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NIDL, ILTA, and MNC Announce: 2015 NMC Technology Outlook Ireland Higher Education

The National Institute for Digital Learning (NIDL) at Dublin City University, the Irish Learning Technology Association (ILTA), and the New Media Consortium (NMC) have launched a collaboration to conduct research and publish a regional analysis that describes the emerging technologies, trends, and challenges that will impact higher education in Ireland. The first ever NMC Horizon Project Ireland will produce the 2015 NMC Technology Outlook > Ireland Higher Education, which will be released in March 2015...

ILTA Call for Hosting: EdTech2015 Conference

Dear Colleagues The Irish Learning Technology Association invites suitable institutional partners to submit expressions of interest to host EdTech2015 on Thursday May 28 and Friday May 29 2015 (there may be some flexibility around these dates). We ask interested colleagues to download, complete and return the following submission form via email to info@ilta.ie by Friday 28 November 2014: Download link: EdTech2015_Call_For_Hosting We expect to announce the successful hosting bid during the week commencing Monday 1...

DIT Symposium on Plagiarism in Assocation with the National Forum

From Kevin O’Rourke, DIT Dear colleague If you are around next week, you may consider joining us on Friday 25th for this symposium on plagiarism at DIT, funded by the National Forum: http://www.dit.ie/news/archive2014/plagiarismandacademicintegrityinadigitalage/ Please circulate details to any interested parties at your institution and beyond! Happy Easter meanwhile. Kevin

TEL Ireland Journal

Soon to be launched, the TEL Ireland Journal is a peer-reviewed Irish journal devoted to research and good practice in the use of learning technologies.

Activities

Practitioner

Practitioner Inquiry has been promoted as a means for people to research their own practice within many work-based contexts - higher education is no exception. Practitioners are core to what ILTA activities are all about. As a grassroots grouping, we encourage practitioners to collaborate and discuss, exchange ideas, showcase innovations, explore case studies and discuss a range of issues and ideas, relating to their day-to-day practice.

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Research

One of ILTA’s key aims is to raise the profile of research and the dissemination of best practice in enhancing learning with technology across Ireland. We seek to share expertise and promote best practice in this field, and research is one way of doing this. ILTA supports research through our annual conference, regular webinars, our social online networks, and informal meetings. The TEL Ireland Journal also represents a new channel for peer-reviewed publication.

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Industry Collaboration

The use of technology in education bridges a broad range of sectors, from primary to higher education; and from public sector to private industry. ILTA provides a forum to highlight the synergies that exist between participants in the learning technology area, and to help promote and develop stronger links across sectors. We also provide a platform for commercial and open source technologies to showcase their offerings.

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