Posts By: Debbie Holley

FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT & CALL FOR PAPERS: 16th Academic Practice and Technology (APT2018) conference

FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT & CALL FOR PAPERS: 16th Academic Practice and Technology (APT2018) conference “An uncertain future: Adapting academic practice for an evolving digital world” Tuesday 3 July 2018 https://showtime.gre.ac.uk/index.php/ecentre/apt2018/schedConf/index This annual conference, co-hosted by the University of Greenwich and London School of Economics (LSE), will be held on Tuesday 3rd July 2018 at the Greenwich Maritime… Read more »

Happy Christmas to all CEL blog subscribers

The CEL blog has gone from strength to strength this year with posts from contributors across BU, showcasing as well as generously sharing knowledge, skills and best practice.  I would like to thank each and every contributor, and invite more ‘bloggers’ to participate in 2018. We have a special award – the ‘CEL awesome blogger… Read more »

Writing Insights: a resource for all writers

====cross posted message==== Dear all The Royal Literary Fund Consultant Fellows have relaunched their blog series. As many of you will know, Consultant Fellows (CFs) are successful published writers, with expertise in facilitating group activities. They run writing workshops for students and staff in universities across the UK. All CFs have been Royal Literary Fund Fellows,… Read more »

Applications to join the editorial team of the Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education.

Dear Colleagues (Apologies for cross-posting). Editorial Opportunities Having just published our 12th edition, we would be pleased to receive applications to join the editorial team of the Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education. The JLDHE was established in 2008 and is published online: http://journal.aldinhe.ac.uk/index.php/jldhe/index. We are looking for new editors to join us as… Read more »

Journal of Information Literacy – latest issue now available

Dear Colleagues, I am thrilled to announce the publication of volume 11(2) of JIL. Please peruse and enjoy the contents below – JIL is open access, so nothing will stand in your way! In this issue we have articles on student research fairs; school librarians’ perceptions of teachers’ information literacy; the ‘otherly’ experience of distance learning; and… Read more »

A Trip to the Freud Museum

CEL Learning and Teaching Fellow Dr Laura Bunt-MacRury arranged for a student trip as part of her year of development… read on.. By Jasmine Aloma Located on an unassuming suburban street in Finchley Road lays 20 Maresfield Gardens, which is also known as the Freud Museum (https://www.freud.org.uk). One would be forgiven to not know that… Read more »

British Conference of Undergraduate Research (BCUR) abstracts by 21st December

Dear all The University of Sheffield is delighted to be hosting the British Conference of Undergraduate Research  (BCUR) on 12th and 13th April, 2018.  In its 8th year, the conference attracts a footfall of around 500 (majority) students and staff from a wide range of universities, across two days.  It is considered a leading channel through which undergraduates can present their high… Read more »

The Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education (JLDHE) issue 12 inc 2 articles from BU staff

Colleagues, I am delighted to announce the latest issue of JLDHE has two articles from BU staff – abstracts below the link. Well done! ==== The Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education (JLDHE) issue 12 is now live online – go to http://journal.aldinhe.ac.uk/index.php/jldhe. This contents of this edition explore subjects such as: ·         the development of learners’ socio-emotional intelligence… Read more »

BTEC Champions Group

===apologies for cross posting=== In response to sector-wide and institutional data that highlighted disparities in achievement and progression between BTEC entrants and their A-Level counterparts, NTU set up a ‘BTEC Champions Group’ as a university-wide initiative to identify, pilot and evaluate interventions aimed at understanding and addressing these disparities. It was also an institutional forum… Read more »

Online teaching resource introducing longitudinal studies and data to non-experts

An interesting set of resources- please do explore and write us a blog-post…. ============= Closer has launched a new online teaching resource introducing longitudinal studies and data to non-experts. The Learning Hub is primarily aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students, and those who teach them but it should be equally valuable to those working in… Read more »