Tag: conferences

ICERI Conference report

ICERI (International Conference on Education Research and Innovation.) Seville November 19th and 20th 2013 As part of the dissemination activity for our learning development project funded by the LDC  the three researchers on the project, Karen Rawlings- Anderson, Natasa Perovic and Neal Sumner attended this conference in Seville to present some of our findings to…Continue Reading ICERI Conference report

SLE: Inspiring Practice Case-study @ City

This blog post is designed to compliment the session – “Inspiring Practice at your Institution”, at the Changing the Learning Landscape event in London on 26th November 2013 in London. On the day a range of City staff will deliver short presentations about their participation and role in a particularly busy year at City, where…Continue Reading SLE: Inspiring Practice Case-study @ City

Learning Analytics

I recently participated in a  ELESIG symposium on Learner Analytics. An extended introduction of learning analytics and its uses both for educators and learners has already been covered by my fellow colleagues in his previous post. This symposium enabled delegates to adopt a critical stance to the ways in which the analytics was managed and…Continue Reading Learning Analytics

Join the academe versus research debate

The Learning and Development Centre, as always, is holding an autumn research methods and skills development day on the 4th of December. These events provide excellent opportunities for staff members to share their experiences and network with colleagues. Primarily this is aimed at providing City University London’s doctoral students the opportunity to learn from accomplished researchers…Continue Reading Join the academe versus research debate

One Hundred and One Things About Video In Education

The 20th annual conference of the Association for Learning Technology (altc2013) 10–12 September 2013, Nottingham, UK altc2013 Building new cultures of learning Everybody learns, but the ways in which we learn are changing rapidly. The 20th annual conference of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) sets out to explore and contribute to building new cultures…Continue Reading One Hundred and One Things About Video In Education

Technology in physical learning environments #ldc2013

I was asked to run* a session for Learning@City 2013 Conference about the project I have been doing as part of my Learning Development Associate secondment. The project’s focus is the use and impact of technology in physical learning environments at City. Fig. 1 A tree made from paper aeroplanes, particpant views and Wordle As…Continue Reading Technology in physical learning environments #ldc2013

Innovation, Creativity and Leadership Day

One of the highlights of the City calendar for me is the Innovation, Creativity and Leadership (ICL) Day run by the Centre for Creativity in Professional Practice.  As ever, this was an opportunity to be exposed to new people, including colleagues from other departments that too often we only meet at events, new conversations and…Continue Reading Innovation, Creativity and Leadership Day

Making the Extraordinary

  I took part in a recent event at Cass on April 30th. that may be of interest. Called  Making the Extraordinary, and in partnership with City University, and The Culture Capital Exchange, it brought together leading edge researchers and thinkers, artists, creatives, technology innovators and people ‘to watch’, to share their knowledge, experience and…Continue Reading Making the Extraordinary

City staff pave the way forward in Moodle 2

With the Moodle 2 upgrade not far off, many of our ed. tech teams in each of the ETC working groups, have been working hard to provide all staff and students with an easier, friendlier, enjoyable experience on Moodle 2.  So what better then to commend the work being put into this change. Well there…Continue Reading City staff pave the way forward in Moodle 2

Ten things you need to know about MOOCs

What is it? ‘A Massive Open Online course (MOOC) is a model for delivering learning content online to virtually any person, with no limit on attendance (hence the word massive), that want to attend the course’. Educause,2011 Where has the idea of MOOCs come from? The MOOC is a response to the challenges faced by…Continue Reading Ten things you need to know about MOOCs