Tag: conferences

A Moodlefield of Research Development

Significance of research at City University London It is clear that the development of research is and will continue to play a major role in many institutions not precluding City University London. As can be demonstrated by the university’s vision, plans are already underway to steer the university towards an international level of research standing….Continue Reading A Moodlefield of Research Development

A reflection of our learning and teaching conferences to date

Why go to learning development conferences The annual Learning at City conference at City University London provides an opportunity for colleagues from all schools to come together to celebrate achievements and developments in learning and teaching(L&T) from across the university. Since it’s our fifth annual learning and teaching conference this year, I thought I’d look…Continue Reading A reflection of our learning and teaching conferences to date

Personal Response Systems: Review of the Turning Technologies User Conference 2012, Aarhus University, Denmark

Two months ago I attended the Turning Technologies User Conference 2012 at Aarhus University, Denmark, the first of its kind in Continental Europe (following the success of last year’s UK conference, reviewed here). Turning Technologies manufactures the electronic Personal Response Systems (PRS) or ‘classroom clickers’ that we use at City University London to poll students’ responses…Continue Reading Personal Response Systems: Review of the Turning Technologies User Conference 2012, Aarhus University, Denmark

Review: SACWG seminar, ‘The efficiency and effectiveness of assessment in challenging times’

On Thursday 24 November 2011, the Student Assessment and Classification Working Group (SACWG) hosted a one-day seminar, ‘The efficiency and effectiveness of assessment in challenging times’ at Woburn House, Tavistock Square, London.  To open the seminar, Dr Marie Stowell (University of Worcester) set out the context for the day in her presentation ‘Efficiency and effectiveness…Continue Reading Review: SACWG seminar, ‘The efficiency and effectiveness of assessment in challenging times’

New communities, spaces and places: inspiring futures for higher education

Each year the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) holds an annual conference for its members, with a dedicated preceding conference for members who are newer HE researchers. Having helped co-ordinate Newer Researcher events over 2011, along with colleagues Patrick Baughan (from City) and Saranne Weller (from Kings College London), this was the first…Continue Reading New communities, spaces and places: inspiring futures for higher education

Sharing your conference sessions and thoughts

A great way to share your conference attendence, thoughts and information from sessions is to start you own Blog. This helps others who could not attend to still be able to join in. Set up an account just for conferences using a google blog or wordpress like this site Add notes from sessions and photos Put…Continue Reading Sharing your conference sessions and thoughts