Tag: innovation

Learning Space Design at City, what students really want

In a very recent report from the Students Union to Senate, one of the 5 student community themes put forward concerned  Learning and Social spaces that reflect the value City places on quality education, interaction and collaboration. “Students expect facilities which are fit for purpose, welcoming, comfortable and focused on their needs. We would like…Continue Reading Learning Space Design at City, what students really want

Innovation in Assessment and Feedback

My dual role as University Learning Development Associate in Assessment & Feedback and Senior Lecturer in Music has led me to run several pilot projects in my teaching this academic year (2011-12), exemplifying innovative approaches to the practices surrounding assessment and feedback. Three case studies are given below. (1) Using wikis in Moodle to track…Continue Reading Innovation in Assessment and Feedback

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’

Integrated Flexible Learning Spaces

Working on the current Learning spaces project has stimulated further thinking about current developments in Learning Spaces. My work with students at City has also led me to think it vital that students have a designated integrated learning space, to help them with individual project and team working. Students across all schools share a need…Continue Reading Integrated Flexible Learning Spaces

Innovation Creativity and Leadership – Research and Practice

Innovation Creativity and Leadership – Research and Practice                    13th June 2011 http://creativity.city.ac.uk/ Archived abstracts and slides: http://creativity.city.ac.uk/ICLcity_talks.html This event showcased a diverse range of research and activity in this field.  It very successfully met its aim “to be a forum for exchanging ideas and sharing experience of innovation, creativity and leadership in both research and…Continue Reading Innovation Creativity and Leadership – Research and Practice