CEL Staff

Using Fieldscapes as an authoring tool for creating immersive learning

Dr Liz Falconer, Denyse King (Midwifery Lecturer) and David Hunt met with Nash Mbaya and David Burden from Daden Limited today; to continue their collaborative development of a Virtual Maternity Urinalysis Clinic using ‘Fieldscapes’.  The meeting was part of the Collaborative Alternative Augmented Reality Series (CAARS)- a project that is creating a 3D virtual environment… Read more »

New book by CEL’s Dr. Jenny Hall

Congratulations to Dr. Jenny Hall in the Centre for Excellence in Learning (CEL) who published a new book this month Spirituality and Childbirth: meaning and care at the start of life.  The book is published by Routledge (which is part of the Taylor & Frances Group) and co-edited by Professor Susan Crowther, at The Robert Gordon University… Read more »

‘Going for Gold’ TEF and subject level TEF with Debbie, Jane & Jacky (Monday 11 September 12-2.00 Talbot Campus)

Going for Gold’ with Debbie, Jane and Jacky Monday 11 September 12-2.00 Talbot Campus BU were delighted to achieve a Silver Award with our recent TEF submission. However, the data to move us up to ‘Gold’ in 2020 starts to be collated now and at the same time the process is starting for ‘subject level’… Read more »

CELebrate 2017: A pedagogical approach to fostering assessment for learning and student engagement through the use of smartphones

A pedagogical approach to fostering assessment for learning and student engagement through the use of smartphones: a practitioner experience. Abstract: Different types of assessment abound in existing literature. The focus of the presentation however was on Assessment for Learning which is formative in nature and can be strategised in different ways to enhance the student learning experience…. Read more »

CELebrate 2017: Motivating the unmotivated

Motivating the unmotivated: a case study in STEM, Debbie Holley Abstract: A significant issue for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) students, is where employers, government  and higher education policy makers have identified a lack of preparation in crucial soft skill areas such as presentations and team working. Moving first year gaming and computer science… Read more »

Creating creative spaces – game changers and fun at work!

Susanne Clarke – Head of Service Excellence. Creating spaces and environments which bring teams together to unleash creativity and allow game changing ideas to thrive is central to embedding excellence. There is a lot of science behind many approaches to creativity & innovation and the evidence is growing all the time. It can however, be… Read more »

Deputy Head of CEL post closes midnight Sunday 25th June

Last chance to apply…Debbie === Closing date mid-night June 25th Interview date Friday July 21st Further details https://www1.bournemouth.ac.uk/deputy-head-centre-excellence-learning-cel At BU our vision is to create a stimulating, challenging and rewarding University experience, through sharing a unique fusion of education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students and staff to enrich the world. Our highly… Read more »