Monthly Archives: January 2018

New Year – new study? PART 1: Innovations in Assessment and Feedback

Anne Quinney (CEL Theme Leader for Assessment and feedback) and Professor Dai Hounsell (Visiting Professor and World Class expert in Assessment and feedback) are running a series of 4 workshops/masterclasses on Innovations in Assessment and Feedback These develop in-depth knowledge and skills in assessment and feedback in Further Education and Higher Education settings and develop innovative approaches to… Read more »

Invitation to Technology Showcase, January 31st, 4-6pm

Come to our technology showcase in the hours leading up to CEL’s own Professor Debbie Holley’s inaugural lecture. See the high-tech kit we use across the university, and why not try out the VR Occulus Rift while you’re there! We’ll have on display: Occulus Rift Prism Hololens Drones Google Cardboard 3D printer and much, much… Read more »

PM@BU 2018

Wednesday 10th January 2018 Come and join us for a day dedicated to the Project Management profession. We will be on the second floor of the Fusion Building, in F202 and F205, from 12noon until 3.30pm for an Exhibition of student work on managing projects more successfully. At 4pm in Inspire LT, guest speaker Tony… Read more »

Psychology Dept Research Seminar on Wednesday 17th January 2018 3-4pm Lawrence Lecture Theatre.

Psychological Literacy: Two interlinked talks Presenters: Associate Professor Jacquelyn Cranney (Psychology, UNSW Sydney, Australia) and Dr Julie Hulme (Psychology, Keele University) Talk 1 from Prof Cranney: Psychological Literacy in Undergraduate Psychology Education and Beyond Psychological literacy is the capacity to intentionally use psychology to meet personal, professional and societal needs. In the ten years since… Read more »

January Theme Leader Drop In Sessions

These sessions are tailored to YOU! Come along with your question, problem or concern and we’ll help you solve them! Technology Enhanced Learning (Dr Ann Luce) We all need a little help from time-to-time when it comes to using technology in the classroom. These drop in sessions are available to support colleagues with your technology… Read more »

HE policy update for the w/e 5th January 2018

Welcome to the first policy update of 2018!  Parliament is in recess until Monday 8th so there has been less activity this week. Nevertheless, here is your slimline summary of the activity since our last update. Office for Students The Office for Students (OfS) officially came into existence this week. The final 6 members of… Read more »

Carnival U’s Year in Review

BU’s Carnival U, which was launched in October 2017, had a fantastic start and great things are expected from the team come 2018. The BU Carnival University brings together students with an interest in events and media production to co-create a series of informative workshops to be presented at the Carnival Expo in May 2018. Under… Read more »

Invitation to Technology Showcase, January 31st, 4-6pm

Come to our technology showcase in the hours leading up to CEL’s own Professor Debbie Holley’s inaugural lecture. See the high-tech kit we use across the university, and why not try out the VR Occulus Rift while you’re there! We’ll have on display: Occulus Rift Prism Hololens Drones Google Cardboard 3D printer and much, much… Read more »