Posts By: Debbie Holley

JISC elevator pitch challenge – staff and/or students win £5,000

Open data mashup challenge An open data challenge that UUK are running using the Jisc elevator to any of your staff or students who might be interested in applying for. Open data mashup challenge;Do you have a brilliant idea for an app that uses open data sets to support university students through their learning journey?… Read more »

ALDinHE 2016: The Learning Development Conference call open

ALDinHE 2016: The Learning Development Conference Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh 21st – 23rd March 2016 CALL FOR PAPERS AND PROPOSALS   Do you want the opportunity to share good practice with like-minded people, or present your recent research within teaching and learning to a friendly and welcoming audience? Then the ALDinHE 2016 conference is for you! This stimulating… Read more »

Colleagues – a crowd sourced and intellectually stimulating reading list request!

What readings have influenced your pedagogic approach? Please share and we will create a list! Colleagues – a crowd sourced and intellectually stimulating reading list request – from John Hilsdon, Head of Learning Development , University of Plymouth Here is my mine (Debbie Holley) David Noble and his wonderful work anticipated the commodification of Higher… Read more »

CEL Fusion Investment Fund Projects

Staff from across BU have the opportunity to bid for pedagogic development or research projects For the last two years, the Centre for Excellence in Learning has offered the opportunity for BU staff in both academic and professional and support roles, to bid for projects that will lead to enhancements in learning and teaching. The… Read more »

Fusion Funding Workshops: Tuesday 6th October (Talbot) Wednesday 7 October (Lansdowne)

Got a great learning idea? Professional /Academic staff can apply.. funding up to £2000 for  Fusion Educational projects – come along and find out more at one of two workshops this week… Workshop One Talbot: Tuesday 6 October CEL space 16.00/17:00 Pg30a Workshop Two: Lansdowne: Wednesday 7th October, Wednesday 7th 12:00/13:00 R303 Did you know?… Read more »

Association for Learning Technology Conference: Augmenting Reality

Dr Debbie Holley is passionate about Learning Technology, and below shares an account of her recent presentation at the Association for Learning Technology annual conference Our Abstract AR is where embedded animations, video clips, 3D graphics ‘come to life’ when a SMART device is help up to an image, which ‘triggers’ the media. There has… Read more »

Interested in Open Educational Resources (OERs) ? two opportunities to find out more

Dr Debbie Holley, Deputy Head of the CEL is on the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) Special Interest Group on Open Educational Resources. Below she outlines two events that will be of interest to those interested in this movement. Webinar on impact of Open Education – Findings from the OER Research Hub, 30 September 2015,… Read more »

EmployaGility – engaging multiple stakeholders in the teaching, learning and employment journey

Carly Lamont is the theme leader for employability and workbased learning in the CEL. Below she shares with us her thoughts about a session at the British Academy of Management (BAM) conference in Portsmouth. This Professional Development Workshop introduced the concept of EmployaGility. EmployaGility – engaging multiple stakeholders in the teaching, learning and employment journey… Read more »

Augmented Reality: co-creating artefacts with school children and university students

Dr Debbie Holley has recently returned from presented at @eLEOT2015, an conference on e-learning, e- education and online training. Part of the European Alliance on Innovation, ( a body created by leaders from industry, research and policy making  to engage the global community by exploring ways in which innovation in technology and business and benefit… Read more »