CEL Staff

Teach@BU

Obtaining a higher educational teaching qualification is an opportunity for both personal and organisational growth. It enables staff and the organisation to reflect back on their professional practice. Additionally, one of the BU 2018 KPIs is that 100% of academic staff should have either a recognised teaching qualification and/or a Higher Education Academy (HEA) Fellowship status…. Read more »

Funding opportunities relevant to the discipline of Education

Dear colleagues, find below some funding opportunities relevant to the field of Education: 1. ESRC-DFID: Raising Learning Outcomes in Education Systems Research Programme 2016 Pre-call announcement has been released. The focus of the 2016 call will be on the dynamic of             accountability, asking questions about how this dynamic interacts with contextual… Read more »

OCULUS RIFT – BU Research student Đỗ Thị Tuyết Ngân present her research at Service Excellence Conference

post by Đỗ Thị Tuyết Ngân, Mobile Game Developer and Research student at Bournemouth University, UK, and Dr Debbie Holley, Deputy Head, CEL As part of an augmented reality/ virtual world ‘Gallery of  Excellence’  at the BU Service Excellence Conference, NU Research student showcased her innovative work. below is her report. Recently, the term “Virtual… Read more »

INTED 2016 – (Valencia) a conference report

INTED 2016 (see #INTED2016 or @debbieholley1 for twitter feed) Summary: 800 delegates, 70 countries, education and technology as a theme, . In Barcelona in July 2017 full papers only   The little girl pictured looking after her families goats is worth less to them than the goat, explained Safeena Husain,  the Founder and Executive Director… Read more »

Virtual Worlds, Drones and Mars landing – INTED2016 conference

Virtual Worlds Virtual worlds are back! Lots of great projects coming out of SMARTLab in Dublin (http://www.ucd.ie/smartlab/ ). They have a large budget for doctoral students and post docs, and nine fully funded places on offer. Interesting work including simulations of living on Mars; some early material used to train up the space station astronauts,… Read more »

CEL events at Festival of Learning 2016

The Centre for Excellence in Learning will be running two events at the next Festival of Learning 2016. The first event captioned“Education Matters: share your story” will run from 11am – 4pm on Sunday 26 June 2016 and will consist of series of stalls in the community (potentially in the Bournemouth Lower Gardens). As an inclusive, participative and informal event,… Read more »

CEL Education Research Report – January 2016

The CEL Education Research Report highlights research activities occurring in CEL. It contains updates from members of staff who are doing education related research and producing outputs which can feature under UoA25. Our intention is to continue the production of this periodic report to highlight milestones and celebrate research outputs within CEL. In order to be included… Read more »

“Capturing the voice of the child: a co-design approach to developing calmer classrooms” research report

On 23 January, Bournemouth University  hosted an international conference aiming to improve how students use technology and interact online. Called the Digital Citizenship Summit UK (DigCitSummitUK), it is a unique conference geared towards safe, savvy, and ethical use of social media and tech. “Digital Citizenship” is an umbrella term used to describe the expectations of… Read more »

CEL Theme Leader, David Biggins recognised through prestigious student award

David Biggins, the CEL theme leader for Technology Enhanced learning and Innovation, was awarded a student-nominated ‘Most Outstandingly Brilliant’ Gold Award at the Vice Chancellors Award ceremony on Thursday 26th November. Below is a ‘Word Cloud’ analysis of the comments the students made about David and his excellent teaching: Find out more about David and… Read more »