Monthly Archives: June 2016

Panopto video service upgrade – 25/06/16 8:00pm to 11:00pm

On Saturday June 25, the Panopto video service will be offline from 8:00pm to 11:00pm GMT whilst it is upgraded. The upgrade will remove reliance on the Silverlight browser plug in. This means that Panopto recordings can be edited online in any browser (rather than just Firefox). During the upgrade you will not be able… Read more »

Careers and Employability CEL Seminar

A few weeks ago, the Careers and Employability Service delivered a well received, thought-provoking,  seminar for CEL focusing on the topic of employability and career guidance. Participants were asked to consider how their own careers have evolved and whether or not they had received advice and guidance along the way. It seemed for most, their… Read more »

Students as trainers of staff

This Fusion project has taken a while to get going but we are now starting to deliver training to staff.  Students have been helping staff across a range of topics including social media, Microsoft Office and the use of PCs, Macs and smart devices.  Several sessions are booked in the coming weeks and we have… Read more »

Generic Assessment Criteria – newly revised

The newly revised Generic Assessment Criteria (6F – Generic Assessment Criteria: Procedure) were published on 14th June. The criteria have been reviewed by a CEL-led working group, with representatives from Faculties, SUBU and ADQ, and incorporate several important improvements. To support the principle of assessment for learning, feedforward statements have been incorporated to underpin future… Read more »

Invitation: Professor David Boud of Deakin University, Australia, keynote on ‘Ensuring assessment has a high impact on learning’ on Wednesday 7 September, 12.30-13.20.

Colleagues – apologies for cross posting =================== The University of Southampton is very pleased to welcome Professor David Boud of Deakin University, Australia, who will be delivering a keynote  on  ‘Ensuring assessment has a high impact on learning‘ on Wednesday 7 September, 12.30-13.20.  We would be delighted if colleagues involved with learning and teaching within your university would like… Read more »

Last chance to book! Interdisciplinary Research HE Sector Day on 21st June 2016

There is now less than a week to go until our Interdisciplinary Research HE Sector Day on 21st June 2016. This event, which is free and open to academics and research support staff throughout the UK is dedicated to exploring the benefits and challenges of interdisciplinary research. Places are limited, so book now via Eventbrite…. Read more »

Failing forward – Virtual Simulation Game

Dr Nasiru Taura, Dr Elvira Bolat & Joseph Reddie provide update on a project sponsored by the CEL Fusion Investment Fund for the academic year 2015/2016: “Our project responds to repeated calls from experts to create a simulated virtual business failure experience – for teaching entrepreneurship and related courses. We achieved this, through collaboration between the Faculties of… Read more »