City, University of London continues to improve and build on the success of the development of flexible learning spaces and now has a wide variety of spaces available including rooms with modular furniture for group-based learning and discussions.
The Learning Spaces Theme, working as part of the Educational Technology Team at Learning Enhancement and Development (LEaD), have the remit of collaborating on updates and improvements of all Learning Spaces at City.
Collaborating with Professional Services Departments to ensure excellent standards for teaching and learning are maintained, be that within the physical spaces for the academic and student community, or by promoting the educational benefit of all classroom technologies.
This includes systems such as lecture capture, student response systems (SRS, also known as clickers and their virtual equivalent) and teaching podiums, as well as the design of physical learning spaces (lecture theatres, lecture rooms, seminar rooms and computer laboratories).
LEaD are working closely with City's Property and Facilities to ensure that pedagogical principles are considered in the redesigning of City’s learning spaces.
Learning Spaces has as a steering group called the Learning Spaces Group comprised of academics and professional services staff from across the institution, that helps to inform the development of initiatives.
There are a variety of rooms at the Northampton Square campus which have flexible furniture to support group-based learning and discussions.
Learning Enhancement and Development (LEaD) provides support for learning technology.
Learning rooms with tables and chairs on castors
A109 with clusters tables
ELG12 with clusters tables
Collaborative style lecture theatre seating