Monthly Archives: November 2017

Assessment and feedback drop-ins next week

If you would like an opportunity to talk through assessment and feedback on your unit or programme, come along to Tuesday’s assessment drop-in sessions with Dr Shelley Thompson, the CEL Theme Leader for assessment and feedback. These are informal sessions designed to support you with your questions about assessment and feedback (formative and summative), whether… Read more »

Don’t forget: TEL Drop-In Sessions

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 »

Association for Psychosocial Studies Biennial Conference

Bournemouth University, 5th-7th April 2018   ‘Psychosocial Reflections on a Half Century of Cultural Revolution: The 50th anniversary of seasons of love and protest’ Now with new Open Stream on “ New Directions in Psychosocial Studies”   Keynote Speakers Gail Lewis (Birkbeck, UK) Sally Alexander (Goldsmiths, UK) Lynne Segal (Birkbeck UK) Liz Frost (UWE, UK) Barry… Read more »

Co-creating Assessment with Students: ‘Backward Design’, Agency and Assessment Clarity

  by Dr Richard Wallis and Dr Ashley Woodfall   It’s that time of year when, as teaching staff, we’re working to bring student understanding of unit assessment to the fore. There are many things that can cloud that understanding. Sometimes we might feel that student disengagement is at play, and however many times we… Read more »

TEL Drop-In Session: 28th November, 12-2pm, PG30a

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 »

Brightspace Drop-In Sessions

The Learning Technologists are continuing to host weekly drop in sessions to support staff with their Brightspace queries. The dates up until the end of the year are as follows: Talbot (DL115) Thu 23 Nov 14.00-16.00 Tue 28 Nov 14.00-16.00 Wed 06 Dec 14.00-16.00 Tue 12 Dec 10.00-12.00 Lansdowne (S117) Thu 23 Nov 14.00-16.00 Tue… Read more »

HE policy update for the w/e 17th November 2017

Welcome! There’s a veritable feast of HE policy for you to enjoy this week – lots on the budget and fees and funding, another section of the OfS consultation including quality, consumer protection, student protection plans and student transfers, and an update on engagement with schools. Fees, loans, funding – and the Budget Philip Hammond’s… Read more »

Invitation to publish, blog, lead a webinar around Flexible Learning

Please note some forthcoming opportunities concerning flexible learning:   Publish something in the Flexible Learning Special Edition of the Higher Education Pedagogies We have got some great stuff already (thanks to those who have already submitted something) but we would like more! We will shortlist all possible contributions in January and you then have until… Read more »