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Podcasts, Creativity and Collaboration with University of Salento, Italy

Professor Debbie Holley and Dr. Ann Luce recently visited University of Salento, in Lecce, in the Puglia region of Italy as part of the BU ERASMUS exchange programme. This is a follow on from a  pedagogy/ technology and statistical exchange that started a number of years ago with Prof. Holley’s previous institution. A part of… Read more »

Free online webinar: Online Maths Support for Remote Learners Wednesday 3rd July 2019,  10.00am – 4.00pm

The sigma Network is delighted to announce a FREE event for anyone with an interest in mathematics and statistics support in Higher Education: Online Maths Support for Remote Learners Wednesday 3rd July 2019,  10.00am – 4.00pm Staffordshire University The scene will be set with presentations from Dr Sue Pawley and Dr Tim Lowe from the Open University, who… 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 »

Women in Tech: International Women’s Day at BU

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  To celebrate International Women’s Day 2019, the Centre for Excellence in Learning and the BU Women’s Academic Network co-produced a ‘Women in technology’ and ‘Uncelebrated Women’ event, offered to staff and students across BU. The first workshop, Coding and Learning was led by the inspirational Dr Carina Buckley, Instructional Design Manager at Solent Learning… Read more »

Data Science: a short briefing from Dr Mike Hobbs, Visiting Researcher in CEL

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Dr Mike Hobbs, Visiting Researcher in CEL and an expert in data, AI and AR/VR shares the first is  series of short postings: These days, if we are involved in research, policy or just trying to find evidence for good practice we need data science.       https://www.datasciencecentral.com Data Science Central is a site… Read more »

Open Education: sharing 30,000 high resolution images using CCO…

Please note and share this excellent news widely… ++++ Greetings Open Education Friends:   Good news!   Creative Commons worked with the Cleveland Museum of Art to dedicate 30,000 high resolution images into the public domain using CC0. Site: http://www.clevelandart.org/open-access Article: https://www.cleveland.com/expo/life-and-culture/g66l-2019/01/fe82a74cbf1054/cleveland-museum-of-art-launches-nextgeneration-open-access-to-artworks-and-data-online-.html Blog: https://creativecommons.org/2019/01/23/cleveland-museum/ Tweets: https://twitter.com/creativecommons/status/1088079123963088896 https://twitter.com/ClevelandArt/status/1088081616059228161 Enjoy,   Cable   — Cable Green, PhD Director of Open Education… Read more »

Qlone App for iPads and iPhones

Qlone scan dome

After seeing a demonstration of this App at the BETT in January, I thought this would warrant further investigation. The Qlone (pronounced Clone) App for iPads and iPhones from EyeCue turns the device’s camera into a 3D scanner. The App is free to download and use but has in App purchases for some formats when… 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 »