blended learning

Why not give Xerte a try this semester?

Although not widely known Xerte Online Toolkits is a suite of browser based learning tools that have been available to all BU academic staff for roughly 3 years. They are currently used by a handful of lecturers. They are not included in BU’s TEL Toolkit but they can be accessed via https://xerte.bournemouth.ac.uk/ using your BU… Read more »

‘Developing Digital Skills’ – new MOOC launching in October

==== please see below a message from JISC==== Dear colleagues, Digital skills are essential in today’s workplace, as there are few jobs that don’t require these skills, yet employers report a shortage of digital skills. It is therefore vital for teachers to expand the digital skills of their learners. Building on the highly successful Blended… Read more »

CEL Success: Validation of MA Education Practice.

The CEL team, led by Head of CEL Professor Gail Thomas and Dr Sue Eccles, CEL Research and Development lead, and supported by CEL members Dr Curie Scott (Programme Leader); Dr Jenny Hall (NMC lead); Professor Debbie Holley; Anne Quinney  (Theme Leader for Creative Assessment and Feedback) as well as Academic Liaison Manager, librarian Emma… Read more »

Accelerated degrees and switching courses – responses to government consultation

The Department for Education published findings from the Call for Evidence on Accelerated Courses and Switching Degrees on 20th December. This consultation closed in July 2016 – read BU’s response here. The high number of responses had been noted earlier, the report gives evidence of an interesting campaign: “we received responses from 44 higher education… Read more »

Use this online resource to learn about blended learning

Bournemouth University have invested in a learning and teaching resource that encourages and supports tutors developing and delivering discipline based pedagogies enhanced by the use of technology. The welcome screen The highlights of the module include: Practical advice on how you can incorporate digital learning practices, regardless of your previous experience An overview, provided by… Read more »

An invitation to the first Blended Learning Consortium Conference. “Creativity, Collaboration, Community and Co-development” June 30th in Bromsgrove.

apologies for cross posting, but some colleagues may be interested   The Blended Learning Consortium is a growing partnership of 61 Colleges who pay in £5K per annum  for development of over 700 hours of high quality interactive learning objects “for the sector by the sector”   At the conference you will have the opportunity… Read more »

Invitation to the first annual conference of the Blended Learning Consortium

Apologies for cross posting Invitation to the first annual conference of the Blended Learning Consortium http://blc-fe.org  taking place in Bromsgrove on June 30th . This conference “Creativity, Collaboration, Community and Co-development” is focused on the work of the BLC through which, presently, 54 Colleges are working together to co-develop high quality interactive blended learning resources… Read more »