Case Studies Outside BU

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

The Future of Edtech Conference 2019

What is new and happening in Edtech? The Future of Edtech Conference runs annually as part of London Tech Week, and this year the topic was Transforming Higher Education, with their strapline of “Uniting University Leaders and Transformational Technology to Support Innovation Across the 21st Century University”. I was invited to contribute to a panel,… Read more »

Report on the JISC Change Agents Network Conference CAN 2019 (29-30 May)

Apologies for cross posting – JISC annual Change Agents Network conference – lots of ideas and resources to share == from JISCs blog== An inspirational two days at CAN 2019 (29-30 May) By Clare Killen June 11, 2019 Uncategorized Hosted by the Open University in their 50th anniversary year and with the theme of the… Read more »

Journal of Information Literacy – June version free to download

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We are delighted to announce that the June issue 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 the use of the Philosophy for Children method in library programming in ‘Shaking up story time’; research into ‘What academics really think about… Read more »

CAN 2019 – Change agents’ network conference programme

Apologies for cross posting, this may of interest. === We very much hope you and your students can join us for this celebration of student staff partnerships and how they are driving forward innovation in digital. The 7th annual conference is being hosted by The Open University on their Milton Keynes campus on the 29-30 May…. Read more »

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 »