Tag: Student Experience

Autumn Teaching Innovators’ event: Leonie Fleischmann and the teaching activities toolkit

Small group teaching online toolkit

Last week the LEaD School of Health Sciences (SHS)  and School of Arts and Social Sciences (SASS) School Liaison Team ran its Autumn term Innovators’ session. We had the pleasure of hearing about SASS lecturer Leonie Fleischmann’s online toolkit of teaching activities, which she developed in collaboration with LEaD….Continue Reading Autumn Teaching Innovators’ event: Leonie Fleischmann and the teaching activities toolkit

Getting to know the ‘sticky’ campus

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“We live in a world where the workforces of today and tomorrow need to continuously learn and constantly reskill in order to flourish ina newly peripatetic and ever-changing job market place. We, as a society can therefore no longer afford to think of education as something that occurs primarily in our formative years”. Nathan Hurley,…Continue Reading Getting to know the ‘sticky’ campus

Supporting Student Success for flexible/distance learning

How can we support student success? Julie Voce, Dom Pates and Rae Bowdler attended a workshop by the University of London (UoL) Centre for Distance Education (CDE) to find out. The programme grappled with various big-ticket items such as how we explore retention and progression in the management of flexible learning, through to using various…Continue Reading Supporting Student Success for flexible/distance learning

Post maternity leave – a refresher’s synopsis of City’s events 2019

I have been most fortunate this year to have had the privilege of attending several events at our university and I am truly grateful for that especially after returning from my second maternity leave. When you return to work after an extended period, in many ways, it does feel like you are starting again, therefore it’s…Continue Reading Post maternity leave – a refresher’s synopsis of City’s events 2019

Learning and Teaching Awards – SASS (School of Arts and Social Sciences)

The School of Arts and Social Sciences’ (SASS) inaugural Learning and Teaching Awards took place on 13th June. School staff were encouraged to submit examples of their good practice in relation to teaching and learning, methods of assessment and feedback, employability skills development and student support. From a very strong field, finalists were selected to…Continue Reading Learning and Teaching Awards – SASS (School of Arts and Social Sciences)

Promoting Student Success at the 10th annual Learning at City conference

The tenth Learning at City conference will take place on 3rd July 2019 For full information about all sessions and to register visit our web pages Join us for a day sharing good practice in promoting student success led by City, University of London staff and the wider HE community. The overall theme for the…Continue Reading Promoting Student Success at the 10th annual Learning at City conference

City Learning & Teaching Forum – Student Wellbeing

As part of the LEaD series of Learning and Teaching Fora , the City Students’ Union has been invited to present a workshop on Student Wellbeing to staff at City. The event will encourage staff attending to actively participate and share good practice. After a very short exercise and an introduction from the SU Officers (Kristina,…Continue Reading City Learning & Teaching Forum – Student Wellbeing

Funding opportunity to develop your teaching

Would you like to implement a new approach to teaching or a new assessment activity? Or, do you want to undertake a research study to evaluate an approach you have already implemented?   If you are a member of City, University of London staff, Learning Enhancement and Development (LEaD) have a fund available to help…Continue Reading Funding opportunity to develop your teaching

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

Is It Time To Ban Laptops In Meeting Rooms? Part of a Bigger Picture

A recent article from software developer Trello, suggests that from learning space to conference hall, the bottom line is that there is a difference between multitasking and “task switching.” The distractible mind…a few thoughts from Clerkenwell Design Week #CDW18. Worth a read for students and us, especially as academics, ‘engagers’ and supporters of learning The creative director of a UK…Continue Reading Is It Time To Ban Laptops In Meeting Rooms? Part of a Bigger Picture