Uploading of files and folders into Moodle just got a whole lot easier and faster. You can now use Moodle’s drag and drop function to upload files or or an entire folder into your Moodle module. The whole process can substantially reduce time spent that it has taken in the old Moodle since before you…Continue Reading Moodle 2: Save time uploading files by using the drag and drop
Watch This Learning Space
The news that City will be getting some swivel seating in the newly designed basement lecture theatre is certainly highly encouraging for learning development at City, and for the student experience. The standard auditorium design has changed very little at most institutions over at least a couple of decades, with rows of seats…Continue Reading Watch This Learning Space
Swivel Seating in Lecture Theatres
This September, City University London’s first swivel seating lecture theatre will be built by Properties and Facilities. This will be a small lecture theatre available in the refurbishment of the University building basement. The room will boast rows of fixed seating along with swivel seating to enable group work and collaboration between students ensuring that…Continue Reading Swivel Seating in Lecture Theatres
Imagination into Action: event at Chester University’s Innovation Centre
Hosted by the University of Chester on May 21st. this was a most productive one day active workshop event that brought together a rich mix of 40 innovators in learning, business, academia and the public sector. It introduced cutting edge innovation methods from Finland: the University of Lappeenranta team led by Anne Passila from…Continue Reading Imagination into Action: event at Chester University’s Innovation Centre
You said we listened: Moodle 2 features delivers a better learning experience
Drag and Drop and a new activity feed are just some of the new features that you asked for in Moodle 2. Testing has been meticulous and has included all schools. With confidence therefore, we are able to showcase these new features at the learning at City conference this year. I will provide you with…Continue Reading You said we listened: Moodle 2 features delivers a better learning experience
Video in Education is our speciality!
The Video Special Interest Group (VideoSIG) invites City staff to participate in a workshop at the Learning at City Conference on Thursday, 6th June 2013, that will showcase practice and introduce the new video platform. The workshop will be of interest to all staff considering making video or using video content as part of their…Continue Reading Video in Education is our speciality!
Presenting Reading List Online Research in IADIS eLearning Conference 2013
The full paper can be viewed here Our paper: “Using a techno-scepticism framework to evaluate the perception and acceptance of a new online reading list” has been accepted as a full paper for the IADIS eLearning Conference. This paper builds on the data we collected as part of the Reading List Online Evaluation led…Continue Reading Presenting Reading List Online Research in IADIS eLearning Conference 2013
Sharing my learning Stuff
I was a very early adopter of blogging, to the extent that I had to learn how to do html in the old fashioned steam way, many hours of sweating over my computer! But that learning proved very handy in the long term. Blogs have now happily moved on. My personal blog has been a…Continue Reading Sharing my learning Stuff
Sir could you repeat that please?
What is Lecture capture? As discussed in my earlier post, lecture capture is an automated system for recording lectures and subsequently making them available via the web. Lecture capture is the chosen service name for City’s installation of the Echo360 system and tends to be the common term used in the educational technology community though…Continue Reading Sir could you repeat that please?
Making the Extraordinary
I took part in a recent event at Cass on April 30th. that may be of interest. Called Making the Extraordinary, and in partnership with City University, and The Culture Capital Exchange, it brought together leading edge researchers and thinkers, artists, creatives, technology innovators and people ‘to watch’, to share their knowledge, experience and…Continue Reading Making the Extraordinary