Category: Conferences & Events

Learning at City 2022 – Should I stay or should I go?

People in a conference theatre laughing and smiling towards the presenter

Are you wondering if you should attend the Learning at City Conference? Take a look back at conferences past:       With the Learning at City conference 2022 on the horizon at the end of June let’s take a look back at some of our previous posts and resources from past conferences: Way back…Continue Reading Learning at City 2022 – Should I stay or should I go?

From the Archive: Creating digitally accessible descriptive transcripts from raw media and text files

From the DA team: this blog was originally published on 20 July 2021. We are re-sharing the post to mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2022.  The Project On the 8th of June 2021, Breshna Rani and I have been tasked with coming up with a template for transcripts to be approved by the Senior Educational Technologist…Continue Reading From the Archive: Creating digitally accessible descriptive transcripts from raw media and text files

Welcome to Global Accessibility Awareness Month!

On behalf of City’s Digital Accessibility Working Group, I am delighted to welcome you to our celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day taking place during the month of May. Global Accessibility Awareness Day has been taking place on the third Thursday in May since 2011 and aims to “get everyone talking, thinking and learning about…Continue Reading Welcome to Global Accessibility Awareness Month!

Shared Experience, Different Perspectives: 10 things about #ALTc21

Screenshot of slide at keynote presentation at ALTc21 by Sonia Livingstone

In 2020, when so many events that would have once taken place in person switched to being fully online ones, I feasted at the newly laden CPD table, gorging on a seemingly far higher serving of webinars, conferences and group discussions than I’d typically attend in a ‘normal’ year. This meant a deeper and accelerated…Continue Reading Shared Experience, Different Perspectives: 10 things about #ALTc21

Reflections from the UK and Ireland Street Law Conference

At the start of April I went to Edinburgh for my second in person conference since March 2020. The UK and Ireland Street Law Conference was hosted by the Law Society of Scotland. I was invited to co-present with Fran Ridout, Senior Lecturer in Law and Director of the Legal Advice Centre at Queen Mary,…Continue Reading Reflections from the UK and Ireland Street Law Conference

Blogging and leadership

Many of you know that Dom Pates and I run the LEaD Writing Group, which meets on Zoom once a month, and is primarily a community of practice to support City bloggers. We dedicated time to writing as well as showcase individuals who blog. Last week, we were delighted to be joined by two members…Continue Reading Blogging and leadership

Special guests join 2021 LEaD Writing Group sessions

There are two further LEaD Writing Group sessions this term, and we are delighted to be joined by guests speakers for both of them. For tomorrow’s session, we will be joined by City President Professor Anthony Finkelstein and Interim Vice-President (Education) Professor Susannah Quinsee for a panel discussion centred around blogging and leadership. For the…Continue Reading Special guests join 2021 LEaD Writing Group sessions

LEaD Writing Group dates for 2021/22

Photo of Dr Alexandra Mihai

Still writing The LEaD Writing Group is an informal community of practice that provides support around blogging specifically and writing more generally. The monthly sessions that Jane Secker and I run also provide a small but dedicated spot of writing time for those with busy calendars. Unbelievably, we are now about to start our sixth…Continue Reading LEaD Writing Group dates for 2021/22

7th Business School Teaching and Learning Exchange event 

In this blog post, we will revisit the 7th Business School Teaching and Learning Exchange that took place on Wednesday 21st of July 2021. It was our third online event held via MS Teams. The exchange aimed to provide an opportunity to reflect back on a period of intense and unexpected change and the opportunity…Continue Reading 7th Business School Teaching and Learning Exchange event 

Creating digitally accessible descriptive transcripts from raw media and text files

The Project On the 8th of June 2021, Breshna Rani and I have been tasked with coming up with a template for transcripts to be approved by the Senior Educational Technologist in LEaD and subsequently used in a first instance to generate digitally accessible transcripts for the individual presentations within City’s third annual Learning and…Continue Reading Creating digitally accessible descriptive transcripts from raw media and text files