Meet our exhibitors at this year’s Annual Conference:
Canvas is the virtual learning environment that makes teaching and learning easier. Its customisable platform and built-in features provide teachers and students with modern tools and resources that truly integrate with multimedia. This empowers and simplifies the learning experience whether that’s online, on a mobile or tablet. Canvas connects lecturers with tools, tools with ideas, ideas with students, and students with each other. Find out why millions of students and educators at more than 1200 schools, colleges, and universities say Canvas is easy to use — and easy to love: www.canvasvle.co.uk. Developed and supported by Instructure, a Saas technology company.
Leading global education company, Cengage Learning, is participating at the Association for Learning Technology Annual Conference, the leading learning technology conference in the UK. At this year’s event, Cengage Learning will be showcasing its world-class content, innovative technology platforms and tools, and personalised services that transform and inspire the learning experience through student engagement. Visit us at stand number 16, where Cengage Learning will be demoing MindTap, the digital learning solution that transforms today’s students into critical thinkers. Through personalised paths of dynamic assignments and applications, MindTap helps instructors engage and focus students to achieve higher-level thinking and success in school and beyond. Visit www.cengage.com/mindtap for more information.
Collabco – provider of myday – a customisable dashboard that collects, displays and pushes information from disparate IT systems. myday offers a turnkey cloud-based solution, where learners can access the information they need to make a success of their learning, while enjoying a simple app-like experience from the device of their choice. Its intuitive design and practical use increases participation, leading to improved retention while lowering IT and administrative costs. Our customers include schools, sixth form colleges, further education colleges and universities. myday is a trusted and proven solution. Come and talk to us today to find out how myday can benefit you.
It can be challenging to provide access to learning support across mobile devices. Students expect to be able to interact with their VLE from their phone or tablet, and use their devices in class to increase engagement with their learning. campusM is the ideal solution for universities wanting to provide their students with this level of functionality. VLE integration allows students to learn on the move, and classroom polling increases student engagement. Our Attendance Monitoring and in-depth personalized analytics of student success give you all the information you need to see how your students are performing throughout their learning journey.
Extron Electronics is a leading manufacturer of AV system integration solutions for schools and universities, including configurable control solutions, an extensive line of digital solutions, H.264 streaming solutions, collaboration systems, a complete line of ENERGY STAR qualified amplifiers, and AV resource management software.
Our charity offers digital services and solutions for UK education and research to achieve our vision for the UK to be the most digitally advanced education and research nation in the world. We provide trusted advice and support, reduce sector costs across shared networks, digital content, IT services and procurement negotiations to ensure your organisation stays ahead of the game with research and development for the future. Find out more from our conference sessions on employability, assessment, digital capability, student-led change and scaling up online learning and meet us in the exhibition to find out how we can support you. www.jisc.ac.uk
Kaltura is the leading video technology provider across Education, Enterprise and Media markets. Highly flexible, customisable and future-proof with the widest use case and appeal, Kaltura’s platform engages hundreds of millions of viewers at home, in work and at school. The company is committed to its core values of openness, flexibility, and collaboration.
Trusted by 1,400 colleges and universities, the patented Mediasite webcasting and video content management system quickly and cost-effectively automates the capture, management, delivery and search of live and on-demand videos and rich media. See how other schools use Mediasite:sonicfoundry.com/why-mediasite.
Pearson is an international media company with world-leading businesses in education, business information and consumer publishing. Our content, assessment, training and information systems are designed to make learning more enjoyable – as well as more effective. Pearson Higher Education Services invest in technologies to engage and build confidence in learners, while simultaneously helping educators track their students’ progress more effectively. The resources and services we offer include: Online homework, tutorial and assessment systems; simulations that bring theory to life; course design and development services; print and digital personalised resources; media-rich eBooks; training and support.
Prowise (presented by Think4) is the new generation of education technology. It’s not just hardware, or software, but a 360 degree solution that works in synergy to ensure that information is not just presented, but experienced and accessible to all. Interactivity is not just essential within the product, but within it’s delivery. Every stage from sales, to installation and to on-going support is vital to the Prowise philosophy, a company that believes that ‘customer service’ is more than just words. Prowise translate customer wishes into products. Challenge us – we will be happy to see what we can do. Visit www.prowise.com
Refract is a video tagging platform to aid observational assessment and effective coaching and feedback. Live or retrospectively, key moments of video or audio can be tagged with custom tags, comments and optionally scores, allowing shared reflection, skipping between tagged moments, reflecting on performance and sharing praise, ideas and corrective feedback. Refract provides formative and summative assessment, either being used to support learning and identify personalized learning needs, or to measure and grade performance through observation. Available both online and via our apps.
The Research and Education Space (RES) is a partnership between Jisc, BUFVC and the BBC, helping teachers, pupils, lecturers and students get access to the best materials available online to enhance teaching in the UK. RES will index collections of material that are freely available or licensed for use in education, and provide safe and easy ways to search and remember television and radio programmes, documents, photographs and data that can support teaching. RES will include materials from museums, libraries and galleries, such as the BBC, The British Library, The National Archives and BFI amongst others.
The Scottish Qualifications Authority is a leader in education and training. We help people to realise their potential by providing a wide range of high quality, internationally recognised qualifications and services. Our qualifications and expertise meet the needs of individual companies and organisations, enabling them to succeed in meeting educational and workforce development challenges. We are a not for profit agency accountable to the Scottish Government, with 100 years’ experience in developing qualifications and qualification systems and over 20 years’ experience of working internationally in partnership with governments, colleges, universities, schools and industry.
Turning Technologies creates interactive technology for assessment delivery and data collection in any learning environment. The company’s product offerings include innovative instruction systems, interactive whiteboards and research-based software that facilitate high levels of collaboration, engagement and achievement across all stages of the learning process.
Founded by pedagogues in 1999 and used extensively by academic organisations around the world, URKUND is synonymous with automated anti-plagiarism efforts in Northern and Western Europe, allowing teacher-hours to be spent on planning, teaching and guidance instead. HTW Berlin found URKUND to be the most effective plagiarism detection system in their latest two comprehensive tests. Contact James Bennett, Regional Manager (UK), at firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 3608 1967, for more information.
XtLearn enables practitioners to build collections of resources and present them to students in visually compelling ways. You can gather resources from anywhere on the web, or create resources from your own files, organising them to form collections that can be edited and shared via a simple link. You can share collections with colleagues, publish them on Facebook and other sites, and easily embed them in a VLE like Blackboard, Canvas etc. Our approach takes all the hassle out of bringing different types and formats of resource together and lets you mobilise resources easily and elegantly, design and update your curriculum effortlessly, and engage your learners instantly.