What music gets you ready for teaching or learning?

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What music gets you ready for teaching or learning? Have you ever thought about having a walk up or entrance song? Join Jane Secker and Julie Voce from LEaD on ALT-C23 Radio on Tuesday 5 September, 2-3pm (BST) via thethursdaynightshow.com to hear about how we have used music as an icebreaker and for building community…Continue Reading What music gets you ready for teaching or learning?

Playful Learning: a place of fun and joy part 2

In July 2023 I attended the Playful Learning conference at the University of Leicester and presented a workshop with Susannah Quinsee, our former Director of LEaD, now the VP Digital and Student Experience. This is the second of two blog posts about the research we presented at the conference. You can read my first blog…Continue Reading Playful Learning: a place of fun and joy part 2

Moodle 4 – inductions for new and returning students

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Since the launch of Moodle 4 on 17 July, LEaD’s Digital Education team have been busy updating City’s educational technology guidance and delivering Moodle training to staff (bookable via the LEaD Events Calendar). From late August, all students will receive communications about the Digital Skills Assessment tool, Student Digital Skills Community and Learning with Moodle…Continue Reading Moodle 4 – inductions for new and returning students

Playful Learning: a place of fun and joy

In July 2023 I attended the Playful Learning conference at the University of Leicester and presented a workshop with Susannah Quinsee, the former Director of LEaD, now the Vice President Digital and Student Experience. This is the first of two blog posts about the research we presented at the conference. However, it was my second…Continue Reading Playful Learning: a place of fun and joy

Enhancing Presentation Assessments: A Successful Transition to Online Submission

Introduction In September 2022, Petra Chipperfield, the Programme Director of Nursing Studies, approached LEaD’s Digital Education Team with a request to support a change in the way they conducted their presentation assessments for the 2022/23 academic year. In collaboration with my colleague Geraldine Foley, we embarked on a journey to revolutionise their assessment process. This…Continue Reading Enhancing Presentation Assessments: A Successful Transition to Online Submission

Vacancy – Educational Technologist (fixed-term)

Educational Technologist City, University of London Fixed-term (1 year, maternity cover) Salary: £41,732- £48,350 Closing date: Thursday 31 August, 11:59pm View job description City seeks to recruit an Educational Technologist (maternity cover) as part of Digital Education in the Learning Enhancement and Development (LEaD) Directorate. LEaD is a multiskilled service that supports, develops, and influences…Continue Reading Vacancy – Educational Technologist (fixed-term)

5 steps to start your Disability Confident Leader journey

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The disability confident scheme.   In November 2021, City, University of London was awarded Disability Confident Employer (Level 2), under the Disability Confident scheme. Now, City begins its journey towards Disability Confident Leader (Level 3) in the hopes of gaining valuable recognition from disabled staff, businesses, and the wider community. Becoming a Disability Confident Leader is…Continue Reading 5 steps to start your Disability Confident Leader journey

New module on the MA in Academic Practice: Assessment Design and Feedback

Have you ever wanted to talk about assessment and feedback but are wary of stepping into uncertain territory and potentially moving away from established norms? Assessment is considered critical to students’ learning and as a means of recording their performance, but it is also one of the most complex aspects for practitioners working in higher…Continue Reading New module on the MA in Academic Practice: Assessment Design and Feedback

Practise using Moodle 4 with your new PlaySpace

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You can test out all the new features of Moodle 4 in your new Moodle 4 PlaySpace. IT have created an individual PlaySpace in Moodle 4 for all staff members. You can find this PlaySpace from the Module overview block. Change your filter to 2023-24 to filter modules displayed or search for PlaySpace. Select your…Continue Reading Practise using Moodle 4 with your new PlaySpace