This year’s CELebrate2018 is on Teaching, Technology and the TEF We’re looking forward to celebrating later on this year! Save the Date. More details to follow! Date: 13th June!
Monthly Archives: April 2018
Lego© has been successfully used within Learning and Teaching across BU as well as developing stronger teams. CEL are offering Lego© workshops with two of our experts, Susanne Clarke and Tim Gale on both campus sites. Come, experience the process and consider how you may use Lego in your own research, education or professional practice…. Read more » about LEGO workshops!
iVLE, this year’s PREP activity closes on Friday, 4 May 2018. Click here for more information on iVLE. If you have not already done so, can you please submit information on your group’s VLE activity using the link that is relevant to your faculty please? The links are available here for HSS, FST, FMC and FoM…. Read more » about iVLE – 20 working days to go
Time to Think, like many creative approaches, is best experienced. Time to Think focuses on the quality of our thinking and was developed by Nancy Kline. In this reflective workshop space, Michael Knight, who is a Time to Think® facilitator, will utilise the principles to enable you to think about your Academic Career Profile. The… Read more » about Time to Think workshop 25th April 10-11.30am
Juniper is a research company focussing on high-end tech – worth following and tracking their ‘reports’ which summarise contents of full research (full research is only available commercially) ==== Overview Juniper’s Smart Wearables research provides an end-to-end analysis of the trends and ecosystem developments impacting this innovative segment. The research charts key macro trends, player strategies, and is… Read more » about new Research Report on Smart Wearables 2018-20122
iVLE is the PREP activity for 17/18. Please click here for more information on the background and aims of iVLE. The result of this PREP activity is having a very positive impact on students as this graph of the benefits shows: All four faculties are engaging with the same PREP activity this year and we… Read more » about 20 ideas for this year’s PREP, iVLE
At the ALDinHE Conference the affordances of Google’s Teachable Machine were explored in a workshop co-run by Dr Mike Hobbs (Anglia Ruskin University) and Professor Debbie Holley (Bournemouth University) In their future careers students will increasingly encounter machine-learning systems, so it is appropriate to develop a deeper understanding to demystify this technology as the new… Read more » about ALDinHE: report on the ‘teachable machine’ workshop
Apologies for cross posting Webinars – free to attend To help you get the most from the UK Data Service we run a series of webinars which introduce different aspects of the Service. Join us for: Introduction to the UK Data Service, 24 April 2018, 15.00 – 16.00 BST Finding and accessing data in the UK… Read more » about UK data service news and free webinar series
With a new VLE rolled out this year, there’s been an opportunity for change and innovation. Come to this session and learn from each other about best practice using Brightspace. At this session we will take an in-depth look at Brightspace and talk about our favourite things that we do with it in our classes…. Read more » about Best of Brightspace: Come learn some new tricks! 18th April, 1-3pm, S102
Susanne Clarke and Laura Roper were delighted to be offered the opportunity to present at the AUA2018 conference. We headed off, booked into our hotel, which incidentally we found we were sharing with the Italian Football team – we have pictures if you are interested. The focus of the conference was Higher Education beyond Brexit,… Read more » about Call to Action: Universities must focus on innovation that embeds kindness, and humanized approaches. How BU is leading the way.