Tag: City University London

Actively Inducting BA Journalism Students – The Round University Challenge

The Educational Technology Team recently helped the BA Journalism Programme team to redesign a student induction session – The Round University Challenge – for their Year 1 students. The Aim of the Session For students to become familiar with the Campus, and particular locations that will become important to them To help students to get…Continue Reading Actively Inducting BA Journalism Students – The Round University Challenge

Future-proofing Higher Education, 22 Cups of Coffee and Harry Potter in Nottingham

Three days, two conferences, one prediction: digital transformation for student success is the key to future-proof UK Higher Education institutions. Held on 13 and 14 June 2017 in the heart of London’s Silicon Roundabout, Future Ed Tech brought together under one (sleek) Old Street roof institutional leaders, academics and tech giants including SAP and Oracle to discuss…Continue Reading Future-proofing Higher Education, 22 Cups of Coffee and Harry Potter in Nottingham

Educational Multimedia Group – 21 March 2017

The latest Educational Multimedia Group meeting ran on 21st March with a packed agenda and presentations from schools and professional services across City. The presentations covered an array of interesting multimedia use in learning and teaching. Glass Screen Video for Teaching Marine Engineering Matt Goral (Educational Technology Team, LEaD) First up we had Matt talking…Continue Reading Educational Multimedia Group – 21 March 2017

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

How to claim your HEA Fellowship via City’s RISES scheme

Why apply for HEA Fellowship? Becoming a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy is an opportunity to reflect on your work and demonstrate your experience to others in the HE community.   In common with many other HE institutions, City is keen to see many of its staff gain this recognition. What is HEA Fellowship? There…Continue Reading How to claim your HEA Fellowship via City’s RISES scheme

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)

Congratulations and celebrations – Postgraduate Research Symposium

Thursday 17th March 2016 marked the sixth anniversary of the annual Postgraduate research symposium organised by LEaD and the Graduate School. The event was held at Cass Business School for the second year running and attracted a range of over 30 varied and interesting research papers and posters from all schools across City University. The…Continue Reading Congratulations and celebrations – Postgraduate Research Symposium

10 tips for first time presenters at an international conference

The International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies in Education (ICICTE) was held in Greece in early July, the first international conference held overseas I’d presented at. Here are ten reflections based on the experience that might be helpful for any other first time presenters at an international conference. Submit a good proposal The route…Continue Reading 10 tips for first time presenters at an international conference

New Learning Spaces at the Franklin Building

R101 is a horseshoe-shaped lecture theatre fully equipped with swivel seating

    About five minutes from Northampton Square, nestled above the recently opened CitySport, lie two floors of recently launched City learning spaces. Part of the new Franklin Building, there are eight rooms available for all schools to use for teaching and learning, as well as a meeting room and some social spaces. The space overall…Continue Reading New Learning Spaces at the Franklin Building

Is Learning for Everyone? – Booking now open

The Annual Learning at City Conference will be taking place on Wednesday 3rd June 2015 at The Hatton in Hatton Gardens. The conference, now in its seventh year, is gaining popularity every year and attracts staff from City University London and colleagues from other HE institutions who welcome a day of sessions based on themes…Continue Reading Is Learning for Everyone? – Booking now open