We held a LEAP session with our colleagues from Paramedic Science (Alison, Pete, Iain, Adam and Chris) this morning. The goal was to design a new unit, Emergency Care Fundamentals, which is to be delivered in November 2019. Using the current unit structure as the base, the conversations ranged over all elements of curriculum… Read more »
In two months’ time, the PG Dip unit in Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL): Creativity in Design for 2018-19 commences. It is a great opportunity to develop your digital skills, learn more about technology in education and to hear the experiences of other colleagues at BU. The unit covers learning theories and TEL theories, social media, virtual… Read more »
Brightspace units for 2018/19 are now live – click here to find out what steps you need to take to prepare your units.
BU has been collaborating with Brightspace and other European universities to improve the experience of using Turnitin with Brightspace. Here are some of the big changes for the forthcoming academic year.
It’s been another busy month for Brightspace and Learning Technology. Highlights include: CELebrate 2018 incorporating a wide range of events and workshops such as the Brightspace showcase on large group teaching by our very own Learning Technologists and TEL Development team, helpful tips on large group teaching from Academic Learning Designer, David Biggins, a visit from Barry Dahl, teaching & learning… Read more »
BU’s unit and programme visualisation process, LEAP, passed a recent milestone with the 100th member of staff attending one of CEL’s sessions. The response from staff has been very positive. You can read about the previous sessions and peruse the feedback here. If you would like to find out more or discuss how the LEAP… Read more »
A report from Debbie Holley, Professor of Learning Innovation and Head of CEL I was honoured to be invited to give a keynote at the prestigious two-day annual ‘Future of EdTech‘ conference, located at Old Street, the so-called ‘Silicon Roundabout’due to the creativity and innovation of tech start-up companies. Future Edtech is a key event… Read more »
A busy week for publications this week, while the government have been busy with Brexit votes and there is a positive story about immigration rules. The Economics of HE The Commons Public Accounts Committee published its report on the higher education market on Friday. After some interesting evidence sessions, Research Professional report that the outcome is disappointing:… Read more »
TBL 101 – The Introduction to Team-based Learning. 10-12pm Wednesday 11th July 2018 Join us for TBL 101, the introduction to Team-based Learning (TBL), led by Dr Jonny Branney, Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing and TBLC certified Team-based Learning Consultant-Trainer. In TBL 101 you will experience a TBL session for yourself and be invited to consider… Read more »
This afternoon, the Assessment Fiesta for the department of Human Sciences and Public within HSS took place. Professor Debbie Holley opened the Fiesta and gave a short presentation on the wider context of education and the changing student demands over time, emphasising the role of assessment for education and inviting the attendees to make use of… Read more »