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TEL Drop-In Session: 28th November, 12-2pm, PG30a

We all need a little help from time-to-time when it comes to using technology in the classroom. With that in mind, I’ll be running TEL drop-in sessions to support YOU with your technology needs, whether it’s learning how to use a particular programme such as Padlet, or if you’re just looking for new ideas on… Read more »

Webinar now available!

As part of my BU Teaching and Learning Fellowship 2016-2017, I decided to run a FREE webinar on Mobile Journalism and Social Media. As part of my fellowship, I was awarded £2000 to travel to the United States, first to Seattle to visit a colleague who I had met at a previous conference and also to… Read more »

Looking for support? Organisational Development is here to help!

Although the Autumn sees a hiatus in preparations for Appraisals and then Pay, Progression and Promotion boards, OD work throughout the year with Faculty Executives, on ways in which they can manage talent, performance and succession within their teams, particularly in respect of supporting their staff to develop fused academic identities and careers. Using a… Read more »

Pedagogies and contexts in which textbooksare used – please support this research by taking the survey

Collageus, can you assist with a survey re textbooks? Please read on… ==== I’m part of a project looking at the use of textbooks in teaching, and I’m inviting you to participate in a survey to help us gain further understanding of the pedagogies and contexts in which textbooks are used. This survey is for… Read more »

Brightspace and Me: Cutting down on Student E-mails!

Hi Everyone, Ann Luce, TEL Theme Leader here. Please do check out my video on how I’ve cut down on student e-mails this semester! Always happy to hear from YOU, so please do get in touch with your own ideas or if you need any support! Ann 🙂

Workshops: Understanding how students with a disability learn

‘Understanding how students with a disability learn’ A series of short workshops is being offered by colleagues from Additional Learning Support (ALS).  ‘Understanding how students with a disability learn’ is a practical session which will explore some of the challenges encountered by disabled BU students with a view to supporting staff in developing their inclusive… Read more »

Library and Learning Support Induction – VIDEO GUIDE

Library and Learning Support have developed Induction video guide  that links to content in Library, Study Skills and Language Learning areas in both myBU and Brightspace.  This has been used to augment face-to-face inductions and as a great aide memoir for students, which can be neatly embedded within reading lists and unit materials.  This forms part… Read more »

The Path to Success in the TEF – Going for Gold

A new HEPI report has been published Going for Gold: Lessons from the TEF provider submissions Take a look at the report, and see what the analysis makes of BU’s TEF submission alongside other HEIs. Find out about the features of TEF submissions that may have influenced outcomes, and practical recommendations for improving on the… Read more »

You’re invited to Accessibility with iPad – 15th November at The National Space Centre, Leicester

Accessibility with iPad Wednesday 15th November 2017 | National Space Centre, Leicester Join us for an extensive look at the built in accessibility features of the iPad, useful SEND Apps and how they can be used in the classroom. Why attend? The iPad has many built in accessibility features and we aim to explore these… Read more »