Tag: Learning Spaces

Showcasing interactive learning spaces at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Photos of the R2 collaborative lecture theatre at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology

“Rank these learning spaces from most to least favourite.” Those were our instructions for the opening activity at the Active Learning in Interactive Spaces pre-congress workshop at EUNIS19 hosted by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) inTrondheim. Each group had been given photos of five different spaces and we were asked to discuss…Continue Reading Showcasing interactive learning spaces at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Teaching With Tablets In Labs

Using the iPad to mirror a live video feed to the main screen

A case study on the use of wireless collaboration in Civil Engineering lab teaching This is the first in a series of six posts about LEaD’s investigations into introducing wireless collaboration technologies to City learning spaces. In looking back on this Civil Engineering project via a case study and a formal evaluation, this post reflects…Continue Reading Teaching With Tablets In Labs

Jisc’s ‘Intelligent Campus’ comes to City

Jisc Intelligent Campus

  Building on their work in learning analytics, Jisc are working on a research and development project in the area of the intelligent campus. One aspect of the intelligent campus is to look at ways to use data to be able to make smarter use of a university or college estate, for considerations like improving…Continue Reading Jisc’s ‘Intelligent Campus’ comes to City

My First ALT Conference

The many roles of an Educational Technologist

Personal Reflection on my first ALT Conference: The 2018 Association of Learning Technologists conference was held in Manchester from 10-13 September,  as it was both the first time I’ve attended and presented I was a little apprehensive about what to expect! What I found was a really warm welcome from the conference organisers and all…Continue Reading My First ALT Conference

Innovation to mainstream: a 21st Century campus designed for Active Blended Learning

This is my second post about the SOAS Learning and Teaching Development conference. Prof. Alejandro Armenilli from The University of Northampton started by presenting a video – A vision of students today, which, whilst made in the USA in 2007, is still depressingly relevant to the UK Higher Education sector today. Armenilli suggested that Higher Education establishments…Continue Reading Innovation to mainstream: a 21st Century campus designed for Active Blended Learning

The Design & Management of Learning Environments –The Student Experience

#LearnEnvConf Thursday 17 May 2018  https://workplacetrends.co/learning-environments-2/ Held at Kings College London, this event looked at the key topic of how a modern and diverse learning environment can attract, engage and retain its students and staff. 1.Sue Holmes, Director. of Estates at Oxford Brookes University and AUDE member. Sue was the first speaker. Her talk called “JellyBean…Continue Reading The Design & Management of Learning Environments –The Student Experience

Phasing Out Turning Point Clickers

TP Clickers

Turning Point Clickers have performed a faithful student response system service for many years across the University, being borrowed and returned in locations near and far, and this was an excellent system to prove how valuable response systems are for Teaching and Learning. However, like polaroids, yellow pages and casette tapes  the clickers system has…Continue Reading Phasing Out Turning Point Clickers

Getting Better: Interrogating the Smart Campus (2/2)

Chris Pearce speaking at smart campus panel event

(watch the full session above) Over the past couple of years, I’ve been following developments in the area increasingly being defined as the ‘smart campus’ with great interest. It’s a concept that means different things to different people, but to me, it’s largely about the convergence of several trends and emerging technologies across the whole…Continue Reading Getting Better: Interrogating the Smart Campus (2/2)

A fresh view on Learning Spaces

Deconstructing a classroom workshop

  Let me first start by introducing myself. I have recently completed my degree in Civil Engineering with Architecture and joined the LEaD team as a winter intern at City, supervised by Julie Voce, Head of Educational Technology and I met Sheila Egan who is the Learning Spaces Lead, part of the Educational Technology Team…Continue Reading A fresh view on Learning Spaces