Category: Case Studies

LEaD Light Lunch – Talking about online learning and teaching

Coloured in Mandala

  The idea behind the LEaD Light lunch sessions was to ask academic and professional colleagues to give short informal talks on topics relating to digital technology and online teaching.  Another reason was to build up an online community that could support reflective practice as well as help with working in isolation  (something I wrote…Continue Reading LEaD Light Lunch – Talking about online learning and teaching

Virtual Moots – Challenges and Opportunities

Students meeting to Moot

I was fortunate enough to partake in the Moots again this year. This is my third year running and I am pleased to be able to help my colleagues at CLS to help students in the mooting process. This year will always be a memorable year in that most courses have had to move to…Continue Reading Virtual Moots – Challenges and Opportunities

On AI Labs, mobiles for barristers, and co-created infographics

Early design ideas for AI lab

The post below is a transcript of a closing keynote I gave at a UK Council for Graduate Education (UKCGE) workshop in November 2019. It contains three case studies of how LEaD have worked with City academics on educational development or enhancement activities. I’ve published it here to add to LEaD’s new Case Studies archive,…Continue Reading On AI Labs, mobiles for barristers, and co-created infographics

Moving face-to-face teaching online, with Professor Barney Jones, Laura Kuenssberg and Angela Rayner

Political Headlines

In March 2020 the Educational Technology Team (ETT), which is part of Learning Enhancement and Development (LEaD) at City, University of London (City) was asked a simple question: The request Can you create an online version of a week-long module for the Department of Journalism’s Master’s (MA) students that involves high profile guests answering questions…Continue Reading Moving face-to-face teaching online, with Professor Barney Jones, Laura Kuenssberg and Angela Rayner

Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Studies: Dr Sara Jones, Cass Business School

In our latest post, we hear from Dr Sara Jones, Senior Lecturer in Creative Interactive System Design.  Sara works in the Faculty of Management at Cass Business School, where she researches the intersection between digital and creativity.  Her work looks at the development, use, and evaluation of computational tools and technologies that can support and augment…Continue Reading Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Studies: Dr Sara Jones, Cass Business School

Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Studies: Dr Joana Fonseca, School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering

In our fifth Research and Practice Informed case study we hear from Dr Joana Fonseca from the School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering. Joana teaches both theoretical and applied modules in Geotechnical Engineering. Her research takes a discrete approach to analysing the behaviour of soil. She designs her teaching to equip her students with…Continue Reading Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Studies: Dr Joana Fonseca, School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering

Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Studies: Paul Dunn, School of Arts and Social Sciences

In the latest Research and Practice Informed Teaching case study we hear from Paul Dunn, a Visiting Lecturer on the MA Journalism programme in the School of Arts and Social Sciences. Paul has over forty years of experience as a journalist and has worked on a number of newspapers including The Guardian, The Independent, and The Times. Paul’s…Continue Reading Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Studies: Paul Dunn, School of Arts and Social Sciences

Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Studies: Janet Hunter and Karen Rawlings-Anderson, School of Health Sciences

In our third Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Study we hear from Senior Lecturers Janet Hunter and Karen Rawlings-Anderson from the School of Health Sciences. Both Janet and Karen began their careers as nurses and have been teaching at City for nineteen and twenty-eight years respectively. Janet and Karen have developed a range of…Continue Reading Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Studies: Janet Hunter and Karen Rawlings-Anderson, School of Health Sciences

Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Studies: Professor Scott Moeller

In the second of our Research and Practice Informed Teaching case studies we hear from Professor Scott Moeller, who has been teaching at Cass Business School since 2003. Scott is director of the Mergers and Acquisitions Research Centre at Cass and the former CEO and Director of Executive Education. He has twenty-four years of industry…Continue Reading Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Studies: Professor Scott Moeller

Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Studies: Dr Luke McDonagh, The City Law School

To mark the launch of the new Learning Enhancement and Development Educational Research (LEaDER) Centre, LEaD wanted to celebrate examples of best practice in relation to teaching and learning at City, University of London. As part of this, we have conducted a series of interviews with staff whose teaching is informed by their research and/or…Continue Reading Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Studies: Dr Luke McDonagh, The City Law School