Calling calling calling …for Officers of the ALT ELESIG Organising Committee

Background ALT ELESIG advocates for the theory and practice of researching learners’ experience in the context of technology-enhanced learning (TEL), formerly referred to as e-learning. Established in 2008, ELESIG (Evaluating Learners’ Experiences of e-learning Special Interest Group), has raised the importance and profile of learner experience research nationally and internationally with the help of its […] View Article

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Introducing: Ashwini Datt (New Zealand)

Kia ora and hello from Aotearoa/New Zealand. I am an academic specialising in educational/curriculum development at the University of Auckland. My work and doctoral research focus on building capacity for teaching with technologies, drawing on my own experiences as a student and creator/facilitator of postgraduate courses. I first got acquainted with the ELESIG community when […] View Article

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Introducing: Jess Humphreys

Who are you? Hi, I am Jess (@jess_humphreys) and I work at the University of Warwick as a Senior Academic Developer. I am course lead for the Postgraduate Award in Technology Enhanced Learning leading to AFHEA or FHEA. More recently I have taken on the lead of our Learning Design Consultancy Unit – working with […] View Article

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Introducing: ALT ELESIG Scotland

Who are we? The Scottish regional group has members from all over Scotland including Higher Education and Further Education as well as those working independently. Some members have a very specific interest in online teaching and learning as learning technologists, others are academics who have a more general interest in how we use technologies to […] View Article

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Introducing: Denise Sweeney

Who are you? Hi, my name is Denise. I work at the University of Nottingham in the School of Education on our postgraduate certificate in higher education (PGCHE). I have a background in teaching to speakers of other languages and educational design using a range of media. I support university teachers new to teaching with […] View Article

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Introducing: Rob Howe

Who are you? Hi, I’m Rob Howe. Based at the University of Northampton I’m Head of Learning Technology. You can Tweet me at @rjhowe or also on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rob-howe-b26a145/ Your ELESIG journey I was a founder member of ELESIG and have been the coordinator for the Midlands Group as well as being on the organising […] View Article

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Introducing: ALT ELESIG Midlands

Who are we? We are a friendly group based in the Midlands. Our Highlights / Activities We like to focus on physical and virtual meetups to share practice around evaluation of the Learner Experience. Many of the members are actively involved in Learner Experience research and happy to share experiences (good and bad :-)) How […] View Article

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One strand of our work: vote for a collaborative research project

Carrying out an inter-institutional collaboration on a particular research project of common interest was one of the suggested activities for our Special Interest Group by our members during our consultation exercise. Many a times we undertake small-scale research projects related to using technologies individually. But what if we all joined forces to design and carry […] View Article

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Renewing our vows to ELESIG: launching ALT ELESIG

ALT ELESIG was officially launched at the ALT conference in Sep 2019. In this blog post and at the online Winter Conference of ALT, we would like to mark the launch of our new platform under ALT as a Special Interest Group. So who are we? We are a community of researchers and practitioners involved […] View Article

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