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Low-Threshold Applications and Activities (LTAs)

An LTA is an activity or application of information technology that is reliable, accessible, easy to learn, non-intimidating and incrementally low-cost in time, money, and stress.
#tltlta Twitter hashtag begun March 28, 2011

Don't raise unrealistic expectations, 
Don't add to the hype or the work; 


Image from Dr. Walt Volland, 
Bellevue Community College, 
All rights reserved, 1998


Please send your questions or suggestions for improving our work on Low-Threshold Applications and Activities to 

Charles Ansorge at: or to Steve Gilbert at:  

ORIGIN:  "LTAs" - Low-Threshold Applications and Activities were first described by Steven W. Gilbert in an article "The Beauty of Low Threshold Applications" in Syllabus Magazine, February 12, 2002    Click here for text-only version.
Also appeared in AAHESGIT-96, Steve Gilbert's listserv (now TLT-SWG).

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Steve Gilbert, President, TLT Group, 301 270 8312

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301 270 8312