ALT-C 2011 - Thriving in a colder and more challenging climate. The 18th international conference of the Association for Learning Technology will be held at the University of Leeds, UK, 6-8 September 2011.
- John Cook, Professor of Technology Enhanced Learning at the
Learning Technology Research Institute, London
- Sugata Mitra, Professor of Educational Technology at Newcastle
Whether you've been involved in ALT
for years, are new to the learning technology domain, or are an
experienced researcher or presenter from other fields with
innovation to report, please take the time to review the call and
guidelines documents below. With your help we can make the 2011 ALT
Conference a truly outstanding, influential, and enjoyable event.
We welcome submissions of two broad types:
1. An abstract of up to 350 words describing either a
Demonstration (30 minutes), Short Presentation (ePoster + 6 mins),
Short Paper (20 minutes), Symposium (60 minutes or occasionally 80
minutes), or a Workshop (60 minutes). All abstracts will appear in
the Conference Introduction and Abstracts.
2. A full Proceedings Paper of up to 5000 words, for publication
in the peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings of ALT-C
2011, together with a 350 word abstract (taken from the paper),
and a 200 word presentation overview which will appear in the
Conference Introduction and Abstracts and online.
Calls and Guidelines
Provided below are links to comprehensive documents on the ALT
Open Access Repository for you to download and/or refer to prior
to writing or submitting a proposal, and for you to make us of
during the subsequent editing process if your proposal is
successful. Please read the relevant documents carefully.
If you are someone who uses Twitter you might like to send this or
something like it to your own network:
[Please RT.] The call for proposals for #altc2011, co-chaired by
John Cook and Sugata Mitra, is now live at http://ow.ly/3o5t3
- Calls and Guidelines issued 10 Dec 2010
- Proposals accepted from mid December 2010
- Submissions close on 21 February 2011
- Presenters' registration deadline 27 June 2011
- Earlybird registration deadline 4 July 2011
- Registrations close on 12 August 2011
Outstanding and Best
Proceedings Paper Awards
All presented proceedings papers are considered by ALT
for an Outstanding Proceedings Paper Award. To receive this award,
the judges had to agree with the statement "This paper presents
work that strongly advances the field of learning technology". [If
there is no agreement on the words "strongly advances" then the
judges may make a Best Proceedings Paper Award.]
All accepted short presentations are eligible for the Best Short
Presentation Awards, one voted for by the conference delegates and
the other subject to a wider online voting community.