Monthly Archives: September 2018

What’s your next move?

Do you want think about your next career development move, plan activities for the forth coming academic year to feed into your pay, progression and promotion? Staff Development and Engagement Calendar of Events https://staffintranet.bournemouth.ac.uk/workingatbu/staffdevelopmentandengagement/calendarofevents/ Wednesday 26th September and Wednesday 12th December Developing your Academic Identity https://staffintranet.bournemouth.ac.uk/workingatbu/staffdevelopmentandengagement/rolecareerdevelopment/academiccareerdevelopment/developing/

Brightspace start of semester staff support – 2/5

As we gear up for the new academic year, there are lots of support opportunities for staff learning about our wonderful new Brightspace VLE. All training information and the booking schedule is available here. There are three routes for help and support once you have completed your initial training. Self-help Browse the Brightspace staff resources… Read more »

From Highlands headteacher to Lego’s global director of play

The head who transformed a small Scottish school has a new job description: to counter rote learning with play Ollie Bray: ‘Learning through play is widely accepted in the early years and my job will be to find ways of incorporating it into the curriculum for older children.’ When Ollie Bray arrived as headteacher of… Read more »

Brightspace: Cutting down on student emails!

Hi Everyone, Ann Luce, TEL Theme Leader here. Please do check out my video on how I’ve cut down on student e-mails this past year! Always happy to hear from YOU, so please do get in touch with your own ideas or if you need any support! Ann 🙂

Professor Debbie Holley talks Digital Toolkits at #ALTC

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Dr Marketa Zezulkova, Charles University, Prague, has been leading the collaborative work on Digital toolkits with Bournemouth Universities Dr David Biggins and Professor Debbie Holley. Session Description The tensions of UK Higher Education environment metrics (cf Research Excellence Framework (REF), Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF)) can be seen in drivers of digital… Read more »

The EdD keynotes are open to all staff, as they are of broader interest across the fields of media, education, pedagogies and research.

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Colleagues, Please do share with PhD students etc, or indeed, come along if you are interested..thanks to the CEMP EdD team for sharing KEYNOTES   1pm 4th October, EB206 Sarah Jones (MES Hong Kong Pre-Keynote): Towards the Unknown: Building literacy in a world we don’t understand (via video link / interactive). Sarah is the Head of… Read more »

Academic Career Development session

Organisational Development are offering an interactive session for academic colleagues to explore their next steps in their career pathway. The session will use some of the Academic Career Development: A Portfolio of Resources developed by Dr Joan Reid to either explore your next steps in achieving you career goals or maybe to help you to… Read more »

Brightspace Large File Submissions – Going Up!

We are pleased to announce that the file submission size limit of the Brightspace Assignment Tool has been increased from 1GB to 3GB.  As the Brightspace Assignment Tool allows multiple files to be uploaded per submission, and the 3GB limit is only applied to individual files, this means that students can submit a number files of up to… Read more »