Blackboard is the world’s leading education technology company, bringing millions of people closer to the knowledge they seek and the potential they can achieve. We build and deliver innovative education technologies and consulting services that are focused on enhancing the teaching and learning experience for faculty, advisors, and students. Among our portfolio is a superior learning analytics offering that delivers several capabilities including: identification of intelligence and insights to predict student performance and signal points of intervention, and business insights to improve operational efficiency at the faculty and institution level. With approximately 80% of the world’s leading academic institutions working with us, and serving over 19,000 customers in more than 100 countries, Blackboard is reimagining the world of education.
Canvas is the learning management system that makes teaching and learning easier. Its customisable platform and built-in features provide lecturers 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 a tablet device.
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 1600 schools, colleges, and universities say Canvas is easy to use — and easy to love. Try it yourself at www.canvasvle.co.uk.
Canvas is developed and supported by Instructure, a Software-as-a-Service (Saas) technology company.
Sponsoring the Learning Technologist of the Year Awards
CoSector – University of London digital teams (formally ULCC) develop, support and host e-Learning solutions as Bloom for 3 million users; offering sophisticated research data and publications repositories for nearly 30 HE institutions; or networking, co-location and fully managed hosting solutions from our 2 data centres. Whatever your needs – chances are we have done it for one of our 300+ education customers.
D2L is the software leader that makes the learning experience better. The company’s cloud-based platform—Brightspace—is not a common one-size-fits-all learning management system (LMS). It’s easier to use, more flexible, and smart. With Brightspace, you can personalize the experience for every learner to deliver real results. The company is also a world leader in learning analytics: its platform predicts learner performance so that you can take action in real time to keep them on track. Brightspace is used by learners in higher education, K–12, and the enterprise sector, including the Fortune 1000. D2L has operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Brazil, and Singapore.
Over two million students at 625 schools across 30 countries rely on Echo360 active learning technology to enhance their educational experience before, during and after class. Developed for educators by educators, Echo360 increases in-class participation with digital polling, provides a rich out-of-class experience by recording and publishing course instruction, and delivers deep usage analytics to help instructors respond to student needs. Students revisit lectures, collaborate with peers, and participate in class wherever, whenever they choose.
Since 2009, campusM has been delivering an outstanding mobile experience and it continues to evolve with changes in technology, student demands and higher-education sector priorities.
With native apps and web technologies that deliver an end-to-end, personalised and seamless experience, campusM provides rich integration into Learning Environments, real time Attendance Monitoring, a portfolio approach for accessing library services, detailed engagement analytics and enhanced teaching and learning functionality.
With campusM your students can use their preferred device to learn when they want, wherever they are.
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.
Jisc is the UK higher, further education and skills sectors’ not-for-profit organisation for digital services and solutions.
- Operate shared digital infrastructure and services
- Negotiate sector-wide deals with IT vendors and commercial publishers, and
- Provide trusted advice and practical assistance for universities, colleges and learning providers.
Find out more at www.jisc.ac.uk
LiveText offers the most comprehensive and easy-to-use assessment solution with the most robust data collection and analytics features.
LiveText is designed to help all users – students, faculty, administrators, and organisations – realise their possibilities faster and more effectively, as well as produce documentation of learning and data for continuous improvement.
Learn more about our end to end solution that plans and manages all of your assessment requirements, whilst making it engaging for both faculty and students.
Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ: SOFO) is the trusted global leader for video capture, management and webcasting solutions in education, business and government. The patented Mediasite Enterprise Video Platform transforms communications, training, education and events for more than 3,000 customers in over 60 countries. Sonic Foundry is the leader in Aragon Research’s Globe for Video Content Management, Frost & Sullivan’s lecture capture leader for seven consecutive years, a leader in Forrester’s Enterprise Video Platforms and Webcasting Wave and a challenger in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for enterprise video content management.
Meetoo is a student response system that makes it easy for educators to increase participation, measure comprehension and identify knowledge gaps. Create polls and publish results to your students’ phones instantly with the intuitive Meetoo PowerPoint add-in. Hear questions and comments from every student using Meetoo’s real-time discussion board (with optional moderation). Instantly see which topics need more explanation by polling students with multiple choice questions. Display results on each students’ device and download results to Excel for an easy summary of the lecture. With Meetoo, It’s easy to increase participation and student understanding at every lecture!
Mirrador is an exciting and innovative EdTech startup that specialises in providing interactive and immersive learning experiences in 3D virtual environments. Their ‘flagship’ platform – ALiS™ – combines the best of both worlds, both real and virtual. It changes the game for online learning and communication by offering a familiar and intuitive tool set, through which people can immerse themselves in authentic learning contexts, and express themselves in “true-to-life” conversations with other people anywhere in the world.
MyKnowledgeMap is a well established partner to higher and further education institutions both in the UK and internationally. Our work place mobile assessment product Myprogress is now used extensively in higher education for competency assessment in practice settings. At ALT-C we will be also exhibiting for the first time a radically new e-portfolio system called Myshowcase.me that is owned by the individual as a tool for life to enable showcasing of their lifetime achievements, and yet is also useful for the education institution as a traditional e-portfolio. It is visually stunning.
RefME Ltd., is a multi-platform tool that automates the citation, reference list and bibliography process in over 7,500 citation styles including Harvard, MLA and APA. It’s the world’s leading and most accurate citation generator and management tool that allows users to cite any source with a click via web platform or mobile app. Founded in 2014, RefME is a privately held company headquartered in London, UK and winner of best British mobile startup in 2015. RefME has over 1.5 million trusted users globally and 15 institutional partners within the UK and US. For more information, please visit RefME’s website or follow on Twitter (@GetRefME) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/RefME).
Speedwell’s next generation exam management tool enables you to run world-class digital exams. Knitting together all your exam needs into one easy-to-use, integrated tool maximising flexibility and control. Some of the largest and most prestigious educational institutions in the world rely on our innovative systems every day.
Turning Technologies is an e-learning company that believes in the pedagogical benefits of interactive response technology. We manufacture industry leading hardware and software solutions developed to enhance learning at all levels, and we are committed to innovation, product reliability and developing relevant solutions that will improve instruction.
At Turnitin, we want to forever change how people become better writers, and learn through writing. We aim to deliver insights to motivate and focus students; inform and support educators on how to be more effective in improving the writing ability and learning of their students; and support administrators in improving the effectiveness of their educators and programs.
Turnitin Feedback Studio is a cloud-based system which promotes academic integrity, empowers instructors to save time and work more flexibly than ever before. It enables the provision of richer, actionable feedback to engage students and start a conversation that promotes critical thinking and improves student outcomes.
The main feature of Unplag is finding similarities and comparing text in documents submitted to the system versus Internet and versus other documents submitted by an institution.
Unplag provides “Plagiarism Report” that contains the percentage of originality, similarity as well as link to the sources on the web or in the other papers where similarity was found.
We spot References and Citations, which can be excluded from the plagiarism report, either automatically or manually.
The system allows the teacher to add comments over plagiarism report that will be delivered to the student. The system is integrated with major VLE including Canvas, Moodle, BlackBoard, Sakai, Schoology.
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.