Tag: engineering

‘Team Up’: collaborating with drones in higher education

Drone in foreground, on floor of CitySport gym, man walking towards it in background

Some projects come to us in LEaD Digital Education as fully formed ideas. Our role then is to help to execute somebody else’s vision for educational excellence. Other projects emerge out of iterative conversations and the scramble around for ideas that might just work. The ‘Team Up’ project was one for the latter category. Enter…Continue Reading ‘Team Up’: collaborating with drones in higher education

How can we teach our Labs online?

Screenshot of remote practicals presentation

Moving to remote practicals for Engineers “We knew drawing on expertise from elsewhere in the sector would be necessary to help us to address this significant challenge at City, but Sheffield colleagues surpassed all our expectations by working with us to deliver a tailored workshop for our Engineering Department. We were very fortunate to be…Continue Reading How can we teach our Labs online?

Teaching With Tablets In Labs

Using the iPad to mirror a live video feed to the main screen

A case study on the use of wireless collaboration in Civil Engineering lab teaching This is the first in a series of six posts about LEaD’s investigations into introducing wireless collaboration technologies to City learning spaces. In looking back on this Civil Engineering project via a case study and a formal evaluation, this post reflects…Continue Reading Teaching With Tablets In Labs

Video projects in the Multimedia theme

The Multimedia theme within the Educational Technology team of LEaD has been busy working on a number of video resource projects. As well as supporting staff in the business of creating their own video and audio resources, for example podcasts, screencasts and webconferencing, we can guide you through the entire process of shooting video for…Continue Reading Video projects in the Multimedia theme

Made@City 2014

Last week, several members of the Educational Technology team paid a visit to the Made@City 2014 event in Shoreditch Village Hall. This event, now in its second year, is City’s end-of-year show for students from the School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering and brings together undergraduate, postgraduate and staff research work under one roof….Continue Reading Made@City 2014

Civil Engineering Show ‘n’ Tell – 22-01-14

This was a thoroughly engaging and useful session in which staff from the Civil Engineering met to share ideas and insights on their teaching practice. Here is a summary of the five presentations (which were also recorded. See the Civil Engineering section in SEMS Moodle Guidance). Echo 360 – Sarah Stallebrass Sarah gave a demonstration…Continue Reading Civil Engineering Show ‘n’ Tell – 22-01-14