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Reflections of Time And Relative Dimensions in Learning Space

This blog post is personal short reflection of the work in the Learning Spaces theme at City, University of London over the past three years, where I have been an Educational Technologist. I entered the department which was bigger on the inside than the outside. Many adventures were had. The Collaborative Working Dimension: Workshops, a

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How to get more out of Moodle – Bring Your Own Lunch Webinar September 2017

A guest post by Snigdha Nag, Senior Lecturer at the City Law School based on the Bring Your Own Lunch (#BYOL) Webinar in September 2017, organised by LEaD. If like to present the next one in November or write a blog post for us, then contact us. The Slides are below, for more detail, please

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Reflections in Time and Twitter: a walk of City’s Learning Spaces

As part of the Media-Enhanced Learning Special Interest Group (MELSIG) lunchtime Twitter walk activity, members of staff at City took part in our first Twitter Walk, or Twalk yesterday afternoon. The basic premise was similar to reflective walks that academics may have taken in the medieval times in the cloisters (Latin for enclosure) in universities

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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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Team-based Learning at BETT 2016

The annual British Educational Training and Technology Show (BETT) show took place from 25th – 28th January 2016. This post covers team-based learning, one of the many topics discussed at the Technology in Higher Education Summit with higher education practitioners. This is the first of two posts from me on the BETT show. In a

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ELI 2014 Online Focus Session: Re-Imagining Learning Spaces – Drafting Master Plans and Designing Teaching Spaces

University of Minnesota Flexible Classroom Design

EDUCASE Learning Initiative (ELI) hosted a two day series of webinars around Learning Spaces: Re-imagining the Learning Space: Design, Technology and Assessment last month. This article looks at two webinar sessions from the event. Loyola Marymount University, a private US university located in Los Angeles, California presented about their goal is to draft a University

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New communities, spaces and places: inspiring futures for higher education

Each year the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) holds an annual conference for its members, with a dedicated preceding conference for members who are newer HE researchers. Having helped co-ordinate Newer Researcher events over 2011, along with colleagues Patrick Baughan (from City) and Saranne Weller (from Kings College London), this was the first

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