Employers are increasingly looking for graduates that are proficient in ‘softer’ transferable skills in addition to specialised knowledge from a degree to prepare them for today’s world of work. BU’s new Skills Development Programme is free and available to all current BU students. It provides a structured approach to career development and helps students build… Read more » about Introducing the BU Skills Development Programme
Bournemouth staff attend the annual Solent Learning and Teaching Community Conference 2019
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
The Future of Edtech 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
The amazing JISC digital experience insights survey report now published!
Please see below for further details and how to access the report. === Dear colleagues, We are delighted to announce the launch of our Jisc Digital experience insights survey 2018: findings from students in UK further and higher education. The report shares the findings from our 2018 student digital experience insights survey (previously known as… Read more » about The amazing JISC digital experience insights survey report now published!
Shrek, Saunders and the Onion Myth: Using Myths, Metaphors and Storytelling.
Title of our paper Presented at the: – European Conference of Research Methods (ECRM) – Rome 2018. Susanne Clarke has recently returned from the ECRM Conference in Rome after submitting a conference paper in partnership with Dr Lois Farquharson. The wider team also included our brilliant Student Research Assistant, Nancy Sheppard and a colleague from… Read more » about Shrek, Saunders and the Onion Myth: Using Myths, Metaphors and Storytelling.
Book now for CELebrate2018
Book now for CELebrate2018 here In this year’s CELebrate symposium, we are convening a range of different opportunities to work with staff in thinking about approaches to large group teaching, learning and assessment. Our Keynote is from Sarah Knight (Jisc Digital Futures directorate) speaking on “How are students’ expectations and experiences of their digital environment… Read more » about Book now for CELebrate2018
National Teaching Fellows 2018: slides and webinar link
National Teaching Fellowship Overview: Celebrating outstanding individual impact The National Teaching Fellowship (NTF) scheme celebrates and recognises individuals who have made an outstanding impact on student outcomes and the teaching profession in higher education. The latest winners were announced in August 2017. In 2018, the scheme is open to members of staff from all providers of… Read more » about National Teaching Fellows 2018: slides and webinar link
Two trustees needed at the Association of University Administrators (AUA)
Dear colleague, The following information from the Association of University Administrators might be of interest to you: Overview We are looking for two Trustees who represent the breadth and diversity of our membership to join our established Board. Becoming a Trustee is both a rewarding way to give back to the Association and to higher… Read more » about Two trustees needed at the Association of University Administrators (AUA)
book ASAP for two accredited units
We have two accredited CPD standalone / MA Education Practice units (20 credits level 7) starting soon. We’d love to see you there. Reflections on Leadership in HE with Sue Eccles (4 sessions starting 2nd March) Innovations in assessment and feedback with Anne Quinney (4 masterclasses starting 21st Feb) Please email Organisational Development to book by 16th… Read more » about book ASAP for two accredited units