Month: February 2018

Who’s your audience? I am!

Image of an audience enjoying a rock show

In our blog writing guidance, we suggest you write with an audience in mind. We discussed this topic in February’s Blog Writing Group. It can be a challenge to think who your audience is.¬†Joseph Lalonde recommends having a specific person in mind to write to. This could be: Your past self Your present self Your…Continue Reading Who’s your audience? I am!

Call for proposals – Association for Learning Technology Annual Conference

The Association for Learning Technology (ALT) is the leading membership organisation in the field of educational technology with the objective to “advance education through increasing, exploring and disseminating knowledge in the field of Learning Technology for the benefit of the general public”. This year sees the 25th Annual conference, taking place in Manchester from 11-13…Continue Reading Call for proposals – Association for Learning Technology Annual Conference

‘I’ll Skype You In’ – LEaD event for International City Week

Aviation UG seminar with remote guest speaker

Do you use tools like Skype or Adobe Connect in your teaching or collaborative research? Have you ever tried to bring a remote speaker into a seminar, or attempted a live collaboration between people at different sites? How well do your webinars run, when all participants are dispersed across different sites? On Wednesday Feb 21st…Continue Reading ‘I’ll Skype You In’ – LEaD event for International City Week

A fresh view on Learning Spaces

Deconstructing a classroom workshop

  Let me first start by introducing myself. I have recently completed my degree in Civil Engineering with Architecture and joined the LEaD team as a winter intern at City, supervised by Julie Voce, Head of Educational Technology and I met Sheila Egan who is the Learning Spaces Lead, part of the Educational Technology Team…Continue Reading A fresh view on Learning Spaces

Active Learning & Teaching Conference, Anglia Ruskin University 12.9.17 #altalc

Following the success of our workshop on The Pedagogy of Space, Dom Pates and I were invited to present at Anglia Ruskin’s Active Learning Conference It was very successful with an encouraging level of engagement from delegates, shown below engaged with our two activities. The first activity was to evaluate two learning spaces whist adopting…Continue Reading Active Learning & Teaching Conference, Anglia Ruskin University 12.9.17 #altalc

How many of us at City feel that we have too much time on our hands?

Picture of a head saying rest your mind

How many of us at City feel that we have too much time on our hands? I guess most of us consider time our rarest commodity, and yet hundreds of staff and students are making time in their day to slow down and focus on themselves using the Ten Minute Mind. So what? Thursday 1st…Continue Reading How many of us at City feel that we have too much time on our hands?