Monthly Archives: February 2016

Are you familiar with augmented reality?

Augmented reality (AR) is a way of animating the world using a smartphone or iPad that works by linking content such as videos, hyperlinks or documents to images viewed through the device.  In AR, the real-world is supplemented or augmented by sound, video, graphics or map-based information.  For example, someone could point a smartphone at… Read more »

Digital work-life-balance: ‘Going off the grid’: Can employees really switch off during travel?

The half-day event takes place on Wednesday, 9th of March 2016 from 12.00-17.00 at Bournemouth University, UK, Talbot Campus, Kimmeridge House. The event aims to discuss the idea of ‘going off the grid’ and asks: What happens if ‘switching off’ is no longer an option in our hyper-connected and work-centred lifestyles? Event background and description:… Read more »

CEL Seminar: Using social media in teaching and learning on 18 Feb 16

CEL are hosting the second seminar in semester 2 and the topic is the use of social media in teaching and learning. This event will be held on Thursday 18 Feb 16 between 14:00-16:00 in PG30a. With many students engaging with social media, this session provides an introduction and description of some of the tools… Read more »

Supporting you to support your students

As part of the Fair Access Research project we would like academic staff to complete this survey to help us understand how students are supported at BU. Questions of access to higher education do not end (or start) at the university gates. Widening participation involves engagement with a long and complex cycle of learning, as discussed here:… Read more »

Pedagogy: Engagement

This post supports and is aligned to the TEL Toolkit pedagogy. Its purpose is to be a focus point for comments, suggestions, case studies, research and ultimately a community of practice for staff who have an interest in this area. We welcome your feedback and comments on this pedagogy in teaching and learning.

Pedagogy: Collaboration and co-creation

This post supports and is aligned to the TEL Toolkit pedagogy. Its purpose is to be a focus point for comments, suggestions, case studies, research and ultimately a community of practice for staff who have an interest in this area. We welcome your feedback and comments on this pedagogy in teaching and learning.