Tag: innovation

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.

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

Horizon Scanning

The OU’s Innovating Pedagogy Reports (2013 & 2012) highlight MOOCs, Badges, Learning Analytics & Seamless Learning as the ones to watch. Horizon scanning is a key role for educational technologists both as individuals and as a sector. In a rapidly changing technological landscape it’s important that we are aware of what’s coming and how it…Continue Reading Horizon Scanning

Lectorial: an Innovative and Successful Learning Space Project at RMIT Melbourne

City University is embarking on a multi-million Vision project of new building. Over the past year as the Learning Development Associate for Learning Spaces at the LDC I have been researching World Class Learning Spaces Internationally. The LDC together with PAF have pioneered and monitored the use of several innovative pilot learning spaces, including for…Continue Reading Lectorial: an Innovative and Successful Learning Space Project at RMIT Melbourne

An Innovative Student Centred Learning Space at “The Design Factory” Aalto University Helsinki

    In a recent research visit to The Aalto University of Helsinki’s Design Factory my aim was to research and explore innovative learning space ideas that could be incorporated in to the vision for the new multi million pound building project at City University.  Here I am posting about one particular learning space that…Continue Reading An Innovative Student Centred Learning Space at “The Design Factory” Aalto University Helsinki

Space design for transforming a learning experience

  The workshop I ran recently as part of The Learning Conference at City proved very productive. The focus was World Class Creative Learning Spaces, with participants formulating ideas on the key qualities of the spaces, and then on the actual physical features needed to uphold these qualities. Four different types of spaces were addressed,…Continue Reading Space design for transforming a learning experience

Imagination into Action: event at Chester University’s Innovation Centre

  Hosted by the University of Chester on May 21st. this was a most productive one day active workshop event that brought together a rich mix of 40 innovators in learning, business, academia and the public sector. It introduced cutting edge innovation methods from Finland: the University of Lappeenranta team led by Anne Passila from…Continue Reading Imagination into Action: event at Chester University’s Innovation Centre

Video in Education is our speciality!

The Video Special Interest Group (VideoSIG) invites City staff to participate in a workshop at the Learning at City Conference on Thursday, 6th June 2013, that will showcase practice and introduce the new video platform. The workshop will be of interest to all staff considering making video or using video content as part of their…Continue Reading Video in Education is our speciality!

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

Students’ creative ideas for displaying their work in learning spaces

Helping a cohort of 52 business students to design and curate their exhibition of the 11 week Reflective Practitioner module provided an interesting opportunity for students to come up with imaginative ways of displaying their work. Task   The exhibition design, artefacts and curation represented a piece of course work, and two streams of students were…Continue Reading Students’ creative ideas for displaying their work in learning spaces