Monthly Archives: March 2017

Assessment and Feedback – colleagues please can you assist Naomis’ SRHE project? 10 mins only!

Apologies for cross-posting, but please can any colleagues interested in Assessment and Feedback complete this short survey? ====== Assessment and feedback are one of the most important tasks we undertake as academics, yet also one of the most time-consuming. Through a project funded by the Society for Research into Higher Education, I am aiming to… Read more »

CEL Education for Sustainable Development Teaching Award 2017 – great ideas wanted…

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Colleagues! Please consider applying for our award – and help a local charity! deadline Friday 28th April Briefing: Depending on your viewpoint:   What are the health priorities following a catastrophic event? Are such events becoming more frequent because of climate change? How should we organise UK response to such events to reduce the… Read more »

HE policy update w/e 3rd March 2017

Industrial Strategy The Government launched the Industrial Strategy Green Paper and consultation at the end of January. The paper focuses on improving Britain’s innovation and productivity in key areas alongside upskilling the workforce to become world leading. The government suggest a number sectors to support: clean energy robotics healthcare space technology quantum technology advanced computing… Read more »

11th annual Mike Warne Lecture at BU – 1 Mar 17

The 11th annual Mike Warne Lecture sponsored by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and organised by students from the BA (Hons) Marketing Communications programme was held on 1st March 2017 in the Fusion building. This year’s theme was Immersive Technology – The Future of Marketing, introduced by Chris Daly – Chief Executive of CIM,… Read more »

Working Out Loud – a 21st Century Skill

This blog is asking for information from anyone who has tried the concept of Working out Loud and can help me learn more about this.   I realise from the research into the concept that it begins with harnessing your networks and generously sharing and learning from each other.  Watching the Ted Talks the benefits to… Read more »

PG Diploma CPD unit in TEL commences

This afternoon we held the first of the sessions on the PG Diploma in TEL.  The session was attended by 11 members of staff from across the faculties and professional services. The session began by explaining the structure and content of this module which is being offered as CPD to staff ahead of its validation. … Read more »

Do you know Xerte?

Xerte is an elearning development environment that has been used in BU for some time.  If you have knowledge of using Xerte, could you please contact Caspian Dugdale of BU please?  Caspian is seeking information on this development environment.  

Patient and Public Involvement Project

By James Gavin CEL Innovation Awards, Project Update Since being granted funding for my Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) project, I have focused on organizing Phase I: The PPI Seminar Series. Initial meetings with my co-investigators, Dr Mel Hughes and Tom Wainwright, involved proposing a seminar schedule, to include four separate workshops aimed at students…. Read more »

Panopto support materials expanded

Tim Galling has been working on the help and support available to staff using the audio, video and presentation recording application, Panopto. The expanded guidance includes new notes on usage and screen shots of how Panopto looks while you are recording and when viewing the material. The information available about Panopto is now extensive and… Read more »