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2ly6XrS

4.2 University of Sussex

Technology Enhanced Learning
Technology Enhanced Learning Coordinator
1775
£20,624 - £23,879
Full time, Permanent
Closing date: 13 March 2017
Informal enquiries to Dr David Walker
d.j.walker@sussex.ac.uk

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2msKOPP

4.3 University of York

E-Learning Development Team
Educational Adviser (E-Learning)
5570
£31,076 - £38,183
Full time, Permanent
Closing date: 16 March 2017
Informal enquiries to Dr Richard Walker  
richard.walker@york.ac.uk, 01904 321138

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2migQgG

4.4 Abertay University

Teaching and Learning Enhancement
Learning technologist
THW/17/059651/000007
£26,052 - £31,076
Full time, Permanent
Closing date: 17 March 2017
Informal enquiries to Dr alastair Robertson,
alastair.robertson@abertay.ac.uk

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2nivfX7

4.5 Imperial College Business School

Edtech Lab
Learning Technologist
ICBS 2016 016
£35,140 - £43,350
Full time
Closing date: 20 March 2017
Informal enquiries to Marc Wells,
m.wells@imperial.ac.uk

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2mEMVis

4.6 Judicial Institute for Scotland

Judicial Institute for Scotland
Learning Technologist / Technician
£27,021
Full time, Permanent
Closing date: 21 March 2017
Informal enquiries to
Jcarter@scotcourts.gov.uk

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2mmG4bp

4.7 University of Oxford

TALL, Department for Continuing Education
Digital Learning Project Officer
127911
£24,565 - £29,301
Full time
Closing date: 23 March 2017
Informal enquiries to Suki Kenth
personnel@conted.ox.ac.uk

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2nigaVI

4.8 Kaplan Open Learning

Learning Technology
Instructional Designer
£23,000
Full time
Closing date: 27 March 2017
Informal enquiries to Stephen Livesey,
s.livesey@kaplanopenlearing.org.uk

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2n9V7Fr

4.9 The London Institute of Banking and Finance

Learning Design and Technology
Learning Technologist (HE)
£33,000
Permanent
Closing date: 27 March 2017
Informal enquiries to
blajkovic@libf.ac.uk

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2mK913u

4.10 University of Roehampton

eLearning Services
eLearning Adviser
RU00635
£34,548 - £37,415
Full time, Part time
Closing date: 04 April 2017
Informal enquiries to Nicola Betts,
nicola.betts@roehampton.ac.uk

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2moW8uI

4.11 University of Roehampton

eLearning Services
Technical Development Manager
RU00636
£27,638.40 - £29,932.00
Part time, Temporary
Closing date: 04 April 2017
Informal enquiries to Nicola Betts,
nicola.betts@roehampton.ac.uk

http://go.alt.ac.uk/2n9SS4X

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