The CEL team have awarded one of the prestigious Vice-Chancellor’s PhD scholarships at Bournemouth University, with the project “Immersive worlds, AR & tools for learning innovation: an empirical investigation in the UK HE context”. Debbie Holley, Jacqueline Priego and Liz Falconer comprise the supervisory team at CEL. This new project seeks to elucidate the connections between immersive worlds, augmented reality and… Read more » about Introducing Heidi Singleton, our new PhD student on Immersive Worlds, Augmented reality and Tools for Learning Innovation
HEA Webinar: Introducing the Flexible Learning Practice Guide Presented by Stella Jones-Devitt, National Convenor of the Flexible Learning Community of Practice and Sam Elkington, HEA Academic Lead for Flexible Learning Friday 16 June 12.00 to 13.00 Session overview This session introduces webinar participants to the Flexible Learning Practice Guide, which is the first… Read more » about HEA Webinar: Introducing the Flexible Learning Practice Guide Friday 16 June 12.00 to 13.00
Seeking feedback on your Innovations – Staff trying something different please complete a short feedback form (available at http://bit.ly/iInnovate). === Since the start of semester 1, CEL has been supporting staff across the university to ‘try something different‘ to enhance their teaching and professional practice. One of the initiatives within this campaign is a BU-wide scheme called… Read more » about iInnovate – please can you feedback the new ideas you have tried in the past year?
Seeking feedback – can you assist? Seeking feedback on your Innovations – Staff trying something different please complete a short feedback form (available at http://bit.ly/iInnovate). many thanks! The CEL team === Since the start of semester 1, CEL has been supporting staff across the university to ‘try something different‘ to enhance their teaching and professional practice. One of… Read more » about iInnovate – please can you feedback the new ideas you have tried in the past year?
by Richard Wallis & Ashley Woodfall (joint-PIs) In this exploratory workshop, students and staff from three faculties are coming together to explore innovative approaches to assessment based upon the principles of ‘backward design’ and co-creation. The unexpected mid-semester departure from the University of one of our original Faculty partners proved to be only a temporary… Read more » about Project: The co-creation of unit assessments based on the principles of ‘backward design’
Come and work with us! Funded secondments two days a week, in roles that provide an exceptional opportunity to develop leadership skills, the ability to influence colleagues and a body of work across the University, supporting the achievement of corporate goals as we move towards BU2025. These roles require academics who possess a demonstrable track… Read more » about CEL two year secondments for ‘Education Excellence’ theme leaders (internal only)
The CEL team, led by Head of CEL Professor Gail Thomas and Dr Sue Eccles, CEL Research and Development lead, and supported by CEL members Dr Curie Scott (Programme Leader); Dr Jenny Hall (NMC lead); Professor Debbie Holley; Anne Quinney (Theme Leader for Creative Assessment and Feedback) as well as Academic Liaison Manager, librarian Emma… Read more » about CEL Success: Validation of MA Education Practice.
Industrial Strategy The Government launched the Industrial Strategy Green Paper and consultation at the end of January. The paper focuses on improving Britain’s innovation and productivity in key areas alongside upskilling the workforce to become world leading. The government suggest a number sectors to support: clean energy robotics healthcare space technology quantum technology advanced computing… Read more » about HE policy update w/e 3rd March 2017
Jo Johnson spoke at a UUK conference today and made a number of important announcements: New government amendments to the Higher Education and Research Bill. The detailed amendments have not yet been published but a Department for Education factsheet has been provided. The government amendments have been welcomed so far. See the Latest set of… Read more » about HE policy update for the w/e 24th February 2017
The Centre for Excellence in Learning is pleased to invite applications for its Innovation Awards. These awards are for teams or individuals who have a creative idea for enhancing the student experience within their curriculum. Proposals should link to one of the following CEL themes: Technology enhanced learning; Employability, work based learning and professional practice; Assessment… Read more » about CEL Innovation Awards – invitation for application and briefing dates