May 17th - 18th
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VCU's ALT Lab and Office of Online Academic Programs are proud to host a program of formal and informal special events, performances, and festive activities celebrating stories of learning transformation and exploring new possibilities.

We have invited 4 amazing educators to be transformers-in-residence (TIRs) at ALTfest. On Day 1, they will be leading half-day workshops designed as hands-on, minds-on explorations of various aspects of learning transformation.

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The highly acclaimed maker space has been expanded giving us more room to learn, make and explore; featuring new makers and interactive experiences. Makerfest will be active and open to all attendees who are or aspire to be “inventors, designers, engineers, artists, programmers, hackers, tinkerers, craftsmen and DIY’ers.”

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Join Molly B Ransone and the ALT Lab Creative Team for a day long workshop where you will get an opportunity to try your hand at making educational media. Crew up with 3-4 people and learn how to make videos while making one! In this day long workshop, you will learn some video production and post-production basics, no prior experience needed.

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This year, we will have an entire track of sessions devoted entirely to the many ways WordPress can be integrated into the higher education landscape. In other words, we’re having a WordCamp! Participation can be sporadic (participate in one or two conversations?), complete (spend your whole day in conversations about WordPress) or anywhere in between.

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