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Tuesday, November 5 • 2:50pm - 3:20pm
What is the future of the profession for learning technologists?

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In living memory a "learning technologist" was just someone who happened to have an interest in using technology in education - now learning technologists run mission-critical platforms, while advising staff and students how to make best use of available technology to support learning. It's gone from a passion project to a career choice, but what does the future hold?

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Kelsey Botne

Member of the Learning Intelligence team, Aula
Kelsey Botne is a member of the Learning Intelligence team at Aula. The Learning Intelligence team delivers proactive personalised support that routinely shares good practices, alongside which academics will have access to engagement dashboards and insights to empower their decision... Read More →

Stephen Webb

Head of Technology Enhanced Learning, University of Portsmouth
Since gaining a PhD in theoretical physics Stephen has worked in a number of universities in a variety of roles. His interest in exploring the use of digital technology to enhance teaching and learning dates back to pre-Web days, when he worked in a physics department that was part... Read More →

Debbie Baff

Membership Manager, ALT
Debbie Baff is Membership Manager for ALT, the Association for Learning Technology. She was previously a Senior Academic Developer at Swansea University. She has a keen interest in Open Education and is Secretary and Co-Chair for the ALT Open Education Special Interest Group.

Susanna Romans-Roca

Learning Technologist, Bath Spa University

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Aula is a communication platform for education. We bring engagement to the core of the digital student experience by replacing learning management systems.

Tuesday November 5, 2019 2:50pm - 3:20pm
2. Main Stage