Horizons in Legal Education at City

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An overview of LEaD’s support and collaboration with City Law School This post summarises the breadth of LEaD’s support and showcases our commitment to equitable and inclusive learning, working in partnership with colleagues in the City Law School. Digital Accessibility LEaD continues to innovate in creating media-rich, high-quality resources of high quality for the Law…Continue Reading Horizons in Legal Education at City

Creation of digital skills self-assessment tools: Solicitors’ Practice Programme, The City Law School

Identifying the Need for a Digital Skills Self-Assessment Tool at City, University of London In response to the findings from the 2021/22 JISC Digital Experience Insights survey, conducted at City, University of London, it became evident that there was a significant gap in assessing students’ digital skills. Only 28% of the 245 students surveyed felt…Continue Reading Creation of digital skills self-assessment tools: Solicitors’ Practice Programme, The City Law School

LEaD Websites Review

LEaD have recently started a new project to research user experience of our sites. This includes the staff hub site, the Learning and Teaching hub, and the Learning at City blog (this research does not include the Educational Technology guides). The aim of this project is to refresh these LEaD sites and communication channels so that…Continue Reading LEaD Websites Review

The Great Student AI Debate

In December, City’s Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) Task and Finish Group and City Students’ Union (SU) held the first inter-society debate to explore what place AI has in education. The debate was hosted by the City Debating Society and included representatives from four student societies: UX.City, IEEE City Robotics Society, Computer Science Society and Data…Continue Reading The Great Student AI Debate

Vacancy – Assistant Educational Technologist (fixed-term)

Assistant Educational Technologist City, University of London Fixed-term (internal secondment to July 2024) Salary: £32,982 – £40,521 Closing date: Sunday, 4 February, 11:59pm View job description City seeks to recruit an Assistant Educational Technologist (fixed term) as part of Digital Education in the Learning Enhancement and Development (LEaD) Directorate. LEaD is a multiskilled service that…Continue Reading Vacancy – Assistant Educational Technologist (fixed-term)

Call for abstracts – Learning at City Conference 2024

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Re-Imagining Assessment for learning in a changing HE Landscape The Call for Abstracts for the Learning at City Conference 2024: Re-Imagining assessment for learning in a changing HE Landscape is now open. Abstracts closing  date, Friday 29th March 2024 Conference days, Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th June 2024 Call for abstracts We are pleased to open the…Continue Reading Call for abstracts – Learning at City Conference 2024

Building blocks for ‘City 2030’

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A co-design climate workshop This is the second of two posts about ‘City 2030’, the proposed undergraduate interdisciplinary module on climate change and sustainability. Click here to read the first one. Titled ‘Co-creating Climate Curricula’, the Learning at City 2023 workshop looked to bring staff and students together to start work on what a first…Continue Reading Building blocks for ‘City 2030’

Bringing Climate to the Curriculum

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A Rendezvous with Disaster For the increasing numbers of those paying attention, the dominoes keep falling. In 2023, multiple record-breaking temperatures were recorded around the world while environmental disasters kept on rolling in, from the Canadian wildfires that filled New York’s skies with thick smoke and an orange glow to the plummeting levels of Arctic…Continue Reading Bringing Climate to the Curriculum

Tech-enabled inclusive reading: bridging gaps in educational accessibility

Reading for learning is undeniably an essential element of academic success (e.g., Miller and Merdian, 2020). However, it is equally important to recognise the challenges some learners face when engaging with text. Ensuring inclusivity in reading means providing all students, regardless of disabilities, language proficiency, or learning styles, with the means to access, engage with,…Continue Reading Tech-enabled inclusive reading: bridging gaps in educational accessibility

A Climate Copilot for Digital Education

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So, Microsoft have made their new OpenAI-powered tool Copilot (‘Your everyday AI companion‘) available to certain education clients. On stumbling across this fact and having been among that tranche of ChatGPT’s first million users, I was similarly curious about this latest endeavour into mainstreaming Generative AI. I decided to try my hand at Copilot and…Continue Reading A Climate Copilot for Digital Education