Monthly Archives: October 2016

HE Policy update

Teaching Excellence The Higher Education Academy released a report on teaching excellence in a range of subjects – part of their response to the teaching excellence framework.  It includes a useful literature review and a report following interviews with academics.  The conclusions of the report include: pedagogic approaches are different for different subjects – the… Read more »

Writing Space – Talbot and Lansdowne

Writing Space – Talbot and Lansdowne Image from Writing can be difficult and lonely at times. Getting out and away from your usual distractions can help boost your productivity. Sometimes, it’s nice to write amongst a group of other like-minded colleagues, working quietly together and gently encouraging each other to soldier on. The following… Read more »

HE Policy update

Read the UUK evidence to the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee inquiry into industrial strategy. This highlights the role of universities in: • making long -term, sustainable contributions to productivity and growth, • creating the best possible environment for businesses to thrive • sustaining the world-class excellence of the UK’s research base to attract businesses… Read more »

OER17: The Politics of Open 5 & 6 April 2017

OER17: The Politics of Open 5 & 6 April 2017, Resource for London, UK OER17 presents an opportunity for open practitioners, activists, educators and policy makers to come together as a community to reflect on The Politics of Open. What are our current key challenges and strengths – locally, nationally, and internationally? What are our… Read more »

Academic Learning Designer posts, 2 of, fixed-term

These 2 posts have been advertised with a closing date of 12.00 noon, 18 Nov 16. The advert begins: We are seeking 2 dynamic individuals who will join Bournemouth University on a journey of change. As Academic Learning Designer, you will be joining the team behind Vision4Learning (V4L), a strategic initiative which aims to deliver… Read more »

NVivo workshop and surgery – 4 November

As part of the Graduate School’s Research Development Programme 2016/17, Jacqueline Priego from CEL will be delivering an NVivo workshop. Details below: Date: 4 November 2016 Time: 9.00-11.00 Venue: S103 Bookings via myBU * Audience: This workshop is suitable for PGRs with some knowledge of qualitative analysis approaches. Intended learning outcomes. By the end of… Read more »

CEL’s workshop on augmented and virtual reality

This afternoon, CEL hosted a workshop on augmented and virtual reality in teaching and learning.  To a packed PG30a, David Hunt, Stephen Pyne, Debbie Holley and David Biggins demonstrated the use of tools including Aurasma, Zappar, Google Cardboard and the 3D world of Oculus Rift. David Hunt explaining the use and benefits of Aurasma The… Read more »

CEL ‘iInnovate’ workshops at Lansdowne Campus

Colleagues, Further opportunities to attend the CEL workshops around innovation and trying something different in your practice. Friday 25th November 2016 10.00 – 12.00 EB203 Engaging 21st Century learners – a curriculum (re)design workshop Debbie Holley & Anne Quinney Monday 28th November 12.00 – 13.00 EB303 Large group teaching Lunchtime talk/ presentation facilitated by Debbie… Read more »