Tag: City Law School

‘A coming together’: reflections from a Virtual Summer School on Human Rights and Business

Screenshot of Week One of Virtual Summer School calendar

Are you looking to take teaching online further, having moved teaching activities online during the pandemic and experienced some of the possibilities that online learning holds? What if you could purposefully bring students from different parts of the world together for an immersive and highly engaging series of extra-curricular activities but without them having to…Continue Reading ‘A coming together’: reflections from a Virtual Summer School on Human Rights and Business

On AI Labs, mobiles for barristers, and co-created infographics

Early design ideas for AI lab

The post below is a transcript of a closing keynote I gave at a UK Council for Graduate Education (UKCGE) workshop in November 2019. It contains three case studies of how LEaD have worked with City academics on educational development or enhancement activities. I’ve published it here to add to LEaD’s new Case Studies archive,…Continue Reading On AI Labs, mobiles for barristers, and co-created infographics

‘Too long; didn’t read’? An Interview with Emily Allbon

'Coltsfoot Vale' screenshot

  Way back in the pre-Covid era, I recall watching Emily Allbon’s emerging work in an area that she called legal design with great interest. As I understood it, legal design was a relatively new approach to tackle the challenges of teaching a subject that was heavily reliant on text-based resources, by bringing resources and…Continue Reading ‘Too long; didn’t read’? An Interview with Emily Allbon

A toe in legal waters

Around Gray's Inn

I’ve recently started a new role at City, managing the relationship between LEaD’s Educational Technology team and the City Law School (CLS). Just a couple of weeks into the post, I had the pleasure of attending Law’s Teaching and Learning Day event, at the Atkin’s lecture theatre. It was a great opportunity to start getting…Continue Reading A toe in legal waters

Considerations for a Law (CLS) specific future-proofed lecture theatre

In June 2015 the LEaD team ran a focus group with academic staff in the City Law school (CLS) who use the Atkin Lecture Theatre to deliver the schools professional programmes. This review took place as the lecture theatre was seen as not being fit for purpose at that time. The LEaD school relationship lead…Continue Reading Considerations for a Law (CLS) specific future-proofed lecture theatre

A Law student’s perspective of Learning and Teaching

I was recently given the opportunity to arrange a student panel for a Law learning and teaching day and thought it would be helpful to share  some of the recommendations made by these students as well as tips on how to make student panels work. Panels are a great opportunity to look at a subject from…Continue Reading A Law student’s perspective of Learning and Teaching

Murder, diamonds and walking: using walks in your teaching practice through an exploration of Hatton Garden

Hatton Garden boasts a rich and colourful history.  It is known as the jewelry quarter and is the site of infamous crimes such as the recent Hatton Garden heist or the 17th century murder memorialised by Bleeding Heart Yard.  Many layers of history, extremes of poverty and wealth, and change are shared in the buildings such…Continue Reading Murder, diamonds and walking: using walks in your teaching practice through an exploration of Hatton Garden

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)

Use of Moodle Restrict Access in Bar Professional Training Course modules

One of the great improvements in the Moodle upgrade at the beginning of this academic year is the extended options available for the  conditional release of learning materials and activities to students. In previous versions of Moodle, resources could only be restricted though the set-up of grouping(s). In the current version of Moodle, you can…Continue Reading Use of Moodle Restrict Access in Bar Professional Training Course modules