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5 ways you can effectively use Office 365 

Office 365 is a common software for staff and students at City providing you with access to the latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and much more. Do you know that with Office 365 you can create documents faster and easier? In this article, I would like to share with you five ways on…Continue Reading 5 ways you can effectively use Office 365 

Personal and social media branding

During the month of June, I shared with you LinkedIn Learning courses on Personal and social media branding, which was our theme for the month. Personal and social media branding are a crucial part of the career planning process and I hope you have enjoyed taking the courses and learnt new strategies of making yourself…Continue Reading Personal and social media branding

Using LinkedIn Learning to support your studies

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As you go through your studies, it is important that you continue to advance your academic and employability skills to stay up to date with the ever-changing world while keeping ahead of your competition. City now offers all students free access to LinkedIn Learning which gives you access to over 13,000 courses which cover a…Continue Reading Using LinkedIn Learning to support your studies

ISLA Drop-in Session – June 8th

LEaD is hosting a drop-in session in City’s ISLA learning spaces as we are keen to hear about your practice and discuss the ISLA technology used as part of your hybrid teaching. Alongside members of the ISLA team, we will have the AV projects along too and colleagues from LEaD to answer any questions and discuss…Continue Reading ISLA Drop-in Session – June 8th

ISLA Update – February 2022

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ISLA We are pleased to announce that a number of ISLA rooms have been signed off across Northampton Square. These include: C302, C309, A214, D104 and FG05. At Bunhill Row, most learning spaces on the 2nd and 3rd floors are now ISLA enabled for hybrid teaching. Further ISLA rooms will be signed off later this term….Continue Reading ISLA Update – February 2022

Enhance your employability with digital accessibility

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Employers are increasingly looking to recruit graduates with digital skills. An essential aspect of this is ensuring that products and services are accessible for people with disabilities by using a heading structure, strong colour contrast, descriptive hyperlinks and multimedia alternatives, among other things. This supports an inclusive culture to enable transformation and resilience in our…Continue Reading Enhance your employability with digital accessibility

New episode of ‘Teaching Here and There’ due out Friday 3rd Sept. 12 noon GMT

New episode of ‘Teaching Here and There’ due out Friday 3rd Sept. 12 noon GMT Podcast ‘Teaching here and there’ with Senior Educational Technologists Dom Pates and James Rutherford from City along with Dr. Ivan Sikora, Associate Professor in Aviation from the University of West London. Episode 2. This episode sees the team discuss hybrid teaching with international…Continue Reading New episode of ‘Teaching Here and There’ due out Friday 3rd Sept. 12 noon GMT

New Education Technology Guidance Site

The front page of the new educational technology guidance.

The Digital Education Team are launching a new educational technology guidance site on August 31st. The site will provide detailed guidance on all of City’s educational technologies for both staff and students. The new platform has a number of advantages over our previous guidance site. Look and feel The site has a fresh look which…Continue Reading New Education Technology Guidance Site

Moodle 3.9 Update – Drop-in Sessions

Moodle will be updated to version 3.9 over the weekend of July 2nd to July 5th. Last week, the Digital Education Team presented a LEaD Light Lunch on the main improvements in the update. But if you have further questions, from July 6th, the Digital Education Team are offering twice weekly drop-in sessions where you…Continue Reading Moodle 3.9 Update – Drop-in Sessions