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Update, 20 Nov: lengthy review in ALT-N, highlighting a preso on network analysis, always welcome…with a graphic representation of ALT-C tweets “underlining the fact that with online content, only “2% of people contribute, everyone else consumes”.
Another old favourite, ALT-C, the annual conference of the (UK) Association for Learning Technology, has just rolled round (12-13 Sep). Tracked in 2010 and 2011, attended in 2001, eek. For a rather deeper historical perspective plus an analysis of the impact of Twitter see James Clay on being socially acceptable.
- ALT-C Live – see James Clay’s 2011 post on the thinking behind this, trying to move beyond the textual nature of most amplification and capture stuff (particularly outside sessions) via audio and video
- Amber Thomas’ Wordle and bar chart on the background of educational technologists
- Martin Hawksey a bit jaded re the backchannel - Sheila explains…looking back in 2011 Brian Kelly found that Twitter usage had stabilised while OUseful did some early analysis
- proceedings (PDF) or by paper in Research in Learning Technology | YouTube
- lots more on Crowdvine
As well as all those tweets it’s a well blogged conference. Great feed aggregation in 2011 (how it was done) – the 2012 aggregation is sadly down, but the following from 2011 rode again (maybe next year they could try an aggregator such as Epilogger):