Bournemouth University hosted the South Coast Academic Regional Network (SCARN). SCARN enables PGCert leaders from various Universities around the region to discuss Education practice and collaborate for conference and writing opportunities. SCARN meets 2-3 times a year and this event was hosted by Dr Curie Scott from CEL on Monday 18th March 2019. SCARN members… Read more » about Regional event: Intro to Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
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Innovative practices happening in BU where research is used to underpin the learning
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 » about Create: Share: Inspire: working with our students in global contexts
Colleagues, Please do share with PhD students etc, or indeed, come along if you are interested..thanks to the CEMP EdD team for sharing KEYNOTES 1pm 4th October, EB206 Sarah Jones (MES Hong Kong Pre-Keynote): Towards the Unknown: Building literacy in a world we don’t understand (via video link / interactive). Sarah is the Head of… Read more » about The EdD keynotes are open to all staff, as they are of broader interest across the fields of media, education, pedagogies and research.
Regular readers of the CEL blog will already know Carnival U. For those who don’t, they are a team of 9 MSc events management charged with co-creating a Carnival University for the Carnival Expo at the Kia Oval which is part of a project led by Dr Nicole Ferdinand, BU Learning and Teaching Fellow 2017/18…. Read more » about “Look more excited Nicole!” Reflections on Carnival U at Carnival Expo
The publicity said it all! Bournemouth University’s Festival of Learning is back for 2018, bringing learning to life with free events and activities for all ages. We’ll be sharing our research and expertise through an exciting programme of interactive workshops, talks, exhibitions, sports sessions, professional development opportunities, and theatre events. With subjects ranging from sharks… Read more » about BU festival of learning – CEL goes real and virtual!
I was able to lead part of a session at yesterday’s CELebrate Conference on the topic of large group teaching. The source of my material on how staff are pushing their boundaries was the data collected by staff who participated in this year’s PREP activity, iVLE. From this rich source of information on how staff… Read more » about CELebrate 2018: Pushing the boundaries on large group teaching
For over 10 years the Business School has been using professional engagement to develop the confidence, soft skills and resilience students need to make the transition from higher education to employment. An approach called Try, Test, Talk has been developed by Dr Karen Thompson of the Department of Leadership, Strategy and Organisations, and is shown… Read more » about Try, Test, Talk
At the ALDinHE Conference the affordances of Google’s Teachable Machine were explored in a workshop co-run by Dr Mike Hobbs (Anglia Ruskin University) and Professor Debbie Holley (Bournemouth University) In their future careers students will increasingly encounter machine-learning systems, so it is appropriate to develop a deeper understanding to demystify this technology as the new… Read more » about ALDinHE: report on the ‘teachable machine’ workshop
Susanne Clarke and Laura Roper were delighted to be offered the opportunity to present at the AUA2018 conference. We headed off, booked into our hotel, which incidentally we found we were sharing with the Italian Football team – we have pictures if you are interested. The focus of the conference was Higher Education beyond Brexit,… Read more » about Call to Action: Universities must focus on innovation that embeds kindness, and humanized approaches. How BU is leading the way.
What is new and interesting in Learning Development? Debbie Holley reports from the ALDinHE conference 2018 The ALDinHE conference ran 26/28 April, and featured two wonderful keynotes, the first from Prof Roni Bamber, speaking about the HE sector, metrics measurements and the need for the student voice and experience to shine through. ‘Stats and Stories’… Read more » about What is new and interesting in Learning Development? Debbie Holley reports from the ALDinHE conference 2018