Welcome back to this nuts and bolts teaching tips series. Last time we thought about the most important part of teaching… caring about the students (and yourself- wellbeing!) I asked colleagues for their top teaching tips. Denyse King (one of our wonderful Portsmouth HSS colleagues) replied : “Develop and sustain a reputation for interesting… Read more » about Anyone can teach series- 3. Be Prepared!
Posts By: Heidi Singleton
Amazed participants at BUFOL18 CEL event- AR/VR for Education
It was fantastic to witness the marvellous reactions from members of the public who attended our Augmented/Virtual reality (AR/VR) for Education event. Children were amazed to see a Gorilla come to life when scanning an AR trigger point using HP Reveal. Some of the best reactions of the day were from the little… Read more » about Amazed participants at BUFOL18 CEL event- AR/VR for Education
Anyone can teach. Part 2- Caring!
Welcome back to part 2 of this teaching tips series! In part 1, you found out that anyone can teach! https://microsites.bournemouth.ac.uk/flie/2018/06/05/1-anyone-can-teach/ Now let’s start to unpick the very foundations of what actually makes a good teacher, bit by bit? I asked my colleagues for their top teaching tips. Several of their comments related… Read more » about Anyone can teach. Part 2- Caring!
Would you like to know how AI works? Want to see it in practice and learn about the legal implications? Do join Dinusha and her team at the Festival of Learning Event
Can an Artificial Intelligence (AI) bot ‘create’ a new work or invention, with the human creator, simply being a facilitator? If so, who owns the creative work or invention? As we move to the next stage of computing and AI, it raises a number of challenges in relation to intellectual property, data, privacy and ethics…. Read more » about Would you like to know how AI works? Want to see it in practice and learn about the legal implications? Do join Dinusha and her team at the Festival of Learning Event
1. Anyone can teach
You might find yourself in a teaching role as a member of staff or as a student. Don’t panic! Here is the good news… anyone can teach! Really, anyone can teach. But can you teach well? Can you teach better? The answer is yes you can. I asked my HE twitter colleagues:… Read more » about 1. Anyone can teach
Physio Therapy Students’ VR Innovations Workshop
Yesterday physio students at BU had great hands on learning using a variety of VR and AR technologies. They were fine tuning ideas for an upcoming final year conference they are taking part in. They had to come up with an original idea using either app, VR or AR systems. Ideas ranged from VR/AR… Read more » about Physio Therapy Students’ VR Innovations Workshop
Virtual and Augmented Reality Articles- for those who are new to the technologies
I have produced a list of AR and VR articles that could be useful for students and/or staff who are new to the technologies. I limited it to 5 articles in each section so it wouldn’t be overwhelming for students. All articles are on the BU library system and are full text. We are… Read more » about Virtual and Augmented Reality Articles- for those who are new to the technologies
Reflections from the OER18 Conference
Myself and two colleagues (Liz Falconer and Denyse King) attended the OER18 Conference Yesterday. They presented two case studies (VR Avebury, and VR Healthcare) and illustrated how VR (virtual reality) brings unique considerations for open access. For example, considerations about whether settings, avatars, props etc are available to others; and indeed, the point that OE-VR… Read more » about Reflections from the OER18 Conference
VR Education- Research Update
I am Heidi Singleton, a BU PGR with CEL. I joined in September 2017 and am at the Initial Review stage of my PhD. My supervisors are Debbie Holley, Jaqueline Priego and Liz Falconer. Here is a summary of my research so far… My PhD is researching… -how to design and operationalise a flipped… Read more » about VR Education- Research Update
It was great to see both representatives from CEL, Psych-tech and Computing and Animation come together to demonstrate their cutting-edge technology at this weeks’ Technology Showcase. The Showcase was aimed both at staff and members of the public, in the lead up to Professor Debbie Holley’s inspirational lecture (Hashtags, Handhelds and Handbags). Here… Read more » about Technology Showcase