Friday, 31 May 2019
Tuesday, 14 May 2019
In this online workshop, UAL's first online Visiting Fellow Dr Bonnie Stewart and Daniel Lynds will examine how the concepts of power, inclusion, and presence operate in networked spaces, and how strategic networked making can enhance practice and support a stronger societal fabric at the same time.
If you can't make it to Camberwell for this session you can still sign up to participate virtually through our online classroom.
This event is part of a series hosted by University of the Arts London, exploring key issues in art and design teaching and learning in higher education. Each event includes leading speakers sharing current thinking in creative education and is designed to be interactive: delegates will have opportunities to engage in activities to support networking and engagement.
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Monday, 13 May 2019
Booking is now open for the 9th annual Teaching and Learning Conference hosted by Bloomsbury Institute London. The theme this year is Bridging the Inclusivity Gap.
We have confirmed keynotes from Karisa Krcmar (Loughborough University and editor of ebook The Inclusivity Gap) and Dr Joan O'Mahoney (Senior Adviser, Advance HE), plus a range of other presentations and plenty of networking opportunities.
The call for papers is still open until 3 June.
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Friday, 10 May 2019
Student Experience Conference 2019 – Monday 4 November: Call for Contributions
How can higher education providers support student and graduate success?
We're pleased to announce the call for contributions for the 2019 Student Experience Conference at the.
The conference has the theme of 'student and graduate success'. Supporting success in higher education is a current focus. The Office for Students highlight in theirthat all students need to be supported to succeed. Additionally, Advance HE produced a (2017) so institutions can consider how they can enhance student success. This conference invites delegates to share best practice and experiences in supporting both student and graduate success.
We welcome submissions based on the following themes:
· Ensuring success for a diverse student body – The Office for Students' outlines the importance of supporting all students to succeed in higher education, whatever their background. How can we support an increasingly diverse population to achieve success?
· Supporting success over the student journey – students undergo a range of transitions into, within, and out of higher education. From prospective student through to alumni, how can we support students?
· Communicating for success – communication plays an important role in supporting success. It is essential that this is two-way – what do students tell us, and what do we tell them? This theme will discuss the roles of communication and student voice in shaping student success.
This conference has been developed with students and to continue the ethos of students as partners we ask that all presentations are co-delivered (or exclusively delivered) by students.
Submissions to be sent to We will confirm accepted proposals by 10 June 2019. If your proposal is accepted, you must register as a conference delegate (cost of £75 per delegate at Early Bird price, £100 after Early Bird period) – registration details will be circulated in June.by 22 May 2019. We welcome submissions from students or staff in higher education, as well as partnership organisations. Your proposal should indicate whether your session will be a presentation or workshop. Please find the submission template attached to this email. We are also seeking student or graduate presenters to deliver a 15 minute keynote about what student success means to them. Please complete a proposal if you're interested in delivering a keynote.
For any queries, please contact us by emailing.
Here at Bath we have been taking an increased interest in digital exams, and for the past academic year we have been trialling an online exams solution (in addition to BYOD), across a variety of subject disciplines.
We are pleased to announce that we will be holding a FREE one-day forum on digital exams at Bath on the 25th June, with guest speakers from BPP, Brunel and the University of Agder. Everyone is welcome to attend, and the forum's objective is to jointly discuss the opportunities of digital assessment to innovate assessment practices from both a pedagogical and technical perspective.
Please do feel free to share the event with anyone who might be interested, and we hope to see some of you there!
Register here for your free place:
Dr Jeanette Müller
Academic Staff Development Manager
Centre for Learning & Teaching
University of Bath
Bath BA2 7AY