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What value a National Teaching fellowship?

New on Wonkhe Vivien Rolfe examines the implications of the removal of funding awards from the National Teaching Fellowship Scheme. Vivien Rolfe is grateful to Peter Hartley, James Davenport, Debbie Holley, and Stephen McHanwell for their contributions to this article.We write in a personal capacity.  ===== The new testimonies feature as part of a WONKHE.com article. The contributors to the article were Stephen… Read more »

National Teaching Fellow Institutional briefing – South Coast 5th March 2018

Apologies for cross posting: Colleagues – we are hosting BOTH a national briefing plus running the Southern Region Writing morning for developing  NTF applications. ============ Prof Debbie Holley of Bournemouth University is kindly hosting a briefing meeting for all aspirant National Teaching Fellows and those who support them in the South Coast area at Bournemouth… Read more »

Invitation to our National Teaching Fellow Regional Writing Event: BU Monday 5th March 9.30-1.00

National Teaching Fellow Regional Writing Event: Following on from our NTF Regional event last year Bournemouth University is hosting this event, Monday 5th March 9.30-1.00 Supported by National Teaching Fellows Professor Debbie Holley, Bournemouth University; Professor Stephen Tee, Bournemouth University; Dr Jenny Hill, University of the West of England and Dr Kirsten Hardie, Arts University… 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 »

‘HEA Transforming Assessment in Higher Education: A case study series (2017)’ features BU

The Higher Education Academy has just published their ‘Transforming Assessment’ case study series for 2017, and the Online Assignment Handling project at BU features as one of the case studies. Under the ‘Using technology-enhanced assessment’ strand, the case study details our approach to overcoming barriers to online assessment and feedback during the roll-out out and… Read more »

BU’s first Senior Fellow of the HEA from the professional services

I am delighted to announce that Anne Davey, Faculty Librarian for the Faculty of Management has just been accredited as BU’s first Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA for short!) from the professional services via the TeachBU route.  Anne was commended for her outstanding application, that was interesting, reflective, well-constructed, met all the criteria and was “a joy to read”…. Read more »

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Applying for HEA Fellowship – Writing Retreat

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Professor Rick Stafford (Faculty of Science & Technology) will be hosting a TeachBU Writing Retreat on Wednesday, 6th December, between 13.30 – 16.30 on Talbot Campus. This session provides the perfect opportunity for some dedicated time to focus on your HEA Fellowship application – whether you need to start writing it, it’s a work in… Read more »

A renewed focus on academic integrity to combat contract cheating

The QAA has recently published a report on contract cheating in higher education, which encourages, among other things, a focus on academic integrity to help address contract cheating. The 37-page report was researched and written in response to higher education sector concerns about the use of ‘essay mills’ by students to engage in contract cheating… Read more »

Applying for HEA Fellowship

A number of sessions will be run throughout the year to help support you in the application process. Sessions are facilitated/hosted by Faculty Mentors who have themselves achieved a level of Fellowship via TeachBU. If you’re not sure where to start, or have questions around applying then attending an ‘Introductory’ session may be of benefit… Read more »