BU’s goal is that all students are exposed to learning on the Climate and/or Ecological Crisis at each level of their programme. So this means at least one unit in each level should cover Climate and/or Ecological Crisis. We have prepared a space on Brightspace (presented as a unit) which includes resources which we hope… Read more » about Integrating Climate and Ecological Crisis into teaching – new Brightspace unit
Education for sustainable development (ESD) is a major development area at Bournemouth University. Here is a blog post from Dr Karen Thompson: At the FoM ‘Sustainability Symposium’ yesterday, we explored what sustainability means for teaching and learning. Sustainability is high on the list of priorities for BU, with KPIs for aligning all courses and research… Read more » about Can sustainability be taught?
We held a Learning Excellence (LEAP) session with twelve colleagues from the programme team in the current Department of Events and Leisure last week. The goal was to work on new undergraduate and postgraduate programmes starting in Sept 2019. Unit teaching teams worked with new Intended Learning Outcomes and their knowledge from current units to… Read more » about Mapping Learning Excellence with colleagues from Events and Leisure
27 February 2019 The initiative will provide students, staff and graduates with the opportunity to learn about environmentally responsible working practices and their professional relevance, contributing to the transformation of the film and television industry The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today announced a new partnership between UK universities and albert,… Read more » about BAFTA and albert partner with UK universities to tackle environmental impact of screen industries
The Centre for Excellence in Learning (CEL) has launched its fourth Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Teaching Awards, which highlight the great things you’re doing to inspire our students to learn and think about the world around them and how they can make a difference. ESD Teaching Award 2019 Climate change is rarely out of… Read more » about Education for Sustainable Development Teaching Awards (deadline 29 March)
Sharing the Love of learning : Marginal gains in the physical environment Prof Stephen Heppell 14th February, 14.00-15.30 PG30a (Poole House, Room 30a) Talbot campus This is a free public event – please book here and share (20 spaces) Making learning spaces better is complex; there are many variables involved, but none of those variables… Read more » about Need a date for valentines?
The CEL team are presenting @ Café Scientifique Bournemouth Cafe Scientifique is a place where, for the price of a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, you can explore the latest ideas in science and technology. Enjoy listening to a short talk before engaging in debate and discussion around that topic. Join us on… Read more » about Cafe Scientifique Tues 5th Feb 7.30-9pm – A ‘wicked challenge’: supporting our students’ learning with new technologies
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 » about CQR and CEL: Creativity, the key to connectivity
Tauheed Ramjaun, Lecturer In Corporate Communications, FMC attended a Lego workshop run by the Centre of Excellence. CEL has boxes of lego to loan out if you are interested in using it for education. Here is his report of using Lego. During this first week of teaching, I had the opportunity to apply the LEGO®… Read more » about MA Corporate Communication students experience LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®
Designed as a forum through which both individuals and organisations (incl. HEIs) will engage with turning sustainability into concrete actions, participants will learn more about key areas of sustainable development from national and international experts. Additionally, they will directly put what they learned into practice in specially designed “Action Labs”, which include a start-up lab,… Read more » about The Heidelberg Center for the Environment (HCE) and Momentum Novum are organizing the Sustainable Development in Action (SDiA) Conference in the historical city of Heidelberg from November 1 to 3, 2018.