In two months’ time, the PG Dip unit in Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL): Creativity in Design for 2018-19 commences. It is a great opportunity to develop your digital skills, learn more about technology in education and to hear the experiences of other colleagues at BU. The unit covers learning theories and TEL theories, social media, virtual… Read more » about Come and learn about TEL with CEL
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
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)
In 2002, my friends staged an intervention. A technology intervention. “It was time”, they said, time for me to give up my cherished VHS and embrace DVD–it was here to stay, they said. And it was. In 2013, my friend, colleague and fellow theme leader, Dr. Shelley Thompson staged an intervention. A technology intervention. “It… Read more » about Lessons from DigiFest18
I am Heidi Singleton, a BU PGR with CEL. I joined in September 2017 and am at the Initial Review stage of my PhD. My supervisors are Debbie Holley, Jaqueline Priego and Liz Falconer. Here is a summary of my research so far… My PhD is researching… -how to design and operationalise a flipped… Read more » about VR Education- Research Update
Last week saw the launch of the first of BU’s new touch screens, and the pilot of the ‘talk to a Learning Technologist’ lunchtimes 12.00-13.00 in the Staff Centre at Talbot Campus. The event, including pancakes, started with a presentation by Professor Michael Wilmore, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Media and Communication, on a flipped… Read more » about Flipped classrooms – the presentation launch of the BU touchscreens.
In two weeks time, the PG Dip unit in Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL): Creativity in Design commences. It is a great opportunity to develop your digital skills, learn more about technology in education and to hear the experiences of other colleagues at BU. The unit covers learning theories and TEL theories, social media, virtual and augmented… Read more » about Come and learn about TEL with CEL
Do you want to develop your confidence in technology enhanced learning? Been wanting to add a little bit of something extra to your classes? Just need some space to learn a new skill or have time to reflect and think? If so, we have just the solution for YOU! Next month sees the start of the PG… Read more » about Technology Enhanced Learning Classes start Oct. 25th!
During 2016-2017 academic year, I was fortunate enough to be awarded a BU Teaching and Learning Fellowship via the Centre for Excellence in Learning for the work I was doing around social and mobile journalism on my first-year unit, Features and Online 1 on BA Multi-Media Journalism. In that class, I worked with our fabulous… Read more » about Teaching and Learning Fellowship helps disseminate best practice in the classroom
Dear BU colleagues Please see below – Anglia Ruskin are developing significant expertise and a reputation for active learning approaches; Prof Mike Sharples is an expert of MOOCs and mobile learning. ==== Anglia Ruskin University is running an Active Learning Conference on 12 September 2017 at our Cambridge Campus with pre-conference masterclasses on 11 September…. Read more » about Free spaces/ Active Learning Conference with masterclasses on team based learning: teams thinking about changing practice very welcome.