Category: Learning Spaces

Evaluating the DALI Project: A Post-Pandemic Perspective on City’s Learning Spaces

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Evaluating the DALI Project: A Post-Pandemic Perspective on City’s Learning Spaces City has undergone a significant transformation in its learning spaces through the Designing Active Learning Initiative (DALI) project since 2016. As the project has completed its final year of updates, it is time to assess its impact and relevance in the post-pandemic era. The…Continue Reading Evaluating the DALI Project: A Post-Pandemic Perspective on City’s Learning Spaces

Evaluating the DALI Project: A Post-Pandemic Perspective on City’s Learning Spaces

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DALI Project Survey City, University of London has been undergoing a significant transformation in its learning spaces through the DALI project since 2016. As the project has completed its final year of updates, it’s time to assess its impact and relevance in the post-pandemic era. This blog post explores the achievements of the DALI project,…Continue Reading Evaluating the DALI Project: A Post-Pandemic Perspective on City’s Learning Spaces

Horizons in Legal Education at City

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An overview of LEaD’s support and collaboration with City Law School This post summarises the breadth of LEaD’s support and showcases our commitment to equitable and inclusive learning, working in partnership with colleagues in the City Law School. Digital Accessibility LEaD continues to innovate in creating media-rich, high-quality resources of high quality for the Law…Continue Reading Horizons in Legal Education at City

Enhanced Support for Hybrid Teaching using Student Co-Pilots

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Building upon previous assessments of staff and student experiences with ISLA at City University of London, wherein staff conveyed a requirement for improved and prompt technical support within the classroom during hybrid teaching sessions, this communication serves as an update on a subsequent evaluation carried out on the Citywide ISLA Co-Pilot support program. The evaluation,…Continue Reading Enhanced Support for Hybrid Teaching using Student Co-Pilots

A realistic look at EdTech, common misconceptions, and how to prepare for the future

Educational technology holds great promise, yet many academics and university managers still have reservations. In this published article by Media and Learning, I take a look at the most common ed-tech myths and provide research-backed strategies for future learning technology. Edtech misconceptions are common but can be overcome with evidence and evaluation. With training and…Continue Reading A realistic look at EdTech, common misconceptions, and how to prepare for the future

Developing Student Skills For The Future – Give Them Space

Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, higher education was facing huge challenges in how to respond to a difficult financial and divergent sociopolitical situation; in what way should universities adapt to an uncertain future? One strategic approach is to think about what is important for the learning and development of our students and then decide how…Continue Reading Developing Student Skills For The Future – Give Them Space

ISLA Community of Practice

Are you interested in learning more about hybrid teaching and how to implement it effectively? Our community of practice brings together like-minded educators who are keen on exploring new ways of teaching and learning with ISLA technology. Whether you’re an experienced hybrid teacher or just starting out, our community will provide a supportive and collaborative…Continue Reading ISLA Community of Practice

Teaching Here and There – A podcast series about hybrid teaching in HE

We would be delighted if you would participate in the next podcast, read on… Teaching Here and There is a podcast series that you may be familiar with, we believe its proven to be a useful resource for learning more about hybrid teaching and explores issues, opportunities and real-world experiences. The podcast, which has more…Continue Reading Teaching Here and There – A podcast series about hybrid teaching in HE

Media and Learning Conference 2022

Article on the 2022 Media & Learning Conference in Belgium by James Rutherford, Senior Educational Technologist and Project Lead in Learning Enhancement and Development (LEaD). This report summarises what emerged from the 2-day programme. The Media & Learning Association – a not-for-profit association to promote innovation and creativity in teaching and learning through the use…Continue Reading Media and Learning Conference 2022

Reflections on hybridising the Bayes Teaching and Learning Exchange

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The Bayes Teaching and Learning Exchange, a community event to support the sharing of effective teaching practice within the school, has evolved in format since the first one in 2018. Co-hosted by Dr Martin Rich and LEaD, they began as fully in-person events and moved online in the summer of 2020. We are now organising…Continue Reading Reflections on hybridising the Bayes Teaching and Learning Exchange