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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

The Design & Management of Learning Environments –The Student Experience

#LearnEnvConf Thursday 17 May 2018  https://workplacetrends.co/learning-environments-2/ Held at Kings College London, this event looked at the key topic of how a modern and diverse learning environment can attract, engage and retain its students and staff. 1.Sue Holmes, Director. of Estates at Oxford Brookes University and AUDE member. Sue was the first speaker. Her talk called “JellyBean…Continue Reading The Design & Management of Learning Environments –The Student Experience

What do we really mean by “partnership work”?

(Illustration: Ada Jusic) At the Change Agents Network (CAN) Conference, “change agents” are any students and staff working in genuine partnerships with the aim of transforming the educational experience. While the 2018 conference encompassed presentations (from students as well as staff) on a range of partnership projects – in areas including  curriculum development, learning analytics,…Continue Reading What do we really mean by “partnership work”?

MoodleMoot 2018

Moodle 2018: Keynote presentation

  This year MoodleMoot took place in Glasgow. MoodleMoot is an annual event that gathers educators, technologists, developers from across Europe showcasing innovation, best practices, new ideas based around teaching with Moodle. In this blog post, I’ll share few trends and things that I learned by attending this event. This year’s conference focused on these…Continue Reading MoodleMoot 2018

Is the future what it used to be?

Looking forward Like most sectors, higher education looks at trends the affect it and tries to imagine potential futures from them. The University of Greenwich’s 2017 Academic Practice and Technology conference took this theme up this year with relish. Focusing on ‘reimagining higher education in the face of a rapidly changing and sometimes chaotic environment’,…Continue Reading Is the future what it used to be?

Planning for Pedagogy Space and Technology Workshop at ALT-C 2017

The annual Association for Learning Technology’s conference took place from 5th – 7th September, you can see the daily keynotes which were streamed and recorded via the conference programme.You can also check out the Twitter hashtag #altc or see the ALT-C 2017 Flickr album for photographs. On the third day, I attended in person, to…Continue Reading Planning for Pedagogy Space and Technology Workshop at ALT-C 2017

HEA Conference – Generation TEF, 5th July – Institutional Strategies and Priorities Day

HEA Conference Manchester Audience Photo

The HEA conference, entitled ‘generation TEF’ was held from 4th – 6th July at the University of Manchester. See the full programme [PDF] of the variety of speakers, workshops, talks etc that were covered during the three days. The second day had presentations on institutional issues and priorities for higher education institutions. I attended as both a…Continue Reading HEA Conference – Generation TEF, 5th July – Institutional Strategies and Priorities Day