Tag: City University London

Ten years, ten highlights

Yesterday marked a full decade since I started working at this university. The Learning Enhancement and Development (LEaD) department was officially launched on my second day in the job, at an on-campus event with LEaD cupcakes, leaderships speeches and aspirations of where things had come from and what we were to become. The annual Learning…Continue Reading Ten years, ten highlights

Call for abstracts – Learning at City Conference 2024

Peoploe in a classroom at teh Learning at City Conference doing a workshop

Re-Imagining Assessment for learning in a changing HE Landscape The Call for Abstracts for the Learning at City Conference 2024: Re-Imagining assessment for learning in a changing HE Landscape is now open. Abstracts closing  date extended to Friday 5th April 2024 Conference days, Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th June 2024 Call for abstracts We are pleased to…Continue Reading Call for abstracts – Learning at City Conference 2024

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

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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

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?

Vacancy – Educational Technologist

Educational Technologist City, University of London Permanent Salary: £39,745 to £46,047 Closing date: Sunday 6th November 2022, 11:59pm View job description City seeks to recruit an Educational Technologist as part of Digital Education in the Learning Enhancement and Development (LEaD) Directorate. LEaD is a multiskilled service that supports, develops, and influences education at City, University of London….Continue Reading Vacancy – Educational Technologist

LEaD Digital Education at City

Digital Education, the new name for the Educational Technology Team within LEaD Introducing LEaD Digital Education The LEaD Educational Technology Team have a new name! In light of the changes that have occurred over the past year and the increase in prominence of digital education both at City and across the education sector, we thought…Continue Reading LEaD Digital Education at City

Is chat where it’s at? 

With the rapid shift to online teaching, it is easy to forget that we’re now communicating with our students via software that was, in many cases, designed for business meetings rather than for education.  A key feature of some of these platforms (a Microsoft Teams Meeting, for example) is dual-stream communication: speech and text in parallel, in the form of a spoken presentation and a chat thread.  But…Continue Reading Is chat where it’s at? 

Getting to know the ‘sticky’ campus

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“We live in a world where the workforces of today and tomorrow need to continuously learn and constantly reskill in order to flourish ina newly peripatetic and ever-changing job market place. We, as a society can therefore no longer afford to think of education as something that occurs primarily in our formative years”. Nathan Hurley,…Continue Reading Getting to know the ‘sticky’ campus