Outlook Tip – Date and Time Controls

Did you know that when working out of normal hours you can still send emails but without bothering the recipient until the next working day. In Outlook it is possible to control when an email is delivered or expires. On the Message tab of the email, click the small down arrow on the Tags section…. Read more »

Winner of the CMC Best Paper Award for papers published in 2018: Student Cocreation

The winner of the CMC Best Paper Award for papers published in 2018 as been announced. The paper was based on a student dissertation. Denegri-Knott, J., Nixon, E., & Abraham, K. (2018). Politicising the study of sustainable living practices. Consumption Markets & Culture, 21(6), 554-573. There was a group of strong papers nominated for the… Read more »

Apple’s AR glasses could solve one of VR’s biggest problems

  pple’s augmented reality glasses are set to debut as early as the second quarter of 2020, according to an analyst note Wednesday. Ming-Chi Kuo, a TF International Securities analyst with a strong track record on Apple’s next moves, claimed in a note seen by MacRumors that the glasses would be advertised as an accessory for the iPhone,… Read more »

An Introduction to Applying for HEA Fellowship

Key Information Aimed at: Colleagues who are interetsed in applying for Fellowship of the HEA Indicative Frequency: Twice per academic year Facilitated by: Dr Martyn Polkinghorne, TeachBU Cross-Faculty Lead Your Time Commitments: 1 hour workshop If you’re not sure where to start, or have questions around applying then attending an ‘Introductory’ session will be of benefit… Read more »

ALDinHE 2020: The Learning Development Conference

I’d like to introduce myself as the new co-chair of the Conference Working Group, and to invite you to submit a proposal for our 2020 conference in North Hampton. ALDinHE 2020: The Learning Development Conference University of Northampton 6th-8th April 2020 Join us in Northampton for three days of stimulating discussion and inspiring sessions! This… Read more »

Pearson Global Learner Survey 2019

Pearson have published their inaugural Global Learner Survey, capturing the opinions of learners worldwide. Internationally, learners are relying less on traditional institutions and are adopting a self-directed approach to their education, embracing technology and online learning to facilitate this. Learners are looking for vocational and soft skills bite-size learning across their lifetime. The report highlights… Read more »

Women in AI: Reinforcing Sexism and Stereotypes with Tech

An interesting article from Techopedia on the persistent problem of bias in AI. Why are gendered stereotypes manifested in the female identities associated with AI assistants? Why is there a systemic gender gap in technology roles in general, and in AI in particular? A recent UNESCO report warns how, if men continue to dominate this… Read more »