Solent University run an annual Learning and Teaching Community Conference in their inspiring ‘SPARK’ building. This year, Bournemouth University staff from HSS, FMC and Fusion Learning Innovation and Excellence collaborated and presented two research papers and a workshop. , Find out more on twitter: #SLTCC2019 The full programme with speakers is available from here: https://www.solent.ac.uk/staff/learning-and-teaching/community-conferences/sltcc-programme… Read more » about Bournemouth staff attend the annual Solent Learning and Teaching Community Conference 2019
What is new and happening in Edtech? The Future of Edtech Conference runs annually as part of London Tech Week, and this year the topic was Transforming Higher Education, with their strapline of “Uniting University Leaders and Transformational Technology to Support Innovation Across the 21st Century University”. I was invited to contribute to a panel,… Read more » about The Future of Edtech Conference 2019
Education for sustainable development (ESD) is a major development area at Bournemouth University. Here is a blog post from Dr Karen Thompson: At the FoM ‘Sustainability Symposium’ yesterday, we explored what sustainability means for teaching and learning. Sustainability is high on the list of priorities for BU, with KPIs for aligning all courses and research… Read more » about Can sustainability be taught?
We are delighted to announce that the June issue of the Journal of Information Literacy has been published and is free to read and download at https://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/JIL/. This issue includes peer-reviewed articles on the use of the Philosophy for Children method in library programming in ‘Shaking up story time’; research into ‘What academics really think about… Read more » about Journal of Information Literacy – June version free to download
A report from Debbie Holley, Professor of Learning Innovation, HSS The Instytut Pedagogiki (Institute of Pedagogy), part of Uniwersytet Marii Curie-Sklodowskiej, is a centre of excellent practice in teaching and developing trainee teachers based in Lublin, Poland. Students undertake a three year undergraduate programme of study, followed by a two year Masters specialisation. The Scientific… Read more » about Changing practices: why culture matters
Prof. Debbie Holley, HSS, on an Erasmus exchange with FMC, Principal Academic, Dr. Ann Luce, led a Technology Enhanced Learning workshop and the University of Salento in Italy. As part of her contribution to the workshop, Prof. Holley focused specifically on augmented reality and launched a new website, co-developed with Dr. Mike Hobbs, a visiting… Read more » about New website launched as part of Erasmus Exchange
The sigma Network is delighted to announce a FREE event for anyone with an interest in mathematics and statistics support in Higher Education: Online Maths Support for Remote Learners Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 10.00am – 4.00pm Staffordshire University The scene will be set with presentations from Dr Sue Pawley and Dr Tim Lowe from the Open University, who… Read more » about Free online webinar: Online Maths Support for Remote Learners Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 10.00am – 4.00pm
Apologies for cross posting, this may of interest. === We very much hope you and your students can join us for this celebration of student staff partnerships and how they are driving forward innovation in digital. The 7th annual conference is being hosted by The Open University on their Milton Keynes campus on the 29-30 May…. Read more » about CAN 2019 – Change agents’ network conference programme
Josie Cluer on WONKHE highlights five technologies we can expect to see being used routinely across the sector in the near future; promising a better student experience, cheaper services, better use of academic time and better learning outcomes. Read the article here.
Anne Quinney, Ann Luce and Debbie Holley presented the BU Assessment and Feedback Toolkit to a national audience in a workshop at the ALDinHE conference last week. Alongside their work, two keynotes set the tone for different aspects of life in Higher Education today. The link to the programme is here, and all slides, presentations… Read more » about The BU Assessment and Feedback Toolkit: leading the way at ALDinHE