Tag: conference

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

Advancing HE in Aston: 10 Things

Keynote speaker at conference venue, pictured from the audience

  This is the second post in my #ArchiveReflections series – a collection of blog posts that look back on events that I’ve participated in in some way but not yet managed to write about. In the summer of 2018, I presented a workshop at the Advance HE Teaching and Learning conference, titled ‘Learning to…Continue Reading Advancing HE in Aston: 10 Things

Supporting Student Success for flexible/distance learning

How can we support student success? Julie Voce, Dom Pates and Rae Bowdler attended a workshop by the University of London (UoL) Centre for Distance Education (CDE) to find out. The programme grappled with various big-ticket items such as how we explore retention and progression in the management of flexible learning, through to using various…Continue Reading Supporting Student Success for flexible/distance learning

Post maternity leave – a refresher’s synopsis of City’s events 2019

I have been most fortunate this year to have had the privilege of attending several events at our university and I am truly grateful for that especially after returning from my second maternity leave. When you return to work after an extended period, in many ways, it does feel like you are starting again, therefore it’s…Continue Reading Post maternity leave – a refresher’s synopsis of City’s events 2019

Introducing ‘active mobile learning’

Proposed icon for use in Crestron Panel for selecting wireless presentation

A workshop on wireless collaboration What do mobile devices allow you to do in teaching and learning that you can’t do without them? How might I incorporate active mobile learning into my teaching? After noting sustained demand from staff and students, seemingly endless tinkering with a particular emerging technology, as well as sensing the way…Continue Reading Introducing ‘active mobile learning’

Promoting Student Success at the 10th annual Learning at City conference

The tenth Learning at City conference will take place on 3rd July 2019 For full information about all sessions and to register visit our web pages Join us for a day sharing good practice in promoting student success led by City, University of London staff and the wider HE community. The overall theme for the…Continue Reading Promoting Student Success at the 10th annual Learning at City conference

Tickets to RIDE

Senate House, University of London

  Last month, a handful of City staff joined other delegates in the auspicious surroundings of Senate House, for the University of London’s Centre for Distance Education flagship event. The 13th Research and Innovation in Distance Education annual conference (RIDE) was themed this year around addressing the challenges of digital education, looking at both professional…Continue Reading Tickets to RIDE

Sweet Phone Chicago, Part Two

'Towards Wireless Collaboration' poster (Pates, 2018)

Further reflections on mLearn 2018 This is the fifth in a series of six posts about LEaD’s investigations into introducing wireless collaboration technologies to City learning spaces. It provides further reporting on a visit to mLearn 2018, as well as reflections on being mobile in America, and some additional flavours of Chicago. Kicking off proceedings…Continue Reading Sweet Phone Chicago, Part Two

Sweet Phone Chicago, Part One

Conference freebie - a 3D-printed robot phone holder, plus iPhone 6s

Reflections on the 17th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning This is the fourth in a series of six posts about LEaD’s investigations into introducing wireless collaboration technologies to City learning spaces. It covers arriving at mLearn 2018, an international conference on mobile learning set in Chicago, and reports on the main points from…Continue Reading Sweet Phone Chicago, Part One

My First ALT Conference

The many roles of an Educational Technologist

Personal Reflection on my first ALT Conference: The 2018 Association of Learning Technologists conference was held in Manchester from 10-13 September,  as it was both the first time I’ve attended and presented I was a little apprehensive about what to expect! What I found was a really warm welcome from the conference organisers and all…Continue Reading My First ALT Conference