Tag: pedagogy

Blend your teaching to increase student engagement

Following on from Health’s Got Talent in June (see our previous blog post), we are sharing some of the excellent learning and teaching and practice presented at the event. In this post we will explore the use of technology to produce engaging content for students, with an example from Kat Millward in the School of

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Understanding Critical Digital Pedagogy

Leigh A Hall (Uni of Wyoming)

This is a guest post, from Prof Leigh A Hall of the University of Wyoming, on Critical Digital Pedagogy. Critical Digital Pedagogy (CDP) is a philosophical approach to teaching that applies concepts of critical pedagogy within a digital context. Under a critical pedagogical approach, we want to create experiences that allow students opportunities to question and challenge dominant beliefs

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Planning for Pedagogy Space and Technology Workshop at ALT-C 2017

The annual Association for Learning Technology’s conference took place from 5th – 7th September, you can see the daily keynotes which were streamed and recorded via the conference programme.You can also check out the Twitter hashtag #altc or see the ALT-C 2017 Flickr album for photographs. On the third day, I attended in person, to

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Simulated Practice Showcase – July 2017 Report

It has been a year since the City Wide Simulated Practice showcase started, by Neal Sumner (LEaD) and Janet Hunter (School of Health Sciences). Since then, we have had termly meetings and an ever expanding selection of examples of simulation. This month, saw the summer 2017 gathering of the group on 11th July, where we

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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

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New Models for Teaching in HE Working Group

At City University, London we are developing more and more flexible learning spaces.  Increasingly academics are using pedagogic models that enhance learning by utilising the learning technologies we have and focus on interactivity, collaboration and participation.  We have a number of smaller flexible learning spaces, but how does this work with larger groups? The Educational

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