Monthly Archives: April 2016

Help to develop your digital skills

CEL is piloting a project in which BU students help BU staff to develop their digital skills, knowledge and confidence. Our pilot follows similar successful projects at other HEIs. This help and support can be provided on a one-to-one basis or in small group settings. In terms of what help and support will be available,… Read more »

Presenting using a mobile device

You will have seen the new presentation podia that is spreading across our sites. One of the features of the new presentation equipment is that you can display what is on an Android or iOS device on the projected screen. To learn more of this feature, please read this article from the IT Knowledge base…. Read more »

Use the TEL Toolkit? Win an iPad Air

Your TEL Toolkit launched on 1 February 2016 and now is your opportunity to share how you use yours. Bringing together your examples will provide an opportunity to add additional content to your TEL Toolkit and may provoke some new ideas for others too. The competition will be open from 14 March 2016 until 22 April 2016 and you… Read more »

UofA25 (Education) update on learning research projects

Following the CEL-ebrate events this week, an update on learning research projects currently in progress across BU, supported by UoA25 REF development funding. This funding is distributed across BU to researchers working with CEL and CEMP on activities with clear potential for REF outputs in this new unit of assessment for BU. The funding is… Read more »

Forum members at CELebrate2016 brainstormed on technology as a tool for inclusion

Following Professor Jane Searle’s excellent keynote address on “technology as a tool for inclusion: use and abuse in classroom settings” at CELebrate2016, a discussion forum facilitated by the speaker provided an opportunity for participants to appraise how well BU was maximising technology to foster a more inclusive community of learners. The discussion revolved around two… Read more »

OCULUS RIFT – BU Research student Đỗ Thị Tuyết Ngân present her research at Service Excellence Conference

post by Đỗ Thị Tuyết Ngân, Mobile Game Developer and Research student at Bournemouth University, UK, and Dr Debbie Holley, Deputy Head, CEL As part of an augmented reality/ virtual world ‘Gallery of  Excellence’  at the BU Service Excellence Conference, NU Research student showcased her innovative work. below is her report. Recently, the term “Virtual… Read more »

Gaining the most from myBU

CEL ran one of its TEL workshops at Lansdowne yesterday which focused on gaining the most from myBU. The workshop centred around the attached mindmap which gives academics a view of the features and use of myBU. If you have a look at the mind map and see aspects of myBU that you would like… Read more »

TEL Toolkit competition – How do you use yours?

Win an iPad2 Air! Your TEL Toolkit launched on 1 February 2016 and now is your opportunity to share how you use yours. Bringing together your examples will provide an opportunity to add additional content to your TEL Toolkit and may provoke some new ideas for others too. The competition will be open from 14 March 2016 until… Read more »

Developing your digital skills with the help of students

Over the next 5 months, CEL is piloting a project in which BU students help BU staff to develop their digital skills, knowledge and confidence. Our pilot follows similar projects at other HEIs that have been both welcomed by staff and successful in helping staff. This help and support can be provided on a one-to-one… Read more »