Category: Students & Learning

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

Robin Milner AI Lab

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

Creation of digital skills self-assessment tools: Solicitors’ Practice Programme, The City Law School

Identifying the Need for a Digital Skills Self-Assessment Tool at City, University of London In response to the findings from the 2021/22 JISC Digital Experience Insights survey, conducted at City, University of London, it became evident that there was a significant gap in assessing students’ digital skills. Only 28% of the 245 students surveyed felt…Continue Reading Creation of digital skills self-assessment tools: Solicitors’ Practice Programme, The City Law School

Call for abstracts – Learning at City Conference 2024

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Re-Imagining Assessment for learning in a changing HE Landscape The Call for Abstracts for the Learning at City Conference 2024: Re-Imagining assessment for learning in a changing HE Landscape is now open. Abstracts closing  date extended to Friday 5th April 2024 Conference days, Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th June 2024 Call for abstracts We are pleased to…Continue Reading Call for abstracts – Learning at City Conference 2024

Building blocks for ‘City 2030’

Two tables of women in discussion at a workshop. Both tables have three people at them. There is a display of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals on the wall behind the tables.

A co-design climate workshop This is the second of two posts about ‘City 2030’, the proposed undergraduate interdisciplinary module on climate change and sustainability. Click here to read the first one. Titled ‘Co-creating Climate Curricula’, the Learning at City 2023 workshop looked to bring staff and students together to start work on what a first…Continue Reading Building blocks for ‘City 2030’

Bringing Climate to the Curriculum

Graphic for the publicity of the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals, containing 17 coloured squares, each with the text and an icon to represent the individual goals.

A Rendezvous with Disaster For the increasing numbers of those paying attention, the dominoes keep falling. In 2023, multiple record-breaking temperatures were recorded around the world while environmental disasters kept on rolling in, from the Canadian wildfires that filled New York’s skies with thick smoke and an orange glow to the plummeting levels of Arctic…Continue Reading Bringing Climate to the Curriculum

Tech-enabled inclusive reading: bridging gaps in educational accessibility

Reading for learning is undeniably an essential element of academic success (e.g., Miller and Merdian, 2020). However, it is equally important to recognise the challenges some learners face when engaging with text. Ensuring inclusivity in reading means providing all students, regardless of disabilities, language proficiency, or learning styles, with the means to access, engage with,…Continue Reading Tech-enabled inclusive reading: bridging gaps in educational accessibility

Students’ Digital Skills through thoughtful Induction Design

November’s theme in the Learning and Teaching community was students’ digital skills. So the first LEaD Light Lunch of the month was led by the fabulous Student Digital Team in LEaD, who for the past few years have provided crucial support, steering students toward resources such as Linkedin Learning and City’s own student guides. During…Continue Reading Students’ Digital Skills through thoughtful Induction Design

Learning as process in an AI world.

The online LEaD Light Lunch in the digital Learning and Teaching community is in its third academic year, having started  back in lockdown in 2020. This year, we’re trying something new by introducing monthly themes to ensure consistency and hopefully involve more people, across the university, in sharing ideas. The theme for October is “Assessment…Continue Reading Learning as process in an AI world.

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