LTI NetworkED Seminar series
Josie Fraser ‘Digital Literacy in Practice: Making Change Happen’
Wednesday 22 October 5:00pm - 7:00pm, NAB2.06
Josie Fraser will be talking about her experiences of working on the Digi Lit project.
As the 10th largest city in the UK Leicester is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in Europe, with ...more
Yesterday I attended our new series NetworkEDGE: The Future of Education online, because we live stream (and record) these things and therefore I could. We were lucky enough to have Stephen Downes inaugurate, and I watched, listened and tweeted along.
(I’m ambivalent about tweeting during talks. Tweeting is great for note-taking, ...more
NetworkEDGE: The Future of Education is a new seminar series organised by CLT. Building on the impact and success of NetworkED, are are launching a landmark series of talks and debates about the future of Higher Education called NetworkEDGE.
Our first speaker is Stephen Downes works for the National Research Council ...more
On 7 May, CLT and HEA will be hosting the Changing the Learning Landscape - Digital Literacy Workshop here at LSE. This workshop will be a fantastic opportunity to hear from leading figures in this field, including Helen Beetham and Lesley Gourlay, on the many aspects of promoting digital literacies ...more
Yesterday, CLT ran for the second time a workshop exploring the use of social media AS research data (as opposed to using it as tools TO DO research). We first ran this in June 2013 as an experimental, exploratory workshop, which was a great success, but this time we wanted ...more
Gerta Karageorgi from the LSE Project Management Office writes about attending an LSE NetworkED seminar earlier this week.
On Wednesday 5th February 2014, Karine Le Joly, Director of Innovation and Academic Coordination for Executive programmes at HEC Paris (Hautes études commerciales de Paris), made a day trip on the Eurostar ...more
Our first event in the new run of NetworkED seminars is going to take the form of a workshop, run by Martin Hawksey. It is entitled 'What the Little Birdy tells me: Twitter in Education.' This workshop will explore some educational 'Twitter hacks' which cover a wide range of activities ...more
It's October, term has started again, and CLT have an exciting range of workshops coming up in the next few weeks. These include sessions in the Learning Technology, Digital Literacy and Researcher Development programmes. Follow the hyperlinks to book now.
Flipping Lectures, 18th October, 11am-12.30pm
Poster Presentations: An introduction for PhD students, ...more
CLT are facilitating an ‘iMeet’ workshop on Friday 2nd August at 12-1pm which is an informal get together for staff who are interested in sharing good practice around the use of tablets and other mobile devices in teaching and learning. CLT staff will attend but in no way dominate the ...more
Last Wednesday, CLT ran a workshop on Exploring Social Media as data sources for research as part of our NetworkEd series.
There was an excellent turnout of around 35 academics and PhD students from across the LSE's departments attending, which shows that there is real interest in developing effective research methods ...more
I am delighted to report that LSE's MY592 Information Literacy for Research programme (run jointly by the Library and CLT), has been highlighted as an example of good practice in enhancing the information literacy skills of postgraduate students and early career researchers in UK higher education. On behalf of the ...more
2012 was described by some as the year of the MOOC, or Massive Open Online Course and as part of the Learning at Work day activities CLT are going to be at the Learning Cafe on Thursday 23rd May from 3pm in the Bean Counter, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields.
There is ...more
CLT will be taking part in the Learning at Work day activities this year on Thursday 23rd May. There will be a Learning Cafe in 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, on the mezzanine floor of the Bean Counter Cafe. The theme of the day is 'many ways to learn' and we ...more
“Show & Tell” events are an opportunity to see LSE lecturers, administrators and teachers demonstrate how they have effectively used learning technology to enhance or better support their own courses. Staff in attendance are invited to network, ask questions about a colleague’s innovative practice and develop their own ideas in ...more
I'm pleased to announce that the next NetworkED seminar will be held on Wednesday 6th February at 2.30pm. The presenters are Cathie Jackson, Joe Nicholls and Janet Finlay who will be talking about the development and implementation of a digital and information literacy strategy at Cardiff University. The work is ...more
Next Wednesday, 5th December we have Carl Miller from Demos coming to LSE to speak to us about a report that came out last year about young people's 'digital fluency'. The report, Truth, Lies and the Internet considered the ability of young people to navgiate an increasingly complex online environment, how ...more
Need help researching academic resources for your major review?
Want to pick up new tips on using a range of academic databases and online resources?
Need advice on citing materials and structuring your bibliography?
Looking for statistical data for your research.
Why not book a place on MY592: Workshop on Information Literacy
This six week ...more
I'm delighted to announce that Professor Diana Laurillard, from the Institute of Education has agreed to give our first NetworkED seminar of 2012/13. Diana is world renowned in the educational technology field and the author of the book 'Rethinking University Education'. She also developed what is known as the 'conversational ...more
If you haven't yet had a chance to attend the 'Moving to Moodle 2' training sessions then why not pop along to the Centre for Learning Technology from 12.15-13.45 on 26th September (the week before term starts) to find out what the latest version of the software has to offer. ...more
Patrick Dunleavy will give our 5th seminar in our NetworkED: technology in education series on 6th June 2012. His talk is entitled “The Republic of Blogs – a new phase in the development, democratization, critique and application of knowledge”.
He has given us a rough sketch of what he is going ...more
In two weeks’ time we will be hosting the fourth seminar in our funded seminar series “networkED: technology in Education”. David White from the Department of Continuing Education, University of Oxford, will be talking on how contemporary students are developing their own approaches to learning taking advantage of online collaboration ...more
This Wednesday is our third NetworkED (#LSENetED) seminar & we are very happy to welcome Professor Martin Weller from the Open University to speak about digital scholarship. Professor Weller will be offering us “10 digital scholarship lessons in 10 videos”, lessons that went into and came out of his recent ...more
In Summer 2012 LSE will be upgrading the current version of Moodle to an improved platform Moodle2 that will be up and ready for the coming academic year 2012/13. The Centre for Learning Technology are planning a range of activities to smooth the transition. We have also been carrying out a ...more
Alan Bracey from Academic Services in LSE Library recently attended CLT’s Imeet and was kind enough to write a short post about the event which we have posted below.
IMeet was billed as a friendly and informal group discussion on the use of Ipads and tablets in education. I’ve used Ipads before ...more
Later this term CLT will be collaborating with LSE Library and the Legal and Compliance Team to deliver a series of three short workshops for PhD students and researchers focusing on the legal issues you need to consider when undertaking research. The sessions cover:
Freedom of Information requests
If you ...more