Monthly Archives: November 2018

LATISS special issue “Mobility in doctoral education – and beyond”

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Apologies for cross posting – but something for everyone here! ===== The recent special issue of Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences (LATISS) titled “Mobility in doctoral education – and beyond” is now available online! Please visit the Berghahn website for more information about the journal: Volume 11,… Read more »

Top 10 Tech Trends for 2019

Juniper Research, founded in 2001, provide research, forecasting and consultancy in technology markets to a worldwide client base. As part of their role as specialists in identifying disruption and change in the digital market, they have revealed the top ten tech trends that will impact the digital market in 2019.  In reverse order: 10. Chatbots… Read more »

The rise of the digital: Linkedin highlights its role in talent development

Staying relevant in the age of automation is what respondents said to the Linkedin workplace research that offers the backdrop to this years report on workplace learning. 68% of those surveyed preferred to learn at work when developing their digital skills, and expect their employers to create the space for this to happen. And ensuring… Read more »

Senior UK academics call for people’s vote to save universities

Prof Paul Nurse, Nobel Prize-winning geneticist, and director of the Crick Institute, London, says a new vote on Brexit is ‘the only way out’. Prof Michael Arthur, head of UCL, fears for the morale of his European students and staff and for research funding. Interesting article from The Guardian. Read more

A literature synthesis of personalised technology-enhanced learning: what works and why

A literature synthesis of personalised technology-enhanced learning: what works and why Elizabeth FitzGerald, Ann Jones, Natalia Kucirkova, Eileen Scanlon Abstract Personalised learning, having seen both surges and declines in popularity over the past few decades, is once again enjoying a resurgence. Examples include digital resources tailored to a particular learner’s needs, or individual feedback on… Read more »

Press release – Technology enhanced learning trends emerge in UCISA report

The ninth UCISA Survey of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) for higher education offers a longitudinal perspective of TEL developments over a 17-year period within UK institutions. The Report focuses on the current provision within universities and other higher education providers, and the emerging and planned patterns of learning technology usage across the UK HE sector. Dr Richard Walker,… Read more »

What does the FE college of the future look like?

In the same way that machines changed the lives of our ancestors in the 19th century, so technology is transforming our world in the 21st century. Here, we imagine a day in the life of a further education principal in a few years’ time. Your students’ learning is immersive, interactive, flexible, fun and, most importantly, personalised… Read more »

12 Days of Christmas – CEL Touchscreen Showcase

During December come to the staff zone on Talbot Campus to interact with the CEL Touchscreen, for useful tips and guides for Brightspace, the Assessment and feedback toolkit, and more via video puzzles and interactive slide shows. The content will change though each of the weeks leading up to Christmas, so come and have a… Read more »

Panopto Annual Conference 2018

Two members of the BU CEL team attended the Panopto EMEA Annual Conference 2018: Your Video Learning Ecosystem in London. The event contains a mix of presentations, talks, and sessions that focused on Technology and Teaching & Learning. In keynote presentations from the co-founder and CEO, Eric Burns, the company looked ahead to the future… Read more »