Monthly Archives: October 2018

CQR and CEL: Creativity, the key to connectivity

The Centre for Excellence in Learning (CEL) and the Centre for Qualitative Research (CQR) are natural allies for creative endeavours–in research and dissemination for CQR, and education or CEL. Members from both centres will be working together to share ideas, skills and resources across the fusion areas of Education, Research and Professional Practice. CEL are developing… Read more »

Join us – Aspiring National Teaching Fellows’ Networking Event, run by NTFs for aspiring NTFs

Aspiring National Teaching Fellows’ Networking Event, run by NTFs for aspiring NTFs Bournemouth University would like to invite you/your colleagues to a free networking event: Wednesday 21st November  – Aspiring Teaching Fellows’ networking event, run by NTFs for aspiring NTFs This event aims to support staff who wish to develop a national profile and who aim to pursue a… Read more »

Two free webinars: using data to enhance the student experience

WEBINAR DETAILS As part of the current Enhancement Theme, QAA Scotland is delighted to present a series of webinars aimed at helping you use data to enhance the student experience. Facilitated by a range of sector leaders and experts, these valuable sessions will consider the use of different types of data (both quantitative and qualitative) in a range of… 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 »

Brightspace start of semester staff support – 4/5

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 »

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 »

Supporting Assessment & Feedback – some free tools.

  Anne Quinney, CEL Theme Leader for Assessment & Feedback recently attended the Researching Assessment Practices (RAP) Conference at Southampton University. The conference was organised by Professor Carol Evans (a National Teaching Fellow) who has developed a set of free resources to support assessment – the EAT Assessment Framework Resources.   What is EAT? EAT… Read more »

Launch of the Additional Learning Support (ALS) Research Hub

 Launch of Research Hub The BU Additional Learning Support (ALS) Department has recently launched a research hub: Research@ALS. Aim of the Research Hub The aim of the Research Hub is to provide an ALS centre for the fusion of innovative research and application into our day to day professional practice. Inform, Evolve, Change  The ALS… Read more »

Short courses for credit

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The Centre for Excellence in Learning (CEL) is offering a range of short courses on key drivers for educational enhancement and innovation. There is a fee for this course, however all BU accredited programmes of study are covered by the Staff Discount scheme. There are four different accredited units and these are available for 20… Read more »

Short courses – MA Education Practice provision

The new year is full of options! Here are four of them – Come and join us! These 20-credit bearing units are linked to the MA Education Practice Successful completion of three assessments contributes credits to the second year of the Masters if you already have a PGCert (which is year 1 of the MA). You can… Read more »