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Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Studies: Dr Joana Fonseca, School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering

In our fifth Research and Practice Informed case study we hear from Dr Joana Fonseca from the School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering. Joana teaches both theoretical and applied modules in Geotechnical Engineering. Her research takes a discrete approach to analysing the behaviour of soil. She designs her teaching to equip her students with…Continue Reading Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Studies: Dr Joana Fonseca, School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering

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

Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Studies: Dr Luke McDonagh, The City Law School

To mark the launch of the new Learning Enhancement and Development Educational Research (LEaDER) Centre, LEaD wanted to celebrate examples of best practice in relation to teaching and learning at City, University of London. As part of this, we have conducted a series of interviews with staff whose teaching is informed by their research and/or…Continue Reading Research and Practice Informed Teaching Case Studies: Dr Luke McDonagh, The City Law School

Paper on the Effective Use of Video, a Literature Review

It is fair to say that the utilisation of video can provide significant and important differences to learning and teaching, especially when today’s students have a wide diversity of educational experiences and expectations. For example, the challenge of re-imagining a traditional one-hour lecture can be viewed as ‘disruptive pedagogy’, (Kinash, Knight, and McLean 2015) with exciting opportunities…Continue Reading Paper on the Effective Use of Video, a Literature Review

Innovation in Assessment: Pitching a Service Improvement Initiative

Following on from Health’s Got Talent in June (see our previous blog posts), we are sharing some of the excellent learning and teaching and practice presented at the event. In this post we will explore the use of technology to support assessment diversification, with an example from Caroline McGraw in the School of Health Sciences. Caroline…Continue Reading Innovation in Assessment: Pitching a Service Improvement Initiative

And the winner is…Health’s Got Talent 2018

Health’s Got Talent is the School of Health Science’s (SHS) annual learning and teaching showcase. The ten finalists this year presented an impressive array of projects. Learning and Teaching Awards with cash prizes were provided by LEaD. The difficult job of awarding the prizes was in the capable hands of the judges: Professor Debra Salmon (Dean of SHS), Professor Pam Parker (Deputy Director of LEaD), Malek Areb (Student Union President) and Patrick Burke…Continue Reading And the winner is…Health’s Got Talent 2018

Media and Learning Conference 2018 – Leuven, Belgium

Scultpture looking like a chess board

As a grateful recipient of a UCISA DEC Bursary I was fortunate enough to travel to Leuven in Belgium for the Media and Learning Conference. This blog post is a reflection on the presentations and discussions. There was a lot of topics, formats, points of view and discussions that it is difficult to provide a…Continue Reading Media and Learning Conference 2018 – Leuven, Belgium

The new Lecture Capture system is live at City – see what it can do for your teaching!

City staff, we’ve been busy…. Since the downtime window started on 31st July. we have been upgrading Echo boxes in Learning Spaces, continuing to migrate content from the old Echo System Server to the new cloud hosted Active Learning Platform and completing the integration between the new Lecture Capture System and Moodle 3.2. A big…Continue Reading The new Lecture Capture system is live at City – see what it can do for your teaching!

Upgrading the Lecture Capture System at City, University of London

Lecture Capture is being upgraded this summer and users will benefit from a more user-friendly interface, new features and an improved experience for City, University of London’s staff and students. Why is this happening? The current platform Echo System Server (ESS) will no longer be supported by the provider, Echo360, from the end of this…Continue Reading Upgrading the Lecture Capture System at City, University of London