Monthly Archives: October 2016

ALDinHE 2017 – Call for papers 10/12 April 2017, University of Hull

ALDinHE 2017: The Learning Development Conference University of Hull 10th – 12th April 2017   Do you want the opportunity to share good practice with like-minded professionals, help generate discussion and debate, or present your recent research within teaching and learning to a friendly and welcoming audience? Then the ALDinHE 2017 Conference is for you!   This stimulating conference… Read more »

Small grants available for L&T (up to £500)

Dear colleagues, We are pleased to offer the opportunity for institutional members of ALDinHE to contribute to research and resource development in learning development Deadline for applications: midday  14 November 2016. Individuals and groups are invited to bid for grants of up to £500 (we encourage collaborative proposals). We welcome proposals looking at a variety LD-related topics, but we… Read more »

PGCert student – new book! Dr Firend Al Rasch

Congratulations to PGcerter Firend BU Researcher Dr Firend Al Rasch has released a book: Asian Case Studies- Lessons from Malaysian Industries BU research, Research communication, Research news hjones BU’s Dr Firend Al Rasch has recently published a book around his research into Asian industry and their significance to the world of trade and commerce. The… Read more »

Open Education: webinar policy invitiation 2nd November

Webinar Invitation Open Education: Promoting Diversity for European Languages – Consultation on policy recommendations 2 November 2016, 11AM CET Speakers: Jim Ayre (European Schoolnet), Gard Titlestad (ICDE), Alastair Creelman (Linnaeus University), Marit Bijlsma (Fryske Akademy). Dear Open education colleagues, we are inviting key stakeholders to help finalise draft recommendations that are aimed at supporting the… Read more »

Helping students and staff with Microsoft Excel

Excel is the predominant tool for calculations in the world and contains a fantastic array of functions and features. The feedback from employers linked to the Faculty of Management is that Excel skills are one of the main areas that BU placement students and graduates would benefit from developing further. I am testing the water… Read more »

Living in the virtual classroom

Over the last we months, a number of academic and support staff at BU have been trialling the Blackboard Collaborate application to create virtual classrooms where students and/or colleagues can come together online and share video, voice, chat text, documents and computer screens.  Click here for more information on Collaborate. One of the units I… Read more »

Are you using Padlet?

Padlet is a free application used to create an online board that you can use to display information for any topic.  It is easy to creare an account and start building a new board.  You can add images, links, videos, and more to the board and customise with wallpapers. Here is a sample of a… Read more »

Careers and Employability Events

The Careers and Employability Service at BU are holding a number of events over the coming weeks. Please encourage your students to attend and promote across programmes. International Opportunities Festival The Festival gives students the chance to explore the range of study and work abroad and other international experience opportunities available at Bournemouth University. Part… Read more »

Tourism and Hospitality @ Bournemouth University Employability day

Wednesday 23rd November 2016 will be the Tourism and Hospitality @ Bournemouth University Employability day On that day a number of interconnected FREE events will be held.  Please help to promote these events to your colleagues and also promote them through your social media and networks to people around the world. All events are FREE… Read more »