Monthly Archives: October 2017

Launch of the student-led co-creation funding

the CEL logo

  The Centre for Excellence in Learning (CEL), in collaboration with the student union (SUBU), is pleased to launch the next round of calls for the student-led co-creation funding. The co-creation funding project is one of the flagships of the University and funds student-led, collaborative projects delivering co-created outputs between a student and an academic. Whether that’s… Read more »

Why I love Audio Feedback!

In 2012, I was asked to trial this relatively new programme, ‘Turnitin’ for online assessment handling in what was then the Media School. I was a luddite at the time, convinced that students submitting essays online just wasn’t for me; I liked to write all over the essays—how could I possibly do that online? And… Read more »

LLS Study Skills Workshop Programme

Library and Learning Support have developed a new Study Skills guide to enhance access to the extensive Study Skills Workshop Programme that we deliver to support students. Linking to existing study skills guidance in  myBU and Brightspace the guide makes choosing and booking a workshop even easier.  It will be particularly useful for Programme Leaders… Read more »

Future Laboratory Report on the Open Economy

Report commissioned by Samsung exploring the future of work. You need to register to download. Key findings: European countries are at the forefront of the move to Open Economy models, occupying eight of the top ten slots in WIPO’s Global Innovation Index. Current workplace security systems are not yet ready for truly open working practices…. Read more »

HE policy update for the w/c 20th October 2017

The Department of Education have been very busy preparing many, many pages of consultation for us – and then have downplayed it by talking about freedom of speech (and not much else).  BU’s TEF result is in the press.  And universities generated £95 billion of gross output in the economy in 2014-15 OfS Regulation –… Read more »

Applying for HEA Fellowship

A number of sessions will be run throughout the year to help support you in the application process. Sessions are facilitated/hosted by Faculty Mentors who have themselves achieved a level of Fellowship via TeachBU. If you’re not sure where to start, or have questions around applying then attending an ‘Introductory’ session may be of benefit… Read more »

SDG Accord and Dissertations for Good- Sign up Now!

Want to turn your education into a force for good? Want to do a dissertation with ethical value? Or simply struggling to think of a dissertation topic? Well, take a look at NUS’ dissertations for good. BU has signed up to an NUS initiative called Dissertations for Good (DfG) which connects students with external organisations who then… Read more »

REF and TEF: the connections

REF & TEF: the connections was a one day conference hosted by Bournemouth University on Wednesday 11th October.  The event bought together leading experts in research and education policy in higher education to share their insights into the importance of the connections between teaching and research. The morning session of two keynote speakers, followed by a panel discussion, prompted a great… Read more »

TEL Drop-In Sessions, coming soon to a campus near YOU!

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 »