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Elearning@ed Presentation: Are you a Certified Member of ALT?


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Presented 6th of May 2016. Announcing a new university wide scheme supporting CPD for staff working with learning technology through support for CMALT accreditation.

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Elearning@ed Presentation: Are you a Certified Member of ALT?

  1. 1. Are you certified? Susan Greig Educational Design & Engagement Learning Teaching and Web Division Information Services elearning@ed 6th May 2016 ALTCCBY
  2. 2. Certified Membership of the Association for Learning Technology - CMALT Our aim is to support colleagues working in schools, colleges or ISG to become CMALT accredited. As part of the University's commitment to supporting your professional development, I am delighted to announce a new university wide scheme supporting CPD for staff working with learning technology.
  3. 3. keep pace with technology CMALT Professional Development Become a CMALT assessor ALT community update certification every three years Recognition Certified by peers Recognised across sectors Frequently a desirable criterion for advertised posts Add CMALT after your name document and reflect on your work #altc OER16 SIGs Association for Learning Technology Established in 1993, ALT is the UK's leading membership organisation in the learning technology field. Journal: Research in Learning Technology ALTCCBY ALTCCBY
  4. 4. Why did I do CMALT? “I am applying for CMALT as I anticipate that putting this portfolio together will help me evaluate of my career so far. I plan to examine my skills and reflect on my experiences to date. By taking this overview of my work experience I hope to plan for my future career more effectively. The career paths in this sector are not always clearly defined and I hope that this process will help me focus on the skills I need to develop in my current roles and to look at where I could develop longer term.” Susan Greig – CMALT portfolio 2008
  5. 5. Produce a portfolio Addressing 5 areas Describe what you have done Reflect on this Provide supporting Evidence What do you need to do for CMALT? Submit for peer assessment Feb/June/Oct This is my portfolio from 2008 in PebblePad
  6. 6. Lets do it together: • IS will fund your CMALT registration • Join a group of staff applying for CMALT and complete within 1 year August 2016 June 2017 1 2 3 4 SO Writing retreat Writing retreat Writing retreat Writing retreat Key Ideas Key Ideas Key Ideas Key Ideas Fin FinInt Fin Key Ideas Ongoing support and general cheerleading Presentations sessions for the whole community Regular short productive cohort meetings
  7. 7. Challenge Can we make University of Edinburgh the employer with the largest number of CMALT accredited staff in the U.K.? Meeting by marco antonio torres CC BY-SA 2.0
  8. 8. Interested in getting certified? Contact Susan Greig CMALT Presentation from ALT CMALT 8th June 16 (time TBC) Learning Technology Showcase: CMALT (CPD) 27th July 16 (3 to 5pm)