Events and workshops

Big data webinars Hadoop and Spark

Webinar: What is Hadoop? 23 February 2016 Online, 15.00 – 16.00   Have you heard of Hadoop but don’t know what it is or what it does? Or do you know that Hadoop is used to store very large datasets but you don’t know what it can do or why it might be relevant to… Read more » about Big data webinars Hadoop and Spark

BU to host the next Digital Citizenship Summit UK (DigCitSummitUK)

On 23 January, Bournemouth University will be hosting an international conference that aims 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… Read more » about BU to host the next Digital Citizenship Summit UK (DigCitSummitUK)

Introduction to Education Practice: A Programme for Research Students

The next session of our ‘Introduction to Education Practice‘ course will run from the 24th to the 26th of February. This is a research-driven, practice-based course, aimed at doctoral students who are or will be supporting teaching activities. The course has three main aims: • To introduce students to theoretical and practical knowledge on adult… Read more » about Introduction to Education Practice: A Programme for Research Students

CELebrate 2016 – call for abstracts by 8 Jan 16

The second annual CELebrate event will take place on 13-15 April 2016.  This is an excellent opportunity to showcase how you innovate to improve student learning in any way, but particularly this year around key CEL themes of assessment and feedback, technology enhanced learning and employability. If you are interested in proposing a session and… Read more » about CELebrate 2016 – call for abstracts by 8 Jan 16

First of the CEL drop in sessions – tomorrow Wednesday 6 Jan 16

The first CEL lunch-time drop in session takes place tomorrow in Bournemouth House in B201 at 1pm. These sessions are intended for any academic who want to know more about CEL, discuss ideas, check out opportunities, identify resources, share good educational practices or receive support to inspire excellence in learning and pedagogical innovations.  Help us to spread… Read more » about First of the CEL drop in sessions – tomorrow Wednesday 6 Jan 16

TEL toolkit drop-in sessions: 7 & 11 Jan 16

A reminder that, as part of the Vision4Learning Project, we are developing the TEL Toolkit to support and encourage our academics to consider different tools and techniques to support the learning for our students. The project team are now modelling the TEL Toolkit and will be using the next V4L Drop In Sessions to welcome… Read more » about TEL toolkit drop-in sessions: 7 & 11 Jan 16

Sector Leading Learning Development in FMC

Marian Mayer recently gave an excellent talk on what has been described by John Hilsdon, the noted expert on Learning Development as “Sector Leading” provision. This presentation took place on the 2nd of December 2015 and was part of an ongoing CEL seminar series. It drew on a variety of reasons to support Media students… Read more » about Sector Leading Learning Development in FMC

SURE 2016 – deadline for abstracts submission EXTENDED TO 10 JAN

Yesterday was the ‘original’ deadline for abstract submissions to the SURE conference. So far a significant number of abstracts have been received, which is an improvement compared to the same time last year. In order to further increase participation and give more students the opportunity, deadline has been extended to 10 Jan 2016. SURE is a one-day conference… Read more » about SURE 2016 – deadline for abstracts submission EXTENDED TO 10 JAN

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 » about CEL Theme Leader, David Biggins recognised through prestigious student award

Workshop for course teams: Your students – effective communication strategies for positive course management

Workshop: BU staff invited – Friday 11th December 10:00/1.00 Talbot Your students – effective communication strategies for positive course management! Course organisation and management has a significant impact on student experience, so how and when we communicate with students is really important. This joint CEL and M&C session will examine some of the most effective… Read more » about Workshop for course teams: Your students – effective communication strategies for positive course management