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Fusion Funding Workshops: Tuesday 6th October (Talbot) Wednesday 7 October (Lansdowne)

Got a great learning idea? Professional /Academic staff can apply.. funding up to £2000 for  Fusion Educational projects – come along and find out more at one of two workshops this week… Workshop One Talbot: Tuesday 6 October CEL space 16.00/17:00 Pg30a Workshop Two: Lansdowne: Wednesday 7th October, Wednesday 7th 12:00/13:00 R303 Did you know?… Read more » about Fusion Funding Workshops: Tuesday 6th October (Talbot) Wednesday 7 October (Lansdowne)

Association for Learning Technology Conference: Augmenting Reality

Dr Debbie Holley is passionate about Learning Technology, and below shares an account of her recent presentation at the Association for Learning Technology annual conference Our Abstract AR is where embedded animations, video clips, 3D graphics ‘come to life’ when a SMART device is help up to an image, which ‘triggers’ the media. There has… Read more » about Association for Learning Technology Conference: Augmenting Reality

(Not) Being Seen as Students – BERA blog

During the summer, the Fair Access Research project ran focus groups with final year HSS and Sci Tech students. The groups were part of a pilot study exploring perceptions of the student experience and widening participation. BERA have published a blog by Dr Alex Wardrop, which touches on some of the themes addressed in her recent CEL post. Drawing on findings from… Read more » about (Not) Being Seen as Students – BERA blog

On being passionate…

“Students have got to feel that they’re driven by somebody who has a real passion for what they’re doing. Cos if you don’t, what the hell are you doing in there in the first place?” This quote comes from a Bournemouth University student participating in our “How Brilliant are We?” research project, and is one… Read more » about On being passionate…

Conference on Citizenship and Education – 3 Nov 15

In association with the British Sociological Association, BU is hosting a conference on Citizenship and Education on 3rd November in Bournemouth House. For more information or to book to attend the conference, please visit the British Sociological Association website

Life? Don’t Talk to Me About Life!

Dr Alex Wardrop, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Fair Access to Higher Education, reflects on loans, life, and the limits of fair access. The Sutton Trust recently published a report by John Thompson outlining the impact of the Government’s proposed changes to the student loan repayment structure and removal of maintenance grants to economically disadvantaged students…. Read more » about Life? Don’t Talk to Me About Life!

What can CEL do for you?

CEL is committed to providing timely and useful information (eg the CEL blog and Twitter feed) and a range of supporting services (eg PG Cert, project funding, the Teaching and Learning Fellowships, …) for BU. We would like to know what we can do that will contribute to your role in BU?  What information do… Read more » about What can CEL do for you?

iOS App – PDF WordSmith – Convert PDF documents into editable Word documents

PDF WordSmith By Kdan Mobile Software LTD. Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Price: Usually £0.99 but FREE for a limited time.   PDF WordSmith is for anyone who wants to convert regular PDFs into Word documents so you can then edit them. You’ll be able to import… Read more » about iOS App – PDF WordSmith – Convert PDF documents into editable Word documents