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Monthly Archives: June 2016
Borrowing from the title of one of my favourite books on qualitative research (Qualitative researching with text, image and sound), next Saturday 25 June I will be hosting a public engagement event on qualitative analysis as part of BU’s Festival of Learning. My drop-in event ‘How do scientists analyse images, sound and text?’ Will introduce… Read more » about How do scientists analyse images, sound and text?
This blog post reports on the progress of the CEL-Fusion Funded project Assessing Undergraduate Research Assistants’ Learning through Participatory Methods (AURAL). The Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA) is an institutional programme run by BU’s Research and Knowledge Exchange Office (RKEO), which furnishes academics with the financial means to hire a part-time (spring cohort) or full-time (summer… Read more » about Assessing Undergraduate Research Assistants’ Learning through Participatory Methods
Prof. Ven Tauringana, Dr. Marcellus Mbah and Dr. Phyllis Alexander report on a project supported by the CEL Fusion Fund in the academic year 2015/2016. The project centred on a case study which investigated the importance and awareness of national student survey (NSS) improvement initiatives in one university department. The project was motivated by an observation that despite many initiatives that the… Read more » about Importance and awareness of NSS improvement initiatives: A case study of final year undergraduate students
Apologies for cross posting, but some colleagues might be interested: The University of Surrey presents Excellence in Teaching Symposium – ExciTeS 2007. Date: 4th January 2017 First call for proposals A chance to share best practice and showcase innovation Colleagues are cordially invited to submit proposals for sessions at the University Excellence in Teaching Symposium… Read more » about Surrey ExciTeS (Excellence in Teaching Symposium)
On Monday 20 June, we are replacing our A-Z of e-journals with a new e-journals service. It is fully integrated into mySearch, bringing the benefits of a single, familiar search interface and improved linking. Will be replaced by
Following the recent call for applications for NTFs, Professor Tee (himself an NTF) held a workshop today for interested parties. Attendance was limited but there has been some interest from a number of individuals across BU in terms of planning their cases for the future. CEL will organise further workshops in the autumn for those… Read more » about National Teaching Fellowship (NTF) Workshop with Prof Stephen Tee
In 2009, Professor Francis Biley in HSS launched a project to capture the voices and stories of a little heard group, those of elderly, retired nurses. A group of interested academics started to carry out interviews in 2009-10, mainly taking place at the Retired Nurses National Home (RNNH) in Bournemouth. When Fran sadly passed away,… Read more » about Memories of Nursing
Dr Max Lowenstein provides update on his project – “Legal Skills development: the transformative mooting learning journey“. This project, supported by the CEL Fusion Fund in the academic year 2015/15 has successfully developed 1st year law students as they prepared and delivered ‘advanced’ mooting skills via workshops and participated with non-law students across BU via show trials. Mooting is… Read more » about Legal Skills development: the transformative mooting learning journey