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Alex Spiers
Learning Technology Developer @ University of Liverpool Member of #MELSIG & #ALTNWESIG Interested in mobile tech, social media &
Learning Technology Developer @ University of Liverpool Member of #MELSIG & #ALTNWESIG Interested in mobile tech, social media &

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Hello everyone

My name is Alex Spiers and I'm a Learning Technology Developer at the University of Liverpool. This will be the fifth time I've been involved in BYOD4L and I always find it useful and rewarding. Here are some reasons why

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Slides from #ALTNWESIG  at University of Cumbria Tuesday 7th June 2016

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Hello everyone, 

Here are the slide our meeting at University of Salford. I ‘d like to thank the presenters (Diane & Calum) and our host Dave Dowdle. 

Below are links to the presentations from the day. 

Calum Thomson (University of Salford)

Diane Bennet (University of Manchester)

Dave Dowdle will pass his on his once  finalised

We have some exciting plans for the summer and I would like you to block out the date 13th June

Summer is coming!



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Dear all

The doodle poll has spoken and so the first ALTNWESIG of 2015 will be held on Wednesday 25th  10am – 1pm  at the University of Salford in the Maxwell Building Room 516. If you have anything you would like to add to the provisional agenda below, then please get in touch with myself or Chris Jones. The Badges discussion in the previous agenda has been held over until our next meeting because Roger can’t make the Spring meeting.

Provisional Agenda

1.         Online portfolios: What are they and what are we doing with them? Led by Diane Bennett Manchester University
2.         The possibility of a joint summer meeting with MELSIG at Chester University (June 2015) (Alex Spiers and Chris Jones)
3.         Presentations using VideoScribe. Introduced by Dave Dowdle (Salford University)
4.         A.O.B
5.         Date and venue for next meeting

Can you register if you are attending using this Eventbright link:

For travel/access see:

For a campus map see:<>

Dave has kindly offered to organise a trip to Media City if members of the Sig would like to visit. If you are interested in making a visit to Media City following the meeting please contact Dave Dowdle<>

Best wishes,

Alex and Chris

Hello all

A quick note to let you know that the doodle poll deadline for the next ALTNWESIG event has been extended until 12pm today. Hope you can get involved!


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Dear all,
Lancaster University have kindly offered to host the next meeting and are generously providing lunch! The meeting will take place on the 11th November from 12 until 4.00pm. 

Please can you sign up via Eventbrite link  so we have an idea of numbers. Thanks

Training rooms 1 and 2 in the Human Resources building (33a) on the Bailrigg campus
Map of the campus:
Information on visiting the campus including parking for visitors:
The agenda is based on issues that were discussed at the meeting of Sig members that took place at the ALT Conference in September. If there are suggestions for further items or if you wish to speak on any of the items in the draft agenda please me.
Lunch will be provided on arrival.
• Using video and audio – Lecture capture or a multi-media strategy? (led Chris Jones LJMU)
• Media streaming – what are we using and how do we do it?
• Experiences of implementing the Turnitin plugin and investigating alternatives to Turnitin (led by Lancaster)
• MOOCs, what are North West universities doing? (Group discussion)
• Next meeting (Salford University)
• A.O.B
Best wishes,
Steve, Chris and Alex 
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