TEL

Reflections from the OER18 Conference

Myself and two colleagues (Liz Falconer and Denyse King) attended the OER18 Conference Yesterday.  They presented two case studies (VR Avebury, and VR Healthcare) and illustrated how VR (virtual reality) brings unique considerations for open access.  For example, considerations about whether settings, avatars, props etc are available to others; and indeed, the point that OE-VR… Read more »

Book a LEAP session for your unit, team or department

What is LEAP? LEAP is BU’s process for unit development.  It consists of a 2-3 hour workshop, typically undertaken with staff from the same department, during which a visualisations of units are created.  Each visualisation shows how the learning activities are arranged in the unit, how they link to the ILOs, how many different learning… Read more »

new Research Report on Smart Wearables 2018-20122

Juniper is a research company focussing on high-end tech – worth following and tracking their ‘reports’ which summarise contents of full research (full research is only available commercially) ==== Overview Juniper’s Smart Wearables research provides an end-to-end analysis of the trends and ecosystem developments impacting this innovative segment. The research charts key macro trends, player strategies, and is… Read more »

What is new and interesting in Learning Development? Debbie Holley reports from the ALDinHE conference 2018

What is new and interesting in Learning Development? Debbie Holley reports from the ALDinHE conference 2018 The ALDinHE conference ran 26/28 April, and featured two wonderful keynotes, the first from Prof Roni Bamber, speaking about the HE sector, metrics measurements and the need for the student voice and experience to shine through. ‘Stats and Stories’… Read more »

CEL keynote at the Education Technology Conference in Dublin

Last week I had the opportunity to present at the Education Technology Conference at University College Dublin (UCD).  The day long conference was attended by some 120 academic staff and focused on aspects of technology enhanced learning.  There were many presentations during the day including how to engage students in China, using the flipped classroom… Read more »

Lessons from DigiFest18

In 2002, my friends staged an intervention. A technology intervention. “It was time”, they said, time for me to give up my cherished VHS and embrace DVD–it was here to stay, they said. And it was. In 2013, my friend, colleague and fellow theme leader, Dr. Shelley Thompson staged an intervention. A technology intervention. “It… Read more »

VR Education- Research Update

I am Heidi Singleton, a BU PGR with CEL.  I joined in September 2017 and am at the Initial Review stage of my PhD.  My supervisors are Debbie Holley, Jaqueline Priego and Liz Falconer.  Here is a summary of my research so far… My PhD is researching… -how to design and operationalise a flipped learning… Read more »

ALT Annual Conference 2018: Call for Proposals

Colleagues, the call for papers now open… We now invite you to submit a proposal under one of the following themes: Participation through Learning Technology: including how to use technology to work in partnership with learners, how to create engagement and built informed consent, critical digital literacy, accessibility and equity; Collaboration for Learning Technology: such… Read more »

Lunchtime ‘big screen’ drop-in sessions daily, 12 – 1, Staff Centre at Talbot

Following the launch of the new big screen in the Staff Centre at Talbot Campus this afternoon, we are pleased to announce and invite you to a daily programme of drop-in sessions between 12 and 1 from now until Easter. Come along and try out the new touch screen or talk TEL with CEL Learning… Read more »