Monthly Archives: February 2016

Fair Access Research: Learning Together

The BU Fair Access Research (FAR) project is an innovative project which seeks to make a difference to students by transforming practice through collaborative research. We are co-creating research with students and practitioners (both professional and academic) as part of the university’s commitments to widening participation to higher education. We want to make a sustainable difference to students accessing,… Read more »

5 Different Things to Do With Panopto

Panopto is mainly known as a Lecture Capture system, but it has many features that make it useful for a range of Technology Enhanced Learning activities. Here are just a few of the possibilities.   1 – Linking Fieldwork to Learning and Teaching Videos can be created on mobile devices and uploaded directly to units… Read more »

CEL events at Festival of Learning 2016

The Centre for Excellence in Learning will be running two events at the next Festival of Learning 2016. The first event captioned“Education Matters: share your story” will run from 11am – 4pm on Sunday 26 June 2016 and will consist of series of stalls in the community (potentially in the Bournemouth Lower Gardens). As an inclusive, participative and informal event,… Read more »

TEL technology pouches

Many academic staff will have received or be about to receive their TEL technology pouches in the internal post with week.  The pouch acts as a reminder of the TEL Toolkit which has been developed by BU staff for BU staff. If you have not already done so, please peruse the TEL Toolkit and see… Read more »

JISC Digital Students Skills Consultation Event 17/02/2016

JISC Digital Students Skills Consultation Event 17/02/2016 The Jisc team (Sarah Knight and Jane Edwards with colleagues Giles Pepler and Nick Jeans from Sero Consulting) led an innovative and informative consultation event in Bristol. Located in the At-Bristol science centre and access to the museum included, made for a very appealing event. The themes under… Read more »

Guidance on preserving social media

Apologies for cross posting – thanks to UK Data service for sharing Guidance on preserving social media Social media plays an increasingly important role as we embrace networked platforms and applications in our everyday lives. The UK Data Service is pleased to share the latest Technology Watch Report ‘Preserving Social Media’, published by the Digital… Read more »

Hurry –Erasmus funds available for staff mobility for a limited time only!

This is a reminder that there are a few days left to make your application for Erasmus Staff Mobility Funding! You may recall the blogpost released earlier this month which outlined that we have funding left for training and teaching at other European institutions and organisations. If you are thinking about submitting an application but… Read more »

Have you completed the digital skills self-assessment?

If you can spare 10 minutes, please complete the online self-assessment survey. Filling out the form will help you to assess your confidence in using tools from the TEL Toolkit along with other digital skills.  You can print or download the completed questionnaire and use the information to guide your future learning and development plans…. Read more »