Category: Case Studies

Experiential Learning Activities Online

Dr Sara Jones shares some of her experiences with online experiential learning in the Masters in Innovation, Creativity and Leadership (MICL). Download the slides Sara’s takeaways: teaching online can  be an opportunity: digital tools can offer new perspectives and added value teaching online can also be a constraint don’t try to replicate face-to-face teaching…Continue Reading Experiential Learning Activities Online

Blended teaching of clinical skills (optometry)

Blended Learning:  The training is divided into 7 short course units. Each unit relates to a specific core competency derived from existing ophthalmic speciality competency frameworks that define the knowledge, skills and attributes to undertake extended practice in Medical Retina. Each unit is equivalent to a 1 hour face-to face lecture. Material, activities and recordings centralised on…Continue Reading Blended teaching of clinical skills (optometry)

Moving the Masters in Academic Practice Online

EDM116 – Technology Enabled Academic Practice Double credit module.Masters level. Started in term 2. Shifted 3 full teaching days online New structure:​ 10-11am live teaching – recorded​ 11-12pm activities to work on​ 12-12.30 lunchtime surgery​ 1-3pm activities to work on​ 3-4pm live teaching and wrap – recorded ​ Find out more: https://blogs.city.ac.uk/learningatcity/2020/04/24/teaching-online-learning-in-a-time-of-crisis/#.Xs5LDZ5KhrI​ EDM121 – Developing…Continue Reading Moving the Masters in Academic Practice Online

Developing First Aid Skills Online

HS1925 Practice 1: Foundations in Nursing Care Developing first aid skills What the academics did: Usually a practical element of the course. The academics used the Moodle lesson activity and Moodle quiz to create interactive resources for students. In total 6 activities and 9 resources were created. Students were told the whole section would take…Continue Reading Developing First Aid Skills Online

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