Posts By: Debbie Holley

Create: Share: Inspire: working with our students in global contexts

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Professor Debbie Holley addresses an international audience at the World Education Conference (hosted by London International Education Conference) in Cambridge this week. Invited to keynote, her talk covers the possibilities and affordances offered by global collaborations. Drawing on the extensive knowledge of working with the ‘digital’ to engage staff, student and communities, Debbie covers the… Read more »

Journal of Information Literacy: new edition here and free to read

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===== Dear Colleagues, I’m thrilled to say that volume 12:2 of the Journal of Information Literacy has been published and is free to read and download at https://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/JIL/. This issue includes peer-reviewed articles on students’ funds of knowledge; how learners say they evaluate sources, and how they actually go about doing so; and the ‘seven voices’ of various… Read more »

Open online seminar series: new for 2019

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Apologies for cross posting, but teams thinking about curriculum development may find these of interest. These are faciliatated by top TEL researchers and digital ‘do-ers!’ ====== Link to original blog post: http://teachcom.myblog.arts.ac.uk Information: This open online seminar series from UAL …The series is exploring open and creative approaches to teaching and learning. It’s an ultra-low… Read more »

LATISS special issue “Mobility in doctoral education – and beyond”

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Apologies for cross posting – but something for everyone here! ===== The recent special issue of Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences (LATISS) titled “Mobility in doctoral education – and beyond” is now available online! Please visit the Berghahn website for more information about the journal: https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=www.berghahnjournals.com%2Flatiss&data=02%7C01%7C%7C72bec6cc87ab42e80a4408d65657dd5c%7Cede29655d09742e4bbb5f38d427fbfb8%7C0%7C0%7C636791332703816679&sdata=2VZ4DbKwmhf2t2SiYke9YnknN6RflX3TVJzAlUZJ5B4%3D&reserved=0 Volume 11,… Read more »

The rise of the digital: Linkedin highlights its role in talent development

Staying relevant in the age of automation is what respondents said to the Linkedin workplace research that offers the backdrop to this years report on workplace learning. 68% of those surveyed preferred to learn at work when developing their digital skills, and expect their employers to create the space for this to happen. And ensuring… Read more »

BU staff member to be on prestigious national judging panel

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Colleagues, the eagle eyed amongst you may have spotted that Michelle Morgan, Associate Dean for the Student Experience in FMC is on the national Guardian University Awards judging panel for 2019– well done Michelle! Michelle was asked to be a judge because of her national and international reputation in the field of the student experience… Read more »

JLDHE Special Edition – ALDinHE Conference 2018

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Special Edition: ALDinHE Conference 2018 A selection of papers presented at the 2018 ALDinHE Conference, held at the University of Leicester March 26-28 2018 Table of Contents Papers Facilitating learning about academic phraseology: teaching activities for student writers<https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fjournal.aldinhe.ac.uk%2Findex.php%2Fjldhe%2Farticle%2Fview%2F468&amp;data=02%7C01%7C%7Cc576c352d2b2466c793708d63f7d3c59%7Cede29655d09742e4bbb5f38d427fbfb8%7C0%7C0%7C636766204448096728&amp;sdata=saf32jrQJRb2X57lgq%2B22ymJHhmBKoaQMgHUdraVLd0%3D&amp;reserved=0> Mary Davis, John Morley PDF<https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fjournal.aldinhe.ac.uk%2Findex.php%2Fjldhe%2Farticle%2Fview%2F468%2Fpdf&amp;data=02%7C01%7C%7Cc576c352d2b2466c793708d63f7d3c59%7Cede29655d09742e4bbb5f38d427fbfb8%7C0%7C0%7C636766204448096728&amp;sdata=CRbiWMo9TrK52D4ExqR4CfJKqMaiubbJcqgQHoas5yY%3D&amp;reserved=0> Making the second year count: embedding learning development in a progressive student… Read more »

Wonkfest 18: BU Head of Student Services Mandi Barron contributes to the student mental health debate

Debate Stage: crisis, what crisis? Is student mental health really a “no brainer”?   Student mental health is making headlines almost daily – so this session was (unsurprisingly) packed. But kicked off by focusing whether or not this amounts to a ‘crisis’. Chris Shelley, Director of Student Academic Services, University of Greenwich reports Tressler set out… Read more »

Wonkfest 18: can teaching be measured? Professor Debbie Holley contributes to the debate…

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Our debate created intense media comment: “TEF is a busted flush” – no punches being pulled at #Wonkfest18 #EvershedsSutherland #EducationTeam WonkFest18 and wonk extraordinaire David Kernohan introduced our session: Learning and teaching might feel like the hardest university missions to measure, but it has been one of the most measured in recent times. A key figure… Read more »

Wonkfest18: what are the key messages?

The ultimate chic location of Ravensbourne University down by the Millennium Dome was the location of this years  @wonkfest18 –  500 academics, policy makers and industry shakers came together to discuss, debate and future spot Higher Education trends. Policy: Sir Michael Barber, head of the Office for Students emphasised its regulatory responsibilities, and challenged Universities… Read more »