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Save the Date: 24/5/16 – Smart Cities Sandpit

On Tuesday, 24th May 2016, BU’s Research and Knowledge Exchange Office (RKEO) will be hosting a Sandpit event on Smart Cities, supported and attended by staff from the Borough of Poole and other organisations.  Which means…? We’re seeking to come up with novel research which addresses how we link and upgrade infrastructures, technologies and services in key… Read more »

UofA25 (Education) update on learning research projects

Following the CEL-ebrate events this week, an update on learning research projects currently in progress across BU, supported by UoA25 REF development funding. This funding is distributed across BU to researchers working with CEL and CEMP on activities with clear potential for REF outputs in this new unit of assessment for BU. The funding is… Read more »

Forum members at CELebrate2016 brainstormed on technology as a tool for inclusion

Following Professor Jane Searle’s excellent keynote address on “technology as a tool for inclusion: use and abuse in classroom settings” at CELebrate2016, a discussion forum facilitated by the speaker provided an opportunity for participants to appraise how well BU was maximising technology to foster a more inclusive community of learners. The discussion revolved around two… Read more »

Schedule for the CELebrate conference beginning today

The CELebrate 2016 Conference begins today and runs until Friday, 15th April.  There are a host of interesting, educational and instructive sessions across a range of teaching and learning areas.  There are also three keynote speakers: Professors Jane Seale from Exeter, John Cook from UWE and Peter Bryant from LSE. Come and soak up some… Read more »

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 »