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A Wicked Challenge

Education is changing – but what does this look like in practice? What does the future of learning hold for students? At Bournemouth University we are responding to research that considers how teachers of the future will work with their classes. Drawing upon examples from fields as diverse as archaeology and nursing, Professor Debbie Holley, Professor Liz… Read more »

What did Mental Health Nursing Students think of VR Deteriorating Patient?

What did Mental Health Nursing Students think of VR Deteriorating Patient? Here is just a brief summary report before I conduct thematic analysis (this is part of a wider piece of work involving an RCT of use of VR in the school of Nursing at BU).   Participants: 193 students have completed the pre-test so… Read more »

BETT 2019 Day Three

Bett is the industry show for education technology, bringing together 850+ companies, 100+ edtech start-ups and more than 34,000 attendees. Hosted at the Excel in London, Stephen Pyne and Tracey Webb took the opportunity to visit on 25 January. Tablet Academy  – Escape room   Fighting the queues, we managed to secure ourselves a slot in… Read more »

Call: Innovative Practice in Higher Education Editorial Board Membership

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Apologies for cross posting – please read on if this is of interest…   From:    STILES Mark J <m.j.stiles@STAFFS.AC.UK> Subject: Innovative Practice in Higher Education Editorial Board Membership Colleagues I’ve been asked to send this on behalf of the board members (which includes myself) of the IPiHE Mark Innovative Practice in HE is an online… Read more »

Google News Lab visiting speaker Vincent Ryan

Vincent Ryan presented this lecture on Friday 2nd November.  It was organised by Miriam Phillips, Lecturer in Journalism and NCTJ Coordinator for the School of Journalism, English & Communication, and although primarily for Journalism students, spare tickets were offered to other staff and students.  This is the second time the Google News Lab team (now… Read more »

VIRTUAL REALITY LEARNING SPACES- At Keele Univeristy

Keele Univeristy have developed a new ‘Health Cinema’ for use on its programmes. This is a large screen, visualisation facility located in our 133-seat lecture theatre. The cinema-grade projection system can use both 2D and 3D to display content such as virtual anatomy or molecular visualisation.   They also have VIRTUAL PATIENT WEB-BASED LEARNING Their… Read more »

Still time to sign up to attend the UCISA Immersive Environments Conference in Birmingham (5th December)

Immersive experiences can transport learners to different environments and augment learning within their current surroundings. The cost to create and interact with these experiences previously meant that these methods of learning and teaching had been limited to those with ample resources. Technologies such as the Internet of Things, Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality are enabling… Read more »

Interested in using Immersive Learning strategies with your students?

360 Degree Video can be a simple and effective way to start.  The CEL team have a 360 Degree camera that will enable the user to take 360 degree footage for your teaching and learning material.   Here are a few ideas: A virtual orientation to a shared facility “Where are we now”, “what is… Read more »

Get started with Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iops8LTAyJI (Layering information on top of the physical world)   Simple apps for you phone or ipad: Try downloading some simple AR apps to your phone.  One such example is:   Augment Education Augment is an AR tool specializing in AR presentations, modeling projects, and 3D design. Using Augment, students can build… Read more »

Cake and Collaborate VR style

Great to see so many BU staff members from across a range of faculties at our Macmillan Coffee morning earlier today.   Staff enjoyed using our Oculus Go: VR Avebury: And VR Diabetes: Many new collaborations and conversations were ignited.   We will get back to you with how much money was raised for the… Read more »