Category: Students & Learning

Get Ready to SCOF!

The SCOFS (Standardised, Customisable Online Feedback System) project was a Learning Development Project to develop a tool that would address the needs to give increasing amounts of feedback to students in shorter and shorter timescales. The SCOF tool is based around the creation of feedback schemes (the ‘Standardised’ part of the name) which can later…Continue Reading Get Ready to SCOF!

Digital Literacies JISC Workshop. Bristol 6th October 2011.

JISC Design Studio This was one of a series of JISC workshops rolled out across the UK this year ‘to support the development and implementation of institutional approaches to digital literacies across the entire workforce and including students’. It was expertly facilitated by Helen Beetham, Greg Benfield and Paul Bailey, who introduced us to a…Continue Reading Digital Literacies JISC Workshop. Bristol 6th October 2011.

Learning at City Journal

We launched a Learning at City Journal earlier in the year so staff could publish articles about their work related to learning and teaching. The journal will be published twice a year and is available on line with an ISSN number. If you have some work you have been doing and want to share this…Continue Reading Learning at City Journal

The Young Uns: Inducting New students to the University

A first ever GM City webinar was held in July and there were 13  participants online. This session consisted of the following: Introduction by me A student perspective on Inductions by Amish Patel( now  ex- President of the Student Union) A City case study Sara Jones from Masters in Innovation, Creativity & Leadership An overview…Continue Reading The Young Uns: Inducting New students to the University


PREDICT, which stands for ‘Promoting Realistic Engaging Discussions in Curriculum Teams) is a JISC funded project within the Institutional Approaches to Curriculum Design Programme. The project focus is to develop a new curriculum design process that is efficient, flexible, focuses on enhancing educational development and the student experience and, is supported with responsive technology to…Continue Reading PREDICT Project

Coffee and papers activity

I posted this on my sqhq blog but thought it would make a good vignette too as it is a good example of applying something that we found out about from elsewhere and adapting in our own Masters in Academic Practice. It is very simple to do and something that you could easily try with…Continue Reading Coffee and papers activity