The Learning Zone at King’s Cross

The Learning Zone at King’s Cross is a new intervention at Central Saint Martins. Since September 2012, 2 new learning zones (social learning spaces open to any UAL student) have been in operation, replacing the former facility at High Holborn. … Continue reading

Personal digital devices: researching learning

As part of an ongoing study with CSM students about ways in which they use personal digital devices within their daily ‘living and learning’, a cohort of postgraduate students completed an online questionnaire at the first stage of their research. … Continue reading

What is e-Learning, and is it interesting?

As an increasingly significant part of sociotechnical learning systems, e-Learning is value laden, whether ethical, social or cultural; e-Learning can be viewed as embodying different forms of power and authority, thus being inherently political. e-Learning is not neutral. When framed … Continue reading

UAL Exchange: a new app for cross-disciplinary collaboration

An excellent example of learning in action – recent MA Innovation Management graduate Vuong Tong has developed UAL Exchange, an iOS Application that aims to promote cross-disciplinary collaboration and knowledge share across the University of the Arts London (UAL). Developed while … Continue reading

UAL’s New Assistive Technologies

In its broadest sense assistive technology is understood as any device that enables people with disabilities, however, in the context of the University of the Arts London it is a device or software that is used to support learning. This support … Continue reading

CSM My Digital Life Workshop

Over the course of the Spring Term Rita Fernandez joined several of her classmates from the MA Innovation Management course to participate in a research assignment as part of My Digital Life, a UAL initiative aimed at interrogating student engagement … Continue reading

Are personal recording devices impeding students’ experience of ‘being in the moment’, and if so, does it matter?

Recording, be it audio, video, or simply snapping pictures of everything and anything we think we’ll want to remember, has become part of our routine. For the student experience within the context of an art and design environment, this habit … Continue reading