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Book now for CELebrate2018

  Book now for CELebrate2018 here  In this year’s CELebrate symposium, we are convening a range of different opportunities to work with staff in thinking about approaches to large group teaching, learning and assessment. Our Keynote is from Sarah Knight (Jisc Digital Futures directorate) speaking on “How are students’ expectations and experiences of their digital… Read more »

13th June CELebrate2018: Teaching, Technology and the TEF (keynote speaker Sarah Knight from JISC)

  This year our CEL ‘CELebration’ events were Faculty based with a series of Faculty led Assessment and Feedback fiestas, conferences and laboratories. For CELebrate2018, the key theme that arose from working with staff across the University, was working with large groups. In this year’s CELebrate symposium, we are convening a range of different opportunities… Read more »

Brightspace workshops, direct from D2L to a campus near you!

Barry Dahl, Teaching and Learning expert at D2L, the Brightspace provider, will be visiting BU on Thursday, May 24th to run two workshops: 1. Using Brightspace Tools to Increase Student Engagement and Instructor Presence 2. Intelligent Uses of Intelligent Agents   The workshops are open to all staff; we would encourage you to read the… 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 »

Technology Enhanced Learning Classes start Oct. 25th!

Do you want to develop your confidence in technology enhanced learning? Been wanting to add a little bit of something extra to your classes? Just need some space to learn a new skill or have time to reflect and think? If so, we have just the solution for YOU! Next month sees the start of the PG… Read more »

Brightspace 1 to 1 support

Brightspace 1 to 1 support In this first semester everyone is a Brightspace ‘newbie’! Understandably, you might be feeling the need for some extra 1 to 1 support as you start to upload your content. Come along to any of the extra drop-in sessions and get your Brightspace questions answered. Stay as long or short… Read more »

Showcasing your VLE expertise

We have recently been seeing some fantastic content created in our VLEs, myBU and Brightspace.  We certainly have some very talented and creative members of staff! Here is an example using a Brightspace template:   We would love to showcase your work on the CEL blog to inspire others about what can be achieved in VLEs…. Read more »