Month: March 2012

Digital Researchers Workshop

Inspired by the recent Digital Researchers event which I blogged about in this previous post, I was keen to provide a workshop to try out some of the social media tools and ideas which I learned about there. With the enthusiastic support of Emily Allbon from Library Services, and the LDC’s intrepid researcher Ajmal Sultany,…Continue Reading Digital Researchers Workshop

Teaching in a new type of space at City

The LDC learning spaces project, directed by Rae Karimjee, is centred on finding out what students want in terms of innovative physical space that will enhance their learning. My role as Learning Development Associate for learning environments has been to support ¬†¬†this process of engaging teachers, faculty and students in putting forwards their ideas, and…Continue Reading Teaching in a new type of space at City

Higher Education Academy Seminar Series

Innovation in Assessment: the student learning experience 23.02.2012 This is a report on an HEA-sponsored workshop and seminar that showcased innovation in assessment practice at University College London. Details of the presentations are available on this link. A brief summary of the sessions is given below. Introduction Following introductions from Professor Anthony Smith, UCL Vice-Provost,…Continue Reading Higher Education Academy Seminar Series

Nominal Group Technique

I attended an ELESIG webinar on Student Engagement Methods: a focus on the Nominal Group Technique (NGT) on 29 February 2012. The session focused on how this technique could be used to elicit feedback from students (or staff) on their experiences of learning technology or for them to give feedback on their learning. This technique…Continue Reading Nominal Group Technique