Can an Artificial Intelligence (AI) bot ‘create’ a new work or invention, with the human creator, simply being a facilitator? If so, who owns the creative work or invention? As we move to the next stage of computing and AI, it raises a number of challenges in relation to intellectual property, data, privacy and ethics…. Read more » about Would you like to know how AI works? Want to see it in practice and learn about the legal implications? Do join Dinusha and her team at the Festival of Learning Event
Monthly Archives: June 2018
A report from Debbie Holley, Professor of Learning Innovation and Head of CEL I was honoured to be invited to give a keynote at the prestigious two-day annual ‘Future of EdTech‘ conference, located at Old Street, the so-called ‘Silicon Roundabout’due to the creativity and innovation of tech start-up companies. Future Edtech is a key event… Read more » about The Future of EdTech? Creating equality of opportunity
The publicity said it all! Bournemouth University’s Festival of Learning is back for 2018, bringing learning to life with free events and activities for all ages. We’ll be sharing our research and expertise through an exciting programme of interactive workshops, talks, exhibitions, sports sessions, professional development opportunities, and theatre events. With subjects ranging from sharks… Read more » about BU festival of learning – CEL goes real and virtual!
Martha Leyton (@marthaleyton) and Martin Shovel (@martinshovel) run a company (http://www.creativityworks.net) which helps to create speeches, presentations, pitches, campaigns and brand stories that are engaging, persuasive and memorable. This year we invited them to work with small groups of staff as part of our ‘Large Group Learning’ symposium, to offer some tools and techniques for… Read more » about What can speechwriters usefully teach university lecturers?
A busy week for publications this week, while the government have been busy with Brexit votes and there is a positive story about immigration rules. The Economics of HE The Commons Public Accounts Committee published its report on the higher education market on Friday. After some interesting evidence sessions, Research Professional report that the outcome is disappointing:… Read more » about HE policy update for the w/e 15th June 2018
This year, CEL have facilitated workshops focused on the knowledge-making potential of creative processes. Students, even if they are hesitant at first, appreciate the time to think, process and create something. These approaches can be adapted from short five minute bursts of activity to longer pieces of collaborative work. Examples include the use of collage,… Read more » about CELebrate2018 – Creative approaches in large groups: workshop on photos and collage
CEL have worked with interested staff to create a number of workshops using creative approaches in research, education and professional practice. Our final ones are coming up – come and join us! book your place with Organisational Development These workshops are hands-on making events to gain skills for you to use these techniques yourself, please… Read more » about Next week: Origami workshop and Lego workshop
Colleagues involved with introducing statistics to students who are uncomfortable with maths may be interested to hear that an updated edition of my bestselling STATISTICS WITHOUT TEARS is about to be published (July 5th) by Penguin — and that they can claim an inspection copy of the new edition by sending an email from their… Read more » about STATISTICS WITHOUT TEARS – order an inspection copy…
=== apologies for cross posting, some BU staff may be interested==== Undergraduate Awards (for those of you who might not have come across it, a Dublin-based awards programme celebrating creativity, excellence, and innovative thinking among undergraduate students; it started off, a decade ago, as an Ireland-only programme, but it has since gone global, and become… Read more » about Expressions of Interest sought for undergraduate awards panels
Image copyrightJAMIE DUPREE Image captionJamie Dupree at work in a radio studio A US radio journalist who lost his voice two years ago will soon return to the air, thanks to artificial intelligence. Jamie Dupree, 54, a political radio journalist with Cox Media Group, is unable to talk due to a rare neurological condition. A… Read more » about AI gives silenced radio journalist his voice back