Monthly Archives: November 2018

Prof. Julian McDougall (CEMP) Presented on NESET II to Advise European Commission about Media Literacy Education

Prof. Julian McDougll, Head of CEMP was invited to Brussels to give a talk in the Network of Experts on the Social Dimension of Education and Training (NESET II) and the European Expert Network on Economics of Education (EENEE) on 22 November 2018. This is the 3rd annual conference organized by the European Commission, which… Read more »

TEL Community of Practice: December 3rd, 2-3pm, P405

Join our TEL Community of Practice!  To kick off our first meeting on MONDAY 3rd December      2-3pm, P405, Learning Technologist, David Hunt will take us through immersive technologies: augmented reality, virtual reality and 36oº images and video. Each of our meetings will combine practice and discussion so that you have the opportunity to experience these technologies… Read more »

BU staff member to be on prestigious national judging panel

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Colleagues, the eagle eyed amongst you may have spotted that Michelle Morgan, Associate Dean for the Student Experience in FMC is on the national Guardian University Awards judging panel for 2019– well done Michelle! Michelle was asked to be a judge because of her national and international reputation in the field of the student experience… Read more »

Day of action for disability equality in education

Did you know that today UCU are holding their first day of action for disability equality in education to launch disability history month? The day of action is all about organising/raising awareness against discrimination and will focus on the challenges and barriers faced by disabled people in education. There will be a meeting in parliament where… Read more »

JLDHE Special Edition – ALDinHE Conference 2018

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Special Edition: ALDinHE Conference 2018 A selection of papers presented at the 2018 ALDinHE Conference, held at the University of Leicester March 26-28 2018 Table of Contents Papers Facilitating learning about academic phraseology: teaching activities for student writers<https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fjournal.aldinhe.ac.uk%2Findex.php%2Fjldhe%2Farticle%2Fview%2F468&amp;data=02%7C01%7C%7Cc576c352d2b2466c793708d63f7d3c59%7Cede29655d09742e4bbb5f38d427fbfb8%7C0%7C0%7C636766204448096728&amp;sdata=saf32jrQJRb2X57lgq%2B22ymJHhmBKoaQMgHUdraVLd0%3D&amp;reserved=0> Mary Davis, John Morley PDF<https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fjournal.aldinhe.ac.uk%2Findex.php%2Fjldhe%2Farticle%2Fview%2F468%2Fpdf&amp;data=02%7C01%7C%7Cc576c352d2b2466c793708d63f7d3c59%7Cede29655d09742e4bbb5f38d427fbfb8%7C0%7C0%7C636766204448096728&amp;sdata=CRbiWMo9TrK52D4ExqR4CfJKqMaiubbJcqgQHoas5yY%3D&amp;reserved=0> Making the second year count: embedding learning development in a progressive student… Read more »

TEL Community of Practice: December 3rd, 2-3pm, P405

Join our TEL Community of Practice!  To kick off our first meeting on MONDAY 3rd December      2-3pm, P405, Learning Technologist, David Hunt will take us through immersive technologies: augmented reality, virtual reality and 36oº images and video. Each of our meetings will combine practice and discussion so that you have the opportunity to experience these technologies… Read more »

Education 4.0: hype or a glimpse of a very possible future?

The discussions around what has been termed the ‘fourth industrial revolution’, or Industry 4.0, have been swirling around for at least the past couple of years, and there seems to be a growing consensus that the growth of digital technologies is bringing about a significant change in the ways that industry and commerce works now, and… Read more »

1st BU Department to have 100% of its staff with a Recognised Teaching Qualification!

At BU, we have been storming ahead to ensure that our academic staff have a recognised teaching qualification relevant to HE (typically HEA Fellowship or PGCert). I am therefore delighted to announce that the very first department to have 100% of its staff with a Recognised Teaching Qualification is…Sport and Physical Activity in the Faculty… Read more »

Bournemouth University Kindness – Taking Ubuntu to the Arctic Circle

Article written by Laura Roper. A team of advocates for Lean Management Thinking and Service Excellence at Bournemouth University were given the opportunity to visit the Arctic University of Norway and attend the annual LeanHE Conference taking place there.   It may have been -3 degrees, but the welcome for the Bournemouth University delegation was very warm…. Read more »