We all need a little help from time-to-time when it comes to using technology in the classroom. With that in mind, I’ll be running TEL drop-in sessions to support YOU with your technology needs, whether it’s learning how to use a particular programme such as Padlet, or if you’re just looking for new ideas on… Read more » about TEL Drop-In Sessions: TOMORROW!
Monthly Archives: October 2017
I often ask new students to share one unusual thing about themselves and, of course, I reciprocate. I am a member of the British Origami Society (BOS). Origami is the Japanese art of folding paper and you may have made origami as a child – perhaps a boat, fortune teller or windmill? At our 50th… Read more » about Origami in education
Western Norway University of Applied Sciences – Welcome Talk, 9-10am in B216a, Thursday 26th October 2017 We have five academics visiting HSS from the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (formerly Sogn og Fjordane University College) tomorrow and Friday (26-27th October). The contingent will be composed of Lars Kyte, Ingrid Lindaas, Borgtor Boyum, Hellen Dahl and Tove… Read more » about Visit from Western Norway University of Applied Sciences – TOMORROW – 26-27th October 2017
We all need a little help from time-to-time when it comes to using technology in the classroom. With that in mind, I’ll be running TEL drop-in sessions to support YOU with your technology needs, whether it’s learning how to use a particular programme such as Padlet, or if you’re just looking for new ideas on… Read more » about TEL Drop-In Sessions: COMING SOON!
Understanding a whole institution approach to widening participation (https://www.offa.org.uk/egp/whole-institution-approach/) was commissioned by OFFA and authored by Professor Liz Thomas to improve understanding around how a whole-institution approach is understood, realised and sustained. This research calls upon all those working in higher education – including senior leaders – to make fundamental and transformational changes in approaches to widening… Read more » about New publication from OFFA: Understanding a whole institution approach to widening participation
CESSDA ERIC training You may find the following webinar recordings and upcoming workshops on European data useful. They have been funded/provided by CESSDA ERIC Webinar recordings: How to Find Data in Europe – Introductory webinar introducing European social science data services and how to find, access and understand data Data in Europe: Ageing – Webinar… Read more » about Webinars about data hosted by UKdataservice
Global staff mobility – including training, teaching, research or networking – brings huge value to BU and our students, whilst offering invaluable personal career experience. We are pleased to announce that staff, both academic and professional support, can apply for funds to support these activities through Erasmus+ and Santander, under the Global Staff Mobility scheme…. Read more » about Funds now available to support Global Staff Mobility
Recently I had the pleasure of being involved in an inquiry-based learning event hosted by the Project Management team from BU’s Leadership, Strategy and Organisation (LSO) department. It consisted of a one-day ‘hackathon’ in which students were issued a project challenge to develop a stakeholder engagement strategy for Green Cottage RDA, a local charity. Hackathons… Read more » about The BU One-day Project Challenge: An LSO Inquiry-based Learning Event
Colleagues, apologies for cross posting – useful information for Impact as well as of wider interest. ==== The April 2016 to March 2017 UK Data Service Annual Report is now available with a fresh new look and feel. In the year covered by the report the UK Data Service was instrumental in supporting researchers to create shareable… Read more » about UK data service annual report