Reading about the Wonkfest earlier this week reminded me of the constant search for methods to “measure” “learning”. Robert Bjork says that learning and performance are distinct. Performance is measurable but learning must be inferred from performance. Performance is easily observable whereas learning is not. Frequently, learning occurs but short term performance doesn’t, and visa versa!… Read more » about Measuring Progress VS Learning- lessons from the school classroom.
learning and teaching
Jacqui Taylor, Jonny Branney, Ann Luce and Laura Bunt-MacRury were awarded BU Learning and Teaching Fellowships for 2017/18. They have been engaging in activities and initiatives which support and develop student learning in a range of contexts. The aims of the BU Learning and Teaching Fellowship Awards are to recognise and celebrate excellent achievement and/or… Read more » about Update of BU’s Learning and Teaching Fellowships for 2017/18
The Centre for Excellence in Learning is pleased to invite applications for its Student Led Co-creation Projects. The co-creation project funds student-led, collaborative projects delivering co-created outputs between an academic and a student. Whether that’s a paper, presentation or product, the output is important. Projects don’t have to form part of a particular unit of a curriculum and… Read more » about Student led co-creation projects: Call for applications
The Centre for Excellence in Learning is pleased to invite applications for its Learning and Teaching Fellowships. The fellowships are for academics who are using BU’s fusion framework to deliver an excellent learning experience and want to do more. Successful applicants will receive £2000 and protected time to dedicate to pedagogic research, developing their innovative practice and sharing examples of best… Read more » about CEL Learning and Teaching Fellowships: Invitation for applications