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Careers and Employability seminar – “Working together to prepare your students for life after BU”

The careers and employability service will be holding a seminar on Weds 27th April at 12:00pm in PG30a discussing how we can work together to better prepare our students for life after BU. Do come along, after all,  helping students to succeed in their future career is a crucial part of our role within HE.

The Times Top 100 Graduate Employer Guide

        The Times Top 100 Graduate Employer Guide Normally retailing at £19.99 this guide is FREE to BU students and graduates and is the definitive annual guide to Britain’s most sought-after and prestigious employers of graduates. Now in its seventeenth edition, the latest Top 100 rankings have been compiled from interviews with 18,412 graduates who… Read more »

CEL at the Service Excellence Conference 2016

The Centre for Excellence in Learning (CEL) played an active role during yesterday’s Service Excellence Conference 2016 by hosting a fun session with technology in PG30a. During the afternoon session facilitated by Debbie Holley and other technology experts, several participants had a thrilling experience with Oculus Rift, Virtual Reality Glasses, Google Cardboard, Augmented Reality and Virtual Roller-coasting…. Read more »

Video series on Open Education Policy

From Cable Green, apologies for cross posting Mark Jenkins and Boyoung Chae at Open Washington asked me to share this new video series on open education policy: http://www.openwa.org/about-policy-video I have watched them all – and I highly recommend you take the time to watch them too. They are fabulous! The videos / discussions address: What… Read more »

Upcoming Tablet Talk: ‘Mobile Video for Learning, Teaching, and Fusion’

Following on from some of the ideas discussed in a previous post – 5 Different Things to Do With Panopto – there will be a Tablet Talk session on Friday 6th May that will explore some of the potential uses of mobile video through Panopto. The session will cover: A brief overview of Panopto for those not familiar… Read more »

Highlights of SURE 2016 Event

The SURE project has created extra-curricular opportunities for undergraduates across BU to disseminate their research and gain valuable transferable skills relevant to their academic and personal development. The two SURE conferences have involved staff and students from all faculties and received support from RK&O and BU Events. Not only the two conferences were a result… Read more »

Panopto – Now available on all staff PCs

IT Services recently rolled out the Panopto Recorder software to all staff PCs and learning spaces, including the presenter PCs in seminar rooms. It is also available in all Lecture Theatres. You can use Panopto to record live lectures, or to pre-record lectures and similar activities in advance from your own desktop. You can also use… Read more »

NMC 2016 – horizon scanning for technologies

Horizon Report 2016: Improving digital literacy a daunting task for the under 25s   The 13th edition of the annual Horizon Report from the NMC, that is designed to identify emerging technologies that are likely to have an impact on teaching and learning, has highlighted improving digital literacy as one of six major challenges facing… Read more »