From 6-7 July 2022, I was lucky enough to attend AdvanceHE’s Teaching and Learning conference, hosted at Northumbria University in Newcastle. In this blog, Part 1, I will discuss our experience of presenting at the conference, and in Part 2, I will detail my experience of peer mentoring in this conference. The theme of this…Continue Reading What I learned at the AdvanceHE Teaching and Learning Conference 2022: Part 1
Health’s Got Talent 2022 – Inclusivity
Health’s Got Talent is back After a pandemic-related pause of two years, Health’s Got Talent (HGT) returned on 14th July in a new hybrid format. HGT is the School of Health and Psychological Sciences’ (SHPS) showcase event for celebrating and sharing good practice in teaching and learning. Staff from each of the school’s six…Continue Reading Health’s Got Talent 2022 – Inclusivity
Lessons learnt from running a hybrid conference
On June 29th, LEaD held its Learning At City conference. After skipping a year in 2020 and holding the conference wholly online in 2021, this year we were able to return to the in-person experience. However, having seen how hosting conferences online increased the opportunity for people to attend, we also wanted to offer the…Continue Reading Lessons learnt from running a hybrid conference
Learning at City 2022 – Should I stay or should I go?
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
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