Research

JLDHE Special Edition – ALDinHE Conference 2018

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Special Edition: ALDinHE Conference 2018 A selection of papers presented at the 2018 ALDinHE Conference, held at the University of Leicester March 26-28 2018 Table of Contents Papers Facilitating learning about academic phraseology: teaching activities for student writers<https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fjournal.aldinhe.ac.uk%2Findex.php%2Fjldhe%2Farticle%2Fview%2F468&amp;data=02%7C01%7C%7Cc576c352d2b2466c793708d63f7d3c59%7Cede29655d09742e4bbb5f38d427fbfb8%7C0%7C0%7C636766204448096728&amp;sdata=saf32jrQJRb2X57lgq%2B22ymJHhmBKoaQMgHUdraVLd0%3D&amp;reserved=0> Mary Davis, John Morley PDF<https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fjournal.aldinhe.ac.uk%2Findex.php%2Fjldhe%2Farticle%2Fview%2F468%2Fpdf&amp;data=02%7C01%7C%7Cc576c352d2b2466c793708d63f7d3c59%7Cede29655d09742e4bbb5f38d427fbfb8%7C0%7C0%7C636766204448096728&amp;sdata=CRbiWMo9TrK52D4ExqR4CfJKqMaiubbJcqgQHoas5yY%3D&amp;reserved=0> Making the second year count: embedding learning development in a progressive student… Read more »

Immersive technologies: do we all experience immersion in the same way?

The term ‘immersive’ is being increasingly used to describe virtual environments and virtual reality; we read about immersive technologies, immersive learning environments and immersive worlds, for example. But what does this actually mean, and do we all experience a sense of immersion in the same way? These questions have been the subject of research for at least 20… Read more »

ALT Webinar: Reaching Out to Rural Africa, Wednesday the 24 October 1 to 2 PM

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Apologies for cross posting – but some of you met Prof John Traxler, the international researcher on mobile technologies on a visit to BU last year. Catch up on his latest work: In this webinar three researchers, Caroline Kuhn, Dominic Kimani and John Traxler discuss their perspectives on a workshop that took place in Kenya… Read more »

Abstracts for the British Conference of Undergraduate Research – deadline 20th December

We are underway planning our own internal SURE programme, but please do encourage your students to think about this national call…. ============= Dear all We are now accepting submissions for abstracts for the British Conference of Undergraduate Research, to be held at the University of South Wales, 15-16 April 2019. BCUR is the largest conference… Read more »

UK Data Service launches a new online teaching resource ‘data for non-experts’

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Colleagues, apologies for cross posting – may be of interest ===== Explore key aspects of survey, aggregate and longitudinal data The UK Data Service recently launched a new online teaching resource which introduces data to non-experts via easy-to-use interactive Data Skills Modules. These will give those new to research a solid grounding in the key… Read more »

CQR and CEL: Creativity, the key to connectivity

The Centre for Excellence in Learning (CEL) and the Centre for Qualitative Research (CQR) are natural allies for creative endeavours–in research and dissemination for CQR, and education or CEL. Members from both centres will be working together to share ideas, skills and resources across the fusion areas of Education, Research and Professional Practice. CEL are developing… Read more »

Launch of the Additional Learning Support (ALS) Research Hub

 Launch of Research Hub The BU Additional Learning Support (ALS) Department has recently launched a research hub: Research@ALS. Aim of the Research Hub The aim of the Research Hub is to provide an ALS centre for the fusion of innovative research and application into our day to day professional practice. Inform, Evolve, Change  The ALS… Read more »

Reflecting on research using creative methods

We invited a lecture hall of postgraduate research (PGR) students to reflect on their hopes for their research studies using a collage methodology. Image-making enables cognitive disruption (in a good way). Collage can be mediated in various ways. In this situation, magazines and cut-out magazine images were spread across the lecture theatre. PGR students were… Read more »

Virtual Avebury Showcase

The Virtual Avebury project will be holding a showcase afternoon between 14:00 – 16:00 on 3rd October 2018 in room F202. Staff and students are welcome to come along, don a virtual reality headset and hand-held touch devices, and experience how Avebury Henge, Wiltshire, might have looked and sounded around 2,300 BCE. You can walk and… Read more »

The EdD keynotes are open to all staff, as they are of broader interest across the fields of media, education, pedagogies and research.

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Colleagues, Please do share with PhD students etc, or indeed, come along if you are interested..thanks to the CEMP EdD team for sharing KEYNOTES   1pm 4th October, EB206 Sarah Jones (MES Hong Kong Pre-Keynote): Towards the Unknown: Building literacy in a world we don’t understand (via video link / interactive). Sarah is the Head of… Read more »