The Association of Learning Developer in Higher Education (ALDinHE) hold their national conference at the University of Leicester 26/28th March. Our own CEL theme leaders will be showcasing the Bournemouth University work taking place during our year of ‘Assessment and Feedback’. Please do follow/ support us on #aldcon Assessment and Feedback Fiesta Anne Quinney, Ann Luce… Read more » about CEL ‘assessment fiestas’ go national!
Case Studies: In BU
Innovative practices happening in BU where research is used to underpin the learning
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
From: Julian McDougall <jmcdougall@BOURNEMOUTH.AC.UK> Subject: Research in Media Literacy and Education: New Routledge book series & call for proposals Announcing a new book series… Routledge Research in Media Literacy and Education. Series Editors: Pete Bennett and Julian McDougall Media literacy is now established by Unesco as a human right, and the field of media literacy… Read more » about Congratulations to Prof Julian McDougall: book series & call for proposals
The Higher Education Academy has just published their ‘Transforming Assessment’ case study series for 2017, and the Online Assignment Handling project at BU features as one of the case studies. Under the ‘Using technology-enhanced assessment’ strand, the case study details our approach to overcoming barriers to online assessment and feedback during the roll-out out and… Read more » about ‘HEA Transforming Assessment in Higher Education: A case study series (2017)’ features BU
My timer is set for 10 minutes and I am now sitting comfortably ready to write this update on experiences of using the ‘Pomodoro Technique’. It’s not surprising that colleagues tell me that needing to find more time is a key challenge and I hear this quite regularly in my travels as Head of Service Excellence… Read more » about Taking back control of your time – 10 minutes at a time.
The Centre for Midwifery, Maternal & Perinatal Health in the Faculty of Health & Social Sciences has for the third time running been given the accreditation of being Baby Friendly for its midwifery education. The team from UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI) came to BU to assess our Midwifery programmes . We scored very highly between… Read more » about BU accredited again for its Breastfeeding Education
Dear colleagues, we are very pleased to announce that an article from a CEL funded project written by Kelly Goodwin and myself (Marcellus Mbah) has been published online in the Journal of Further and Higher Education. Title: Enhancing the work placement experience of international students: towards a support framework Abstract: This article reports the findings from an… Read more » about Newly published article on international students and their placement experience
In this year’s annual conference of the British Educational Research Association (BERA), the Centre for Excellence in Learning (CEL) at Bournemouth University had a significant presence. Dr. Sue Eccles presented a paper on the subject “Young People in Care: Aspirations and Experiences of Progressing to Further or Higher Education”. The number of care leavers progressing… Read more » about CEL was represented at BERA 2017
We are very pleased to announce that an article written by Venancio Tauringana, Marcellus Mbah and Phyllis Alexander has been published online in the Journal of Further and Higher Education. Title: Interrogating the importance and awareness of NSS improvement initiatives: a case study of final year undergraduate students Abstract: This paper reports the results of a case… Read more » about An article from a CEL funded project just published
A wonderful day was had by all at the BU Festival of Learning family day, Saturday 8th July. Our showcase included augmented reality, virtual reality, using the OCULUS RIFT, co-creating content for Google cardboard using 360 degree cameras and lots more. Families dropped in for the whole day, and explored the technologies of the future…. and were… Read more » about BU Festival of learning: CEL Innovation Showcase