• Moodle recharge
    15 May 2017
    Following on from our post back in February on our plans for Moodle we will be holding an event for all Moodle editors on Tuesday 27 June from 3-4pm to give everyone a sneak peak of the changes that will taking place this August in time for the new academic year. Moodle is getting a recharge for 2017/18.  In addition […]
  • Technology and the student journey: introducing phase two of LSE 2020
    12 May 2017
    Written by Emma Wilson (@MindfulEm), Research and Evaluation Graduate Intern for LTI. This blog post is one in a series of articles that will catalogue the process of, and findings from, phase two of our student-centred project, LSE 2020. About LSE 2020 Launched in 2016, the LSE 2020 project seeks to discuss, debate and engage with students about what teaching and learning with technology […]
  • Blogging as a Method of Assessment
    4 May 2017
    The past couple of years an increasing number of LSE academics started integrating blogging in their courses. This took various forms, from using the blog feature on Moodle as an added activity to creating individual blogs for students as part of a course summative assessment. One thing that all these projects shared is the rationale for using blogs in an educational […]
  • SPARK Grants: results and last call!
    24 April 2017
    The results are in!  In March the SPARK! Committee reviewed applications from our  first call and approved three projects aimed at improving the student learning experience through the use of technology and innovative pedagogical approaches. The projects include an extension of a very successful students-as-producers project to further develop students filmmaking skills, the use of specialist software to create interactive assessment […]
  • Using Powerpoint to create engaging simulations
    20 April 2017
    Tracks by Harald Link on FlickrLast academic year, two PhD students  teaching in the Department of International Relations  embarked on a journey to make their course more engaging to students. They applied for an LTI SPARK! Grant to support the development of Powerpoint-based simulation games. Here are the highlights of the project following its completion and evaluation. Quotes are from the two recipients of the grant, […]