Last week as part of the TLC/LTI Atlas programme we were delighted to host Clive Young and Natasa Perovic from UCL’s Digital Education Advisory Team for a ABC learning design workshop. ABC was created by Clive and Natasa to enable programme and course teams to develop a logical and holistic ...more
It’s been a playful few weeks in LTI, starting with Chrissi Nerantzi from Manchester Metropolitan University presenting a workshop on playful and creative learning in HE.
Chrissi’s workshop was full of exercises designed to get people moving, thinking and talking with others. She started off by pointing out that being creative ...more
Next Tuesday LTI will be hosting a presentation by Chrissi Nerantzi (Principal Lecturer in Academic CPD, expert in creative, innovative learning, teaching and assessment from Manchester Metropolitan University) on Playful and Creative Learning. A good opportunity to reflect on what playfulness and creativity mean in an educational context and explore ...more
The Moodle recharge event took place on Tuesday 27 June for those that couldn't attend a brief summary of what went on can be found below.
This summer lots of changes are taking place so we split attendees up into four rooms and got them to rotate round to each room. ...more
Following on from our post back in February on our plans for Moodle we will be holding an event for all Moodle editors on Tuesday 27 June from 3-4pm to give everyone a sneak peak of the changes that will taking place this August in time for the new academic ...more
In February I was lucky enough to attend the ‘RemixPlay’ event at Coventry University. Hosted in the amazing ‘Disruptive Media Lab’ the day featured some really interesting speakers (Ian Livingstone (CBE), Bernie DeKoven, Professor Nicola Whitton and Dr Sebastian Deterding). There are already some great write-ups about the event which ...more
As part of the LTI NetworkED seminar series, Professor Robert Allison Vice-Chancellor & President Loughborough University, will discuss ‘What is the place of technology in delivering an outstanding student experience?’.
More information about NetworkED and the upcoming seminar details can be found on the LTI ...more
LTI are pleased to host Professor Robert Allison Vice-Chancellor & President of Loughborough University for our first NetworkED of 2017. Professor Allison will be discussing the role that technology and innovation have played in the success of Loughborough in becoming one of the leading universities in the UK, and the ...more
"Talk to us!"
Whether you have a definite idea of how you want to use learning technology and innovate your teaching, see the potential for enhancement but need guidance and ideas, or even doubt the use of technology in education but think that things could be improved, just come and talk ...more
LTI is organising a celebration of the new learning spaces in the "rotunda" staircase of Clement House on Wednesday 7th December.
Come join us for coffee/tea, cake and other nibbles and explore the six spaces. It will also be the chance to meet or catch up with the team and what we are ...more
Our next NetworkED seminar is with James Clay,
on 23 November 14:30-15:30
book a place online
James is a Jisc project manager and was previously the Group Director of IT and Learning Technologies at Activate Learning which incorporates City of Oxford College, Banbury & Bicester College and Reading College, where he was responsible for ILT, IT ...more
Workshop on game based learning in HE
Wednesday 26 April 14:15-16:15
Led by Alex Moseley, National Teaching Fellow, University of Leicester
This workshop is open to LSE academics, students and external participants: Book a place
Simulations and complex digital games need time, money and design/technical expertise to develop. Many educators have great ideas for games ...more
Just before the start of term there was some exciting news in the world of copyright, when the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA)’s new higher education licence was launched. Also importantly the limit of 5% of a work has been increased to 10% - hurray I hear you say! In case ...more
Copyright and Digital literacy advisor Jane Secker reports live from Prague on her recent work on information and digital literacy.
I’m really excited to be presenting at the European Conference on Information Literacy which this year is being held in Prague from 10th -14th October. This is the fourth conference and ...more
Now that term has started and you have (hopefully) settled down, why not take this opportunity to refresh or develop new skills?
Michaelmas Term workshops
Check out our programme of workshops around digital literacy and teaching with technology
On Demand and bespoke
Workshops listed below will run on an on-demand basis when at least ...more
London School of Economics and Political Science embarked on a crowdsourced, gamified approach to education and citizenship, harnessing the massive open online space to engage a community of learners in writing a model UK constitution.
The project is a Campus Technology Innovators Award winner for 2016.
Please visit the Campus Technology website ...more
How do you use digital tools? Are you constantly online and using social media or management tools to record your every action, or do you just dip in and out of online resources using them as and when you need?
LSE students who have recently taken part in the Students Ambassadors ...more
LSE has been awarded with the Campus Technology Teaching and Innovation (pg30) 2016 award for their innovative work on the Constitution UK project which ran in early 2015. The Campus Technology article on the award was published on 17 August 2016.
Constitution UK was a collaborative project that aimed to crowdsource and hack the UK ...more
In January, Tobias Pester, postgraduate students in the department of International History at the LSE, was awarded an LTI Grant for his project to "develop, document, and teach a Workshop for Sustainable Authorship for students of the LSE that familiarizes and equips them with the writing environment of Academic Markdown". ...more
Click to sign up to the Learning Technology Idea Exchange
"Learning Technology Ideas Exchange" is an opportunity to get inspired, meet colleagues, exchange ideas and discover ways to improve teaching and learning with technology!
Run as informal café-style presentations, LSE colleagues will share insight into technologies used for teaching and learning and ...more
The Summer of Student Innovation (SoSI) project, run by Jisc, is a competition encouraging innovative education technology ideas from students. The initiative focuses on engaging with students to improve creative design, research, entrepreneurial and project management skills.
This year Jisc are running two competitions, a summary of both is below.
Student Ideas ...more
Last week saw the official end of the SADL Programme for 2015/16 and students and staff got together in the Studio in the Saw Swee Hock to report on their group projects, be presented with their certificates and prizes for the best blog posts and generally let their hair down before ...more
Reading Week is meant to give LSE students time to consolidate on their learning by taking some time off their lessons or participating in workshops and other activities organised in their departments. Why don't you too use it to consolidate your teaching skills?
LTI will be running three workshops from their Learning ...more
LTI NetworkED seminar series to welcome James Clay (Jisc) to LSE 9th March at 2pm. CANCELLED
Mapping Teaching and Learning
Mapping exercises such as those used to explore the concept of Visitors and Residents are a useful tool to understand where you currently are and to think about where you would like to ...more
To celebrate the success of various teaching and research projects, the Language Centre hosted a Project Day on Friday 18th September. Several LSE Language Co-ordinators presented their experiences of experimenting with innovative technologies in language learning. The Day provided the opportunity to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of online learning ...more