Tag: Blended learning

Assistive Technology Training: from specialised support to inclusive practice

Six colleagues from Learning Success and Student Counselling and Mental Health Services were the first to participate in a series of free Assistive Technology (AT) roadshows provided by TechEd Marketing. In anticipation of imminent changes (i.e. reductions) to Disabled Students Allowance, we have been (1) exploring ways to make better use of AT to promote…Continue Reading Assistive Technology Training: from specialised support to inclusive practice

Planned upgrade to Kaltura Mediaspace

This summer, City’s online platform for educational video – Kaltura Mediaspace – will be getting an update to introduce new features to make video more interactive and more accessible. As part of this update, the Kaltura tools in Moodle will be upgraded on Tuesday 14th June. This upgrade brings the Video Resource and Video Assignment…Continue Reading Planned upgrade to Kaltura Mediaspace

5 Things to Do with your Moodle Module

Continuing my series on 5 things to Do with…, this article focuses on 5 Things to do with your Moodle module. These tips have been devised with the help of Neal Sumner, Senior Lecturer in Academic Development, LEaD and in consultation with the Midwifery department in the School of Health Sciences (written by former Senior…Continue Reading 5 Things to Do with your Moodle Module

City Law School’s new distance learning course (LLB in Legal Practice)

September will see the start of the LLB In Legal Practice. This is a new degree which has a number of specific features to it and opens up some opportunities for the School. The programme is to be run in conjunction with CILEX Law School (CxLS) on a distance learning basis. CxLS have extensive experience…Continue Reading City Law School’s new distance learning course (LLB in Legal Practice)

Blended and Flipped Learning – BETT 2016

The annual British Educational Training and Technology Show (BETT) show took place from 25th – 28th January 2016. This post covers the blended and flipped learning panel discussion, of which I was one of the panel, one of the many topics discussed at the Technology in Higher Education Summit with higher education practitioners. This is…Continue Reading Blended and Flipped Learning – BETT 2016

ICERI (International Conference on Education Research and Innovation) November 2015

Seville November 16th -18th 2015 By Neal Sumner I was pleased to return after two years to the ICERI conference held in November in Seville to present a follow-up paper entitled ‘Moving forward with a blended learning curriculum: a case study in collaboration’, which I had co-authored with Karen Rawlings Anderson from the School of…Continue Reading ICERI (International Conference on Education Research and Innovation) November 2015

Shaping the Future of Learning Together – Day 2 at ALT-C 2015

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The Annual Association for Learning Technology conference (ALTC) took place from the 8th – 10th September, with the theme of ‘Shaping the Future Together’. I attended the second day of the conference as it had elements of Learning Spaces that I was interested in. This post are my highlights, along with a recording on the…Continue Reading Shaping the Future of Learning Together – Day 2 at ALT-C 2015

Supporting dissertation students online

The Educational Technology Team supported two small-scale projects around dissertation support and supervision. We worked with staff to provide advice and guidance on how educational technology can be used to support students undertaking a dissertation. We have drawn on lessons learned from the small-scale projects to develop a resource for staff to who are looking…Continue Reading Supporting dissertation students online

Supporting your blended learning approach

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Blended learning is increasing in popularity as an effective way to meet diverse learner requirements and offer increased flexibility for students through the thoughtful integration of resources and activities in an online environment with face-to-face teaching. Alammary et al. (2014, p.440) in their paper on blended learning in higher education found that “[t]he question now…Continue Reading Supporting your blended learning approach