Category: Research

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

What I learned at the AdvanceHE Teaching and Learning Conference 2022: Part 2

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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 2, I will discuss the session I attended on peer mentoring. In Part 1, I talked about a session I attended on duoethnography. As I mentioned in my first blog…Continue Reading What I learned at the AdvanceHE Teaching and Learning Conference 2022: Part 2

Share your views on the digital environment and services at City

Academic and Professional Services staff are invited to take part in this year’s Jisc Digital Experience insights survey to find out more about how you and your colleagues are using technology and how this affects your teaching and/or professional practice. The Jisc Digital Experience survey is a national survey which over 100 UK HE institutions…Continue Reading Share your views on the digital environment and services at City

Researching the challenges and opportunities of hybrid teaching

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This blog post was written by Jane Secker with Miranda Melcher and Rebecca Wells. It summarises the experience of undertaking a literature review on hybrid teaching to help inform the guidance that LEaD has developed for teaching staff.    When I heard that City were planning on investing in hybrid teaching, I admit to being skeptical about…Continue Reading Researching the challenges and opportunities of hybrid teaching

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

Working from home, how is it for you?

First of all if you are really missing the office environment, click here to listen to the sounds of a busy workplace while you read this https://soundofcolleagues.com/# As we know, since the beginning of this month the UK Government has recommended people return to the office where practical. However, less than 35% of office workers…Continue Reading Working from home, how is it for you?

Calling all lecture capture users!

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Last month we discussed two papers about lecture capture at the LEaDER Journal club and you can read a summary of the discussion on the journal club blog. One of the papers was by Emily Nordmann from the University of Glasgow who is working on a new study looking at attitudes to lecture recordings and…Continue Reading Calling all lecture capture users!