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City Learning and Teaching community calling!

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The City learning and teaching community was set up on the Microsoft Teams platform, and was part of a broader offering aimed at providing support during the emergency online teaching in 2020. This presented a key opportunity to foster a collaborative approach and build a community of practice (Lave & Wenger, 1998). Professional staff and…Continue Reading City Learning and Teaching community calling!

Students’ Digital Skills through thoughtful Induction Design

November’s theme in the Learning and Teaching community was students’ digital skills. So the first LEaD Light Lunch of the month was led by the fabulous Student Digital Team in LEaD, who for the past few years have provided crucial support, steering students toward resources such as Linkedin Learning and City’s own student guides. During…Continue Reading Students’ Digital Skills through thoughtful Induction Design

Learning as process in an AI world.

The online LEaD Light Lunch in the digital Learning and Teaching community is in its third academic year, having started  back in lockdown in 2020. This year, we’re trying something new by introducing monthly themes to ensure consistency and hopefully involve more people, across the university, in sharing ideas. The theme for October is “Assessment…Continue Reading Learning as process in an AI world.

LEaD Light Lunch is back with a session on the Student digital experience

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LEaD Light lunch sessions started back in autumn 2020, during lockdown, to create a space for academic and professional colleagues to share ideas on topics relating to digital technology and online teaching. The sessions ran throughout the academic year 20/21 and covered a wide range of topics from accessibility, strategies for effective online teaching, best…Continue Reading LEaD Light Lunch is back with a session on the Student digital experience

Revisiting LEaD Light Lunch 20/21. Part 5. Preparing for 2021/22

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The academic year 2021/22 should prove to be a different one from 20/21 with more on campus activity. However, with the introduction of ISLA( Inclusive Synchronous Learning Activities) spaces at City for hybrid teaching, it is a fact that things won’t quite go back to what they were before the pandemic. Looking at some of…Continue Reading Revisiting LEaD Light Lunch 20/21. Part 5. Preparing for 2021/22

Revisiting LEaD Light Lunch 20/21. Making best use of breakout rooms by Stian Reimers

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This is the second part of a set of three resources, shared in a LEaD Light Lunch session on teaching online with Zoom, by Stian Reimers, Reader in Psychology (School of arts and social sciences): The Psychology BSc uses Zoom breakout rooms extensively to allow students to explore and discuss ideas in small groups, and…Continue Reading Revisiting LEaD Light Lunch 20/21. Making best use of breakout rooms by Stian Reimers

Revisiting LEaD Light Lunch 20/21. Part 3. Best Digital education tools

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This is the third blog revisiting LEaD Light Lunch sessions and it brings together some favourite digital educational tools available here at City: Firstly, there are polling tools. Snigdha Nag (City Law school Professional Programmes) presented an interactive session on the use of Microsoft Forms for multiple-choice questions in class. Snigdha showed us how she…Continue Reading Revisiting LEaD Light Lunch 20/21. Part 3. Best Digital education tools

Revisiting LEaD Light Lunch 20/21. Part 4 Reflections

After a year of so much change in learning and teaching, as in all other areas, there were a few sessions in the Learning and Teaching community where colleagues reflected on their experiences of teaching in the academic year 20/21. In one of the first LEaD Light Lunch Patrick Goold, program director for the undergraduate…Continue Reading Revisiting LEaD Light Lunch 20/21. Part 4 Reflections

Revisiting LEaD Light Lunch 20/21. Part 2 Accessibility

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In this second blog revisiting some of the LEaD Light lunch sessions from the past year, the focus will be on the theme of accessibility. There were a few sessions talking about an area where so much is happening at City. The very first LEaD Light Lunch session of the new year in January 2021…Continue Reading Revisiting LEaD Light Lunch 20/21. Part 2 Accessibility