Anyone can teach. Part 2- Caring!

Welcome back to part 2 of this teaching tips series! In part 1, you found out that anyone can teach! https://microsites.bournemouth.ac.uk/cel/2018/06/05/1-anyone-can-teach/ ‎ Now let’s start to unpick the very foundations of what actually makes a good teacher, bit by bit?   I asked my colleagues for their top teaching tips. Several of their comments related… Read more »

Brightspace & Learning Technology Update June 2018

It’s been another busy month for Brightspace and Learning Technology.  Highlights include: CELebrate 2018 incorporating a wide range of events and workshops such as the Brightspace showcase on large group teaching by our very own Learning Technologists and TEL Development team, helpful tips on large group teaching from Academic Learning Designer, David Biggins, a visit from Barry Dahl, teaching & learning… Read more »

Do you use R in your teaching practice?

R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics.  More information on R is available here. I started using R recently as an alternative to both SPSS and Excel.  I am finding that the tasks for which I used SPSS can be carried out in R and the presentation of information is superior… Read more »

LEAP at 100

BU’s unit and programme visualisation process, LEAP, passed a recent milestone with the 100th member of staff attending one of CEL’s sessions. The response from staff has been very positive.  You can read about the previous sessions and peruse the feedback here. If you would like to find out more or discuss how the LEAP… Read more »

Call for Submissions: NAFSA’s Global Studies Literature Review Issue 9 – New Models and Emerging Perspectives in Global Education

Submission deadline: August 5, 2018 Targeted publication date: January 2019 Rebecca Hovey and Bryan McAllister-Grande, coeditors NAFSA’s Global Studies Literature Review (GSLR) is an online journal of book reviews, review essays, and thought-provoking articles. The editors welcome submissions covering recent books and work in the interconnected fields of global studies and international education. The last… Read more »

CEL starts CMALT

The Chartered Membership for the Association for Learning Technology (CMALT) is the industry standard – a Certified Membership scheme developed by ALT to enable those who work with learning technology to have their experience and capabilities certified to demonstrate their commitment to professional development. The CEL Technology Enhanced Learning  Innovation and Development Service (TELID) are… Read more »

DEADLINE REMINDER: Applying for HEA Fellowship

A reminder that the final deadline to apply for HEA Fellowship via TeachBU this academic year is this Friday, 22ndJune 2018. Applications received will be reviewed at an Assessment Panel, scheduled for 11th July 2018. If you have any questions please contact teachbu@bournemouth.ac.uk

Would you like to know how AI works? Want to see it in practice and learn about the legal implications? Do join Dinusha and her team at the Festival of Learning Event

Can an Artificial Intelligence (AI) bot ‘create’ a new work or invention, with the human creator, simply being a facilitator? If so, who owns the creative work or invention? As we move to the next stage of computing and AI, it raises a number of challenges in relation to intellectual property, data, privacy and ethics…. Read more »

The Future of EdTech? Creating equality of opportunity

A report from Debbie Holley, Professor of Learning Innovation and Head of CEL I was honoured to be invited to give a keynote at the prestigious two-day annual ‘Future of EdTech‘ conference, located at Old Street, the so-called ‘Silicon Roundabout’due to the creativity and innovation of tech start-up companies.  Future Edtech is a key event… Read more »