A wonderful day was had by all at the BU Festival of Learning family day, Saturday 8th July. Our showcase included augmented reality, virtual reality, using the OCULUS RIFT, co-creating content for Google cardboard using 360 degree cameras and lots more. Families dropped in for the whole day, and explored the technologies of the future…. and were… Read more » about BU Festival of learning: CEL Innovation Showcase
Susanne Clarke – Head of Service Excellence. Creating spaces and environments which bring teams together to unleash creativity and allow game changing ideas to thrive is central to embedding excellence. There is a lot of science behind many approaches to creativity & innovation and the evidence is growing all the time. It can however, be… Read more » about Creating creative spaces – game changers and fun at work!
Leading Change Together in Global Higher Education Editors: Cristina Devecchi, Northampton University and Jacqueline Potter, Keele University. The Higher Education sector has seen major changes around the world. From the rise of new universities to the increase in student numbers, universities have had to respond and adapt to top-down national policy and to more external… Read more » about Call for Chapters, Leading Change Together in Global Higher Education
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
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)
*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 » about Webinar: Essential Tools & Technologies for the Library & Information Professional
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!
<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
The ALDinHE storify from the conference – see our twitter sumary here: http://bit.ly/2pyeOqO and images that will stay with me: and from the Journal of Learning Developers in HE – an Easter message: If you were not at the superb Learning Development conference – ALDinHE… Read more » about The ALDinHE conference 2017: storify and the journal link
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’