Conference Report

SRHE International Conference on Research into Higher Education – quick write up

Maggie Hutchings and myself went to the SRHE’s international conference in Wales to present our research exploring ideas of organisational learning and widening participation. Jacqueline Priego presented her research on participatory learning and undergraduate research assistants. The theme of the conference was Exploring Freedom and Control in global higher education. The thread running through the whole event was… Read more »

Co-creation report: ‘Share a Coke’

‘Share a Coke’: The influences of content marketing on brand loyalty, by Bao Ngo My final year research project “‘Share a Coke’: The influences of content marketing on Brand Loyalty” aims to enrich our knowledge of the roles of content marketing in shaping the brand image of companies to improve the customer loyalty. This research… Read more »

Co-creation report: BU Pre-Hospital and Emergency Care Conference 2016

Bournemouth University Pre-Hospital and Emergency Care Conference 2016 (♯BUPECC2016) was the first of its kind and was held in Bournemouth House on the 18th June. A small committee, consisting of paramedic science students and programme lead Peter Phillips, planned the project. The concept was to hold an educational, student-led conference with the aim of bringing… Read more »

Feedback from the 13th PASCAL International Conference – Glasgow 2016

I recently returned from the 13th PASCAL International Conference – June 3rd to June 5th, 2016. The conference took place at the University of Glasgow and focused on the future directions for Learning Cities. The weather was exceptionally beautiful as delegates from over 30 countries were treated to over 60 papers in parallel sessions and… Read more »

Technology as a tool for inclusion: use and abuse in ‘classroom’ settings

Professor Jane Seale of the University of Exeter gave a fascinating keynote presentation at the recently concluded CELebrate 2016 at Bournemouth University. Her address centred on the theme Technology as a tool for inclusion: use and abuse in ‘classroom’ settings.  The presentation drew on a conceptual framework build on Practice; Voice and Digital Inclusion to depict… Read more »

Informal Learning in the Workplace

Professor John Cook of UWE gave a fascinating keynote address at the recently held CELebrate 2016 on the subject of Informal Learning in the Workplace. The address drew on a large European project on Learning Layers intended to develop technologies that support informal learning in the workplace, with particular focus on Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) within… Read more »

Challenging educational paradigms: The changing role of the learning technologist

Peter Bryant of the London School of Economics gave a thought provoking keynote  address at the recently held CELebrate 2016 on the subject Challenging educational paradigms: The changing role of the learning technologist. Here are some excerpts from the presentation: “The future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed” –  William Gibson  ‘Six years ago, for the first… 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 »

CEL at the Service Excellence Conference 2016

The Centre for Excellence in Learning (CEL) played an active role during yesterday’s Service Excellence Conference 2016 by hosting a fun session with technology in PG30a. During the afternoon session facilitated by Debbie Holley and other technology experts, several participants had a thrilling experience with Oculus Rift, Virtual Reality Glasses, Google Cardboard, Augmented Reality and Virtual Roller-coasting…. Read more »