At FLIE, we promote working with creative methods with HE students to encourage divergent thinking. We showcased work previously using collage, images, lego and origami Working with creative methods assists active learning in both small and large groups through reflection, personalisation and social learning, Rebecca Hindley, Lecturer & Faculty of Management Peer Assisted Learning (PAL)… Read more » about
Posts By: Curie Scott
Education for sustainable development (ESD) is a major development area at Bournemouth University. Here is a blog post from Dr Karen Thompson: At the FoM ‘Sustainability Symposium’ yesterday, we explored what sustainability means for teaching and learning. Sustainability is high on the list of priorities for BU, with KPIs for aligning all courses and research… Read more » about Can sustainability be taught?
We held a Learning Excellence (LEAP) session with twelve colleagues from the programme team in the current Department of Events and Leisure last week. The goal was to work on new undergraduate and postgraduate programmes starting in Sept 2019. Unit teaching teams worked with new Intended Learning Outcomes and their knowledge from current units to… Read more » about Mapping Learning Excellence with colleagues from Events and Leisure
Here are a few of the wonderful PGCert cohort from 2017-18 on BU’s staff celebration event. The PG Cert enables those teaching and supporting learning in a post-compulsory education environment to develop their knowledge and skills as educators. It is particularly helpful if you are new to teaching and wanting to learn about pedagogical approaches…. Read more » about Come and Join the PGCert in Sept 2019
The Centre for Excellence is committed to inspiring creative approaches to learning and teaching. CEL has several boxes of lego that staff can borrow. Please contact Curie Scott We were delighted to host Professor Alison Smith (Professor of Learning and Teaching at the University of Winchester) who facilitated two sessions . Here is a summary… Read more » about Building the University of the Future – Lego workshop
Bournemouth University hosted the South Coast Academic Regional Network (SCARN). SCARN enables PGCert leaders from various Universities around the region to discuss Education practice and collaborate for conference and writing opportunities. SCARN meets 2-3 times a year and this event was hosted by Dr Curie Scott from CEL on Monday 18th March 2019. SCARN members… Read more » about Regional event: Intro to Virtual Reality 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 » about 18th March Animation, Simulation and Visualisation: Virtual and Augmented Reality
Event Date: 14:00 – 15:30, Thurs 7th March 2019 Room: PG30a, Talbot campus Book now on eventbrite Higher education is experiencing an unprecedented period of change in which the future face, shape, identity and purpose of the university are all being challenged. With an uncertain political, social and technological future on… Read more » about 7.3.19 Book now for “Building the University of the Future – Lego Event”
The Centre for Excellence in Learning (CEL) has launched its fourth Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Teaching Awards, which highlight the great things you’re doing to inspire our students to learn and think about the world around them and how they can make a difference. ESD Teaching Award 2019 Climate change is rarely out of… Read more » about Education for Sustainable Development Teaching Awards (deadline 29 March)
Sharing the Love of learning : Marginal gains in the physical environment Prof Stephen Heppell 14th February, 14.00-15.30 PG30a (Poole House, Room 30a) Talbot campus This is a free public event – please book here and share (20 spaces) Making learning spaces better is complex; there are many variables involved, but none of those variables… Read more » about Need a date for valentines?