Welcome back to our “Anyone Can Teach” basic teaching ideas series. This week’s advice comes from Dr Andrew Main. He is a Learning Impact Leader with CEL and local School Governor on behalf of BU. Tip of the Day: When asked for his top teaching tip, he stressed the importance of using verbal feedback… Read more » about Anyone Can Teach Series- Part 4- Verbal Feedback.
Monthly Archives: July 2018
Summer of 6C: Patchwork text as remedy for the academic essay
This post was previously published on the CEL blog in 2017. There is much to take from this, so we thought it was worth posting again! Enjoy! Source: “Surface Learning’: The Patchwork Text as a Remedy for the Academic Essay” (A slightly amended version of an article published in The Guardian, Education Section, Tuesday… Read more » about Summer of 6C: Patchwork text as remedy for the academic essay
TEF and NSS: A managerial view
Speaker: Prof. Ferrante Neri Location: Inspire Lecture Theatre, Bournemouth University Date & Time: 30th of August, 11:00 Overview: The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) has recently become a fundamental exercise for British institutions since it directly affects the prestige of an institution and likely has an important impact on the students’ enrollment. Broadly the six metrics affecting the TEF… Read more » about TEF and NSS: A managerial view
LEAP workshop with Social Sciences – 27 Jul 18
During today’s Social Sciences Curriculum Development Day we held a LEAP workshop. This was prompted by several drivers including the departmental revalidation exercise and new programmes/units scheduled for 2020, the more immediate need to consider how the new assessment policy, 6C, can be embedded ready for 2019 and the impetus for change generated from our… Read more » about LEAP workshop with Social Sciences – 27 Jul 18
Shrek, Saunders and the Onion Myth: Using Myths, Metaphors and Storytelling.
Title of our paper Presented at the: – European Conference of Research Methods (ECRM) – Rome 2018. Susanne Clarke has recently returned from the ECRM Conference in Rome after submitting a conference paper in partnership with Dr Lois Farquharson. The wider team also included our brilliant Student Research Assistant, Nancy Sheppard and a colleague from… Read more » about Shrek, Saunders and the Onion Myth: Using Myths, Metaphors and Storytelling.
Last chance for participate in this year’s digital skills self-assessment
The annual digital skills self-assessment (DSSA) for 17-18 closes at the end of July. In August, we will assess the results and use this information to determine how best to use the resources in CEL to support and develop staff. If you have not already done so for this academic year, could I ask if… Read more » about Last chance for participate in this year’s digital skills self-assessment
Learn more about quizzes in Brightspace
Quizzes are a great way to engage students, find out where students need further support and provide an effective mechanism to provide feedback and feedforward to students. In addition, with the focus in the new assessment policy, 6C, on more formative assessment for students, quizzes could be a really useful tool. Brightspace has an excellent… Read more » about Learn more about quizzes in Brightspace
Summer of 6C: Formative Feedback and TEL
Dr. Andy Callaway from the Faculty of Management, Department of Sport & Physical Activity, has created a video on the system he has created to provide formative feedback to students using technology. If you have any questions about how to do what Andy does, or need any support in creating something similar, please contact him… Read more » about Summer of 6C: Formative Feedback and TEL
Case study writing retreat at the Hilton in Bournemouth on Monday 30th July
There are two spaces left on a case study writing retreat at the Hilton in Bournemouth on Monday 30th July – please can you let anyone you think may be interested / available for UoA 23 know? It’s a full day working on impact case studies with help and advice from external impact trainer Stephen… Read more » about Case study writing retreat at the Hilton in Bournemouth on Monday 30th July
Summer of 6C: Principles of Assessment Design (6c) – the essentials
In last week’s blog we introduced the context for change and the principles underpinning the changes to assessment policy, to be introduced in September 2019. This blog contains more detail about how the changes may affect staff and students and the timescales for units to be reviewed and updated. The changes apply to all undergraduate… Read more » about Summer of 6C: Principles of Assessment Design (6c) – the essentials