Posts By: Debbie Holley

BU Students Union ‘How to thrive at university and beyond’ event!

Panel member Professor Debbie Holley (@debbieholley1) reports on the BU Students Union ‘How to thrive at university and beyond’ event! Details:I was invited to join the panel for an afternoon of inspirational talks from leading industry speakers: 14:00 – Welcome and introduction on behalf of SUBU, Ebony Harding, SU VP Community 14:10 – Avoiding the imposter syndrome by… Read more »

new Research Report on Smart Wearables 2018-20122

Juniper is a research company focussing on high-end tech – worth following and tracking their ‘reports’ which summarise contents of full research (full research is only available commercially) ==== Overview Juniper’s Smart Wearables research provides an end-to-end analysis of the trends and ecosystem developments impacting this innovative segment. The research charts key macro trends, player strategies, and is… Read more »

ALDinHE: report on the ‘teachable machine’ workshop

At the ALDinHE Conference the affordances of Google’s Teachable Machine were explored in a workshop co-run by Dr Mike Hobbs (Anglia Ruskin University) and Professor Debbie Holley (Bournemouth University) In their future careers students will increasingly encounter machine-learning systems, so it is appropriate to develop a deeper understanding to demystify this technology as the new… Read more »

What is new and interesting in Learning Development? Debbie Holley reports from the ALDinHE conference 2018

What is new and interesting in Learning Development? Debbie Holley reports from the ALDinHE conference 2018 The ALDinHE conference ran 26/28 April, and featured two wonderful keynotes, the first from Prof Roni Bamber, speaking about the HE sector, metrics measurements and the need for the student voice and experience to shine through. ‘Stats and Stories’… Read more »

CEL ‘assessment fiestas’ go national!

The Association of Learning Developer in Higher Education (ALDinHE) hold their national conference at the University of Leicester 26/28th March. Our own CEL theme leaders will be showcasing the Bournemouth University work taking place during our year of ‘Assessment and Feedback’. Please do follow/ support us on #aldcon Assessment and Feedback Fiesta Anne Quinney, Ann Luce… Read more »

Teachable Machines anyone?

Colleagues, I am delighted to be piloting an early workshop in the next stage of the ARU/BU augmented reality work for STEM students. This is at the ALDinHE National Conference, please do follow/ support us at #aldcon Design, Create, Evaluate: can a ‘teachable machine’ help learners learn? Mike Hobbs and Elaine Brown, Anglia Ruskin University; Debbie… Read more »

“Releasing Potential: Higher Education sector’s contribution to adult and young people’s mental health”. June12-13th

Apologies for cross posting, this looks like an excellent event. Colleagues may be interested in the following conference here at York St John University “Releasing Potential: Higher Education sector’s contribution to adult and young people’s mental health”. June12-13th https://www.yorksj.ac.uk/events-calendar/events/health/releasing-potential-higher-education-sectors-contribution-to-adult-and-young-peoples-mental-health-.html The programme for the 2 days is now available. It is set to be a really… Read more »

Celebrating International Women’s day

Thank you to three amazing women for sharing their work and thank you to the BU Women’s Academic Network (WAN) organisers for all their work… Josie Fraser:  https://altc.alt.ac.uk/2016/sessions/keynote-josie-fraser/#gref Description In this talk, Josie Fraser looks at some of the specific social and political contexts of open practice, and digital environmental factors that shape, restrict and… Read more »

Open Access Book: Teaching and Technology

===Apologies for cross posting=== I am just writing to let you know about my new book publication with The University of Westminster Press which will be of particular interest to anyone working in Higher Education and teacher development. Essentially this is a story of teacher development in the context of a language centre in the… Read more »