Monthly Archives: January 2016

TEL Toolkit launch sessions for w/c 1 Feb 16

Click on the image to view the BU TEL Vision video We are delighted to announce the launch of BU’s TEL Toolkit. The toolkit – created by BU staff, for BU staff – has been developed to support you in the application of TEL, including information on ‘what’, ‘how’ and ‘who’ to approach for more… Read more » about TEL Toolkit launch sessions for w/c 1 Feb 16

“How Brilliant Are We?”

An appreciative action research project  – Learning from what works.   An asset based approach to Organisational Change. Last year a research team within CEL  undertook a research project, adapting an  innovative method based on  Appreciative Action Research to learn from staff who have received a SUBU “You’re Brilliant Award”,    what  it  is that makes them… Read more » about “How Brilliant Are We?”

Big data webinars Hadoop and Spark

Webinar: What is Hadoop? 23 February 2016 Online, 15.00 – 16.00   Have you heard of Hadoop but don’t know what it is or what it does? Or do you know that Hadoop is used to store very large datasets but you don’t know what it can do or why it might be relevant to… Read more » about Big data webinars Hadoop and Spark

eMundas project results

aplogies for cross posting, but some colleagues may be interested…. The eMundus project is over: long live the eMundus results!   The eMundus project came to an end in December 2015, following two years of intense work where the project team has been facilitating discussions and awareness raising activities on the relation between Open Education… Read more » about eMundas project results

BU to host the next Digital Citizenship Summit UK (DigCitSummitUK)

On 23 January, Bournemouth University will be hosting an international conference that aims to improve how students use technology and interact online. Called the Digital Citizenship Summit UK (DigCitSummitUK), it is a unique conference geared towards safe, savvy, and ethical use of social media and tech. “Digital Citizenship” is an umbrella term used to describe… Read more » about BU to host the next Digital Citizenship Summit UK (DigCitSummitUK)

Festival of Learning 2016: Submit proposal by the end of January

If you are looking for a way to showcase and share your teaching and learning research and expertise, have you considered the Festival of Learning? Objectives for the Festival of Learning 2016: To enhance public access to and engagement with BU’s research activities To support regional engagement and strengthen economic and community partnerships, demonstrating the… Read more » about Festival of Learning 2016: Submit proposal by the end of January

Fair Access and Admissions

As part of the Fair Access Research project, we reviewed the admissions and enrollment data for all applicants to BU between academic years 2010-11 to 2014-15. We wanted to find out if there were differences in application and enrollment for students from different backgrounds. This is because there are significant differences in applications and admissions… Read more » about Fair Access and Admissions