Poll Everywhere is moving to Single Sign-on in 2024

From January 8th 2024, the way you access your Poll Everywhere account is changing. Rather than having to remember a separate password, you will now be able to use City’s Single Sign-on to access your account. What does this mean for staff? How do I log into Poll Everywhere from 8th Jan? The Poll Everywhere…Continue Reading Poll Everywhere is moving to Single Sign-on in 2024

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

Breaking new ground with ALTc Radio

On farms and lockdowns When I was a far younger man than I am today, I used to make the Glastonbury Festival my annual summer holiday. I got to experience the likes of Blur, The Orb or Primal Scream in their heyday and witness surprise revivals like The Velvet Underground, reunited on the Pyramid Stage….Continue Reading Breaking new ground with ALTc Radio

Media and Learning Conference 2023

Every summer, the Media & Learning Association holds an annual gathering to showcase and discuss the use of media in education. The 10th anniversary conference was hosted in the beautiful city of Leuven near Brussels. I had the privilege of attending and presenting this year, together with my colleague Dominic Pates. The two-day event was…Continue Reading Media and Learning Conference 2023

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

Remote speaker with in-room facilitatr

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

EUNIS Congress Day 2 – innovative pedagogy, hybrid learning, learning spaces and trends in IT and digital education

Audience looking at a slide with a picture of a blackboard with a human and robotic teacher in front.

This year’s EUNIS congress focussed on digital transformation: the challenges and opportunities ahead. Taking place at the University of Vigo in Spain in June over 200 delegates from across Europe enjoyed three days of interesting talks and workshops. Julie Voce (City, University of London) and Melanie Barrand (University of Leeds) are members of the UCISA Digital Education Group and were funded…Continue Reading EUNIS Congress Day 2 – innovative pedagogy, hybrid learning, learning spaces and trends in IT and digital education

EUNIS congress 2023 – Day 1 – European Universities Alliance, AI, digital credentials and digital maturity

Sue Attewell presenting a slide about where to draw the line with AI

This year’s EUNIS congress focussed on digital transformation: the challenges and opportunities ahead. Taking place at the University of Vigo in Spain in June over 200 delegates from across Europe enjoyed three days of interesting talks and workshops. Julie Voce (City, University of London) and Melanie Barrand (University of Leeds) are members of the UCISA Digital Education Group and were funded…Continue Reading EUNIS congress 2023 – Day 1 – European Universities Alliance, AI, digital credentials and digital maturity

Are you using Teams Sites with your students?

4 benefits to using Teams Sites to help students connect and collaborate in their Learning?

If the answer is Yes then please make contact with the City Digital Education Team. We are really keen to collate recent case studies of modules that have used Teams Sites that help students along with their Moodle Modules.  Here’s why Teams Sites can be a helpful addition to your Moodle Module. Teams Sites can…Continue Reading Are you using Teams Sites with your students?

A realistic look at EdTech, common misconceptions, and how to prepare for the future

Educational technology holds great promise, yet many academics and university managers still have reservations. In this published article by Media and Learning, I take a look at the most common ed-tech myths and provide research-backed strategies for future learning technology. Edtech misconceptions are common but can be overcome with evidence and evaluation. With training and…Continue Reading A realistic look at EdTech, common misconceptions, and how to prepare for the future