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
On Wednesday 25 January 2012, Professor John Naughton will be speaking at LSE following the publication of his recent book. The title of the seminar, which is the second in the NetworkED series, run by CLT and funded by the LSE Annual Fund is 'What do people really need to ...more
CLT, along with IT Training, the Library and the Methodology Institute, is contributing to the new Software Surgery, a drop-in service where LSE staff and students can get training on specific software and web applications.
Statistical Software: SPSS and Stata
Qualitative Analysis: Alceste, Atlas.ti, and Nvivo
Microsoft Office: Access, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, ...more
Moodle training for September, further support & a Moodle end-of-year reminder!
There are several Moodle Training courses scheduled for September, including a new weekly Moodle Refresher to help you prepare for the new academic year. The refresher course is for staff who have used Moodle before and is a drop-in where ...more
The Centre for Learning Technology, Disability & Well-being Service and IT Services would like to invite you to an awareness raising event to inform you of disability services and assistive technologies at LSE and help you reflect on how to embed inclusive practice.
For more information, to view ...more
Due to popular demand we have scheduled two additional workshops next week. A handful of spaces remain for each.
Introduction to Twitter - Wednesday 22nd June @ 12:00 - Uses of Twitter in education, including a hands-on session to get you up-and-running or develop your existing use. Details & ...more
Tuesday 24th May, 2011 is LSE Teaching Day. You will be able to participate online as follows.
Keynote - this year's keynote is by Professor Niall Ferguson: 'History Teaching & the History of Teaching'. All LSE staff are welcome to attend in the Sheik Zayed Thetare from 09:45-10:45. You can also ...more
Register now - Places are going fast!
Tuesday 24 May 2010
Registration is now open for LSE Teaching Day 2011.
This year academic staff, students and support staff will lead an exciting programme focused on:
Feedback and assessment
Innovation in teaching
Research led teaching
Student skills development in HE
Book your place and view the full programme and abstracts on ...more
For LSE Teaching Day 2010 we heavily promoted the use of Twitter as a backchannel communication tool and were very pleased with the results. Twitter updates relating to Teaching Day were identifiable by the event tag: #lsetd10
The 249 updates* were made by 29 people, 16 LSE staff & students and ...more
Last week was LSE Teaching Day, which was the second time we ran an event focusing on good practice in teaching for LSE staff. The day was opened by Dr Jonathan Leape who is the Course Director for LSE100, the new core course for undergraduates, which teaches them to 'think ...more
Next week CLT are supporting the LSE's first Exhibition in Second Life. The Déja vu? exhibition is being organised by the students & teachers of the French Language & Society course (LN330) as part of the 10th anniversary celebrations of the LSE Language Centre.
The exhibition will be held on Thursday ...more
I was reminded on Friday by the ever-innovative LSE Careers Service that I never shared my attempt at using Prezi, so here it is. I'd seen it used at a couple of events earlier in the year so when I was preparing for this year's new academics induction I thought ...more
At the end of last week CLT left its home of 9 years and moved all the way across the corridor to S169. The main office is a tiny bit bigger and more open plan (and a bit noisier), but we now have a dedicated demonstration/training/meeting room. Watch this space for news of ...more
As you may have heard, the first LSE Teaching Day will take place on Tuesday 9 June. School director Howard Davies will open the proceedings, which will include a programme of workshops, seminars and panel discussions including innovative approaches to teaching and the latest technologies and resources for staff.
The main ...more
The "Blogging for beginners" course that was postponed due to the inclement weather has been re-arranged for Tuesday 24th February. See Workshops & Courses for further details and online booking. There are also a few spaces left on:
Friday 13th Feb - Introduction to Twitter and micro-blogging
Weds 25th Feb - Introduction ...more
The Digital Literacy Programme, run by CLT and the Library offers hands-on training for staff and PhD students and will be running an exciting range of classes throughout the Lent Term. Classes such as ‘Going Beyond Google’ and ‘Keeping up to date’ are on offer in February, but also look ...more
We've just re-branded our E-literacy for E-learning classes aimed at LSE staff and PhD students as the Digital Literacy Programme and added a few new classes to the schedule for later in November. Classes such as 'Going Beyond Google' and 'Keeping up to date' are still on offer, but look ...more
George Soros is speaking tomorrow (May 21st) as part of the regular LSE events programme but this is the first time that LSE has streamed such an event live. I mention it here because we've been able to do this on the back of our investment in Apreso (now ...more
I'm just back from a Netskills workshop Assessment for Learning: Harnessing Technologies. It was a well-structured, varied day involving presentations, discussion and lots of hands-on exploration, which I hadn't expected. There was stuff I've covered before - Bloom's bloomin' Taxonomy and TurnitinUK but plenty of other stuff too.
I attended a UCL Teaching and Learning Network session on podcasts yesterday. Before I get on to podcasts I'd like to mention the impressive attendence - about 30-40 with around half teaching staff. We need to give some thought to this - do we try and do something ...more
CLT recently ran a workshop for the LSE Teaching and Learning Centre workshops programme called “Digital Media for Teaching”. You can find all of the links referred to at del.icio.us as well as PDF and Flash versions of the PowerPoint presentation on our course resources page. This workshop runs again ...more
Last week the Language Centre's Herve Didiot-Cook (Language Co-ordinator, French) hosted visitors from Columbia & Brown Universities. The main purpose of the visit was to look at ways of sharing online teaching material across institutions. Staff from CLT were heavily involved in the meetings and the presentations which ...more
CLT recently ran a workshop for the LSE Library e-literacy for e-learning programme called "Social software: Blog it, Tag it, Share it". The session started with an introduction to blogs and then how to search for and find useful blogs. We then looked at various online tools available for keeping ...more
A new workshop has been added to the E-literacy for E-Learning programme:
Social Software: blog it, tag it, share it!
Friday, 10th November, 12:00 - 13:30
This session is a mixture of demonstration and hands-on activities covering blogs, RSS, news readers and social bookmarking. It looks at reading blogs as a way of ...more
From my friend at the Law College 😉
Digital directions Blog
This e-learning based blog will give law academics the opportunity to discuss the use of technology in their or others' work
Might be useful for the upcoming social software ...more