Last week I attended the UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities conference in Birmingham. This year’s conference was focused on digital capabilities of staff in HE and FE. One of the most prominent themes was introducing change and change management. Several speakers referred to challenges surrounding introduction of new technologies, changes in relevant policies and modifying institutional cultures. Continue reading “Conference report: UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities”
I’ve recently attended the ALT Symposium in Further and Higher Education co-hosted by the BIS. It was a huge success and the talks were really inspirational. Here are some thoughts.
Last week I went to the Learning Technologies Summer Forum combined with the Learning and Skills Group conference, and here are my thoughts on the part I enjoyed the most, that is David Price’s keynote speech. Continue reading “Learning Technologies Summer Forum”
Learning Technologies 2014 will take place in London on 29-30 January. One of the biggest exhibitions in the entire L&D sector, it combines a conference and an exhibition with a number of free seminars.
It is geared primarily towards L&D sector, however HE professionals can also benefit from the latest insights and ideas. There are sessions on motivation, social learning, specific e-learning technologies and software, use of analytics and many others. The keynote lectures from the conference, which runs in parallel and requires previous registration and payment, will also be broadcast to non-paying exhibition guests.
The annual conference by the Association for Learning Technology will this year take place in Warwick, UK, 1-3 September 2014. This year’s topic is “Riding Giants: How to innovate and educate ahead of the wave”. The call for research papers has already been published, and the registration details will follow soon.