Posts By: Curie Scott

MA Education Practice Pedagogic courses

Welcome to Autumn and new courses for you! CEL are delighted to announce our new MA Education Practice with a variety of entry and exit points. We are offering four short courses/accredited units for BU staff across the academic year. Colleagues can develop their skills and understanding in areas important to the success of BU2018…. Read more »

Knowing through making: A creative workshop for Educators and Researchers (18 Oct 2017)

We’d love you to join us on Wednesday 18th October 2017 for an off-campus creativity workshop! This exploratory day-long workshop (10am-4pm) is for educators and researchers. We, Curie Scott and Ashley Woodfall, will be sharing creative/ artistic embodied approaches for use in research and teaching. Adopting practices which decentre the written word, we look to… Read more »

Still spaces for the PGCert 2017-18

  We are offering two cohorts for the PGCert Education Practice for 2017-18 and  still have places!! Please apply online here and contact Curie Scott if there are any further queries Taught sessions are in Talbot. The first day is 9-4 on Thurs 14 September and, thereafter each Thursday 9-1 pm with a finale on the Thurs… Read more »

Celebrate 2017: Some reflections on using video feedback at Bournemouth University

Ambrose Seddon presented reflections on using video feedback on the BSc Music Technology degrees at Bournemouth University. Ambrose used Panopto to create video feedback to students. In part, this strategy addressed institutional drivers such as the BU strategic plan and NSS scores especially related to assessment and feedback/ forward. He outlined that providing detailed written… Read more »

Celebrate 2017: The value of formative feedback in simulation the learning gain for students

Dawn Morley, from the University of Surrey, presented with Ashley Spriggs (Bournemouth University) and Simon Bettles (University of Surrey) at the CELebrate conference. They presented on the impact of formative review, the debrief, that occurs during and after simulation. Simulation is a rapidly developing area of pedagogy which enables students to safely practice skills and… Read more »

PGCert mentors event: Looking for new mentors!

Mentoring is fundamental for developing the skills and confidence of our PGCert in Education Practice participants. The PGCert is doubling its numbers next year so we’re looking for new mentors! Are you recognised as a good teacher; interested in new teaching and learning developments; willing to help others achieve their goals; open to the value… Read more »

Excited about Brightspace

It’s not often that I get excited by training. However, the training provided by the Brightspace team has sparked all sorts of internal conversations. The training was beautifully designed: I had my own ‘sandbox’ to play in and live support from the team. This was a sophisticated lesson to an educationalist about learning by doing… Read more »

PGCert Open for business (again)!!

Two months ago we reached capacity for the Postgraduate Certificate in Education Practice (PGCert) starting next year!! The PGCert enables those teaching and supporting learning in a post-compulsory education environment to develop all areas of academic practice, including teaching and learning support, assessment, curriculum development, educational research, learning technologies and academic leadership. This year’s 40… Read more »

CELebrate 2017 – registration open!

We are ready to welcome you to our one day regional CELebrate2017 conference on Assessment and Feedback on Tuesday June 13th 2017 in the Fusion Building, Talbot Campus. The keynote speaker is Professor Dai Hounsell, an expert on the topics of assessment, feedback and feedforward. This brochure details presentations, posters and workshops. Examples include peer… Read more »

PGCert finale!

We had a wonderful finale to the taught PGCert programme. What made it wonderful? PGCert students, facilitators and of course balloons, drawing, Lego, whiteboard markers and food! Our theme was the 21st Century Learner. Michelle Morgan helped us contextualise the complexities of the student body today. We thought about the pressures our students are under,… Read more »