TEL

TEL Toolkit competition – How do you use yours?

Win an iPad2 Air! Your TEL Toolkit launched on 1 February 2016 and now is your opportunity to share how you use yours. Bringing together your examples will provide an opportunity to add additional content to your TEL Toolkit and may provoke some new ideas for others too. The competition will be open from 14 March 2016 until… Read more »

Developing your digital skills with the help of students

Over the next 5 months, CEL is piloting a project in which BU students help BU staff to develop their digital skills, knowledge and confidence. Our pilot follows similar projects at other HEIs that have been both welcomed by staff and successful in helping staff. This help and support can be provided on a one-to-one… Read more »

CEL at the Service Excellence Conference 2016

The Centre for Excellence in Learning (CEL) played an active role during yesterday’s Service Excellence Conference 2016 by hosting a fun session with technology in PG30a. During the afternoon session facilitated by Debbie Holley and other technology experts, several participants had a thrilling experience with Oculus Rift, Virtual Reality Glasses, Google Cardboard, Augmented Reality and Virtual Roller-coasting…. Read more »

Developing your digital skills with the help of students

Over the next 5 months, CEL is piloting a project in which BU students help BU staff to develop their digital skills, knowledge and confidence. Our pilot follows similar projects at other HEIs that have been both welcomed by staff and successful in helping staff. This help and support can be provided on a one-to-one… Read more »

Upcoming Tablet Talk: ‘Mobile Video for Learning, Teaching, and Fusion’

Following on from some of the ideas discussed in a previous post – 5 Different Things to Do With Panopto – there will be a Tablet Talk session on Friday 6th May that will explore some of the potential uses of mobile video through Panopto. The session will cover: A brief overview of Panopto for those not familiar… Read more »

Panopto – Now available on all staff PCs

IT Services recently rolled out the Panopto Recorder software to all staff PCs and learning spaces, including the presenter PCs in seminar rooms. It is also available in all Lecture Theatres. You can use Panopto to record live lectures, or to pre-record lectures and similar activities in advance from your own desktop. You can also use… Read more »

Professor Sian Baynes Keynote (Report from ALDinHE Conference 2016 #aldcon)

Professor Sian Baynes Keynote:  A teaching philosophy for digital education : Manifesto for teaching online Professor Bayne teaches on MSc in Digital Education; and is part of the team working on one of the most influential MOOCs in the world: E-Learning and digital cultures MOOC and has recently set up the Edinburgh University Research in… Read more »

Open Badges

Open Badges is an online system for creating and linking awards and achievements to BU students and BU staff.   Examples of badges include awards for working as a PAL leader, being a SUBU rep, attendance at events or workshops, participating in conferences, blogging, contributing to BU, achieving a new skill etc. Badges and their criteria… Read more »