Monthly Archives: September 2018

Autumn of 6C: Essentials Workshops

6C Essentials: This interactive session will identify what you currently know about 6C, what you need to know and what the next steps are. It will incorporate good practice, the principles and processes of high quality student-centred assessment, learning, and feedback specifically focusing on the move from assessment of learning to assessment for learning (Sambell… Read more »

Researcher Academy – Help diversify peer review

Peer review is a fundamental academic process that faces many challenges, including its struggle with lack of diversity. This struggle not only impacts peer review’s integrity but also its strength. Our upcoming webinar Diversity in peer review examines the role of early career researchers in peer review and how you as a reviewer can advance… Read more »

Funds now available to support Global Staff Mobility: Erasmus+

Global staff mobility, including training and teaching, leads to professional development and networking and brings great value to BU and our students, whilst offering invaluable international experience. We are pleased to announce that staff, both academic and professional support, can now apply for funds to support these activities through Erasmus+, under the Global Staff Mobility… Read more »

Autumn of 6C: Essentials Workshops

6C Essentials: This interactive session will identify what you currently know about 6C, what you need to know and what the next steps are. It will incorporate good practice, the principles and processes of high quality student-centred assessment, learning, and feedback specifically focusing on the move from assessment of learning to assessment for learning (Sambell… Read more »

Using VR with large cohorts in traditional lecture theatres. VR Diabetes Project- Brief Update

Our new Virtual Reality App has been built and is in the final stages of editing.  It was created in liaison with two diabetic nurse specialists (Dr Janet James- HSS BU and Simone Penfold- Royal Bournemouth Hospital). Daden expertly programmed the software for the app and are providing a package of training and support.    … Read more »

AI- Empathy and Human Interaction. What are the implications for educators?

On Radio 4 this morning Rabbi Jonathan Sacks discussed AI with some of the world’s leading thinkers.   The programme started by highlighting the amazing advantages that AI can bring to the human race. For example, AI will enable cheap and fast diagnosis of medical conditions.  They already have an algorithm that can diagnose 40… Read more »

Thoughtpiece in Nurse Education Today – Virtual Health Education: Scaling Practice to transform student learning

Colleagues, Delighted an HSS/CEL collaboration has had a published outcome – see below Denyse King, Stephen Tee, Liz Falconer, Catherine  Angell ,Debbie  Holley, Anne Mills Abstract The advancements in and affordability of technologies offer increasing opportunities to modernise healthcare education into packages developed to meet the expectations and requirements of the digital generation. Purposefully designed… Read more »

Summer of 6C: Assignment Survival Kit

Here’s a rather wonderful resource from the LearnHigher JISC Mailing list – it is free to use for educational purposes. Students put in start and end dates, set to essay/ report/ etc and the assignment steps and schedule is calculated for them – fabulous! url: https://www.kent.ac.uk/ai/ask/

Summer of 6C: Brightspace Enhancements are HERE!!!

BU have been collaborating with Brightspace and other European Universities to improve the experience of using Turnitin with Brightspace. The big changes for the forthcoming academic year are: ✔ Fewer clicks for markers Just add feedback and a mark to the student’s work in Turnitin Feedback Studio, and move on to the next student. No manual syncing,… Read more »