Tag: Teaching & Learning

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

A short piece of knitting, two needles. Balls of red and green wool

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

50 % * of our teaching rooms in the University have been improved – with a new DALI teaching Pod

OTLT view Sept 2019

  The Designing Active Learning Initiative (DALI) project, spent the Summer busily focussing on our fourth year of works, to deliver updated educational technology in 31 learning spaces, including 10 existing and 21 new spaces at Whiskin Street, in time for the start of the new academic year 2019/20. These improved spaces, now with DALI aligned teaching equipment, have been spread out…Continue Reading 50 % * of our teaching rooms in the University have been improved – with a new DALI teaching Pod

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)

City Learning and Teaching Forum – Classroom Management

The next lunchtime forum will be on Wednesday 22nd May | ELG03 | 12:30 – 14:00 | The focus of the Forum will be on classroom management. We will discuss some of the common issues that staff at City experience in their classrooms that relate to student behaviour and consider how well the expectations of…Continue Reading City Learning and Teaching Forum – Classroom Management

Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Studies: Paul Dunn, School of Arts and Social Sciences

In the latest Research and Practice Informed Teaching case study we hear from Paul Dunn, a Visiting Lecturer on the MA Journalism programme in the School of Arts and Social Sciences. Paul has over forty years of experience as a journalist and has worked on a number of newspapers including The Guardian, The Independent, and The Times. Paul’s…Continue Reading Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Studies: Paul Dunn, School of Arts and Social Sciences

Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Studies: Professor Scott Moeller

In the second of our Research and Practice Informed Teaching case studies we hear from Professor Scott Moeller, who has been teaching at Cass Business School since 2003. Scott is director of the Mergers and Acquisitions Research Centre at Cass and the former CEO and Director of Executive Education. He has twenty-four years of industry…Continue Reading Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Studies: Professor Scott Moeller