Month: August 2019

Enhacing the student experience with audio feedback

At our Moodle Refreshers, we’ve been telling staff about the new audio and video feedback feature for grading assignments. One of the lecturers pointed out that there is a body of evidence to show the effectiveness of audio feedback. And so there is… One study sums up the potential benefits quite nicely and revealed “extremely…Continue Reading Enhacing the student experience with audio feedback

Learning Design Bootcamp

Photo of Learning Design Bootcamp notebook

Last month saw the culmination of the Learning Design Bootcamp I have been involved with and it has been an interesting experience to see how the teams have progressed through the bootcamp. The bootcamp was the idea of Dr Maria Toro-Troconis from CEG Digital and co-ordinated by a committee involving representatives from a number of…Continue Reading Learning Design Bootcamp

Vacancy – Educational Technologist – City, University of London

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Educational Technologist City, University of London Salary:  £38,017 to £44,045 Closing date: Sunday 15 September 11:59pm Interviews: Tuesday 8 October View job description City, University of London seeks to recruit an Educational Technologist as part of Learning Enhancement and Development (LEaD). LEaD is a multiskilled service that supports, develops, and influences education at City. We…Continue Reading Vacancy – Educational Technologist – City, University of London

Post maternity leave – a refresher’s synopsis of City’s events 2019

I have been most fortunate this year to have had the privilege of attending several events at our university and I am truly grateful for that especially after returning from my second maternity leave. When you return to work after an extended period, in many ways, it does feel like you are starting again, therefore it’s…Continue Reading Post maternity leave – a refresher’s synopsis of City’s events 2019

Vacancy – Educational Video and Multimedia Specialist

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Do you have an interest in educational video and multimedia? Come and work with the City Educational Technology Team! Educational Video and Multimedia Specialist City, University of London Salary: £38,017 to £44,045 Closing date: Monday 9 September 11:59pm Interviews – w/c 7 October View job description City, University of London seeks to recruit an Educational…Continue Reading Vacancy – Educational Video and Multimedia Specialist

Did you know that City has the second highest percentage of commuter students in the UK?

Man on platform as tube train goes past

According to a recent report by HEPI, 63.9% of full-time, UK domiciled, undergraduate students are living in the ‘parental/guardian home’, which means they are classed as ‘commuter students’. Before coming to City, I have to admit that I hadn’t really come across the term before, but it’s certainly one that I have become more acquainted…Continue Reading Did you know that City has the second highest percentage of commuter students in the UK?