What are your digital strengths?

We all have strengths and weaknesses when it comes to digital skills.  To help you understand where you are, we have developed a BU-specific questionnaire that will take you about 15 minutes to complete. We do ask for your Faculty and Department but you can complete the questionnaire anonymously if your prefer. CEL is trying… Read more »

How do you use yours?

V4L and CEL will be running a TEL Toolkit-based competition shortly with an Easter theme entitled ‘How do you use yours?’ Look out soon for details!

3 super-convincing reasons to complete the digital skills self-assessment

Many staff will have received the Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Toolkit pouch in the post in the last week.  In addition to the TEL Toolkit where you can learn of the many pedagogic ways of using TEL in your teaching and learning, the pouch also contained information on the digital skills self-assessment.  We are asking… Read more »

5 Different Things to Do With Panopto

Panopto is mainly known as a Lecture Capture system, but it has many features that make it useful for a range of Technology Enhanced Learning activities. Here are just a few of the possibilities.   1 – Linking Fieldwork to Learning and Teaching Videos can be created on mobile devices and uploaded directly to units… Read more »

TEL technology pouches

Many academic staff will have received or be about to receive their TEL technology pouches in the internal post with week.  The pouch acts as a reminder of the TEL Toolkit which has been developed by BU staff for BU staff. If you have not already done so, please peruse the TEL Toolkit and see… Read more »

Are you familiar with augmented reality?

Augmented reality (AR) is a way of animating the world using a smartphone or iPad that works by linking content such as videos, hyperlinks or documents to images viewed through the device.  In AR, the real-world is supplemented or augmented by sound, video, graphics or map-based information.  For example, someone could point a smartphone at… Read more »

CEL Seminar: Using social media in teaching and learning on 18 Feb 16

CEL are hosting the second seminar in semester 2 and the topic is the use of social media in teaching and learning. This event will be held on Thursday 18 Feb 16 between 14:00-16:00 in PG30a. With many students engaging with social media, this session provides an introduction and description of some of the tools… Read more »