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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

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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

Moodle 3.9 – Other improvements

The updated version of Moodle (v3.9) will be available on Monday 5th July 2021. New quiz question type The update introduces a new type of quiz question – the all or nothing multiple choice question. It has always been possible to create multiple choice questions where students select more than one option from a list…Continue Reading Moodle 3.9 – Other improvements

Moodle 3.9 key dates

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Moodle will be unavailable between 8pm on Friday 2nd July and 8am on Monday 5th July 2021. This is to update Moodle to the latest release (v3.9), optimise the database and allow enough time to resolve any issues that might arise following the update. You will not be able to access modules or run any…Continue Reading Moodle 3.9 key dates

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