Month: November 2015

Moodle Forum Subscriptions

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Moodle Forums are a great way to encourage communication, collaboration and debate among students and are very easy to set up. To ensure that module participants (staff and students) are kept informed of Forum posts via email, lecturers need to select a suitable subscription mode when setting up a Forum. The subscription modes manage if…Continue Reading Moodle Forum Subscriptions

AMP your Moodle modules

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Audience: City University London staff. The Advice on Module Page (AMP) is a personalised online service that provides recommendations to support staff in designing more effective and engaging Moodle modules.     Requesting the AMP service You can request an AMP via ServiceNow. Select Request an IT Service or Item from the ServiceNow homepage. From…Continue Reading AMP your Moodle modules

Call for LEaD Development Grant Applications

Audience: City University London academics LEaD Fellowship Grant LEaD Fellowship grants provide a new opportunity for you to reflect on and examine your teaching practice. Apply for one of these grants and be awarded £1,000 which will be used to engage an external coach to work with you.  This coaching is a safe, confidential space…Continue Reading Call for LEaD Development Grant Applications

Staff training in Video Technologies

In November and December, the Educational Technology team in LEaD are holding a series of information roadshow sessions introducing staff to Mediaspace, City’s online platform for creating, sharing and publishing educational video. Mediaspace offers staff (and students) a range of tools to allow you to record video, share videos you have created, and publish them…Continue Reading Staff training in Video Technologies

Submitting Turnitin Assignments

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Are you preparing to submit an assignment on Moodle for the first time this academic year? Over the summer, the Turnitin assignment in Moodle was updated. This means that you are required to review and accept an updated Turnitin User Agreement prior to your first assignment submission. Please note that you will not be able…Continue Reading Submitting Turnitin Assignments

Educational Technology & Learning Spaces Survey 2015

What successes have you had in using educational technology this year?  What has held you back from engaging with educational technologies?  What educational technologies and learning spaces have you used and would you like to use? City University London staff are invited to participate in LEaD‘s annual Educational Technology and Learning Spaces survey  This is your opportunity…Continue Reading Educational Technology & Learning Spaces Survey 2015

Health’s Got Talent: Student, Academic and Ed Tech collaboration

In April 2015 I met with Ursula Smith, Programme Manager for undergraduate Child Health programmes and now Associate Dean for Postgraduate Taught, CPPD and Workforce Development in SHS. She told me about a project she had wanted to start which would take students out of the lecture room and clinical skills lab, and give them…Continue Reading Health’s Got Talent: Student, Academic and Ed Tech collaboration

Distance Learning: LLM International Business Law

On behalf of The City Law School, we are proud to have launched the University’s first distance learning degree programme, the Master of Laws (LLM) in International Business Law (IBL), in May 2014. In consideration of the school’s strategy to internationalise our postgraduate curriculum and course offerings, Professor Jason Chuah, the Head of Academic Law,…Continue Reading Distance Learning: LLM International Business Law