All welcome to our International Women’s day celebration: please book through OD https://staffintranet.bournemouth.ac.uk/workingatbu/staffdevelopmentandengagement/staffengagement/internationalwomensdaynetworkingevent/ Time Activity Location 9.30-10.00 Coffee and networking EBC 501 10.00-11.00 Coding tasters with CEL Try coding for beginners Come along and find out how simple coding can transform your Brightspace VLE site Led by CEL LTs Kar, Laura, Kathy, Jenna and Tracey… Read more » about Celebrating International Women’s day – a WAN and CEL co-production!
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!
Martha Leyton (@marthaleyton) and Martin Shovel (@martinshovel) run a company (http://www.creativityworks.net) which helps to create speeches, presentations, pitches, campaigns and brand stories that are engaging, persuasive and memorable. This year we invited them to work with small groups of staff as part of our ‘Large Group Learning’ symposium, to offer some tools and techniques for… Read more » about What can speechwriters usefully teach university lecturers?
A busy week for publications this week, while the government have been busy with Brexit votes and there is a positive story about immigration rules. The Economics of HE The Commons Public Accounts Committee published its report on the higher education market on Friday. After some interesting evidence sessions, Research Professional report that the outcome is disappointing:… Read more » about HE policy update for the w/e 15th June 2018
This year, CEL have facilitated workshops focused on the knowledge-making potential of creative processes. Students, even if they are hesitant at first, appreciate the time to think, process and create something. These approaches can be adapted from short five minute bursts of activity to longer pieces of collaborative work. Examples include the use of collage,… Read more » about CELebrate2018 – Creative approaches in large groups: workshop on photos and collage
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
BU hosted Dr Diana Beech from the Higher Education Policy Institute on Wednesday morning for a policy breakfast, part of this year’s CELebrate symposium. In a packed room and despite the early start, we had a great discussion about student perceptions, value (and value for money). Diana started with a review of the HEPI/AdvanceHE 2018… Read more » about What students really want – a CELebrate/policy event
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 environment… Read more » about 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
This year our CEL ‘CELebration’ events were Faculty based with a series of Faculty led Assessment and Feedback fiestas, conferences and laboratories. For CELebrate2018, the key theme that arose from working with staff across the University, was working with large groups. In this year’s CELebrate symposium, we are convening a range of different opportunities… Read more » about 13th June CELebrate2018: Teaching, Technology and the TEF (keynote speaker Sarah Knight from JISC)