Tag: Learning Spaces

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

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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

New Learning Spaces at the Franklin Building

R101 is a horseshoe-shaped lecture theatre fully equipped with swivel seating

    About five minutes from Northampton Square, nestled above the recently opened CitySport, lie two floors of recently launched City learning spaces. Part of the new Franklin Building, there are eight rooms available for all schools to use for teaching and learning, as well as a meeting room and some social spaces. The space overall…Continue Reading New Learning Spaces at the Franklin Building

A free new book on teaching and learning with smartphones and tablets out now!

Smart Learning Cover

Are you looking for innovative ideas to make better use of the devices your students bring to class? If you are thinking about how to teach and learn with smart devices, then this new book is full of practical ideas! Smart Learning published by the Media Enhanced Learning Group, is about teaching and learning with…Continue Reading A free new book on teaching and learning with smartphones and tablets out now!

Active Learning Workshops and New Learning Spaces

Learning Spaces - Teaching in Action, Lecturer and Students

April / May workshops please book here. Written by Dominic Pates, Jorge Freire and Santanu Vasant (Learning Spaces Theme) During February LEaD staff delivered a series of workshops aimed at introducing staff to large and small group teaching activities and showcasing the new learning spaces at City. This short article provides highlights from these workshops and…Continue Reading Active Learning Workshops and New Learning Spaces