In this Edition – Issue 27, June 2012

Aaron Sloman, Honorary Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science at the University of Birmingham, reflects on what is known about learning, and on the difficulties that exist in understanding it. These reflections were prompted by watching remotely part of the panel presentations at the 23 May launch of the Ufi Charitable Trust. Team SCARLET introduce […] View Article

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Chief Executive’s Report

Large-scale curriculum redesign where technology plays a central role Jointly with the Association of Colleges (AoC) ALT ran a one-day conference on 21 May in Birmingham. The aim of the event was to provide participants with practical ideas and strategies for technology-supported curriculum redesign which will have an impact on large numbers of learners. Conference […] View Article

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Staff Development through Tightly Integrated Blended Learning: The Supporting Learning and Teaching Programme at Imperial College London

Overview The Supporting Learning and Teaching Programme (SLTP) is a 10-month part-time programme providing an introduction to teaching and learning theory and good practice. It is run by the Educational Development Unit (EDU) at Imperial College London and has been specifically developed to meet the needs of the significant number of College staff whose job […] View Article

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