Tag: collaboration

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

Autumn Teaching Innovators’ event: Leonie Fleischmann and the teaching activities toolkit

Small group teaching online toolkit

Last week the LEaD School of Health Sciences (SHS)  and School of Arts and Social Sciences (SASS) School Liaison Team ran its Autumn term Innovators’ session. We had the pleasure of hearing about SASS lecturer Leonie Fleischmann’s online toolkit of teaching activities, which she developed in collaboration with LEaD….Continue Reading Autumn Teaching Innovators’ event: Leonie Fleischmann and the teaching activities toolkit

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

Why did I start blogging? Present Absence

Shoes hanging from a telephone wire

Recently, Dom Pates, Jane Secker and I were discussing the future of the blogging group once I leave City (more about that later). We ended up talking about why we started blogging. Here’s my answer. My first blog post dates back to February 2008. What were you doing then? I was living in Sao Paulo,…Continue Reading Why did I start blogging? Present Absence

Funding opportunity to develop your teaching

Would you like to implement a new approach to teaching or a new assessment activity? Or, do you want to undertake a research study to evaluate an approach you have already implemented?   If you are a member of City, University of London staff, Learning Enhancement and Development (LEaD) have a fund available to help…Continue Reading Funding opportunity to develop your teaching

The Psychology of Collaboration – Herman Miller Seminar

The Psychology of Collaboration, presented by Bertie van Wyk, based on a paper by Dr. Nigel Oseland. http://bit.ly/2uOrLj8 Bertie van Wyk [BVW] is a workplace specialist, a communicator on human work insights, across Europe and USA. Twitter hashtags – @bertievw  @hminsightgroup If you’re a morning person, by 4pm your brain capacity is the same as if…Continue Reading The Psychology of Collaboration – Herman Miller Seminar

High Impact Webinars using Adobe Connect – Bring Your Own Lunch July 2017

The second Bring your Own Lunch Webinar took place on 19th July, with Professor Clive Holtham and Dr Martin Rich, discussing how to run high impact webinars using Adobe Connect, which you could say, is very meta, a webinar about webinars! Watch the webinar [approximately 60 mins]  or take a look at the slides bellow…Continue Reading High Impact Webinars using Adobe Connect – Bring Your Own Lunch July 2017

Creating multimedia resources with Powtoon

The Academic Learning Support team has collaborated with the Multimedia team to produce a series of short animations in which City students provide study skills tips to their fellows. This post outlines the process for those who might be interested in doing similar projects. The aim was to produce an engaging way of communicating study…Continue Reading Creating multimedia resources with Powtoon

Lions, CAMLS and neuro-diverse linguists

Sometimes screening students for specific learning differences can be a bit like staggering through a teaching and learning jungle; a place where languages are plenty and, for a dyslexia support tutor, the tools are not quite what you need. Last year, for instance, a student (I’m going to call her ‘Tiger’), whose first language (L1)…Continue Reading Lions, CAMLS and neuro-diverse linguists

Blogging together: social writing to encourage the sharing of good practice

Sandwich writing - participants discussing their ideas.

It was great to have so many participants at the Blogging Together workshop at the Learning at City conference last week. For those who were unable to attend, here is a brief outline and an invitation to join the Blog Writing Group. In the workshop, we looked at the motivations and challenges to sharing our…Continue Reading Blogging together: social writing to encourage the sharing of good practice