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Interview with one of edtech's greatest mind attics, Maren Deepwell, the CEO of the Association for Learning Technology or more commonly known as ALT. We talk Sherlock Holmes, Equality, Government Policy and Open Education.
I grew up with Star Trek and the vision of technology as a very benevolent force
#altc generates 1.5m twitter impressions each year, so it’s worth sharing
One of the favourite aspects of my job is I get to work with many awesome people
We’ve long been campaigning for the Government to mandate that all publicly funded research is openly accessible
I’m a real geek at heart and I love new technologies, but we also need to keep in mind how can we build a responsible relationship between technology and its users?
I don’t think we are isolated from the hard times the sector is experiencing, but we are very small and lean
On policy makers: It would be great to have more official endorsement and support of using learning technologies
Is a blog post, if it’s on a well visited blog, is it as valid evidence for a research article?
'We know the limits of what data can tell us.’ - on TEF
They have a really strong and lively learning technology community in Ireland
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