Threshold Concepts in Action – Inaugural Scottish Threshold Concepts Conference, University of Dundee, 27th June 2019 (pre-conference TBL masterclasses 26th June) #UoDthresholdconcepts2019 Call for abstracts Since the first literature about threshold concepts was published by Meyer and Land in 2003, a large body of work has been undertaken across the wide range of disciplines… Read more » about Threshold Concepts in Action Conference – attend days 3,1 or 2 – it’s up to you
It was an honour to be invited to join our distinguished national panel at our own Students Union Table Talk event; a series of events hosted at BU exploring Race, Education, Equity and Social Justice. Decolonising the curriculum is an important agenda item in current UK Higher Education, and is about presenting a fair and… Read more » about Why is my curriulum white: report on our students union ‘table talk’ evening
Sharing the Love of learning : Marginal gains in the physical environment Prof Stephen Heppell 14th February, 14.00-15.30 PG30a (Poole House, Room 30a) Talbot campus This is a free public event – please book here and share (20 spaces) Making learning spaces better is complex; there are many variables involved, but none of those variables… Read more » about Need a date for valentines?
Bett is the industry show for education technology, bringing together 850+ companies, 100+ edtech start-ups and more than 34,000 attendees. Hosted at the Excel in London, Stephen Pyne and Tracey Webb took the opportunity to visit on 25 January. Tablet Academy – Escape room Fighting the queues, we managed to secure ourselves a slot in… Read more » about BETT 2019 Day Three
The CEL team are presenting @ Café Scientifique Bournemouth Cafe Scientifique is a place where, for the price of a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, you can explore the latest ideas in science and technology. Enjoy listening to a short talk before engaging in debate and discussion around that topic. Join us on… Read more » about Cafe Scientifique Tues 5th Feb 7.30-9pm – A ‘wicked challenge’: supporting our students’ learning with new technologies
How can drawing be applied for thinking within your educational practice? Come and talk through ideas Curie Scott Exploring self-ageing through participatory drawing R201 Wed 6 Feb at 1pm. All are welcome! Unlike children, adults are usually nervous when asked to draw. Curie created a four week Drawing Programme where participants used expressive drawing to think… Read more » about “Go Create!” In-conversation seminar Wed 6 Feb 1-2 pm R201
65% of children entering primary schools today will work in jobs and functions that don’t currently exist. In the midst of the fourth industrial revolution, how do we know what the future will look like? The ‘Solving future skills challenges’ report from Universities UK predicts a talent deficit, not just in technological skills but also… Read more » about How do universities prepare graduates for jobs that don’t even exist?
The annual conference for Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) is being held at Newcastle University, UK 4-5th September 2019 The call for contributions is now live and we ask for your proposals by 16th February, 2019. We celebrate 10 years of RAISE this year! There will be keynotes from Bruce Macfarlane, Cathy Bovill and Colin Bryson. The conference… Read more » about Call: Conference for Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE)
For those interested in Academic Literacies and English for Academic Purposes Information on the event (212 November 2018) https://www.baleap.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Programme-Academic-Literacies-and-EAP-UoE-November-24-2018.pdf and for the online resources click through from here: Conference Resources pages Academic Literacies and EAP: Same or different? The theme of the first event organised jointly by ALDinHE and BALEAP was Academic Literacies and EAP: Same or different? The… Read more » about Presentations from international conference: Academic Literacies and EAP
Apologies for cross-posting.. The annual conference for Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) is being held at Newcastle University, UK 4-5th September 2019 The call for contributions is now live and we ask for your proposals by 16th February, 2019. We celebrate 10 years of RAISE this year! There will be keynotes from Bruce… Read more » about The annual conference for Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE)