Call for Proposals now open - UCL’s Annual Teaching and Learning Conference is a chance for staff to come together from across the diverse disciplines and departments within the university, in order to develop and improve teaching, learning and assessment through collegial dialogue and exchange. More...
Published: Nov 19, 2013 1:44:55 PM
Following on from the success of last year's Summits and Horizons series of events, there will be a new portfolio of sessions for this academic year. The event, a joint venture between CALT and E-LE, is a series of lunchtime events looking at new e-learning in UCL in which two or three speakers discuss how they've used new technologies in their teaching. More...
Published: Oct 21, 2013 1:12:07 PM
A series of lunchtime sessions on topics of collegial interest open to all UCL staff. Sandwiches and refreshments are supplied. Please register so we have accurate numbers for catering.
Published: Oct 10, 2013 2:22:47 PM
UCL’s desktop service is changing to Desktop@UCL for the new academic year, and the project team have planned a series of drop-in sessions to help people get acquainted with the new system. More...
Published: Sep 12, 2013 11:25:22 AM
The Bartlett is providing postgrads with vital graphics skills before they arrive at UCL via the Urban Skills Portal.
Summer studentship available in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering
5 July 2012
A paid opportunity for a student to help investigate the use of open source Geographic Information Software (GIS) in the undergraduate curriculum has arisen in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering (CEGE).
Liz Jones, Teaching Fellow and Geomatic Systems Manager at CEGE, is offering a summer studentship which will lead to the creation of e-learning content for GIS practicals in spatial analysis and site selection using open source software – specifically Quantum GIS (QGIS) and Geographic Resources Analysis Support System (GRASS).
In addition to the production of new teaching material, a reflective report must be submitted of the student’s personal experiences using the open source packages, particularly in comparison with ArcMap. This project is expected to last six to eight weeks, with a negotiable start date.
Liz says: “This is a great opportunity for the chosen student to have a direct impact on curriculum development within our undergraduate engineering programmes whilst also broadening his or her own skills in GIS analysis.”
The work can be undertaken remotely but with regular meetings via Skype. The salary will be £220 per week. Ideally, applicants should have undertaken the Year 1 and Year 2 undergraduate core GIS practicals in ArcMap, but other experience may also be considered. Experience of working with QGIS is not necessary; proficiency in writing reports is a must. Please send your CV (of no more than two pages) to email@example.com.
The closing date is 5pm on Wednesday July 11th 2012.
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