Research

CEL journal article on TEL Toolkits just published

We are very pleased to announce that an article written by David Biggins, Debbie Holley and Marketa Zezulkova was published yesterday in the journal, EAI Endorsed Transactions on e-Learning. The paper compares the EU’s 2013 and 2016 digital competence (DigComp) framework with the UK education’s 2009 and 2015 digital capabilities (DigCap) framework. The similarities are… Read more » about CEL journal article on TEL Toolkits just published

FMC Guest Seminars – Student engagement, dynamic teaching and researcher development: 29 and 30th June

Apologies for cross posting, wanted to make the BU community aware that this workshops available to all BU staff – please do come along to a session FMC Guest Seminars – Researcher Development   Faculty of Media and Commination is excited to be receiving a visit from Dr. John Willison from the University of Adelaide…. Read more » about FMC Guest Seminars – Student engagement, dynamic teaching and researcher development: 29 and 30th June

Transforming learning through student research

Dear colleagues, a new article “Transforming learning through student research” has just been published and you may find it useful. Here is an excerpt from it: “Given the huge potential for research of all types to enhance learning outcomes, higher education can benefit from integrating student research activities into curricula at all levels across all domains…. Read more » about Transforming learning through student research

Special edition of TEF articles

Colleagues, Prior to the publication of TEF assessments (coming soon, date delayed due to general election) please do take the time to read this excellent special edition. Debbie ====== We would like to announce publication of a TEF special edition in our open access journal Compass: Journal of Learning and Teaching. A table of contents… Read more » about Special edition of TEF articles

FAR Think Piece One: All of us put other people first

A series of short, reflective pieces about widening participation projects is being published from within the Fair Access Research (FAR) initiative, which aim to share ideas and experiences on widening participation projects from across the university, to provoke thought and to inspire. Think Piece One is written by Dr Jacqueline Priego, postdoctoral research fellow in CEL, about a co-production… Read more » about FAR Think Piece One: All of us put other people first

My voice, my story: the lived experience of being a non-traditional student at university

The Fair Access Research (FAR) team have been working with students to explore what it means to be a non-traditional student at university through the student voice, using photovoice, a participatory photographic and story technique. The undergraduates involved in the research, who were from widening participation (WP) backgrounds, became research co-creators. They took photographs to represent their experiences… Read more » about My voice, my story: the lived experience of being a non-traditional student at university

HE policy update w/e 26th May 2017

The horrors of the Manchester bombing rightly paused the party bickering this week as each party announced it was suspending campaigning. The role of EU funding in UK research and innovation This week the role of EU funding in UK research and innovation has hit the headlines. A new report by Technopolis Group, commissioned by… Read more » about HE policy update w/e 26th May 2017

Research into barriers to pro-environmental behaviours at BU

Exciting research is being undertaken to investigate the barriers that affect the levels of engagement of staff in environmental initiatives at Bournemouth University. This student research into pro-environmental behaviours aims to increase understanding of the barriers to  participation in environmental initiatives and behaviours at BU and to identify what opportunities could help increase participation. This… Read more » about Research into barriers to pro-environmental behaviours at BU

First issue of the International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP)

Apologies for cross-posting.   We are delighted to let you know that the first issue of the International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP) was launched on 8th May 2017 at the International Summer Institute on Students as Partners at McMaster University, Canada (https://macblog.mcmaster.ca/summer-institute/). The journal, which is hosted by McMaster University Library Press, is… Read more » about First issue of the International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP)