Monthly Archives: March 2019

Have you tried Padlet yet? Rebecca Hindley

What is Padlet? Padlet is a web-based whiteboard or bulletin board where students and teachers can collaborate, reflect, share text, images, video and links in a secure online location. Padlet allows users to create a hidden wall with a custom URL, that you can then embed into Brightspace if you want to, and as the… Read more »

Workshop: Unit Delivery and Assessment Landscaping

This workshop will look at different delivery patterns, including multi-modal delivery, eg. Blended Learning, Flipped classroom, online and face-to-face. We will also look at the timetable, ILOs and the design of your unit. This workshop will explore Panopto, Audience response systems, eg. Mentimeter, Turning Point, Kahoot; social media, Padlet, Trello, WordPress and Slack Key Information… Read more »

A look into the National PAL/PASS Conference 2018

Back in November, a team representing BU attended the Annual National PASS/PAL Conference at the University of Manchester. The team consisted of myself, our PAL Intern Jess, Michael Knight from the faculty of HSS and three student PAL Leaders, all of whom made BU very proud with their contributions during the conference to sharing best… Read more »

Professor Debbie Holley’s vision on the changes and challenges that technology brings to universities

Professor Debbie Holley

Professor Debbie Holley, Professor of Learning Innovation and the Head of CEL, has published an article on Wonkhe “Everything you think you know about universities and technology is wrong” to discuss the changes and challenges that technology brings to universities. “The drivers for change are evident”, according to Debbie, and being “digital” has become “a… Read more »

Women in Tech: International Women’s Day at BU

Women's Academic Network

  To celebrate International Women’s Day 2019, the Centre for Excellence in Learning and the BU Women’s Academic Network co-produced a ‘Women in technology’ and ‘Uncelebrated Women’ event, offered to staff and students across BU. The first workshop, Coding and Learning was led by the inspirational Dr Carina Buckley, Instructional Design Manager at Solent Learning… Read more »

Workshop: Enhancing Feedback and Strategies for Future Engagement

This workshop will look at the benefits of online assessment handling and how marking online can save you time and provide a better student experience to your students. You will also learn about Intelligent Agents, Discussion Boards and Video Notes in Brightspace Key Information Aimed at: Academic Staff Indicative Frequency: Weekly Facilitated by: Ann Luce… Read more »

18th March Animation, Simulation and Visualisation: Virtual and Augmented Reality

Date:     18th March 2019 Timings 10-1pm room:  Student Hall, Talbot campus The CEL/TEL team at Bournemouth University are investigating Augmented and Virtual Reality and how that might be used to enhance learning. Come and join us for an introduction to Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR and AR). We will showcase examples of how work… Read more »

Predatory Journals

Have you ever been approached by agents or publishers offering to publish your work? If the contact was not initiated by you, there is a possibility that they are representing a predatory journal. Predatory journals are those which charge fees without proper editorial and publishing services. In order to help you Library and Learning Support… Read more »