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How are students experiencing learning online? ELESIG present JISC Digital experience insights 2020-2021

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How are students experiencing learning online?  What the data from our digital experience insights 2020-1 student surveys is telling us. Wednesday March 24th 1pm – 2pm, you can sign up using eventbrite. Ruth Drysdale, Senior consultant, data and digital capability, Jisc and Sarah Knight, Head of data and digital capability, Jisc With the continued pandemic, and…Continue Reading How are students experiencing learning online? ELESIG present JISC Digital experience insights 2020-2021

AI in STEM Education

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AI means “any device that perceives its environment and takes actions that maximize its chance of successfully achieving its goals” (1). The discussions often centre around the mechanisms used in the perceiving, the maximising algorithms or the data sources which describe our environment. The wider discussion of what the goals of the system are is…Continue Reading AI in STEM Education

Vacancy – Educational Video and Multimedia Specialist

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Do you have an interest in educational video and multimedia? Come and work with the City Educational Technology Team! Educational Video and Multimedia Specialist City, University of London Salary: £38,017 to £44,045 Closing date: Monday 9 September 11:59pm Interviews – w/c 7 October View job description City, University of London seeks to recruit an Educational…Continue Reading Vacancy – Educational Video and Multimedia Specialist

Register for the Research and Innovation in Distance Education and E-learning Conference 2019

The University of London Centre for Distance Education has opened registration for their annual conference, Research and Innovation in Distance Education and E-learning 2019, which will be held on Friday 15th March in Senate House, University of London. The title of this year’s conference is ‘Addressing the challenges of digital education: Professional development and student…Continue Reading Register for the Research and Innovation in Distance Education and E-learning Conference 2019

Academic Literacies and EAP: Same or different?

This conference was held at the University of Essex on 24th November this year, and arranged jointly by BALEAP (the English for Academic Purposes association in the UK) and ALDinHE. It was the first of its kind in the UK. While Academic Literacies as an approach focuses on the learning history of the student and…Continue Reading Academic Literacies and EAP: Same or different?

Job opportunity: Technical Analyst (Learning Analytics)

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City are looking for a Technical Analyst (Learning Analytics) to support the Learning Analytics Project (LeAP). The selected candidate will work closely with the LeAP Project team in this exciting new role.  The project is exploring how Learning Analytics can be used to improve students’ educational experience and support the institution’s education performance indicators relating…Continue Reading Job opportunity: Technical Analyst (Learning Analytics)

Can you help us to improve Moodle?

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  Last academic year we redesigned Moodle. We would like to get insights into how usable the design is and to get feedback on your satisfaction with the redesign. We are inviting staff to give their feedback through “Thinking Aloud Tests”. This will involve undertaking tasks on Moodle and describing what you see, think, like, dislike,…Continue Reading Can you help us to improve Moodle?

DALI Summer 2018 Learning Spaces

The Designing Active Learning Initiative (DALI) project, spent the Summer busily focussing on our third year of works, to deliver updated educational technology in 29 learning spaces, in time for the start of the new academic year 2018/19. This year one main focus was on updating PC labs spaces in College Building as these PC…Continue Reading DALI Summer 2018 Learning Spaces

Learning by doing: A new Master’s course in conducting interviews

When I went on my first field trip to interview research participants, the advice I received was, ‘just go for it; you’ll learn how to conduct interviews as you go’. Indeed, the more interviews I conducted, the better I got, but perhaps with more training, the first handful I did would not have been so…Continue Reading Learning by doing: A new Master’s course in conducting interviews