Author Archives: Chris Follows

Tools and Equipment to support digital practice – IT issues

The university has undergone an incredible amount of change over the past two years in terms of digital tools and environment, including the new website/portals and the new VLE. Many new VLE tools have been introduced, the change from Blackboard to Moodle having the largest impact. Early surveys … Continue reading

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Six UAL colleges and six differing approaches to digital literacies

In terms of DIAL college wide engagement CSM (POI project – BA Performance Design and Practice) and LCF (video presentation skills – MA Fashion Entrepreneurship) have had a majority of local engagement and these were through course engagement involving course … Continue reading

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QAA institutional review – the results

The report also highlights the University’s web-based materials for staff, students and other stakeholders as a feature of good practice, commenting that they are clear, effective and accessible. “Acknowledging that the challenges previously encountered were at least as much human … Continue reading

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Website Redevelopment Project update

The Mesh blog has been updated with some developments around the Website Redevelopment Project, including key dates and information about what the digital team has been up to in regards to building the new UAL website. To keep yourself up-to-date … Continue reading

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Connect with UAL on social media

Connect with UAL on social media – Connect with UAL online Find ual on Facebook Camberwell College of Arts Central Saint Martins Chelsea College of Art and Design London College of Communication London College of Fashion Wimbledon College of … Continue reading

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Rich media and mobile tools for studio-workshop Learning and Teaching

Many of the DIAL projects to date have identified a clear need for having the right equipment for the job? DIAL have been helping to identify these new tools and processes but DIAL cannot provide all this equipment to everyone, … Continue reading

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Baseline links

Camberwell CCA baseline | Chelsea CCAD baseline | Central Saint Martins CSM baseline | London College of Communication LCC baseline | London College of Fashion LCF baseline | UAL UAL baselineWCA baseline

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This will be a lively and informal workshop where all participants bring something to share. Please come prepared to talk on the theme of ‘My Digital Life’ for 5 minutes in a small group. You can talk about any aspect … Continue reading

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Delivery of technical resource information online

One pressing issue that keeps coming up in various meetings is the delivery of technical resource information at course and college level and how this integrates with the new VLE development. There are various initiatives that have been having to … Continue reading

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How to join UALs and blog groups

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