You and three of your kindergarten classmates are sitting on the floor, playing with blocks, while the teacher helps another student with her work. All the kids on the floor start throwing blocks at one another and you join in — but when the teacher notices, you’re the only one who gets blamed. And there’s… Read more » about Can VR make us healthier, smarter and less racist?
The publicity said it all! Bournemouth University’s Festival of Learning is back for 2018, bringing learning to life with free events and activities for all ages. We’ll be sharing our research and expertise through an exciting programme of interactive workshops, talks, exhibitions, sports sessions, professional development opportunities, and theatre events. With subjects ranging from sharks… Read more » about BU festival of learning – CEL goes real and virtual!
Book now for CELebrate2018 here In this year’s CELebrate symposium, we are convening a range of different opportunities to work with staff in thinking about approaches to large group teaching, learning and assessment. Our Keynote is from Sarah Knight (Jisc Digital Futures directorate) speaking on “How are students’ expectations and experiences of their digital environment… Read more » about Book now for CELebrate2018
A day early this week! Brexit In the PM’s speech this week referred to below, she mentioned the implications of Brexit for research: …. since 2010 the number of overseas students coming to study at UK universities has increased by almost a quarter. The UK will always be open to the brightest and the best… Read more » about HE Policy update for the w/e 15th May
Yesterday physio students at BU had great hands on learning using a variety of VR and AR technologies. They were fine tuning ideas for an upcoming final year conference they are taking part in. They had to come up with an original idea using either app, VR or AR systems. Ideas ranged from VR/AR… Read more » about Physio Therapy Students’ VR Innovations Workshop
I have produced a list of AR and VR articles that could be useful for students and/or staff who are new to the technologies. I limited it to 5 articles in each section so it wouldn’t be overwhelming for students. All articles are on the BU library system and are full text. We are… Read more » about Virtual and Augmented Reality Articles- for those who are new to the technologies
Technology may have brought the music industry to its knees 20 years ago, but these days pop stars and record labels are using computing power to find new audiences and take fresh creative decisions. The benefits and pitfalls of this new technology are being debated at The Great Escape music festival in Brighton, in a… Read more » about How VR could bring Glastonbury into your living room
Debbie Holley, Professor of Learning Innovation, with her ERASMUS partners Dr Mike Hobbs (Anglia Ruskin University) and Prof Enrico Ciavolino (University of Salento), pictured left to right above, delivered a seminar to Doctoral and Masters students at the University of Salento, Lecce, Italy. The students mapped their own digital footprints and individual communication channels…. Read more » about Create, Manage and Curate: managing your digital real estate From Italy
There are two technologies that have really captured the attention of educators as well as futurists. These are artificial intelligence and virtual reality. What are the implications of these new technologies in education? Quite simply they can revolutionise our educational system. The question is, at what cost to the educator? There are many articles that… Read more » about 5 Ways Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality Will Change Education
This year our CEL ‘CELebration’ events were Faculty based with a series of Faculty led Assessment and Feedback fiestas, conferences and laboratories. For CELebrate2018, the key theme that arose from working with staff across the University, was working with large groups. In this year’s CELebrate symposium, we are convening a range of different opportunities… Read more » about 13th June CELebrate2018: Teaching, Technology and the TEF (keynote speaker Sarah Knight from JISC)