Monthly Archives: November 2016

Pedagogic CPD opportunities for BU staff – new for 2017

Enhance and develop your own Practice; gain a deeper understanding of Pedagogic Principles; share and develop your knowledge and skills with the CEL CPD opportunities Available for all BU staff, take a series of one or half day workshops (spread out over the semester) to extend your own CPD/ build your promotion profile/ move towards… Read more »

The ups and downs of using Panopto

One of the tools that the Learning Technologists and CEL have been promoting to academic staff is the recording tool, Panopto.  Panopto is the name of the software that enables BU staff to record video, audio and presentations that can then be viewed by others, normally students, but anyone to whom you grant access. You… Read more »

Teaching large groups workshop tomorrow (Wednesday) from 2pm in TA134

We are talking about teaching large groups in tomorrow’s CEL workshop (14.00 to 16.00 in TA134, Tolpuddle Annexe, Talbot Campus). Topics covered in this session include: Research informing large groups Large groups and the NSS Strategies for engaging students – showcase, participation and discussion By the end of the session, you will be able to:… Read more »

Video resource: “University spending explained”

An excellent resource for our #TeachBU students and members of staff has been made available via the Universities UK website. “Increased student contributions to the cost of higher education have led to a greater interest in university spending. This interactive explainer shows how universities in England spend their money, and how all of this ultimately… Read more »

Teaching large groups workshop – Wed 23 Nov, 2pm on Talbot Campus

The next CEL workshop takes place next Wednesday.  The subject is teaching large groups. The workshop runs from 14.00 to 16.00 in TA134, Tolpuddle Annexe, Talbot Campus. Topics covered in this session include: Research informing large groups Large groups and the NSS Strategies for engaging students – showcase, participation and discussion By the end of… Read more »

Successful HEA Reaccreditation

The Higher Education Academy (HEA) has reaccredited TeachBU and the PG Certificate in Education Practice until 2020 as routes to gaining national recognition as HEA Fellows. HEA Fellowship is an international recognition of a commitment to professionalism in teaching and learning in higher education and demonstrates that education practice is aligned with the UK Professional… Read more »

Employability – Service Sector Careers Fair – Kimmeridge House from 11am – 3pm on 23rdNovember 2016

The Faculty of Management is holding a Service Sector Careers Fair for students wishing to work in the following sectors: Hospitality Tourism Retail Events Leisure Students will have the opportunity to network with over 50 Service Sector organisations and find out about Placement & Graduate opportunities. The fair is being held in KG01, K101 & K103 in Kimmeridge House from 11am… Read more »

Creative Assessment and Feedback

On 2nd November the CEL Creative Assessment and Feedback workshop, jointly led by Anne Quinney and Professor Dai Hounsell in the CEL space at Talbot Campus, generated lots of discussion and stimulated new ideas for making adjustments to current assessment and feedback practices. Dai Hounsell is a world-leading name in assessment and feedback and will… Read more »

Reminder: Call for bids for the student-led co-creation fund

The Centre for Excellence in Learning is currently receiving bids from final year undergraduate students for the student-led co-creation funding award. The co-creation scheme funds collaborative projects delivering co-created outputs between  a student and an academic. Anticipated project output (s) should be clearly stated in the bid and this could be a paper, presentation or product. Projects do not have to… Read more »