A big thank you and a warm welcome to all our exhibitors for the 2019 ALT Annual Conference: Association for Learning Technology, Blackboard, Immersive VR Education, Jisc, Keylinks, Myshowcase.me, Rapidmooc, RM Results, Surpass by BTL, Turning Technologies, Turnitin, Urkund, and Vevox. We are sure you will enjoy meeting them in Edinburgh.
The exhibition hall will be the hub of the conference. Refreshments and lunch will be enjoyed here, and the Conference Helpdesk will also be located in this hall. Most importantly, it will be the space to meet exhibitors and sponsors, network with other delegates, and find out about the latest innovations in Learning Technology.
We still have some limited exhibition spaces available, so please see our Exhibitors page for more information. Reach a broad range of sectors with our 500+ participants coming from Higher Education, Further Education, industry and adult learning as well as schools. Our community are your educational technology users and decision makers.
The Association for Learning Technology (ALT) represents individual and organisational Members from all sectors and parts of the UK. Our Membership includes practitioners, researchers and policy makers with an interest in Learning Technology. Our community grows more diverse as Learning Technology has become recognised as a fundamental part of learning, teaching and assessment. Our charitable objective is “to advance education through increasing, exploring and disseminating knowledge in the field of Learning Technology for the benefit of the general public”. We have led professionalisation in Learning Technology since 1993.
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.
Immersive VR Education Ltd are a virtual reality software company dedicated to creating quality educational experiences for all. Established in 2014, the company has moved in leaps and bounds, releasing a range of educational experiences and winning seven International awards for their educational software. Virtual reality is a new industry, and the benefits both inside and outside the classroom are only now being discovered. The company’s vision for the future is to see virtual reality become a staple tool for education, and they strive to produce quality experiences that demonstrate this.
Jisc is a not-for-profit providing the UK’s national research and education network, Janet, and technology solutions for its members – colleges, universities and research centres. It is funded by the UK higher and further education and research funding bodies and member institutions. Jisc does three main things for its members: operates and develops the super-fast and secure Janet Network and its built-in cyber security protection; helps save time and money by negotiating sector-wide deals with IT vendors and commercial publishers; provides trusted advice and practical assistance on digital technology. Jisc’s vision is for the UK to be the most digitally advanced education and research nation in the world.
KeyLinks is a dynamic resource list platform that is easy to use, saves time and keeps academics and students connected. It is built with users in mind and through a program of engagement with the library and academic community it has quickly developed into the most flexible and user-friendly resource list platform available. It also integrates with VLE and Library Management Systems to offer seamless access for students. Visit keylinks.org or email email@example.com to learn more about the product or to arrange for a demo.
Created by education technology specialists, MyKnowledgeMap, Myshowcase.me is a powerful ePortfolio designed to support a lifetime of learning, from course delivery to university-wide initiatives. With the learner at the centre of our ethos, Myshowcase.me empowers learners to creatively showcase their work in a personalised way. By working with learning frameworks within Myshowcase.me, learners can map evidence against learning outcomes, enabling both staff and learners to gain real-time visibility into progress – supporting self-directed learning as well as enhancing feedback and engagement. After completing their course, learners can also take their Myshowcase.me ePortfolio away with them completely for free.
Rapidmooc produces self-serve video booths letting anyone make professional quality videos in minutes with no specialist skills or post-production needed. Create educational content from moocs, e-learning courses, tutorials, expert interviews and blended learning content. Over 150 businesses, universities and schools are using Rapidmooc, including: University of Oxford, EDF Energy, Lloyds Bank, Thales, Allianz and Orange.
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.
Surpass is a market-leading professional end-to-end assessment platform used for the authoring, banking, administration, delivery, marking, and reporting of computer and paper-based tests. Surpass is the first choice of organisations that need a dependable solution for on-demand large-scale, secure formative and summative testing. Surpass supports BYOD, test centre or remotely invigilated delivery.
Surpass Community members all actively contribute to the development of the platform and include Cardiff University School of Biosciences, Edinburgh Business School, Breda University of Applied Sciences (BAUS), Robert Gordon University Aberdeen, Saxion University of Applied Sciences and Windesheim University of Applied Sciences.
Turning Technologies is the leading global partner for learning engagement and assessment technology focused on measurably improving instructor and learner success. Turning Point, our easy-to-use interactive response system helps to enhance and deliver instructional and assessment content in ways that improve learner success, while also collecting critical data for meaningful use. To date, we‘ve delivered Turning Point interactive polling software and response options to over 20 million people in more than 100 countries.
Turnitin is your partner in fostering original thinking and supporting authentic learning. Turnitin solutions promote academic integrity, streamline grading and feedback, and improve outcomes across educational levels and content areas. Turnitin leverages cutting-edge technology to provide tools that prevent plagiarism, deliver formative and summative feedback, surface actionable reporting, and investigate academic misconduct. Growing from one million student paper submissions in 2002 to one billion in 2018, Turnitin serves over 15,000 institutions globally and is headquartered in Oakland, Calif., with international offices in the U.K., Netherlands, Australia, Korea, India, and throughout Latin America.
Urkund is an automatic text-matching system primarily used in educational institutions to prevent and detect plagiarism. We are passionate about building a fair foundation for learning by addressing the problems connected to plagiarism and have done so since 1999. Our headquarters are in Stockholm, Sweden but we have users in more than 70 countries world-wide. For more information please visit Urkund.com or write an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or connect with us via social media
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.)