Colleagues – information and links from a recent JISC experts group. Useful Jisc links and resources mentioned in the meeting: Student/learner digital experience tracker pilot Building digital capability project where you can find all the new digital capability resources and case studies The updated online version of evolution of FELTAG: a glimpse at effective practice in UK… Read more » about update from JISC experts group
Tilak Ginige, a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Law at Bournemouth University’s Faculty of Science & Technology reports: It is with great pride that I want to announce that two Law School Graduates -Sophie Childs, Hannah Pateman and I, co-produced and co-created a piece of work. This work has been published in the prestigious International Journal of Law in the… Read more » about Two law school graduates co-produced and co-created a piece of work with a senior academic – “Deliberate concealment”
Many apologies for cross posting but this may be of interest to some colleagues: Robin Wright will be leading a research seminar on Wednesday 29 March 2017, 16.00, Room F306 (Fusion Building). Concerns around copyright and licensing have been identified as one of the key factors limiting the introduction of Open Education Practices (OEP) in the Australian… Read more » about Licensing Challenges for Open Education in Australian Higher Education
The CEL team, led by Head of CEL Professor Gail Thomas and Dr Sue Eccles, CEL Research and Development lead, and supported by CEL members Dr Curie Scott (Programme Leader); Dr Jenny Hall (NMC lead); Professor Debbie Holley; Anne Quinney (Theme Leader for Creative Assessment and Feedback) as well as Academic Liaison Manager, librarian Emma… Read more » about CEL Success: Validation of MA Education Practice.
The National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) has recently announced the launch of its ‘Explore’ App. This application “allows you to receive personalised research methods’ content which best matches your research interests. It includes all up to date research methods’ publications, videos, podcasts and training courses in a searchable and customisable interface. It also contains… Read more » about New NCRM Explore App
In the higher education context, the ‘students as researchers’pedagogical approach supports “students in their engagement with undergraduate research within and/or beyond the formal curriculum with the aim of furthering their own knowledge and understanding, and in some cases contributing to, the broader knowledge base of their discipline” (Walkington, 2015: 5). At BU, research underpins our… Read more » about ‘Students as researchers’ pedagogy at BU
Apologies for cross posting but an excellent article here on the implementation of the Placement Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) scheme, from original faculty pilot project to campus-wide initiative. The article has been authored by Vianna Renaud, Placement Development Advisor for the Faculty of Media and Communication, and published in the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS) Phoenix… Read more » about Placement Development Advisor for the Faculty of Media and Communication, authors an article on Placement Peer Assisted Learning (PAL)
Colleagues, The NMC Horizons Report is perhaps the premier global report about what is coming next for us as educators. The preview has an overview thought piece ‘Rethinking the Roles of Educators’ as well as identifying key technology trends: Short term: Blended Learning Designs; Collaborative approaches Medium term: Focus on measuring learning; Redesigning learning spaces Long term:… Read more » about The awesome New Media Consortium (NMC) Horizon Report 2017 out now!
From Cable Green: Greetings Open Education and Open Policy Friends: Two big announcements from Creative Commons today: The new CC Search is now in Beta: https://ccsearch.creativecommons.org Blogs: https://creativecommons.org/2017/02/07/new-cc-search https://techcrunch.com/2017/02/07/creative-commons-unveils-a-new-photo-search-engine-with-filters-lists-social-sharing Tweets: https://twitter.com/creativecommons/status/828987122359083008 https://twitter.com/TechCrunch/status/829022520581963776 Metropolitan Museum of Art releases 375,000 digital works for remix and re-use online via CC0 MET Open Access Policy: http://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-met/policies-and-documents/image-resources Blogs: https://creativecommons.org/2017/02/07/met-announcement http://www.metmuseum.org/blogs/digital-underground/2017/open-access-at-the-met… Read more » about Creative Commons – exciting news and 375,000 digital images!
Apologies for cross posting, but an excellent article here on inspirational teaching means for undergraduates Derounian, James G. Mr (2017) “Inspirational teaching in higher education: What does it look, sound and feel like?,” International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Vol. 11: No. 1, Article 9. Available at: http://digitalcommons.georgiasouthern.edu/ij-sotl/vol11/iss1/9 Inspirational teaching in higher… Read more » about Inspirational teaching in higher education: What does it look, sound and feel like? An exploratory research study