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Last orders! Learning at City Conference 2017 | Call for abstracts close 8th March at midnight!

The ninth annual Learning at City Conference will take place on 21st June 2017. The call for abstracts closes tomorrow, 8th March at midnight. Thank you to all those that have submitted so far! Submit your abstract now The overall theme for the conference focuses on Developing Theory into Practice in Higher Education Within this…Continue Reading Last orders! Learning at City Conference 2017 | Call for abstracts close 8th March at midnight!

Reflections on remote conferencing

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ALT-C (the Association of Learning Technologies Conference) is the UK’s premier gathering of people from across the learning technology spectrum. I attended my first ALT-C in 2014 – a smorgasbord of sectoral experiences and ideas to sample, snack and binge on. In 2016, I was drawn back into its orbit, but via forms of remote…Continue Reading Reflections on remote conferencing

Innovations in STEM teaching

Earlier this year, I attended the HEA STEM 2016 conference. This post details some of the highlights from the event. With a conference theme centred around inspiring, supporting and sharing excellent practice in STEM teaching and learning, I was particularly interested in sessions that focused on innovations in STEM teaching. I found inspiration at ones run…Continue Reading Innovations in STEM teaching

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

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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

Report from Learning at City 2016 – Promoting Teaching Excellence

The 8th annual Learning at City Conference took place at the Hatton in London on 8th June. Over 100 people attended the event, with some 390 tweets using the hashtag #learningatcity16 including 91 photographs and 6 of the keynote or paper sessions streamed live on Periscope, as a trial of the application, of which audio…Continue Reading Report from Learning at City 2016 – Promoting Teaching Excellence

Quality Street

  It doesn’t go unnoticed that those ‘in the know’ proffer a wry smile at the annual QAA event ‘quality matters’. It is a play on words akin to that contained within Christmas crackers, Carlton cards and the oft-maligned ‘dad joke’. But it also undermines the simple fact that quality does matter.   In higher…Continue Reading Quality Street

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

ICERI (International Conference on Education Research and Innovation) November 2015

Seville November 16th -18th 2015 By Neal Sumner I was pleased to return after two years to the ICERI conference held in November in Seville to present a follow-up paper entitled ‘Moving forward with a blended learning curriculum: a case study in collaboration’, which I had co-authored with Karen Rawlings Anderson from the School of…Continue Reading ICERI (International Conference on Education Research and Innovation) November 2015

Shaping the Future of Learning Together – Day 2 at ALT-C 2015

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The Annual Association for Learning Technology conference (ALTC) took place from the 8th – 10th September, with the theme of ‘Shaping the Future Together’. I attended the second day of the conference as it had elements of Learning Spaces that I was interested in. This post are my highlights, along with a recording on the…Continue Reading Shaping the Future of Learning Together – Day 2 at ALT-C 2015

The Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference

This year, the Association of Law Teachers (ALT) had it 50th Annual Conference held at Cardiff. There were 2 keynotes, 6 parallel sessions comprising of 38 presentations and 2 discussions, and a Teaching Law with Technology Showcase. Participants are mostly law teachers and librarians from both higher and further education.  This was my first ALT…Continue Reading The Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference