Monthly Archives: January 2019

Socal Media Usage Trends in Children

As academics and innovators we should be continually looking to future proof our practice and understand the growing digital needs of our students. The BBC has just published an interesting article which looks into the changing trends in social media usage by children.  The article is focussed around the drop in Facebook usage; however the… Read more »

Cafe Scientifique Tues 5th Feb 7.30-9pm – A ‘wicked challenge’: supporting our students’ learning with new technologies

The CEL team are presenting @ Café Scientifique Bournemouth  Cafe Scientifique is a place where, for the price of a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, you can explore the latest ideas in science and technology. Enjoy listening to a short talk before engaging in debate and discussion around that topic. Join us on… Read more »

Workshop: Unit Delivery and Assessment Landscaping

This workshop will look at different delivery patterns, including multi-modal delivery, eg. Blended Learning, Flipped classroom, online and face-to-face. We will also look at the timetable, ILOs and the design of your unit. This workshop will explore Panopto, Audience response systems, eg. Mentimeter, Turning Point, Kahoot; social media, Padlet, Trello, WordPress and Slack Key Information… Read more »

“Go Create!” In-conversation seminar Wed 6 Feb 1-2 pm R201

How can drawing be applied for thinking within your educational practice? Come and talk through ideas Curie Scott Exploring self-ageing through participatory drawing R201 Wed 6 Feb at 1pm. All are welcome! Unlike children, adults are usually nervous when asked to draw. Curie created a four week Drawing Programme where participants used expressive drawing to think… Read more »

How to Fix Upside Down iPhone Photos

When you’re taking photos with your iPhone, sometimes you have to finagle your phone a bit to get the right shot by tilting it or holding it on its side to use the volume buttons to snap a picture. But while the photos usually appear right-side up in the iPhone’s Photos app regardless of how you were holding… Read more »

Learning Bits, Bytes and Delights – the top 10 open access digital journal articles 2018

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Shameless cross-posting – but something for everyone here..   Learning Bits, Bytes & Delights MENU Month: December 2018 ASSOCIATIONS, AWARDS, DIGITAL LEARNING, HIGHLIGHTS, LEADERSHIP, LEARNING FUTURES, MOOCS, ONLINE LEARNING, OPEN EDUCATIONAL PRACTICES, POLICY AND STRATEGY, PUBLICATIONS, RESEARCH, TEACHING Top 10 Open Access Journal Articles for 2018: Our Final Selection Over the past week we have been sharing via Twitter our selection of the top 10 open access journal articles… Read more »

How do universities prepare graduates for jobs that don’t even exist?

65% of children entering primary schools today will work in jobs and functions that don’t currently exist.  In the midst of the fourth industrial revolution, how do we know what the future will look like? The ‘Solving future skills challenges’ report from Universities UK predicts a talent deficit, not just in technological skills but also… Read more »

Workshop: Enhancing Feedback and Strategies for Future Engagement

This workshop will look at the benefits of online assessment handling and how marking online can save you time and provide a better student experience to your students. You will also learn about Intelligent Agents, Discussion Boards and Video Notes in Brightspace Key Information Aimed at: Academic Staff Indicative Frequency: Weekly Facilitated by: Ann Luce… Read more »

Social Media in Education

There is valuable knowledge to be gained through social media such as analytics and insight on various topics or issues for study purposes. Social media is also a medium where students can establish beneficial connections in their careers. As an educational institution, it is crucial to be active in many social platforms possible, this helps… Read more »