Category: Case Studies

Teaching With Tablets In Labs

Using the iPad to mirror a live video feed to the main screen

A case study on the use of wireless collaboration in Civil Engineering lab teaching This is the first in a series of six posts about LEaD’s investigations into introducing wireless collaboration technologies to City learning spaces. In looking back on this Civil Engineering project via a case study and a formal evaluation, this post reflects

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Innovation in Assessment: Pitching a Service Improvement Initiative

Following on from Health’s Got Talent in June (see our previous blog posts), we are sharing some of the excellent learning and teaching and practice presented at the event. In this post we will explore the use of technology to support assessment diversification, with an example from Caroline McGraw in the School of Health Sciences. Caroline

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School of Arts and Social Sciences – Video Case Studies

Throughout 2017, the Educational Technology Team in the School of Arts and Social Sciences collected a number of case studies highlighting the efforts of Lecturers to make their teaching and learning more engaging and pedagogically sound with the use of educational technologies. One of these case studies looked at the work of an International Politics

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Leading by example, with lecture capture

Lecture Capture

Do you use lecture capture in your teaching? Margaret Carran, Senior Lecturer at City Law School and Deputy Associate Dean (Education) does, and she’s been sharing her experiences with LEaD, in the latest of our Educational Technology video case studies. This short film takes a different approach from the ‘talking heads’ style and uses animation

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Leading by Example: Careers Consultants at City, University of London

The Careers Consultants team in City’s Careers, Student Development and Outreach service (CSDO) have worked closely with colleagues in the Educational Technology Team to review, redesign and enhance their interactions with students through the use of digital media such as screencasts and webinars. CSDO work with current students and recent graduates to develop our students’

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Online Role-play and Simulated Practice in Pre-Reg Midwifery Education

The midwifery context Despite nursing and midwifery being defined in terms of being caring professions, recent investigations into practice in the NHS make sombre reading, describing both nurses and midwives failing to demonstrate care or compassion in their practice (Francis 2013; Kirkup 2015). The need to ensure that qualifying midwives have a thorough understanding of

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Behind the award-winning CitySCaPE project

  Last month, a team of staff from LEaD and SHS were recognised for innovation in developing healthcare learning materials at an NHS awards ceremony. Their work on CitySCaPE, a multimedia simulated reality learning package targeted at improving healthcare for people with learning disabilities, won a £10,000 first prize at the annual HENCEL (Health Education North

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