We are delighted to announce our sponsors for this year’s ALT Annual Conference 2019: Blackboard, EDINA, RM Results, Positive Internet Company, and Vevox. Limited sponsorship opportunities and exhibition spaces are still available, so if you’d like to find out more, check the website for further details or reasons to get involved. This year’s Conference is being hosted at The University of Edinburgh, and provides sponsors and exhibitors with a great opportunity to meet over 500+ delegates during the 3-day Conference.
The Conference theme is Data, Dialogue, Doing. The Conference is seeking to confront and challenge established assumptions, approaches and accepted truths in relation to key dimensions of digital education, and to advancing our practice and thinking through critical dialogue and reflection, closer scrutiny of evidence and theory, and a stronger commitment to values including creativity, community, social good, openness and porosity, and more democratic access to knowledge and learning.
We are proudly supported by our sponsors:
Our mission is to partner with the global education community to enable learner and institutional success, leveraging innovative technologies and services. With an unmatched understanding of the world of the learner, the most comprehensive student-success solutions, and the greatest capacity for innovation, Blackboard is education’s partner in change.
Learn more about Ally, a ground-breaking plugin that focuses on making digital course content more accessible. Blackboard Collaborate, web conferencing application built for learning and SafeAssign, with integrated workflows the solution is easy to use comparing submitted assignments against a set of academic papers to identify areas of overlap between the submitted assignment and existing works.
EDINA sponsor the Learning Technologist of the Year Awards
EDINA provides learning technology services to universities, schools and colleges. Talk to us about data and geospatial skills, and computational notebook tools which can be easily used in the curriculum by your students and academic colleagues.
Improving the student experience and student outcomes is at the heart of what we do. RM Results is working with Higher Education institutions to explore how digital assessment and feedback can be harnessed to improve the student experience and retention. Improving student engagement with their feedback helps with learning and development, ensuring every student gets the results they deserve.
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.
Vevox is the award-winning live polling and Q&A app designed to increase student engagement and knowledge retention through interaction. A Student Response System (SRS) accessible on any smartphone, tablet or computer, Vevox is the simple to use engagement solution for the smartphone age.
Vevox helps educators to gain instant student feedback, test knowledge, increase participation and above all give every student a voice. Used in 150+ countries by over 1500 businesses and educational institutions, winner of the 2018 Bett Award for higher education and the highest independently rated SRS system on the market (9.6 out 10 on Trustpilot.)