The ALT Learning Technologist of the Year Awards 2022 returns in Manchester on 6 September. The Awards celebrate and reward excellent research and practice and outstanding achievement in Learning Technology. All entries are reviewed by an independent judging panel chaired by the President of ALT, David White.
The Awards will be presented at the ALT Annual Conference on Tuesday 6 September 2022, at the University of Manchester, UK. The judging panel usually award a winner in each category. Finalists (up to two for teams) will be invited to attend the ceremony in person to receive their Awards.
With the awards now in their 15th year, this year we have created new categories to better reflect our Learning Technology community:
- ALT Award for Individuals
- ALT Award for Institutions and Teams
- ALT Award for Leadership in Digital Education
- ALT Award for Digital Transformation in partnership with Jisc
- ALT Award for Case Studies of Ethical EdTech
The awards are free to enter and are open to individuals and teams based anywhere in the world. If you’d like to see what it takes to win, have a look at the entries from last year’s finalists. Below is more information on each Award category and the criteria.
|ALT Award for Individuals||ALT Award for Institutions and Teams||ALT Award for Leadership in Digital Education||ALT Award for
Digital Transformation in partnership with Jisc
for Case Studies of Ethical EdTech
|Open to individuals from all education and training sectors.||Open to education providers from all education and training sectors.||Open to individuals from all education and training sectors.||Open to individuals and teams from all education and training sectors.||Open to entries for case studies of products, services or platforms.|
|This Award celebrates outstanding achievements of individuals in a research, technical, supportive, design, developer, administrative, academic or hybrid role.||This Award is for teams and institutions and recognises outstanding strategic enhancement of teaching, learning and assessment with digital technology||This Award celebrates individuals in a leadership position within their institution or in their sector who influence strategy, policy and culture change.||This Award in partnership with Jisc recognises achievement in digital transformation.||This Award celebrates outstanding case studies demonstrating the ethical use of Learning Technology.|
|Should demonstrate significant impact on practices within your organisation, community, or sphere of influence.||Should demonstrate positive impact on the learner experience and sustainable development of academic practice in the digital environment.||Must, in part, demonstrate impact through sector and institution-wide instruments, such as: the NSS, FELT, staff surveys etc. Looking for examples of strategy and policy, institutional culture change, development of CPD schemes, redesign of governance etc.||‘Transformation’ being a progressive systemic change in practices, processes, services and partnerships which improves the working lives of staff, has a positive impact on the student experience (including teaching, learning and assessment) and can be demonstrated to be sustainable in the broadest sense.||We are looking for case studies of using for example lecture capture, online assessment and blended learning and more broadly using digital technology for learning, teaching and assessment that address or have implications for ethical considerations.|
|The judging criteria are informed by the CMALT principles:
|All entries should demonstrate alignment with the Framework for Ethical Learning Technology (FELT) and specifically FELT four core principles: Awareness, Professionalism, Care & Community and Values.|
Entries are now closed for this years Learning Technologist of the Year Awards. For more information on the Awards or if you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org