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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

‘Is learning for all?’ – a conference on inclusive learning.

The theme for this year’s Learning at City Conference will focus on inclusive learning and the call for abstracts is now open to City University Staff. This year will mark the 7th successful year of the annual conference and will see it being held off-site and open to external presenters and delegates for the second year…Continue Reading ‘Is learning for all?’ – a conference on inclusive learning.

A toe in the waters

Last month, I attended my first conference for the Association of Learning Technologists (ALTc), held at the University of Warwick. Not only was it my first ALTc, but probably also the first time to significantly engage with the wider community of learning technologists working in higher education (HE), at least since joining City. Following are…Continue Reading A toe in the waters

ALDinHE Annual Conference 2014: Learning Development Spaces and Places

In April, I had the lucky opportunity to attend the Association of Learning Development in Higher Education’s (ALDinHE) annual conference, where themes such as ownership and identity of learning development departments were discussed and explored through a series of lectures and workshops. The keynote speaker was Etienne Wenger-Treyner (EWT), a social learning theorist whose work…Continue Reading ALDinHE Annual Conference 2014: Learning Development Spaces and Places

Dealing Effectively with Student Complaints Seminar

White Paper Conferences organised a day on various issues surrounding student complaints. This was obviously a popular topic as the location changed before the day due to the numbers of people attending! The day was framed around a series of speakers from different aspects of the complaints process – from the QAA, OIA to University…Continue Reading Dealing Effectively with Student Complaints Seminar

Conferences: are we getting it wrong?

I’ve been interested recently in investigating new conference formats, and have found this years Edge conference to be particularly inspiring. Those of us working in Educational Technologies have spent many years standing up in rooms, talking at people for an hour, about how we shouldn’t stand up in rooms and talk at people for an…Continue Reading Conferences: are we getting it wrong?

Robots Invaded my Conference!

I spent last week at ELI in New Orleans, the US eLearning Conference run by Educause.  My main purpose for attending was to find out more about what US institutions are doing with Learning Spaces, but as always with ELI I learned so much more, everything was interesting  from Robot participants to Neurology lectures. While…Continue Reading Robots Invaded my Conference!

BETT 2014

I spent yesterday at BETT  (the British Educational Training and Technology Show).  BETT is a giant exhibition for vendors of Educational Technologies.  I went along with colleagues from IS and PAF to investigate classroom technologies.  This year I found some really innovative solutions to provide power in flexible spaces, and for capturing whiteboards, however the most…Continue Reading BETT 2014

The call for abstracts for the 2014 Learning at City Conference is now open to all City Staff.

Learning at City Conference 2014 – Students as Partners in Learning? Wednesday 4th June 2014 | 9am – 6pm We are pleased to open the Call for Abstracts for the 6th Annual Learning at City Conference, to all City University Staff. Following the success of previous conferences, we will also be inviting colleagues from other…Continue Reading The call for abstracts for the 2014 Learning at City Conference is now open to all City Staff.

Media and Learning Conference, Brussels, December 2013

  In early December I attended the Media and Learning Conference 2013, held in Brussels at the Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming or Flemish Ministry for Education. On reflection, this was an enjoyable but predictable conference which left me with the impression that there is in Europe the same enthusiasm for developing multimedia in…Continue Reading Media and Learning Conference, Brussels, December 2013