Research

HE policy update w/e 28th April 2017

The Higher Education and Research Bill – now the Higher Education and Research Act 2017– was finally passed on Thursday. As expected, the House of Commons rejected the Lords amendments, including those relating to the TEF and international students. The government did propose a number of amendments to address some of the issues raised in… Read more » about HE policy update w/e 28th April 2017

UCL event – please do support our CEMP collegues as they launch their new book!

We have a DARE/E-Media Education Lab (EMEL) event next Tuesday here at the UCL Knowledge Lab. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/e-mel-dare-present-media-literacy-in-the-uk-europe-tickets-33361150098   And the later part of the event is also a separate book launch for two titles:   BOOK LAUNCH 2nd MAY at UCL Knowledge Lab 5.00 – 6.30pm Two books produced by CCM staff members and other colleagues… Read more » about UCL event – please do support our CEMP collegues as they launch their new book!

British Conference of Undergraduate Research 2017 takes place in Bournemouth

This week Bournemouth University welcomes hundreds of undergraduate students from over 60 universities to present their research as part of the 2017 British Conference of Undergraduate Research (BCUR). The annual conference is an opportunity to celebrate student research from across many different disciplines.  Since 2011, BCUR has been hosted by a different British university, with… Read more » about British Conference of Undergraduate Research 2017 takes place in Bournemouth

Special Edition on Flexible Pedagogies in Higher Education *Call for Expressions of Interest*

Special Edition on Flexible Pedagogies in Higher Education  *Call for Expressions of Interest*  In a fluid, dynamic and global world, higher education systems cannot but exhibit flexibility and it is right that they should do so; equally it is crucial that we recognise and embrace different ways of thinking about flexible learning that reflect the… Read more » about Special Edition on Flexible Pedagogies in Higher Education *Call for Expressions of Interest*

Special Edition on Transforming Assessment in Higher Education *Call for Expressions of Interest*

Higher Education Pedagogies (HEP) www.tandfonline.com/rhep The aim of this issue is to bring together cutting edge examples of effective efforts at sustainable and manageable assessment change at programme, school/faculty/college and/or institutional-level with regards to assessment and feedback. We are particularly interested on work around assessment literacy; the use of technology to support assessment practices; and… Read more » about Special Edition on Transforming Assessment in Higher Education *Call for Expressions of Interest*

CESSDA are running a series of webinars, in collaboration with the UK Data Service, on finding data in Europe

<Many apologies for cross posting but this may be of interest to some colleagues> CESSDA are running a series of webinars, in collaboration with the UK Data Service, on finding data in Europe. See details below: How to find data in Europe Wed 17 May 2017, 14:00 CEST (13.00 BST) A wealth of data is… Read more » about CESSDA are running a series of webinars, in collaboration with the UK Data Service, on finding data in Europe

Journal of Pedagogic Development – now avialable with call for articles on ‘achievement’

Dear Colleague, The latest issue of the Journal of Pedagogic Development is now available at https://journals.beds.ac.uk/ojs/index.php/jpd/issue/view/29. We hope you enjoy this issue. We are also inviting submissions for an issue in November on the theme of ‘Achievement’. We hope you will consider submitting a paper or an article. The deadline will be 30 July. Best… Read more » about Journal of Pedagogic Development – now avialable with call for articles on ‘achievement’

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 » about new publication from OER (Brazil)