I recently returned from the 13th PASCAL International Conference – June 3rd to June 5th, 2016. The conference took place at the University of Glasgow and focused on the future directions for Learning Cities. The weather was exceptionally beautiful as delegates from over 30 countries were treated to over 60 papers in parallel sessions and… Read more » about Feedback from the 13th PASCAL International Conference – Glasgow 2016
Monthly Archives: June 2016
An excellent video on the AV equipment available in FB1 and more generally around the campuses from IT Services.
On Monday 20 June, we are replacing our A-Z of e-journals with a new e-journals service. It will enable you to search by journal name, subject or ISSN and also to search within a specific journal (by author, title, keyword and so on). Alternatively browse by discipline
Apologies for cross-posting Dear Colleagues, I’m delighted to announce that volume 10(1) of the Journal of Information Literacy is now available at jil.lboro.ac.uk. Please find the table of contents below. It has been a great pleasure to work on this issue, and I hope you will enjoy reading it as much as I… Read more » about volume 10(1) of the Journal of Information Literacy
BU is hosting a Interdisciplinary Research HE Sector Day on 21st June 2016, dedicated to exploring the benefits and challenges of interdisciplinary research. This event, is free and open to academics and research support staff throughout the UK. Why not invite your academic colleagues from other institutions to attend with you? Places are limited, so… Read more » about Interdisciplinary Research HE Sector Day on 21/6/16 at BU – Book your place now!
A 12 minute video exploring the TEL Toolkit. Includes: – How to access the Toolkit – Why we have a Toolkit – How the information is organised – Why engaging with the Toolkit can help you – The main sections – What each sections contain Click here to open the TEL Toolkit. The video mentions… Read more » about Video overview of the TEL Toolkit
In response to requests for help in completing the Digital Skills Self Assessment, we have created a 9 minute video which runs through the questionnaire, explains the questions being asked and the types of responses. Click here to watch the video. Click here to complete the digital skills self assessment. This video was created using… Read more » about How to complete the digital skills self-assessment
To support the use of myBU, Library and Learning Support have created an excellent page in the TEL Toolkit which explains the structure of a standard unit and provides links and PDFs of supporting material. Click here to access the page. The use of lecture capture will be an important element of our teaching practice in… Read more » about What content can be added to myBU?
Learn how to use the new Audio Visual equipment on Thursday 23 June. The Fusion Building has been a significant investment for BU and the design, functionality and features can be used in different learning scenarios to deliver innovative teaching and learning. A crucial part of this is the Audio Visual equipment that has been… Read more » about Using AV Equipment in The Fusion Building – 23 June
Many apologies for cross posting but this may be of interest to some colleagues: The 9th Biennial EATAW conference will hold from 19-21 June 2017 @ Royal Holloway, University of London, United Kingdom Conference theme: Academic Writing Now: Policy, pedagogy and practice NOW OPEN: CALL FOR PROPOSALS (further information available here) The EATAW 2017 conference aims to… Read more » about 9TH CONFERENCE OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR TEACHING ACADEMIC WRITING