Monthly Archives: March 2012

Technology in HE teaching: blended learning and beyond

Article from the Guardian – – Blended learning, where online learning opportunities are offered along side traditional face-to-face sessions, is growing in popularity in HE. In an interview on the Guardian Higher Education Network, David Ward, acting VC of University … Continue reading

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Introduction project management, DIAL & open education at UAL a case study

I recently attended a very productive 2 day introduction to project management course at UAL by Emma Altman, was very timely for me given DIAL is my first officially managed project. It was a great opportunity to road test the … Continue reading

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Updated notes Open Educational project

Here’s a quick update on the Open Education at UAL project we are running as part of DIAL/ALTO . Team ALTO/DIAL have been out in the field meeting with UAL staff at various sites across UAL – we have completed … Continue reading

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Notes from meeting on DIAL Open Educational at UAL project

Chris follows and John Casey (project lead) Duna Sabri (evaluator) Date of meeting: 24th January What is the context for this project? ALTO (Arts Learning and Teaching Online) just launched last week.  Its purpose is to provide a space and … Continue reading

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DIAL project board meeting agenda 12/03/12

DIAL project board meeting – DIAL Advisory Board 12-03-12 12 March 2012, 12:00 – 14:00 9th Floor Boardroom, High Holborn   AGENDA  Attending: Shân Wareing, Chris Follows Katie Christie, Pat Christie, Mark Constable, Jason Copley, Amanda Bright, Philip Gourlay and … 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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Learning Studio Workshop on Digital and Social Media for Teaching and Learning

Where: Staff Club, CSM, Kings Cross When:  15:30 – 18:00 on Monday 19th March Sian Evans:  Facebook to support communication, BA Jewellery Design Cath Caldwell: Using Workflow in BA Graphic Design John Jackson: How to set-up Workflow. Hywel Davies: Cross-institutional … Continue reading

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Open Education at the UAL discussion group meetings

As part of the work of two UAL CLTAD projects (DIAL and ALTO) we are holding a series of consultation meetings at Central St. Martins, Chelsea and Wimbledon around the themes of open education and digitally enhanced learning. Focus and … Continue reading

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Demystify courses, make teaching more explicit

What does the University of the Arts London need to do to improve further? Some of my notes following the recent FE provision OFSTED report recommendations, the below are choice sections that support DIAL’s ongoing baseline full report can be … Continue reading

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