Posts By: Debbie Holley

BU-funded research co-created with student carers featured in SRHE webinar

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Last month, former CEL Research Fellow Dr Jacqueline Priego (currently Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology at the University of Portsmouth) and Professor Debbie Holley, Head of CEL, presented findings from their study “Students who bounce back: A research project with student carers at Bournemouth University”, as part of the Society for Research into Higher Education’s… Read more »

Aspiring National Teaching Fellows’ Networking Event, run by NTFs for aspiring NTFs

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As you are probably aware, the HEA (now Advance HE) has, for the past 18 years, offered the opportunity for outstanding HE educators to be recognised as National Teaching Fellows. This is a hugely prestigious award that carries kudos both for the individual and her/his institution. This year, for the first time, BU was successful… Read more »

ALT Webinar: Reaching Out to Rural Africa, Wednesday the 24 October 1 to 2 PM

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Apologies for cross posting – but some of you met Prof John Traxler, the international researcher on mobile technologies on a visit to BU last year. Catch up on his latest work: In this webinar three researchers, Caroline Kuhn, Dominic Kimani and John Traxler discuss their perspectives on a workshop that took place in Kenya… Read more »

The European Digital Action Plan

A short summary: Through the European cooperation between EU Member States, the exchange of good practices and  peer learning, the EU work on a Digital Action Plan started in January 2018. Set against a backdrop of desire to  reduce of the socio-economic inequalities, the action plan will be a comprehensive plan seeking to improve key… Read more »

The Open Revolution Book – free to download

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With thanks to the ALT Open Education Special Interest Group for sharing The Open Revolution: Rewriting the Rules of the Information Age by Rufus Pollock  About the Book:   The Open Revolution Book An Open World, A World In Which Information Is Openly And Freely Available To Us All  Will the digital revolution give us digital… Read more »

The amazing JISC digital experience insights survey report now published!

Please see below for further details and how to access the report. === Dear colleagues, We are delighted to announce the launch of our Jisc Digital experience insights survey 2018: findings from students in UK further and higher education. The report shares the findings from our 2018 student digital experience insights survey (previously known as… Read more »

Pepper the robot appears for the Education Select Committee

Cross posting from www.partliament.uk ===== Pepper the robot answers questions from the Education Committee on the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the implications for education of developments in artificial intelligence. Watch Parliament TV: Fourth Industrial Revolution Inquiry: Fourth Industrial Revolution Education Committee Witnesses Tuesday 16 October in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House At 10 am Panel one Professor Rose… Read more »

Abstracts for the British Conference of Undergraduate Research – deadline 20th December

We are underway planning our own internal SURE programme, but please do encourage your students to think about this national call…. ============= Dear all We are now accepting submissions for abstracts for the British Conference of Undergraduate Research, to be held at the University of South Wales, 15-16 April 2019. BCUR is the largest conference… Read more »

Join in! the Teaching and Learning Conversation (TLC) is on Tuesday 16th October at 12:00

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Dear Colleagues, Our next Teaching and Learning Conversation (TLC) is on Tuesday 16th October at 12:00 – 13:00 (60 minutes) with Matt Thorpe and Steven Williams, Technology Enhanced Learning Advisors, Manchester Metropolitan University. This month’s TLC is titled ‘How can I make my online delivery more engaging?’. This conversation will offer an opportunity for discussion… Read more »

Join in – free training for staff developing digital skills – the BLE MOOC

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Dear colleagues, You may be interested in sharing this with your colleagues – some excellent free training for developing staff digital skills. Forwarded on behalf of ALT: The next course in the The Blended Learning Essentials Program, Digitally-Enriched Apprenticeships – Starts Monday 8th of October https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/blended-learning-digitally-enriched-apprenticeships The Blended Learning Essentials Program on FutureLearn is a… Read more »