Events and workshops

Coming up! Facilitating with Lego©, using strength based methods

Lego© has been successfully used within Learning and Teaching across BU as well as developing stronger teams. CEL are offering Lego© workshops with two of our experts, Susanne Clarke and Tim Gale on both campus sites. Come, experience the process and consider how you may use Lego in your own research, education or professional practice…. Read more »

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 »

HE policy update for the w/e 18th May 2018

Summit on BME Leadership in HE This event was hosted by AdvanceHE, the new agency that was formed recently to include the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, the Higher Education Academy and the Equality Challenge Unit. Wonkhe have pointed out that: “So far only 45 out of 167 higher education institutions have signed the Advance… Read more »

Biographic Narrative Interpretative Method (BNIM) From Italy

Todays seminar for the Italian masters and doctoral students in the Department of History, Society and Human Studies at the University of Salento, introduced a robust and rigourous research method which expert Professor Debbie Holley uses in her own research. Pictured below (centre) with the students and their Professor, Enrico Ciavolino (foreground) this seminar was… Read more »

Millennials Vs Baby Boomers – Connecting the divide

A much needed Education Reform Act (1988) was implemented within all schools in England and Wales making ICT a compulsory subject. Millennials have had a much wider range of opportunities presented to them through the advancements of technology and have grown up incorporating it into their lives. However, a whole generation of baby boomers were… Read more »

The 2nd Active Learning Conference 4-5 June 2018 University of Sussex, Brighton

The 2nd Active Learning Conference is taking place on 5th June in the Jubilee Building at University of Sussex, Brighton, a day of interactive workshops, presentations and networking. This will include a presentation on the use of collaborative Team-based Learning in the BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing at BU, led by Lucy Stainer, Senior Lecturer in… Read more »

13th June CELebrate2018: Teaching, Technology and the TEF (keynote speaker Sarah Knight from JISC)

  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 »

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 »

Book a LEAP session for your unit, team or department

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What is LEAP? LEAP is BU’s process for unit development.  It consists of a 2-3 hour workshop, typically undertaken with staff from the same department, during which visualisations of units are created.  Each visualisation shows how the learning activities are arranged in the unit, how they link to the ILOs, how many different learning types… Read more »

Sports and Physical Activity curriculum workshop report – 28 March 2018

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A workshop was held with 15 members of staff from the Sports and Physical Activity (SPA) Department earlier today.  The focus of the workshop was on curriculum design principles for the 3 new programmes to be taught in SPA in 19/20. This was the agenda for the session: After the introduction, the initial discussion was… Read more »