A Connected Curriculum for Higher Education Dilly Fung – Download for free

Colleagues, please find below the link to the free download of this open access book. Thanks to our previous PDRF Dr Jacq Priego for forwarding. https://goo.gl/Ygynsz Is it possible to bring university research and student education into a more connected, more symbiotic relationship? If so, can we develop programmes of study that enable faculty, students… Read more »

L&T journal from New Zealand – open access, interesting article on student transitions

Kia ora from NZ / Aotearoa, where we’re experiencing the lowest temperatures in a few years. But most of us know someone who has a radiator – we’ll get through it. Just writing to let you know about our journal, which has just gone ‘live’ on our website at: http://journal.atlaanz.org/index.php/ATLAANZ   There are five articles… Read more »

The Summer 2017 issue of the Journal of Pedagogic Development – now published

===thank you to University of Bedford colleagues ==== Dear Colleague, The Summer 2017 issue of the Journal of Pedagogic Development is now published. Please visit: https://journals.beds.ac.uk/ojs/index.php/jpd/issue/view/30 We hope you enjoy this issue. Vol 7, Issue 2 July 2017 Table of Contents Papers A Critical Approach to Global Citizenship in Initial Teacher Training in the UK… Read more »

Report and resources: Southern Region Aspiring National Teaching Fellows Networking event

35 staff from across the Southern Region gathered at Bournemouth University on 7th June to network and learn about the National Teaching Fellow scheme, run by the HEA . A joint event run by National Teaching Fellows Dr Kirsten Hardie, former Chair of the Association of NTFs (Arts University Bournemouth) and Professors Debbie Holley and Stephen Tee, (BU)…. Read more »

Are you using open education resources (OERs)?

Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that may be freely used at no cost and without needing to ask permission of the material’s creator. Unlike resources covered under copyright, OER have been authored or created by an individual or organisation who has specifically choosen to make them open to others. In some… Read more »

Webinar: Essential Tools & Technologies for the Library & Information Professional

*Apologies for cross posting!*   May be of interest to the Learning Development network as well – please circulate to colleagues as appropriate!   Essential Tools & Technologies for the Library & Information Professional What tools and technologies should you be using as a librarian or information professional in 2017?   Join the CILIP special… Read more »

new publication from OER (Brazil)

Apologies for cross posting – excellent new article: OPEN INNOVATION IN EDUCATION CONCEPTS AND BUSINESS MODELS CIEB Studies is a series of publications that aims to provide the basis for discussion of issues central to innovation in Brazilian public education. To stimulate a productive ecosystem of innovation in education and the creation of public policies… Read more »

The OER hub – update on things OER

Apologies for posting – those interested, please contact the OER Hub team and last week, info about the conference here: activity in #openeducationwk 2017 As ever, there is a lot happening here at the Hub and Open Education Week 2017 provides a great opportunity to update everyone on what we’ve been up to. With our… Read more »

Beyond OER: The Promises, Pitfalls, and Potential of Open Education

Colleagues, this international webinar may be of interest to some..   ====apologies for cross posting==== Hi all, The event below will take place at Langara College, Vancouver, BC on March 21 12.30-13.30 p.m. Pacific Time (GMT-8). It will be live streamed so if you would like to attend remotely please sign up using the URL below…. Read more »