New episode of ‘Teaching Here and There’

Podcast ‘Teaching here and there’ New episode of ‘Teaching Here and There’ due out today, Friday 3rd Sept. 12 noon GMT A link to this new podcast series called ‘Teaching Here and There’ with Senior Educational Technologists Dom Pates and James Rutherford from City along with Dr. Ivan Sikora, Associate Professor in Aviation from the University of…Continue Reading New episode of ‘Teaching Here and There’

ISLA – New guidance

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Our new guidance pages explain what the capabilities and use-cases are for rooms set up for ISLA teaching Click here for the new ISLA guidance pages by LEaD Inclusive Synchronous Learning Activities (ISLA) is a new pedagogic and technical hybrid method for live teaching simultaneously to students who are both on campus and online. Academic…Continue Reading ISLA – New guidance

New podcast episode on hybrid teaching

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New podcast episode on hybrid teaching A link to this new podcast series called ‘Teaching Here and There’ with guests Dr. Jane Secker and Dr. Rebecca Wells, City, University of London in conversation with Dom Pates and James Rutherford also from City, along with Dr. Ivan Sikora, from the University of West London. This is a…Continue Reading New podcast episode on hybrid teaching

New podcast series on hybrid teaching

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Podcast ‘Teaching here and there’ A link to this new podcast series called ‘Teaching Here and There’ with Senior Educational Technologists Dom Pates and James Rutherford from City along with Dr. Ivan Sikora, Associate Professor in Aviation from the University of West London. This is a pilot episode for the new monthly podcast series for exploring emerging…Continue Reading New podcast series on hybrid teaching

James Rutherford, University of London on Hybrid Teaching – Fight or Flight?

Link to InAVate magazine article Hybrid teaching is a relatively new pedagogic and technical methodology for live teaching simultaneously to students on campus and online. Although it has been in practice for some time within higher education in the USA, notably with the Hyflex model originating in 2006. There has been a significant uptake in…Continue Reading James Rutherford, University of London on Hybrid Teaching – Fight or Flight?

DALI+ an enhanced learning space for live streaming

DALI+ There are currently no rooms available with this specification, but they would have the standard DALI technology enhanced for large group teaching by additional microphones to capture student questions. They may be more suitable for live streaming than standard DALI rooms, but will not provide the interactive elements of ISLA. Rooms equipped to DALI+…Continue Reading DALI+ an enhanced learning space for live streaming

Learning & Teaching

This is a relatively new mode of teaching in any widespread context, there is little in the literature to show how effective this approach has been. Most reports are anecdotal and limited in scale, although a recent study by KCL has been produced by the Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning. Empirical findings have only recently…Continue Reading Learning & Teaching

Background to ISLA

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Inclusive Synchronous Learning Activities is the working title for the ISLA project at City, a new pedagogic and technical methodology for live teaching to students who are situated both on campus and online. These are some of the existing terms that the HE sector is using as a taxonomy for synchronous teaching with a significant…Continue Reading Background to ISLA

ISLA – Inclusive Synchronous Learning Activities

Welcome to our brand new blog at City, University of London, where we are focussed on ISLA, a new acronym for Inclusive Synchronous Learning Activities. ISLA is our term for hybrid, blended, multimodal, hyflex, or dual mode delivery, to name a few common terms for teaching live to an online audience as well as to…Continue Reading ISLA – Inclusive Synchronous Learning Activities