Monthly Archives: June 2016

Feedback from the 13th PASCAL International Conference – Glasgow 2016

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 »

Interdisciplinary Research HE Sector Day on 21/6/16 at BU – Book your place now!

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 »

Video overview of the TEL Toolkit

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 »

What content can be added to myBU?

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 »

Using AV Equipment in The Fusion Building – 23 June

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 »

9TH CONFERENCE OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR TEACHING ACADEMIC WRITING

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 »