Monthly Archives: March 2018

Academic Survey – Supporting Students’ Health and Wellbeing

How are students’ health and wellbeing needs being supported at BU?  BU Academic staff are invited to complete a short anonymous survey which aims to explore how academics at BU understand their role in supporting students’ health and wellbeing. The survey will be open until 22 March and is available by clicking here – it… Read more »

14 Mar funded day Knowing through making

We’ve only got a few spaces left for this workshop! We’d be delighted if you can join us in Boscombe for a fascinating day (with lunch!) looking at different creative processes to adapt and align to our practice! More details here . To book your place on this workshop please email Organisational Development.

Service Excellence, Changing Lives through Football, and a very proud moment.

A number of my blogs this year have been about football, and in this blog I am highlighting a blog written by one of our BU students, Dan Blewett, featuring Street Soccer, read on to find out more. It is a great blog and well done Dan, we are proud of you and your achievements… Read more »

CEL to give keynote at University College Dublin Education Technology conference

the CEL logo

CEL are very pleased to have been invited to provide the keynote address at the University College Dublin Education Technology Conference on 15 March 2018. The subject of the presentation, to be delivered by David Biggins, is a reflection of how BU has implemented Brightspace to promote student success.  UCD have recently chosen to implement… Read more »

iVLE – an update

This year’s PREP activity is called, iVLE.  iVLE is all about academic staff working together in small groups to share good practice when using our VLEs.  You can read more about the aims of iVLE here. Staff are recording their activities using a short, online form.  Looking at some of the entries, it is fascinating… Read more »

Meliora: International Symposium of Student Sustainability Research – 13 April 2018 – University of Southampton

Calling for students interested in sustainability – apologies for cross-posting ===== Come and join us at the third annual ‘Meliora International Symposium of Student Sustainability Research’, held at the University of Southampton on 13 April 2018! Each year, students from across the UK and the rest of the world, attend and present their research at… Read more »

National Teaching Fellows (National briefing and writing workshop)

The NTF Regional writing workshop ‘Fantastic’ ‘superb’ and ‘inspiring’ were words used to decribe the NTF writing workshop, hosted by BU, and run by National Teaching Fellows Professor Debbie Holley and Professor Stephen Tee (BU) with fellow NTFs Dr Kirsten Hardie (AuB) and Dr Jenny Hill (UWE) volunteering their services to support this regional event…. Read more »

TEL Volunteers Needed!!

Hi Everyone, I have a list of 200+ technology enhanced learning tools that I’ve identified that I’d like to test out and see if they could be of any benefit to us in our teaching/provision of support. Some of these you may already be using, so it wouldn’t take much of your time–others, we need… Read more »

Social Media in the Classroom

Your students are using social media. Perhaps you’re not. Book onto this session to learn about the various social media out there and how YOU can use them in your classroom to enhance learning. This session will cover:  Facebook Twitter Snapchat Instagram Periscope WhatsApp By the end of this workshop you will: have a basic… Read more »

#OER 2018 Invitation: Friday 9th March at 1pm (UK) time for the #OER18 Preview webinar where we will be joined by the keynote speakers.

Please see below ==== An invitation and preview of the #OER2018 conference Please join us on Friday 9th March at 1pm (UK) time for the #OER18 Preview webinar where we will be joined by the keynote speakers. “This Open Ed Sig webinar gives you the opportunity to meet one of the keynotes from the conference, Lorna… Read more »