Our sponsors play a key role in supporting the Annual Conference and our community. This year we are grateful for support from:
CoSector – University of London
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.
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!
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).
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.
Positive Internet Company
The Positive Internet Company (www.positive-internet.com) has been an innovative open-technology company since 1998. Focusing on high-end hosting with second-to-none customer support, we own and operate our own data center near Cambridge, UK with hundreds of our own servers (almost all running Debian). We host and maintain a variety of systems, many of these are fully managed by the Positive technical team. In addition to working with some big and interesting corporations (including major financial organizations and media groups) and household names (British celebrities like Ricky Gervais and Stephen Fry), we host none other than the father of Free Software himself, Richard M. Stallman.