Tuesday 15 August 2017

Voting for ALT Learning Technologist of the Year Awards is now Open

Established in 2007, the ALT Learning Technologist of the Year Awards celebrate and reward excellent practice and outstanding achievement in the Learning Technology field, and aim to promote intelligent use of Learning Technology on a national scale.

The Awards were judged by a panel chaired by Fiona Harvey, President of ALT and Education Development Manager for the University of Southampton. The panel consisted of the following:
  • Darren Moon, Senior Learning Technologist, London School of Economics and Political Science, representing the Team Winner 2016
  • Daniel Scott, Digital Learning Specialist and Individual Winner 2016
  • Lorna Campbell, Trustee of ALT and OER Liaison – Open Scotland, LTW, University of Edinburgh
  • Lynne Downey, Dean, Online Education, University College of Estate Management
  • Josie Fraser, OER17 Co-Chair and Trustee of Wikimedia UK.

The Awards are open to individuals and teams based anywhere in the world.

The judges’ choices for individual and team awards will be announced at the awards ceremony at the Annual Conference on 6 September. However, ALT are also giving everyone the opportunity to vote from the judges’ shortlisted finalists to select this year’s Community Choice award.

This Year’s Finalists:
  • Richard Beggs, Ulster University
  • Ashwin Mehta, Medical Research Council
  • Chrissi Nerantzi, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Monash College – Central eLearning Team, Australia
  • Learning Technology Team, University of Northampton
  • Technology Enhanced Learning Team, University of Sheffield
  • Tavistock & Portman TEL Unit

More information about each shortlisted finalist and how to cast your vote for the Community Choise Award is available here.

The ALT Learning Technologist of the Year Awards 2017 will be presented at the ALT Annual Conference in Warwick, on 6 September 2017.