Month: November 2013

Video-making Skills at City

Video People

There is a sizable video community at City University (learning technologists, the AV department, the SU and careers to name just a few) and we recently met up in the MILL to find out: How we see our current skill levels in video-making Which areas of video-making we would like to develop Which areas could…Continue Reading Video-making Skills at City

Horizon Scanning

The OU’s Innovating Pedagogy Reports (2013 & 2012) highlight MOOCs, Badges, Learning Analytics & Seamless Learning as the ones to watch. Horizon scanning is a key role for educational technologists both as individuals and as a sector. In a rapidly changing technological landscape it’s important that we are aware of what’s coming and how it…Continue Reading Horizon Scanning

Moodle video: Analytics steal the show

Using online videos for education is fast becoming one of the ways in which lecturers can really share the outside world with students or demonstrate challenging concepts. Video management and publishing are therefore, becoming a core part of the modern day university – from teaching and learning, video assignments, and management of lecture capture content…Continue Reading Moodle video: Analytics steal the show

Join the academe versus research debate

The Learning and Development Centre, as always, is holding an autumn research methods and skills development day on the 4th of December. These events provide excellent opportunities for staff members to share their experiences and network with colleagues. Primarily this is aimed at providing City University London’s doctoral students the opportunity to learn from accomplished researchers…Continue Reading Join the academe versus research debate