Case Studies Outside BU

Some innovative practice from around the HE sector where ‘research’ informs the learning

10th anniversary year and the Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education (JLDHE)

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Colleagues – some interesting articles here: This is our 10th anniversary year and the Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education (JLDHE) has a number of exciting developments to report: Firstly, Issue 14 is now live online: http://journal.aldinhe.ac.uk/index.php/jldhe/index The contents of this edition are as follows: Editorial PDF Papers Making use of students’ digital habits in higher education: What they… Read more »

Today! Do join in an excellent webinar Tuesday 2nd April 12.00-13.00

Working One to One: Authentically Student-centred Learning Development   Dr Helen Webster Head of the Writing Development Centre Newcastle University   About this conversation Learning Developers, Personal Tutors, Peer Mentors, Dyslexia Tutors, Librarians… Many of us work one to one with students to help them reflect on their learning and develop their academic literacies and wider… Read more »

JISC – Horizons report – emerging technologies and the mental health challenge

This report is split into two sections. The first section focuses on summarising the major strategic challenges the sector is facing, analysing the current state of the most relevant emerging technologies and then mapping where the emerging technologies could help with the strategic challenges. The second section consists of a horizon scan of mental health and wellbeing. In… Read more »

Presentations from international conference: Academic Literacies and EAP

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For those interested in Academic Literacies and English for Academic Purposes Information on the event (212 November 2018) https://www.baleap.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Programme-Academic-Literacies-and-EAP-UoE-November-24-2018.pdf and for the online resources click through from here: Conference Resources pages Academic Literacies and EAP: Same or different? The theme of the first event organised jointly by ALDinHE and BALEAP was Academic Literacies and EAP: Same or different? The… Read more »

Learning Development Unboxed? a free webinar Tuesday 22 January 12.00-13.00 GMT

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Learning Development Unboxed? Posted on January 16, 2019 by Steven Williams   John HilsdonIndependent counsellor and academic, formerly Associate Professor and Head of Learning Support and Wellbeing at the University of Plymouth. When: Tuesday 22nd January 2019 12:00-13:00 (UK Time) About this conversation: In studying for my doctorate about Learning Development, I was enthused when I came across John… Read more »

Interested in academic writing? new issue of journal now available

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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…

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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 »

‘Tis the season for sharing … BU best practice

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This week I visited Goldsmiths University of London to share some of Bournemouth University’s best practice in problem-based learning. It focused on action-based research and relied heavily on co-creation. Students were introduced to a form of scenario planning which utilises expert opinion to create plausible scenarios. The students were taking the MA in Event and… Read more »

Journal of Information Literacy: new edition here and free to read

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===== Dear Colleagues, I’m thrilled to say that volume 12:2 of the Journal of Information Literacy has been published and is free to read and download at https://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/JIL/. This issue includes peer-reviewed articles on students’ funds of knowledge; how learners say they evaluate sources, and how they actually go about doing so; and the ‘seven voices’ of various… Read more »