Tag: Teaching & Learning

LEaD Digital Education at City

Digital Education, the new name for the Educational Technology Team within LEaD Introducing LEaD Digital Education The LEaD Educational Technology Team have a new name! In light of the changes that have occurred over the past year and the increase in prominence of digital education both at City and across the education sector, we thought…Continue Reading LEaD Digital Education at City

The student voice on Active Blended Learning – an ELESIG Webinar on March 11th 2021

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Dear colleagues,  I wish to alert the Learning @ City readership that ELESIG is back in action from March 2021 and we are launching with a new webinar series for 2021. Our first event of 2021 is booking up fast ( and please keep trying if it says full –  as we are expanding the capacity!)….Continue Reading The student voice on Active Blended Learning – an ELESIG Webinar on March 11th 2021

Finding and using re-usable teaching materials

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When creating teaching materials there are a wealth of re-usable educational resources that lecturers and teachers around the world share for others to use and adapt in their teaching. Learning Enhancement and Development (LEaD) are running an online workshop to help you find re-usable resources for your teaching These re-usable resources are called open educational…Continue Reading Finding and using re-usable teaching materials

Fearless Facilitation – 7 confidence boosting tips that will make your virtual meetings sing! A review

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  By Connie Tse and Elisabetta Lando (Educational Technologists in LEaD)            Like many people in recent months, we are finding ourselves having to present a lot more online. Not being able to physically interact, read body language, and generally gauge engagement can be a bit intimidating. So, when we both saw that the Learning & Performance Institute, known for…Continue Reading Fearless Facilitation – 7 confidence boosting tips that will make your virtual meetings sing! A review

Overcoming Isolation in Distance Learning

Aside from the benefits of technology allowing us to work and study remotely, it’s important to recognise the potential sense of isolation that many of us and our students may well experience during the Coronavirus situation. The University of the West of England have published some relevant research for distance learning which is useful for…Continue Reading Overcoming Isolation in Distance Learning

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

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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

LEaDER : Journal Club : Teaching Excellence

Teaching Excellence is the theme of the first LEaDER Journal club The Journal Club is a new monthly lunchtime group for staff at City, University of London interested in pedagogic research. The purpose of the club is to review two articles on the same theme each meeting and share views about these and what implications…Continue Reading LEaDER : Journal Club : Teaching Excellence

Knitting, video games, learning and teaching

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I realised that I had fully become an educational technologist this autumn. Whereas I previously would have been able to watch a YouTube clip about video games or show someone how to knit without a second thought, both experiences have now led me to reflect on my own experiences of learning and teaching. A few…Continue Reading Knitting, video games, learning and teaching

Join LEaDER on Wednesday 30th October

LEaDER lectures and seminars: To inform and inspire Open to all City, University of London staff Sign up for this event    Join us for an afternoon presented by leading experts in educational research and innovation. Programme Workshop: Writing and publishing REF papers from pedagogic research with Professor Debby Cotton – 2.15pm – 3.45pm, C307, Tait Building…Continue Reading Join LEaDER on Wednesday 30th October