Tag: learning at city

Building blocks for ‘City 2030’

Two tables of women in discussion at a workshop. Both tables have three people at them. There is a display of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals on the wall behind the tables.

A co-design climate workshop This is the second of two posts about ‘City 2030’, the proposed undergraduate interdisciplinary module on climate change and sustainability. Click here to read the first one. Titled ‘Co-creating Climate Curricula’, the Learning at City 2023 workshop looked to bring staff and students together to start work on what a first…Continue Reading Building blocks for ‘City 2030’

Lessons learnt from running a hybrid conference

Conference delegates in a room listen to a presentation, while other delegates listen via Zoom

On June 29th, LEaD held its Learning At City conference. After skipping a year in 2020 and holding the conference wholly online in 2021, this year we were able to return to the in-person experience. However, having seen how hosting conferences online increased the opportunity for people to attend, we also wanted to offer the…Continue Reading Lessons learnt from running a hybrid conference

2021 Writing Group dates

Woman sat at a computer

Last term, like many other activities typically run in-person, Jane and I took our monthly LEaD Writing Group online. The final session of the year included a marvellous guest appearance from Johanna Peyton from the Journalism department. Jo gave a fascinating talk on unlocking your creativity, which can be found in full in the video…Continue Reading 2021 Writing Group dates

Introducing ‘active mobile learning’

Proposed icon for use in Crestron Panel for selecting wireless presentation

A workshop on wireless collaboration What do mobile devices allow you to do in teaching and learning that you can’t do without them? How might I incorporate active mobile learning into my teaching? After noting sustained demand from staff and students, seemingly endless tinkering with a particular emerging technology, as well as sensing the way…Continue Reading Introducing ‘active mobile learning’

Report from Learning at City 2017 – Developing Theory into Practice

The 9th Annual Learning at City Conference took place on 21st June. We returned to the Northampton Square campus of the University, to our new learning spaces in the Drysdale Lower Ground on a very hot June day (34.5C!), thankfully we had air conditioning! The overall theme for the Learning at City Conference focused on…Continue Reading Report from Learning at City 2017 – Developing Theory into Practice

A group for writing

First Weds and Thurs of every month, in B310

Following this year’s Learning at City conference, a few members of LEaD have set up a writing group. The idea is to provide a supportive community and environment for City academics and Professional Services staff to find some time to write, pick up new tips or techniques, or to gain support in writing for the…Continue Reading A group for writing

Goodbye ‘Educational Vignettes’, hello ‘Learning at City’

After 5 years, 473 posts, almost 300 comments, and over 12,000 unique visitors from dozens of different countries in this calendar year alone, this blog is entering a new phase. It starts with a new name – welcome to ‘Learning at City‘. The blog began as ‘Educational Vignettes’, launched as a WordPress site in 2011…Continue Reading Goodbye ‘Educational Vignettes’, hello ‘Learning at City’

James Perkins VP Education Interview

At the end of July, James Perkins finishes his two year term as Vice President Education for the Students’ Union and alumnus of City University London.  He has been a great asset to the students and staff of the university in many ways and worked closely with our team on numerous projects and activities, including his…Continue Reading James Perkins VP Education Interview

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!