Monthly Archives: October 2017

Drop in sessions for the student led co-creation funding

Dear colleagues, In view of the next round of call for the student led co-creation funding, the Centre for Excellence in Learning (CEL), in collaboration with the student union (SUBU) will be running drop in sessions to provide interested final year undergraduate students and academics with relevant information about the scheme. The drop in sessions shall take place as… Read more »

TBL 101 – The Introduction to Team-based Learning with Simon Tweddell

TBL 101 – The Introduction to Team-based Learning with Simon Tweddell, Senior Lecturer, University of Bradford 1-3pm on Wednesday 11th October 2017, Lansdowne campus (S218) Lectures (teacher-centred) have been criticised as promoting passivity, poor knowledge retention and potentially even (!) boredom in students. As an alternative, student-centred approaches have been advocated where the teacher is… Read more »

Virtual, Mixed and Augmented Reality for Dementia Care- A BU Special Interest Group Working Event

A VR/AR special interest group met this morning to explore the use of various technologies in relation to potential use for the care of Dementia patients.  The meeting was chaired by Sue Thomas (Visiting Fellow) and included two members of staff from Richmondwood Residential Care Home (Johnny and Lucy Glazer).   Liz Falconer and David… Read more »

Discover fun and engaging ways to engage your students

The Brightspace drop-in sessions offer 1 to 1 support on your schedule without the need to make an appointment. With over 8,000 students having access to Brightspace, there is a fresh opportunity to teach and engage our students in a new way. From the basics of uploading your unit content to creating quizzes and starting… Read more »