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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

ILTA Announces Partnership MOU with ALT

Dear ILTA Colleagues The Irish Learning Technology Association is delighted to announce that we signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Association of Learning Technologies (ALT) on 5th March 2014, with Paul Gormley (Chair ILTA) and Maren Deepwell (Chief Executive ALT) formally signing the MOU -  see below. You can download the MOU here. 1              Commonalities, Opportunities and Synergies We are excited to formally partner with ALT as this builds upon the many informal collaborative...

Vacancy: Flexible Learning Coordinator at WIT

From Laura Widger, Head of eLearning, Waterford Institute of Technology Flexible Learning Coordinator Waterford Institute of Technology Department of Lifelong Learning and Education 36 month contract Applications by 4.00PM on Wednesday, 19th March 2014 Waterford Institute of Technology wishes to develop its current eLearning Support Infrastructure through increased training and support for staff in effective integration of technology into their Teaching, Learning and Assessment practises (TLA).  This post will be based in the eLearning Support...

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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