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Open Scotland, Open ALT by Maren Deepwell


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Open Badges, Open Borders by Suzanne Scott, Borders College

ALT Scotland SIG Open Education Open Scotland event, Edinburgh, 3 June 2014

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  • 1. Open Scotland – Open ALT Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh 3 June 2014 Maren Deepwell Chief Executive ALT @marendeepwell
  • 2. alt.ac.uk Working together – national and international open collaboration ◊ The ALT Scotland SIG since 2012 ◊ A new shared vision for ALT’s future – the 2014-17 strategy http://go.alt.ac.uk/1gP0aFx ◊ Growth of international membership and collaboration across the globe https://www.alt.ac.uk/about-alt/what- we-do/partnerships
  • 3. alt.ac.uk Not everything we care about is digital
  • 4. alt.ac.uk Members take a lead in helping ALT to scale up its activities ◊ MOOC SIG and events ◊ Open Education SIG, OER conference and joining the Open Policy Network ◊ Collaboration with partners including Jisc and the Association of Colleges
  • 5. alt.ac.uk Policy and the Scottish Open Education Declaration ◊ Policy across sectors ◊ Open policy across nations ◊ Sharing openly – how to make it work at scale?
  • 6. alt.ac.uk FELTAG and ETAG – influencing policy, sharing our expertise ◊ Further Education Learning Technology Action Group and report http://feltag.org.uk/ ◊ Education Technology Action Group – open conversation until 23 June http://etag.support/
  • 7. alt.ac.uk #altc – the 2014 annual conference, 1-3 September ◊ altc2014 Riding Giants: How to innovate and educate ahead of the wave https://www.alt.ac.uk/alt- conference/altc2014
  • 8. alt.ac.uk Special Issue for Research in Learning Technology ◊ Collaboration between Sloan Consortium, the Irish Learning Technology Association and ascilite ◊ Proposed topic: international collaboration across the globe (practice, policy and research)
  • 9. alt.ac.uk #ocTEL – open course in Technology Enhanced Learning ◊ 1000+ registered participants; ◊ Hundreds of open badges earned; ◊ Designed and run by ALT Members ◊ 25%+ of participants from outside of HE
  • 10. alt.ac.uk What’s next? ◊ Open Education Scotland Declaration ◊ Continuing to support this community ◊ Developing representation for ALT Members in Scotland ◊ Working to support sharing and collaboration across sectors, across nations
  • 11. Association for Learning Technology Registered charity number: 1063519 www.alt.ac.uk @A_L_T CC-BY Maren Deepwell. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported License.