In December 2022, I chaired a webinar for the UCISA Digital Education Group to present and discuss the findings from the 2022 UCISA Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) pulse survey. In the webinar, we heard from three heads of digital learning – Amy Sampson from Falmouth University, Andy Jaffrey from Ulster University and Vicky Brown from…Continue Reading The new digital education landscape – reflections on the 2022 UCISA Technology Enhanced Learning pulse survey
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.
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.
Playful learning research
At City, there are a number of staff engaged in playful practices in relation to their learning and teaching activities, however, often these staff are unconnected to each other. One of the challenges of developing and designing playful learning opportunities can be finding and connecting with others to experiment and brainstorm playful learning ideas. In…Continue Reading Playful learning 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
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
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!
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!