Monthly Archives: November 2016

Skills learners’ expectations and experiences of technology Jisc Webinar 23 November

Dear colleagues,   We would like to invite you to participate in our Jisc webinar on learners’ expectations and experiences of the digital environment in apprenticeships, adult and community learning and prisons taking place online on Wednesday 23 November at 13:00 – 14:00.   The webinar offers an overview of the key findings from the… Read more »

Reminder: ‘Applying for HEA Fellowship’ sessions

One of BU’s key performance indicators in BU2018 is that every academic has either Fellowship (or higher) of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) or a teaching qualification. These introductory ‘Applying for HEA Fellowship’ sessions have been designed to support colleagues with their HEA applications through TeachBU. The sessions will be run by Faculty Mentors who… Read more »

BU is hosting the National PASS/PAL Leader Conference 2016 this weekend (4th-6th November)

BU is hosting the 7th annual UK, Ireland and European PAL Leader Conference between 4th to 6th November. The conference will be attended by PAL (Peer Assisted Learning) Leaders from 34 universities around the UK, Ireland and Europe in order to share best practice and celebrate the success of the scheme. 40 staff members will be… Read more »

Learn more about blended learning using this new BU module

Bournemouth University have invested in a learning and teaching resource that encourages and supports tutors developing and delivering discipline based pedagogies enhanced by the use of technology. The welcome screen The highlights of the module include: Practical advice on how you can incorporate digital learning practices, regardless of your previous experience An overview, provided by… Read more »

Dissertations for Good

Do you want your dissertation to make a difference? If you’re starting to plan your third year or postgraduate dissertation, have you thought about how you can use your research to promote social good? BU has signed up to an NUS initiative called Dissertations for Good (DfG) which connects students with external organisations who then… Read more »

ESRC Festival of Social Science: Fair Access Research

Festival of Social Science Date: Monday 7 November Time: 10am-1pm Location: F105, Fusion, Talbot Campus Register Here What does it mean to be a student in the 21st century? As part of ESRC’s Festival of Social Science BU researchers Dr Vanessa Heaslip, Dr Clive Hunt, Dr Maggie Hutchings and Dr Alex Wardrop  will be leading a… Read more »