Teaching and Learning

Lessons from DigiFest18

In 2002, my friends staged an intervention. A technology intervention. “It was time”, they said, time for me to give up my cherished VHS and embrace DVD–it was here to stay, they said. And it was. In 2013, my friend, colleague and fellow theme leader, Dr. Shelley Thompson staged an intervention. A technology intervention. “It… Read more »

BU Employability Conference for Staff – Wednesday, 14th March 2018

We are delighted to invite you to the first BU Employability Conference for Staff on Wednesday 14 March 2018. This is a chance for BU staff to learn more about the fabulous work being undertaken by Academics and Professional and Support staff (beyond placements) to enhance our students’ graduate employability skills, attributes and attitudes. It… Read more »

VR Education- Research Update

I am Heidi Singleton, a BU PGR with CEL.  I joined in September 2017 and am at the Initial Review stage of my PhD.  My supervisors are Debbie Holley, Jaqueline Priego and Liz Falconer.  Here is a summary of my research so far…   My PhD is researching… -how to design and operationalise a flipped… Read more »

THE to launch inaugural Teaching Excellence Summit in Glasgow

Register for the THE Teaching Excellence Summit in 2018. There is an exclusive early-bird discount for university delegates who book by 31 January 2018. Times Higher Education will run its first global event dedicated to teaching excellence next year. THE to launch European Teaching Excellence Rankings Read more The THE Teaching Excellence Summit, which will… Read more »

National Teaching Fellow Institutional briefing – South Coast 5th March 2018

Apologies for cross posting: Colleagues – we are hosting BOTH a national briefing plus running the Southern Region Writing morning for developing  NTF applications. ============ Prof Debbie Holley of Bournemouth University is kindly hosting a briefing meeting for all aspirant National Teaching Fellows and those who support them in the South Coast area at Bournemouth… Read more »

Lunchtime ‘big screen’ drop-in sessions daily, 12 – 1, Staff Centre at Talbot

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Following the launch of the new big screen in the Staff Centre at Talbot Campus this afternoon, we are pleased to announce and invite you to a daily programme of drop-in sessions between 12 and 1 from now until Easter. Come along and try out the new touch screen or talk TEL with CEL Learning… Read more »

ISSOTL 2018 Call for Proposals

Dear colleagues, apologies for cross posting: ========== Call for Proposals (pdf) The International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning invites you to join its 15th annual conference, which will be hosted in Bergen, Norway, from October 24 to 27, 2018. International scholars and educators will come together to share recent work and to… Read more »

New Year – new study? PART 2: Reflections on Leadership in HE

Come and join Sue Eccles on the Reflections on Leadership in HE: Developing high quality staff to deliver high quality learning opportunities. This unit provides experienced academics with an opportunity to reflect on their skills as leaders and to develop these further as role models and motivators for others to follow, creating a culture of creativity and continuous… Read more »