A report from Debbie Holley, Professor of Learning Innovation and Head of CEL I was honoured to be invited to give a keynote at the prestigious two-day annual ‘Future of EdTech‘ conference, located at Old Street, the so-called ‘Silicon Roundabout’due to the creativity and innovation of tech start-up companies. Future Edtech is a key event… Read more » about The Future of EdTech? Creating equality of opportunity
BU festival of learning – CEL goes real and virtual!
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!
CQR seminar: ‘In conversation: Building confidence through creative crafting’
On Wednesday Dr Jen Leamon from FHSS and Dr Jenny Hall from CEL facilitated the final seminar of the ‘in conversation’ season for the Centre for Qualitative Research. Their topic was ‘Building confidence through creative crafting’ where they discussed the use of craft activities within research and teaching and learning. They described how they… Read more » about CQR seminar: ‘In conversation: Building confidence through creative crafting’
Keynote presentation at European Conference on Religion, Spirituality and health
On May 17th Dr Jenny Hall from CEL and the Centre for Qualitative Research presented a keynote at the joint 6th European Conference on Religion, Spirituality and health and 5th International Conference of the British Association for the Study of Spirituality. The conference brought together clinicians, theologians, researchers and healthcare chaplains together from as far… Read more » about Keynote presentation at European Conference on Religion, Spirituality and health
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
Create, Manage and Curate: managing your digital real estate From Italy
Debbie Holley, Professor of Learning Innovation, with her ERASMUS partners Dr Mike Hobbs (Anglia Ruskin University) and Prof Enrico Ciavolino (University of Salento), pictured left to right above, delivered a seminar to Doctoral and Masters students at the University of Salento, Lecce, Italy. The students mapped their own digital footprints and individual communication channels…. Read more » about Create, Manage and Curate: managing your digital real estate From Italy
Book now for CELebrate2018
Book now for CELebrate2018 here In this year’s CELebrate symposium, we are convening a range of different opportunities to work with staff in thinking about approaches to large group teaching, learning and assessment. Our Keynote is from Sarah Knight (Jisc Digital Futures directorate) speaking on “How are students’ expectations and experiences of their digital… Read more » about Book now for CELebrate2018
Our BU sabbatical officers are Faculty of Media and Communications ‘HEROs’
Our sabbatical officers this year (as every year!) have been as amazing. The Faculty of Media and Communications (FMC) has a ‘Heros’ award for staff who make a significant difference, and amongst all of their other activities, our sabbatical students found time to arrange an equality and diversity afternoon. The photo shows them being awarded… Read more » about Our BU sabbatical officers are Faculty of Media and Communications ‘HEROs’
BU Students Union ‘How to thrive at university and beyond’ event!
Panel member Professor Debbie Holley (@debbieholley1) reports on the BU Students Union ‘How to thrive at university and beyond’ event! Details:I was invited to join the panel for an afternoon of inspirational talks from leading industry speakers: 14:00 – Welcome and introduction on behalf of SUBU, Ebony Harding, SU VP Community 14:10 – Avoiding the imposter syndrome by… Read more » about BU Students Union ‘How to thrive at university and beyond’ event!
New article published online
A paper written by Dr Jenny Hall from CEL and Dr Sue Way from the Centre for Midwifery, Maternal & Perinatal Health (CMMPH) has been published online in the journal Midwifery. It is titled ‘A discussion paper: Do national maternity policy reviews take account of the education and training of the future midwifery workforce? An… Read more » about New article published online