6th May – 10th May 2019. By David McQueen Rhine-Waal University (RWU) is the only state university in Germany currently offering a BA in International Relations taught entirely in English. Dr. David McQueen recently went to see the university and discover if the programme might be a good match for BU Politics students seeking further… Read more » about Visit to establish a new student-staff exchange for BA Politics with Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in Kleve, Germany.
HOWEVER MATHS MAKES YOU FEEL… YOU’RE NOT ALONE Welcome to the National Numeracy Challenge. Get started to check your number skills and learn the maths adults need in daily life and at work. GET STARTED 210,373 learners so far 898 resources to help you 1,084+ ways to use numeracy ABOUT THE CHALLENGE INFORMATION FOR EMPLOYERS… Read more » about National Numeracy Day 15th May
Added 11th February 2019 An exploratory project by National Numeracy, commissioned by the Nuffield Foundation, has found that many undergraduate students do not have the numeracy skills required to fully understand their course. Social science students from nine different UK universities assessed their skills using the National Numeracy Challenge, an online resource which any adult… Read more » about Undergraduates lack the numeracy skills required for their courses and work place, according to new exploratory study
Library & Learning Support are offering an extended student placement opportunity. Application is open to PAL Leaders. The successful candidate will join the Central PAL Team and support the internationally recognised Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) scheme at BU. For more details and to apply take a look at: myCareerHub or BU website https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/peer-assisted-learning-placement-student-fixed-term Please contact… Read more » about Student Placement Opportunity for PAL Leaders
Education is changing – but what does this look like in practice? What does the future of learning hold for students? At Bournemouth University we are responding to research that considers how teachers of the future will work with their classes. Drawing upon examples from fields as diverse as archaeology and nursing, Professor Debbie Holley, Professor Liz… Read more » about A Wicked Challenge
What did Mental Health Nursing Students think of VR Deteriorating Patient? Here is just a brief summary report before I conduct thematic analysis (this is part of a wider piece of work involving an RCT of use of VR in the school of Nursing at BU). Participants: 193 students have completed the pre-test so… Read more » about What did Mental Health Nursing Students think of VR Deteriorating Patient?
Apologies for cross-posting.. The annual conference for Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) is being held at Newcastle University, UK 4-5th September 2019 The call for contributions is now live and we ask for your proposals by 16th February, 2019. We celebrate 10 years of RAISE this year! There will be keynotes from Bruce… Read more » about The annual conference for Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE)
A new text in the popular Midwifery student series, Midwifery Essentials, has been published by CEL staff member Dr Jenny Hall in collaboration with Dr Helen Baston, Consultant midwife in Sheffield. The 6th in the series, this one is around Emergency Midwifery Care and provides up-to-date knowledge for students, and qualified midwives alike, based on… Read more » about New midwifery student publication by CEL author
Here is a collection of interesting articles picked up this week. The 2018 Dean’s List: EdTech’s 30 Must-Read Higher Education IT Blogs Whether they are administrators or IT gurus, these bloggers know the ins and outs of how technology is reshaping education. Click here for the full article. Fostering Human Connection for Meaningful… Read more » about Interesting Articles: VR uses, the human connection and 30 Must-Read Higher Education IT Blogs
Focus On: Feedback from Assessment project Following our successful Focus On sector event in March, we are pleased to bring you a series of web-based events and activities on Feedback from Assessment. These lunchtime sessions will take place during the week of 25-29 June and are free to attend. Monday 25 June 2018, 13:30 –… Read more » about Assessment and Feedback: the QAA week 25-29 June – free online events