Last year I wrote a blog (Lando 2022), about WhatsApp, where students go to organize themselves into study groups away from their formal online learning environments at university or college. In this blog, by looking at some feedback from a recent evaluation that we carried out in LEaD (Learning Enhancement and Development department) on the…Continue Reading Digital literacy skills and online student groups
LEaD Light Lunch is back with a session on the Student digital experience
LEaD Light lunch sessions started back in autumn 2020, during lockdown, to create a space for academic and professional colleagues to share ideas on topics relating to digital technology and online teaching. The sessions ran throughout the academic year 20/21 and covered a wide range of topics from accessibility, strategies for effective online teaching, best…Continue Reading LEaD Light Lunch is back with a session on the Student digital experience
Learning and Teaching Exchange. Turning the Tables
This Blog is a collaboration by students and speakers involved in the event. Edited by Elisabetta Lando This was the first Learning and Teaching Exchange where student speakers took to the virtual teaching podium to tell staff how things were going from their perspective. Some great ideas and some very useful tips were shared. Ruqaiyah Javaid (Vice-President for…Continue Reading Learning and Teaching Exchange. Turning the Tables
‘Camera off or on?’ Live student debate
By the Digital student assistants on the Students community in Teams. Edited by Elisabetta Lando Our live debate took place on Friday the 26th March in the student community channel. Our topic was whether we should keep our Cameras on or off during lectures. The debate went very well, and we were happy to see people engaging with the community and sharing their ideas, experiences, and…Continue Reading ‘Camera off or on?’ Live student debate
How to make the most of your studies when studying at home?
by Samantha Kad-Bay (Student Digital adviser on the Student community at City) That is a question that many of us, as students, have been wondering about in the past weeks, or maybe for the past year since university started. The truth is, there are many ways to make the most out of online studying, it is a matter of applying what…Continue Reading How to make the most of your studies when studying at home?