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Awards and competitions

ALT Learning Technologist of the Year Award 2010

The Award is now in its fourth year of operation. It's overall purpose is to celebrate and reward excellent practice and outstanding achievement in the learning technology field. Open to all ordinary and certified members of ALT, and to individuals and teams based in ALT member organisations anywhere the award is sponsored by Desire2Learn.

The 2010 the award included an additional stream open to those employed in Department for Education funded schools in England sponsored by Vital, a professional development programme which aims to support schools in England to make the most of ICT in their teaching.

Winning entries
The Award was presented at ALT's annual conference, ALT-C, during the Wednesday Gala dinner on 8 September in Nottingham.
Winning entries for the 2010 Award [569 kb PDF]
Rubric for the 2010 Award [18 kB PDF]

Jorum Learning & Teaching Competition 2010

This year the Jorum Learning & Teaching Competition ran in conjunction with ALT-C. The panel of judges looked for exciting, innovative learning and teaching resources that have been created under a Creative Commons licence and which were showcased at the conference. The overall winners were presented with their prizes during the Gala dinner on 8 September. This year ALT-C was held in Nottingham, 7 - 9 September 2010.

Award rubrik - Jorum Learning & Teaching Competition 2010 - [31 kB PDF]
Further information about the winning entries will be made available via this webpage in autumn 2010.

ALT-Epiguem award for the most effective use of video 2010

The purpose of this award is to give credit to those practitioners who are exploiting video to enhance learning. The winner and finalists were formally announced at ALT-C which was held in Nottingham, 7 - 9 September 2010.

Winner and finalists
Further information about the winning and finalist entries can be accessed via the ALT Open Access Repository.
Award winner and finalists - ALT-Epigeum Video Award Results 2010 - [28 kB PDF]
Award rubrik - ALT-Epigeum Video Award 2010 - [31 kB PDF]

ALT-C 2010 Best Poster and Best Proceedings Paper Awards

Best Proceedings Paper
0188 "An analysis of first-year business students' mobile phones and their use for learning" [1.3 MD PDF of full paper], Claire Bradley and Debbie Holley, London Metropolitan University.

Best Poster
Winner of the ALT-C 2010 Best Poster Award (voting by conference delegates)
0204 "First steps to second life: learning to simulate and simulating to learn"
Bob Hallawell, Jenny Prior, Patrick Lockley, University of Nottingham.
http://tinyurl.com/34wzypr [1.9MB PDF Poster]
http://tinyurl.com/34edton [1.7MB PDF Leaflet]
http://altc2010.alt.ac.uk/talks/15202 [Abstract]

Winner of the ALT-C 2010 Best Poster Award (voting by people not attending the conference)
0096 "Changing the way we see test-items in a computer-based environment: Screen design and question difficulty"
Matt Haigh, Cambridge Assessment.
http://tinyurl.com/39le6fa [2MB PDF Poster]
http://tinyurl.com/34xhgx6 [2MB PDF Handout]
http://altc2010.alt.ac.uk/talks/15192 [Abstract]

Past awards

Learning Technologist of the Year Award 2009 - find out more about the winners in 2009 - [365 kB PDF]

Epigeum Award for the Most Effective Use of Video 2009 - [32 kB PDF]

Jorum Learning & Teaching Competition 2009 - [31 kB PDF]

Learning Technologist of the Year Award 2008 - find out more about the winners in 2008 - [400 kB PDF]

Learning Object Competition 2008 - [300kB PDF]

Learning Technologist of the Year Award 2007 - find out more about the winners in 2007 at the inaugural awards ceremony - [600 kB PDF]

 

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