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Learning at City Conference 2014

Students as Partners in Learning?

Wednesday 4th June 2014 | 9am - 6pm

Following the success of previous conferences, we invited colleagues from other HE institutions to contribute this year.

The conference took place off-campus, at The Hatton in Hatton Gardens.


Keynote Speech - Students as partners in learning: unlocking best practice

The Keynote speech was given by Dr Jenny Hill, Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning at The University of the West Of England and Rhiannon Jenkins, a second year undergraduate studying Geography and Environmental Management at UWE.

The theme for the conference was Students as Partners in Learning? Staff and students shared their practice, innovation and research in this area. This topical theme provided excellent opportunities for discussion and debate during the conference.

During the conference there was an opportunity to participate in workshops and to attend papers on the exciting partnerships taking place between staff and students both at City University and in the wider HE sector.

Posters were available for participants to view throughout the conference. There was a chance to discuss the posters with colleagues during the drinks reception at the end of the day.

A selection of slides, videos and other resources from the day are available on the Conference Catch-up 2014 page

Learning at City 2014 Conference Programme

This conference is FREE and is open to delegates from City, University of London and external institutions.

Prizes were awarded during the drinks reception for best papers and poster

First prize paper:

The use of the "flipped classroom" in a blended learning programme: Have we Flipped?
Gill Harrison & Allison Harris

Second prize paper:

Gamifying in-lecture learning with weekly text-message quizzes: Implementation, evaluation and potential effects on the partnership between lecturer and student
Dr Stian Reimers

Best poster:

Student transitioning: what can their experiences teach us?
Sophie Willis, Nadine Schaefer, Deborah Osberg

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