Monthly Archives: October 2018

1st Publication for BU EdD student!

Catharine Russell has had her first academic paper published in Journalism Education. Based on her doctoral research, the paper was co-authored by a member of the EdD teaching team, Dr Sue Eccles. Catharine commented: ‘This is an exciting ‘first’ for me and so motivating to see my work in print! I am looking forward to… Read more »

VR Showcase at MacMillan Coffee Morning

Come enjoy a variety of cakes for MacMillan Coffee Morning Monday, 29th October, 10am-12pm in the Staff Centre on Talbot Campus. The event will showcase and demo the new VR Diabetes App, created in conjunction with BU School of Nursing and Daden Ltd. Using the Occulus Rift, and google cardboards, experience what it’s like to… Read more »

6C Solutions: Workshops to help with documentation

If you are in need of support to complete the documentation to implement 6C, please sign up for one of these workshops with Organisational Development: OD@bournemouth.ac.uk 6C Solutions: Implementing good practice in assessment and feedback. This two-hour workshop will support as assessment for learning approach to complete the 6C documentation. We have 2-hour slots available… Read more »

Applying for HEA Fellowship

An Introduction to Applying for HEA Fellowship If you’re not sure where to start, or have questions around applying then attending one of these introductory sessions will be of benefit to you. A number of sessions will be run throughout the year to help support you in the application process, with the first three dates… Read more »

ALT Webinar: Reaching Out to Rural Africa, Wednesday the 24 October 1 to 2 PM

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Apologies for cross posting – but some of you met Prof John Traxler, the international researcher on mobile technologies on a visit to BU last year. Catch up on his latest work: In this webinar three researchers, Caroline Kuhn, Dominic Kimani and John Traxler discuss their perspectives on a workshop that took place in Kenya… Read more »

The European Digital Action Plan

A short summary: Through the European cooperation between EU Member States, the exchange of good practices and  peer learning, the EU work on a Digital Action Plan started in January 2018. Set against a backdrop of desire to  reduce of the socio-economic inequalities, the action plan will be a comprehensive plan seeking to improve key… Read more »

The Open Revolution Book – free to download

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With thanks to the ALT Open Education Special Interest Group for sharing The Open Revolution: Rewriting the Rules of the Information Age by Rufus Pollock  About the Book:   The Open Revolution Book An Open World, A World In Which Information Is Openly And Freely Available To Us All  Will the digital revolution give us digital… Read more »

The amazing JISC digital experience insights survey report now published!

Please see below for further details and how to access the report. === Dear colleagues, We are delighted to announce the launch of our Jisc Digital experience insights survey 2018: findings from students in UK further and higher education. The report shares the findings from our 2018 student digital experience insights survey (previously known as… Read more »

Pepper the robot appears for the Education Select Committee

Cross posting from www.partliament.uk ===== Pepper the robot answers questions from the Education Committee on the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the implications for education of developments in artificial intelligence. Watch Parliament TV: Fourth Industrial Revolution Inquiry: Fourth Industrial Revolution Education Committee Witnesses Tuesday 16 October in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House At 10 am Panel one Professor Rose… Read more »