Tag: law

‘A coming together’: reflections from a Virtual Summer School on Human Rights and Business

Screenshot of Week One of Virtual Summer School calendar

Are you looking to take teaching online further, having moved teaching activities online during the pandemic and experienced some of the possibilities that online learning holds? What if you could purposefully bring students from different parts of the world together for an immersive and highly engaging series of extra-curricular activities but without them having to…Continue Reading ‘A coming together’: reflections from a Virtual Summer School on Human Rights and Business

‘Too long; didn’t read’? An Interview with Emily Allbon

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  Way back in the pre-Covid era, I recall watching Emily Allbon’s emerging work in an area that she called legal design with great interest. As I understood it, legal design was a relatively new approach to tackle the challenges of teaching a subject that was heavily reliant on text-based resources, by bringing resources and…Continue Reading ‘Too long; didn’t read’? An Interview with Emily Allbon

How to get more out of Moodle – Bring Your Own Lunch Webinar September 2017

A guest post by Snigdha Nag, Senior Lecturer at the City Law School based on the Bring Your Own Lunch (#BYOL) Webinar in September 2017, organised by LEaD. If like to present the next one in November or write a blog post for us, then contact us. The Slides are below, for more detail, please…Continue Reading How to get more out of Moodle – Bring Your Own Lunch Webinar September 2017

BILETA conference write-up: British and Irish Legal Education and Technology Association

Last week I attended the annual conference of BILETA, the British and Irish Legal Education and Technology Association, in the Portuguese city of Braga. The conference was hosted by the Law School at the University of Minho. The campus is full of students in traditional Portuguese academic dress, including tri-corner hat, gown, stockings and ribbons…Continue Reading BILETA conference write-up: British and Irish Legal Education and Technology Association

A Law student’s perspective of Learning and Teaching

I was recently given the opportunity to arrange a student panel for a Law learning and teaching day and thought it would be helpful to share  some of the recommendations made by these students as well as tips on how to make student panels work. Panels are a great opportunity to look at a subject from…Continue Reading A Law student’s perspective of Learning and Teaching

Murder, diamonds and walking: using walks in your teaching practice through an exploration of Hatton Garden

Hatton Garden boasts a rich and colourful history.  It is known as the jewelry quarter and is the site of infamous crimes such as the recent Hatton Garden heist or the 17th century murder memorialised by Bleeding Heart Yard.  Many layers of history, extremes of poverty and wealth, and change are shared in the buildings such…Continue Reading Murder, diamonds and walking: using walks in your teaching practice through an exploration of Hatton Garden

City Law School’s new distance learning course (LLB in Legal Practice)

September will see the start of the LLB In Legal Practice. This is a new degree which has a number of specific features to it and opens up some opportunities for the School. The programme is to be run in conjunction with CILEX Law School (CxLS) on a distance learning basis. CxLS have extensive experience…Continue Reading City Law School’s new distance learning course (LLB in Legal Practice)

The Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference

This year, the Association of Law Teachers (ALT) had it 50th Annual Conference held at Cardiff. There were 2 keynotes, 6 parallel sessions comprising of 38 presentations and 2 discussions, and a Teaching Law with Technology Showcase. Participants are mostly law teachers and librarians from both higher and further education.  This was my first ALT…Continue Reading The Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference

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