Digital Education, the new name for the Educational Technology Team within LEaD Introducing LEaD Digital Education The LEaD Educational Technology Team have a new name! In light of the changes that have occurred over the past year and the increase in prominence of digital education both at City and across the education sector, we thought…Continue Reading LEaD Digital Education at City
The student voice on Active Blended Learning – an ELESIG Webinar on March 11th 2021
Dear colleagues, I wish to alert the Learning @ City readership that ELESIG is back in action from March 2021 and we are launching with a new webinar series for 2021. Our first event of 2021 is booking up fast ( and please keep trying if it says full – as we are expanding the capacity!)….Continue Reading The student voice on Active Blended Learning – an ELESIG Webinar on March 11th 2021
Is chat where it’s at?
With the rapid shift to online teaching, it is easy to forget that we’re now communicating with our students via software that was, in many cases, designed for business meetings rather than for education. A key feature of some of these platforms (a Microsoft Teams Meeting, for example) is dual-stream communication: speech and text in parallel, in the form of a spoken presentation and a chat thread. But…Continue Reading Is chat where it’s at?
The untapped potential of pedagogic research
LEaD are thrilled to announce that Tansy Jessop, Professor of Research Informed Teaching at Solent University will be joining us to celebrate the launch of the LEaDER Centre at City, University of London. Tansy will give the keynote at the launch event next Tuesday (8th January) on the untapped potential of pedagogic research. This talk explores the…Continue Reading The untapped potential of pedagogic research
The Design & Management of Learning Environments –The Student Experience
#LearnEnvConf Thursday 17 May 2018 https://workplacetrends.co/learning-environments-2/ Held at Kings College London, this event looked at the key topic of how a modern and diverse learning environment can attract, engage and retain its students and staff. 1.Sue Holmes, Director. of Estates at Oxford Brookes University and AUDE member. Sue was the first speaker. Her talk called “JellyBean…Continue Reading The Design & Management of Learning Environments –The Student Experience
Teaching academic writing: a conference in seven tweets
I recently attended one of the three days of the 9th Conference of the European Association for Teaching Academic Writing, hosted this year by Royal Holloway, University of London. As an Academic Learning Support Tutor, this conference is about as closely related to my work as it gets. As some of the day was…Continue Reading Teaching academic writing: a conference in seven tweets
The roads between research, blogs and Twitter
I’m lucky… that my role in LEaD’s Educational Technology Team (ETT) involves working with the School of Health Sciences (SHS) and being invited to its many fascinating talks. I don’t often have time to attend these (and – our secret – I don’t always understand all of the words in the titles). But last week…Continue Reading The roads between research, blogs and Twitter
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
Open Data as an Educational Resource – 5 HE case studies over here!
Launched last Friday (4th Dec 2015) at UCL, this book (which is free to download or read online) contains five case studies about using open data sets for educational purposes, at undergraduate and post graduate level, ranging from teaching data literacy to using the newly available data to study social impact. I would recommend this for…Continue Reading Open Data as an Educational Resource – 5 HE case studies over here!
10 tips for first time presenters at an international conference
The International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies in Education (ICICTE) was held in Greece in early July, the first international conference held overseas I’d presented at. Here are ten reflections based on the experience that might be helpful for any other first time presenters at an international conference. Submit a good proposal The route…Continue Reading 10 tips for first time presenters at an international conference