Category Archives: #UALbestpractice

Digital ‘present’ and futures new blog for CSM

Here’s a really great example of good practice in colleges taking ownership of their digital ‘present’ and futures – http://digitalpresent.myblog.arts.ac.uk/ My question would be who would set up and manage these kind of initiatives in all the other Colleges, this … Continue reading

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Digital technologies for learning and teaching

From the Rectors page http://blogs.arts.ac.uk/rector/2012/06/12/digital-technologies-for-learning-and-teaching/ One of UAL’s areas of strength is the fantastic uses students and staff are making of digital technologies to support learning and teaching and professional practice. You can see some of our best examples can … Continue reading

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Learning Videos

Online Video/ Teaching and learning fellowship On 24th May 2012 the first of a series of studies took part at London College of Fashion for a fellowship project studying the impact of online learning videos. These are notes taken from … Continue reading

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Learning Studio Workshop in using Digital & Social Media for Teaching and Learning -17.00-19.00 Thursday June 7th

What: Learning Studio Workshop in using Digital and Social Media for Teaching and Learning Where: Room M401, on the 4th floor of  the Media Block, London College of Communication When: 17.00-19.00 Thursday June 7th If you plan to attend or … Continue reading

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Teaching & Professional Fellowship Awards 2012

Many congratulations to the two successful 2012 Teaching & Professional Fellowship Awards, both projects are aligned closely with DIAL’s objectives and we look forward to working together : Gabriela Daniels & Oliver Furlong: Learning videos – making them work for … Continue reading

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What is LCF-Ology?

It’s a new approach to staff development that provides a mix of informal and formal learning opportunities, with an opportunity to eat good food and network. It provides a safe space away from the demands of work, a space to … Continue reading

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Six students + Six colleges

Six students in Six colleges. The DIAL project is piloting different feedback methods: Survey by six students employed through artstemps – survey results here – http://dial.myblog.arts.ac.uk/category/survey/ What DIAL would like to achieve from this field worker pilot: Dial would like … Continue reading

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University Strategy

In preparation for the baseline report and writing the project plan aligning and embedding DIAL project to UAL strategies. What are UALs past,  present and future strategies (specifically in relation to technological and digital strategies) in response to the aims … Continue reading

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Meeting notes: Open Education at the UAL

Meeting notes: Open Education at the UAL A focus and discussion group meeting – All Welcome Where: Central St. Martins, Wednesday, 11th Jan – 3-5 pm Rough meeting notes by Chris Follows, please feel free to comment and suggest additions. … Continue reading

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Young British Artists 2.0 – the importance of developing your skillset !

Interesting article in the Guardian, provides a useful insight into the student perspective on studying at art school and future employment in this sector, some choice quotes from one of our UAL graduates below from Max Dovey, WCA, the importance … Continue reading

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Lights, camera, action: presentations skills and video

  I’m very pleased to be helping set up an online community for presentation skills as part of the DIAL project. I am an ideal guinea pig for any experimentation. I have been terrified of public speaking for as long … Continue reading

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My Advice

Tony Pritchard interviews participants of the 2011 Design for Visual Communication courses for their advice to the new 2012 students. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2_n1WCotnY Tony Pritchard’s blog – http://tonypritchard.wordpress.com/

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UAL Staff ‘flexible’ development & learning #UALgaps

“The Development & Learning team offer a service based on a commitment to inclusivity, the notion of lifelong learning, and a belief in continuous improvement, so we evaluate what we do to provide you with a meaningful and responsive service” … Continue reading

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Development and Learning

The Development & Learning team offer a service based on a commitment to inclusivity, the notion of lifelong learning, and a belief in continuous improvement, so we evaluate what we do to provide you with a meaningful and responsive service … Continue reading

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Learn IT Training

Need help with using software? Want to learn something new? http://my.arts.ac.uk/learn-it/ Learn IT offer a variety of learning opportunities and are open to suggestions. Opportunities include: classroom training, one-to-one session (Learn-IT surgeries) visits by trainers ‘floor-walking’, bespoke training and an … Continue reading

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CLTAD training

Centre for Learning & Teaching in Art & Design (cltad) has a great selection of training workshops. CLTAD Workshops & Short Courses – http://www.arts.ac.uk/cltad/workshops-2011-12/ Some examples cources:

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Open Education at the UAL Meeting

Open Education at the UAL a focus and discussion group meeting Wednesday 11th Jan at 3-5 pm at Central St. Martins in room KX B101 – All Welcome. This will be a focus and discussion group meeting around the theme … Continue reading

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#UALbestpractice and/or #UALgaps

Baselining for DIAL at UAL is basically a snapshot of the current digital ‘landscape’ from as many perspectives as possible. DIAL would like to gather as many examples or stories from across UAL of student and staff best practice and/or … Continue reading

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Feedback notes from Enterprise week session: ‘Sharing knowledge improve and develop professional identities’

Had a really enjoyable and fruitful discussion with students, alumni and industry members at this event, about 35 people in total, the talk was part of Enterprise week at UAL, there was lots of interest and ideas for DIAL. Discussion: … Continue reading

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