Monthly Archives: November 2018

CEMP’s Media Education Summit in Hong Kong

CEMP convened the 12th Media Education Summit in Hong Kong last week. It was the biggest MES so far, with 170 delegates from 27 countries attending at Hong Kong Baptist University. Feedback from delegates has been overwhelmingly positive – see the MESHK18 twitter thread – including invitations from prospective hosts in Asia. North America and… Read more »

Join the NEW TEL Community of Practice!

Are you are interested in technology, be it augmented reality, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, holography or digital storytelling? Are you always thinking ahead, trying to understand what the next best piece of kit will be, or how to integrate tech into your teaching practice or your professional service? Are you using Mentimeter, Padlet, Instagram, Snapchat… Read more »

Work Based and Placement Learning: Answers to YOUR questions!

ASET is the UK association for Work Based and Placement Learning. Since becoming a Trustee in 2016, I have very much enjoyed being able to learn more about, and engage, with the sector. Whilst most UK institutions are institutional members, we do have international members from Ireland, Canada, and other countries. Therefore ASET is a… Read more »

‘Hologram’ lecturers to teach students at Imperial College London

University classes are set to be given a futuristic spin by letting lecturers appear as hologram-like apparitions beamed in from afar. Imperial College London will show off the technology at a special event later on Thursday before deploying it more widely. It believes it will be the first academic body to do so regularly. A… Read more »

World’s first foldable phone

A little-known California-based company has laid claim to creating the “world’s first foldable phone”. Royole Corporation – a specialist in manufacturing flexible displays – unveiled the FlexPai handset at an event in Beijing. When opened, the device presents a single display measuring 7.8in (19.8cm) – bigger than many tablets. But when folded up, it presents three separate… Read more »