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JISC Connect More - 27th June 2019

Posted on: 20 August 2019 | Category: Conference & Event Reports

Steven Hope Keynote Presentation

Connect More is a JISC ran series of events designed to showcase how learning and teaching can be enhanced through the use of technology.


Solstice Conference Edge Hill University - 5th-6th June 2019. Who are you and who do you want to be?

Posted on: 16 August 2019 | Category: Conference & Event Reports

Professor Sally Brown Poses

I attended Edge Hill’s Solstice Conference on 5th June 2019 in Ormskirk. It was a productive and fast paced day filled with great practice and inspirational talks. A real highlight of the conference was witnessing Phil Race’s semi-retirement ‘This is Your Life’ presentation and celebration.


Turnitin on Campus: Cultivating Academic Excellence – 20th June 2019

Posted on: 23 July 2019 | Category: Conference & Event Reports

Turnitin on Campus - Cultivating Academic Excellence

On the 20th June, the University of Liverpool hosted the first of a series of Turnitin on Campus events. These events held on campuses across Europe bring together academics, researchers and learning technologists to discuss topics that touch on cultivating academic excellence.


The 4th International Symposium Dialogue between Chinese Language Teaching & Culture and the Arts - 10-11 July 2019

Posted on: 19 July 2019 | Category: Conference & Event Reports

Anna Chen at the Cardiff University Conference

I attended this two-day conference at the School of Modern Languages, Cardiff University, at which the main themes included language teaching versus culture communication and Chinese literature and music in an international perspective. It was co-organised by School of Language and Literature, Beijing Normal University.


Acquisition of Chinese: Bilingualism and Multilingualism - University of Cambridge - 1st-3rd July 2019

Posted on: 18 July 2019 | Category: Conference & Event Reports

Cambridge Conference

I attended this three-day residential conference at Cambridge in anticipation of hearing some excellent keynote addresses.


17th International Conference on Teaching and Learning Chinese in Higher Education - 5th - 7th July 2019

Posted on: 15 July 2019 | Category: Conference & Event Reports

concert

I attended this three-day residential conference at Lancaster University in anticipation of hearing some excellent keynote addresses and as organiser of the Saturday evening concert.


Innovate with Microsoft Teams: Microsoft Higher and Further Education Roadshow - 3rd July

Posted on: 12 July 2019 | Category: Conference & Event Reports

Presentation by Alan Crawford

I attended a one day Microsoft Roadshow event held at Newcastle University, where I explored the use of Office 365 apps for learning and teaching.


UCISA Digital Capabilities - York 4th - 5th June 2019

Posted on: 21 June 2019 | Category: Conference & Event Reports

Mapping of JISC’s digital capability framework with OU’s employability and digital/information literacy strategy by Wendy Mears, Learning and Teaching Librarian, The Open University.

Tunde Varga-Atkins attended UCISA’s Digital Capabilities Group’s annual spotlight event on 4-5th June 2019 in York, exploring student, staff and institutional perspectives of developing digital capability. She provided this report.


Media Production Show

Posted on: 14 June 2019 | Category: Conference & Event Reports

Keynote Theatre

On Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th June 2019 Rob Lindsay attended the fourth annual Media Production Show at Kensington Olympia, London. Here is his report.


PebblePad Super User Academy – Telford 14th – 15th May 2019

Posted on: 11 June 2019 | Category: Conference & Event Reports

PebblePad Desk

Ben and I travelled to PebblePad HQ in Shropshire to upskill as ‘super users’ of the University portfolio and learning journey platform. The plan after undertaking the course is to impart our newly acquired knowledge across the institution through CIE’s digital education workshops, support and guides.


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