Category: Conferences & Events

Getting The Next Ten Years Right

Sketched image contains seven panels representing individual sessions attended as well as a selection of scattered photographs, handwriting, and placements of CogX logos.

tldr: CogX gave me the cognitive dissonance of trying to balance retaining a critical mindset on AI and the now familiar feelings of paradigm shift fatigue with being wide-eyed with wonder about what lies ahead and intrigued about all the ways that AI seems likely to reach into most aspects of human life. Shortly before…Continue Reading Getting The Next Ten Years Right

Insights from Jisc’s Accessible Digital Futures Opening Event

Yesterday, Jessica Wykes (City’s Accessibility Librarian) and I attended the opening event for a project called “Accessible Digital Futures,” a joint effort between Jisc’s National Centre for AI in Tertiary Education and the Glenlead Centre, led by Dr. Ann Kristin Glenster. This two-year initiative aims to significantly boost the responsible adoption of artificial intelligence within…Continue Reading Insights from Jisc’s Accessible Digital Futures Opening Event

The Great Student AI Debate

In December, City’s Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) Task and Finish Group and City Students’ Union (SU) held the first inter-society debate to explore what place AI has in education. The debate was hosted by the City Debating Society and included representatives from four student societies: UX.City, IEEE City Robotics Society, Computer Science Society and Data…Continue Reading The Great Student AI Debate

Call for abstracts – Learning at City Conference 2024

Peoploe in a classroom at teh Learning at City Conference doing a workshop

Re-Imagining Assessment for learning in a changing HE Landscape The Call for Abstracts for the Learning at City Conference 2024: Re-Imagining assessment for learning in a changing HE Landscape is now open. Abstracts closing  date extended to Friday 5th April 2024 Conference days, Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th June 2024 Call for abstracts We are pleased to…Continue Reading Call for abstracts – Learning at City Conference 2024

Breaking new ground with ALTc Radio

On farms and lockdowns When I was a far younger man than I am today, I used to make the Glastonbury Festival my annual summer holiday. I got to experience the likes of Blur, The Orb or Primal Scream in their heyday and witness surprise revivals like The Velvet Underground, reunited on the Pyramid Stage….Continue Reading Breaking new ground with ALTc Radio

Media and Learning Conference 2023

Every summer, the Media & Learning Association holds an annual gathering to showcase and discuss the use of media in education. The 10th anniversary conference was hosted in the beautiful city of Leuven near Brussels. I had the privilege of attending and presenting this year, together with my colleague Dominic Pates. The two-day event was…Continue Reading Media and Learning Conference 2023

EUNIS Congress Day 2 – innovative pedagogy, hybrid learning, learning spaces and trends in IT and digital education

Audience looking at a slide with a picture of a blackboard with a human and robotic teacher in front.

This year’s EUNIS congress focussed on digital transformation: the challenges and opportunities ahead. Taking place at the University of Vigo in Spain in June over 200 delegates from across Europe enjoyed three days of interesting talks and workshops. Julie Voce (City, University of London) and Melanie Barrand (University of Leeds) are members of the UCISA Digital Education Group and were funded…Continue Reading EUNIS Congress Day 2 – innovative pedagogy, hybrid learning, learning spaces and trends in IT and digital education

EUNIS congress 2023 – Day 1 – European Universities Alliance, AI, digital credentials and digital maturity

Sue Attewell presenting a slide about where to draw the line with AI

This year’s EUNIS congress focussed on digital transformation: the challenges and opportunities ahead. Taking place at the University of Vigo in Spain in June over 200 delegates from across Europe enjoyed three days of interesting talks and workshops. Julie Voce (City, University of London) and Melanie Barrand (University of Leeds) are members of the UCISA Digital Education Group and were funded…Continue Reading EUNIS congress 2023 – Day 1 – European Universities Alliance, AI, digital credentials and digital maturity

Are you using Teams Sites with your students?

4 benefits to using Teams Sites to help students connect and collaborate in their Learning?

If the answer is Yes then please make contact with the City Digital Education Team. We are really keen to collate recent case studies of modules that have used Teams Sites that help students along with their Moodle Modules.  Here’s why Teams Sites can be a helpful addition to your Moodle Module. Teams Sites can…Continue Reading Are you using Teams Sites with your students?

What music gets you ready for teaching or learning?

Flyer advertising the Digital Education playlists show with photos of Jane Secker and Julie Voce.

What music gets you ready for teaching or learning? Have you ever thought about having a walk up or entrance song? Join Jane Secker and Julie Voce from LEaD on ALT-C23 Radio on Tuesday 5 September, 2-3pm (BST) via thethursdaynightshow.com to hear about how we have used music as an icebreaker and for building community…Continue Reading What music gets you ready for teaching or learning?