Monthly Archives: May 2018

Advance HE Scotland and UWS – Retention Symposium April 2018

A Scottish colleague forwarded me this report from a conference – and I spotted BUs own Michelle Morgan featured talking about enhancing the student experience. The full post is here: https://www.advance-he.ac.uk/news-and-views/advance-he-scotland-and-uws-retention-symposium-april-2018 == extract from Advance HE blog site: Michelle Morgan, Associate Dean for Student Experience at Bournemouth University, opened the event with a keynote titled… Read more »

Keynote presentation at European Conference on Religion, Spirituality and health

On May 17th Dr Jenny Hall from CEL and the Centre for Qualitative Research presented a keynote at the joint 6th European Conference on Religion, Spirituality and health and 5th International Conference of the British Association for the Study of Spirituality. The conference brought together clinicians, theologians, researchers and healthcare chaplains together from as far… Read more »

Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education (JLDHE) issue 13 is now live online

Latest edition of the ALDinHE journal ==== Dear Colleagues Apologies for cross-posting We’re excited to report that the Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education (JLDHE) issue 13 is now live online – go to: http://journal.aldinhe.ac.uk/index.php/jldhe/issue/view/26 The contents of this edition are as follows: Papers Coaching placements and incidental learning – how reflection and experiential… Read more »

PGCert finale!

The 2017-18 PGCert cohort has completed, apply here to join the 2108-19 cohort! Our PGCert finale day was a delight on many levels. We started the day off with pastries and coffee (always a good way!) and party poppers. Prof Debbie Holley shared how an increasingly mobile student population benefit from short videos in teaching practice. In… Read more »

Key points from today’s Assessment Fiesta in HSS

This afternoon, the Assessment Fiesta for the department of Human Sciences and Public within HSS took place.  Professor Debbie Holley opened the Fiesta and gave a short presentation on the wider context of education and the changing student demands over time, emphasising the role of assessment for education and inviting the attendees to make use of… Read more »

Book now for CELebrate2018

  Book now for CELebrate2018 here  In this year’s CELebrate symposium, we are convening a range of different opportunities to work with staff in thinking about approaches to large group teaching, learning and assessment. Our Keynote is from Sarah Knight (Jisc Digital Futures directorate) speaking on “How are students’ expectations and experiences of their digital environment… Read more »

Coming up! Facilitating with Lego©, using strength based methods

Lego© has been successfully used within Learning and Teaching across BU as well as developing stronger teams. CEL are offering Lego© workshops with two of our experts, Susanne Clarke and Tim Gale on both campus sites. Come, experience the process and consider how you may use Lego in your own research, education or professional practice…. Read more »

Assessment and Feedback: the QAA week 25-29 June – free online events

Focus On: Feedback from Assessment project Following our successful Focus On sector event in March, we are pleased to bring you a series of web-based events and activities on Feedback from Assessment. These lunchtime sessions will take place during the week of 25-29 June and are free to attend. Monday 25 June 2018, 13:30 –… Read more »

How augmented reality affects the brain

This is an introduction and link to an article on the Zappar blog. Key neurological insights from Mindshare UK’s groundbreaking report, ‘Layered’ Over the past few months, Neuro-Insight has been working in partnership with Mindshare UK and Zappar on ‘Layered’ – a first-of-its-kind study into the consumer, neurological and brand impact of augmented reality. Until now, there… Read more »

Applying for HEA Fellowship: Writing Retreat

Applying for HEA Fellowship – Writing Retreat These half day sessions are for colleagues who have already considered which level of Fellowship they want to apply for and are either ready to start writing their application or need some dedicated time to continue or finalise it ready for submission. A TeachBU mentor will be on… Read more »