Category: Projects

Colloborative course design – lesson’s learnt from PG Cert in Critical Care

For the last two years I have been fortunate to work with Nursing lecturers Maria Bliss, Julie Robinson, Peachiammal Subramanian and various other City colleagues to collaboratively design and deliver a new Post Graduate Course in Critical Care. This post is a personal reflection on the lessons learnt from being involved in the learning design…Continue Reading Colloborative course design – lesson’s learnt from PG Cert in Critical Care

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

How could we enable City students to work and connect together? A pinch of Teams space, a Teaspoon of redesign and a Dollop of trial and error.

Teams Sites - Who, What, When, How and Why?

Have you found yourself asking this question, “Should I implement Microsoft Teams, into my Moodle Module and what’s the point?” Or why would I? Many Programme Leaders and Lecturers ask themselves this same question, and this post aims to tell you about a Teams Sites evaluation conducted at City, University of London. We will help…Continue Reading How could we enable City students to work and connect together? A pinch of Teams space, a Teaspoon of redesign and a Dollop of trial and error.

Creating Accessible Lecture Recordings

Please record what you can and where you can and take steps to make your recordings easy to find and study from. This blog post will explore three areas where accessibility can be improved in recorded materials. These insights are based on our experiences of recording at City over the last 10 years including the…Continue Reading Creating Accessible Lecture Recordings

GradVantage Placement: Reflections

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GradVantage Placement: Reflections, by Monjur Miah, Summer 2021 This reflective blog will use a combination of Graham Gibbs’ Reflective Cycle (1988), including the role of feelings and Schön’s Reflection before, during and after a learning process. [1]   Description What happened?   Working as a Learning Spaces Project Officer within LEaD Digital Education, I was responsible for…Continue Reading GradVantage Placement: Reflections

LEaD Digital Education at City

Digital Education, the new name for the Educational Technology Team within LEaD Introducing LEaD Digital Education The LEaD Educational Technology Team have a new name! In light of the changes that have occurred over the past year and the increase in prominence of digital education both at City and across the education sector, we thought…Continue Reading LEaD Digital Education at City

New Learning Analytics Pilot System to help identify students needing support

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LEaD and IT have launched a new Learning Analytics Pilot System, to help staff identify students who may not be engaging with their studies, in order to provide them with tailored support.  The dashboard provides staff with Moodle engagement data and formal assessment results. Work is also underway to incorporate other data sources, such as attendance.   The…Continue Reading New Learning Analytics Pilot System to help identify students needing support

Lecture Capture Access – grows in smaller spaces

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Lecture Capture will appear in many more spaces from September 2020 – when most of the DALI learning spaces between 30 to 55 capacity will be lecture capture enabled. This is in addition to all spaces that are 60 plus. Overall we will have moved from 57 spaces in September 2019 to 100 spaces from…Continue Reading Lecture Capture Access – grows in smaller spaces

Let’s Get Active – in January 2020, with 12 new DALI Pods, more whiteboard space and lecture capture comes to the seminar room

  The Designing Active Learning Initiative (DALI) project, spent the winter obtaining feedback from staff on their experiences of teaching in B200 and Franklin, thanks to all staff who contributed. We are thrilled to tell you that by the end of January, 12 more teaching spaces have been reviewed. All of these learning spaces (seminar, small lecture rooms and…Continue Reading Let’s Get Active – in January 2020, with 12 new DALI Pods, more whiteboard space and lecture capture comes to the seminar room

Getting to know the ‘sticky’ campus

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“We live in a world where the workforces of today and tomorrow need to continuously learn and constantly reskill in order to flourish ina newly peripatetic and ever-changing job market place. We, as a society can therefore no longer afford to think of education as something that occurs primarily in our formative years”. Nathan Hurley,…Continue Reading Getting to know the ‘sticky’ campus