Tag: Learning Spaces

Leading by example, with lecture capture

Lecture Capture

Do you use lecture capture in your teaching? Margaret Carran, Senior Lecturer at City Law School and Deputy Associate Dean (Education) does, and she’s been sharing her experiences with LEaD, in the latest of our Educational Technology video case studies. This short film takes a different approach from the ‘talking heads’ style and uses animation…Continue Reading Leading by example, with lecture capture

Sketches for a Smart Campus

Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan (from Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA)

1/ Been collecting some thoughts on the #intelligentcampus (or #smartcampus, for character brevity) for @JISC’s #codesign16. #learningspaces — Dom Pates (@dompates) November 23, 2016 A few weeks ago, I noticed on Twitter that JISC was asking for contributions on the subject of ‘the intelligent campus’ (or, ‘the smart campus’, as it’s also known). I’ve been…Continue Reading Sketches for a Smart Campus

M25 Learning Technology Group July 2016 Meeting

On the 20th July, the M25 Learning Technology Group met at the University of Westminster on Regents Street, the first one hosted by Westminister (see the timeline of meetings , courtesy of Matt Lingard).The afternoon had presentations on Digital Literacy, User Experience and Flow in the redesign of Moodle, Open Badges, Learning Spaces and Learning…Continue Reading M25 Learning Technology Group July 2016 Meeting

DALI – a collaborative approach to learning space design – for Higher Education

Plans

What is DALI? The Designing Active Learning Initiative (DALI) is a collaboration between City’s schools and professional services (Information Services, Learning enhancement and development and Property and Facilities) which began in January 2015. Funding has been secured to initiate the redesign and renewal of technology in City’s learning spaces. In the summer of 2016 a…Continue Reading DALI – a collaborative approach to learning space design – for Higher Education

Poll Everywhere User Group, meeting #1

On 8 February I attended the inaugural Poll Everywhere User Group meeting at Regent’s University. The group was set up by Matt.Lingard@uwl.ac.uk  and Anna.Armstrong@uwl.ac.uk of the University of West London, “for educational users of Poll Everywhere in the UK…. primarily for staff in FE & HE”*.  Matt had shown me Poll Everywhere when he worked…Continue Reading Poll Everywhere User Group, meeting #1

The UK Higher Education Learning Space Toolkit 2016

The UK Higher Education Learning Space Toolkit a joint collaboration between Standing Conference for Heads of Media Services (SCHOMS) ,the Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE) and UCISA, the Universities and Colleges Information Systems Association. The toolkit outlines all the major aspects of implementing a learning spaces project and bring together advice from a…Continue Reading The UK Higher Education Learning Space Toolkit 2016

Educational Technology at scale: Bett 2016 review

Now over 30 years old, The Bett Show is a huge London-based event for showcasing the uses of information technologies in education, spanning primary to tertiary and skills. A couple of LEaD staff were invited to participate in some of this year’s speaker sessions, myself included. This post covers some of what I got out of…Continue Reading Educational Technology at scale: Bett 2016 review

Educational Technology & Learning Spaces Survey 2015

What successes have you had in using educational technology this year?  What has held you back from engaging with educational technologies?  What educational technologies and learning spaces have you used and would you like to use? City University London staff are invited to participate in LEaD‘s annual Educational Technology and Learning Spaces survey https://goo.gl/3vCpgT.  This is your opportunity…Continue Reading Educational Technology & Learning Spaces Survey 2015

Shaping the Future of Learning Together – Day 2 at ALT-C 2015

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The Annual Association for Learning Technology conference (ALTC) took place from the 8th – 10th September, with the theme of ‘Shaping the Future Together’. I attended the second day of the conference as it had elements of Learning Spaces that I was interested in. This post are my highlights, along with a recording on the…Continue Reading Shaping the Future of Learning Together – Day 2 at ALT-C 2015

10 tips for first time presenters at an international conference

The International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies in Education (ICICTE) was held in Greece in early July, the first international conference held overseas I’d presented at. Here are ten reflections based on the experience that might be helpful for any other first time presenters at an international conference. Submit a good proposal The route…Continue Reading 10 tips for first time presenters at an international conference