Monthly Archives: July 2018

Anyone can teach series- 3. Be Prepared!

Welcome back to this nuts and bolts teaching tips series. Last time we thought about the most important part of teaching… caring about the students (and yourself- wellbeing!)   I asked colleagues for their top teaching tips.  Denyse King (one of our wonderful Portsmouth HSS colleagues) replied : “Develop and sustain a reputation for interesting… Read more »

Internal call for Funding: Student Access, Success and Progression – deadline 12.00 noon Friday 31 August

Colleagues, The University’s Access, Excellence and Impact Committee (AEIC) was formed in 17/18, and its purpose is: ‘To lead activities in relation to education access, excellence and impact; targeting the highest levels of achievement and benefits to applicants, students and the University.’ We are now seeking proposals for projects which support the University in addressing… Read more »

“Look more excited Nicole!” Reflections on Carnival U at Carnival Expo

Regular readers of the CEL blog will already know Carnival U. For those who don’t, they are a team of 9 MSc events management charged with co-creating a Carnival University for the Carnival Expo at the Kia Oval which is part of a project led by Dr Nicole Ferdinand, BU Learning and Teaching Fellow 2017/18…. Read more »

Report of the Annual International Graphic Novel and Comics Conference (IGNCC)

This year CEL has promoted active making and creative origami and lego workshops to connect with the Fusion strands of Education, Research and Professional practice. We were delighted to hear about the Annual International Graphic Novel and Comics Conference at BU. Dr Julia Round  reports here with additional photos of ‘sketchnotes’ ( a superb visual note-taking… Read more »

What staff are saying about the curriculum design process – LEAP

The last week has been a busy time for BU’s Learning Excellence Acceleration Programme, LEAP with a drop-in session and workshops for the History Department and Wiltshire College. One member of staff used the drop-in session to work on a unit for which she is the unit lead.  This involved setting out the structure of… Read more »

Focus on Education for Sustainable Development

If you are beginning to think about the strategic vision of BU2025 you will be aware that within it is embedded the topic of sustainability. The fusion vison is to find ways to enrich society and for all to have responsibility for our actions that will impact the local and global environment. It is expected… Read more »

CEL embraces CMALT

CEL embraces CMALT: a blog post from Learning Technology Advisor @SusanMGrieg (University of Edinburgh) On the June 14th I gave a one day intensive workshop at the Centre for Excellence in learning (CEL) at the University of Bournemouth to talk to staff about Certified Membership of the Association for Learning Technology (CMALT). I’m a CMALT holder… Read more »

Curie Scott joins the advisory board of The International Health Humanities Network

Curie Scott has been invited to join the advisory board of The International Health Humanities Network. You can book now for the annual conference in Southampton (2-4 Aug). The International Health Humanities Network, supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, works to develop ways that arts and humanities knowledge and practice can enhance health… Read more »