Event Date/Time: Sep 09, 2008 End Date/Time: Sep 11, 2008
Registration Date: Aug 15, 2008
Early Registration Date: Jun 30, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 29, 2008
Paper Submission Date: Feb 29, 2008
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Description

ALT-C 2008 will explore the complex dichotomies presented by learning technologies to citizens, learning providers, and society. The conference will extend the debate over the 'digital divide', providing a forum for practitioners, researchers and policy-makers to develop their thinking and practice.


Conference Co-Chairs


ALT-C 2008 will be held in Leeds, UK, 9-11 September 2008. The Co-Chairs will be Dr Jill Jameson (University of Greenwich, UK) and Dr John Sandars (University of Leeds, UK).



Keynote speakers


Keynote speakers will include:




  • David Cavallo, Chief Learning Architect for One Laptop per Child,
    and Head of the Future of Learning Research Group at MIT Media Lab;

  • Dr Itiel Dror, Senior Lecturer in Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Southampton;

  • Hans Rosling, Professor of International Health, Karolinska Institute, Sweden, and Director of the Gapminder Foundation.

Venue

Additional Information

Conference flyer

Download a copy of the first edition of the flyer for the conference [0.8 MB PDF].

Keeping informed about ALT-C 2008

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