Posts By: Debbie Holley

The annual conference for Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE)

group of students

Apologies for cross-posting.. The annual conference for Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) is being held at Newcastle University, UK 4-5th September 2019 The call for contributions is now live and we ask for your proposals by 16th February, 2019. We celebrate 10 years of RAISE this year! There will be keynotes from Bruce… Read more »

Erasmus+ funding for staff mobility: staff workshops

group of 3 students sitting round table

Erasmus+ funding for staff mobility Gaining experience abroad, including teaching and training, leads to professional development and networking. Global staff mobility brings great value to BU and our students, whilst offering invaluable international experience. We are pleased to announce that all staff – both academic and professional services – can now apply for funds to… Read more »

Open Access book – International Perspectives in HE

CEL logo

Open Access is a great way to collaboate and share knowledge across the globe. Our CEL friend and supporter, Dr Viv Rolfe was instrumental in getting this book underway. please do share, download, or even pay! https://www.openbookpublishers.com/product/531/open-education–international-perspectives-in-higher-education Apologies for cross posting Open Education provides a great mix of research and authentic application of “open” in… Read more »

International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP)

group of 3 students sitting round table

We are delighted to let you know that the 4th issue of the International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP) is available from https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fmulpress.mcmaster.ca%2Fijsap%2Fissue%2Fview%2F348&data=02%7C01%7C%7C1095d7cbfe4746fd686808d65a2f3edd%7Cede29655d09742e4bbb5f38d427fbfb8%7C0%7C0%7C636795556300030347&sdata=9DT2GkUfNWNLq0yA%2Fo4LBZwinCBXo2UhA0Rg0LoOI18%3D&reserved=0   The journal, which is hosted by McMaster University Library Press, is co-edited by students and staff/ faculty from Australia, Canada, the UK, and the US. Traditionally students have largely been… Read more »

Hot off the press: The Journal of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

Student group

Colleagues Please see below – our own PGCERT external examiner, Dr Jenny Marie has an article on the consderations of the challenges, conflicts and competitions when expanding staff-student partnerships across three instituions and a timely and interesting read on the potential challanges and pitfalls of using learner analytics as a tool for supporting student wellbeing… Read more »

Unconditional offer good practice: BU staff contribute to the policy debate

Colleagues, Two of our BU staff have contributed to the UCAS good practice guides about Unconditional Offers – much in the press recently. Jon Williams, Head of Admissions at BU contributed to one of the guides with an anonymous case study on how to use UOs appropriately and professionally in support of applicants. Dr Michelle… Read more »

Interested in academic writing? new issue of journal now available

the CEL logo

Apologies for cross posting, this may be of interest  Debbiue ==== Dear Colleagues, I am very pleased to inform you that the ‘EATAW 2017 Conference Special Issue’ of the Journal of Academic Writing has been published and is available at: http://e-learning.coventry.ac.uk/ojs/index.php/joaw.   This special issue contains papers and other pieces arising from EATAW’s biennial conference,… Read more »

#SocMedHE18 – running 9th January if anyone interested in following on twitter…

Image of a man using a haptic oculus rift

Dear All You are warmly invited to attend the Social Media for Learning in Higher Education Conference hosted at Nottingham Trent University on the 9th January 2019   #SocMedHE18 is nudged into the New Year and is the fourth SocMedHE Conference. The event will provide open spaces to share, discuss and develop notions about how… Read more »

The CEL blog returns on January 3rd

Image of holly leaves with berries

  A big thank you to all our bloggers and subscribers in 2018 – we really valued all your efforts in growing our reach. We will continue to share the news from CEL and  good practice from across both BU and wider sector, and in 2019 the ‘awesome blogger of the month’ will continue, please… Read more »