When a student says or does something that is offensive, it is important to talk to them about it. We know that this is a difficult task, as so many ...
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News Its a been a busy week here, with colleagues taking part in Welcome Week and hosting the university's first Bristol Futures Festival. Bristol Futures Festival 2022 The festival introduced ...
One of the areas which students often discuss is ‘assessment load’ (and, to be fair, staff often share the same perspective). Tomas and Jessop (2019) suggest four principle areas which ...
A few years back I decided to run 1000 miles in a year. I created a spreadsheet. Logged every run. And it was going amazingly until July/August. I am not ...
Welcome back to all our readers! We hope everyone has had a restful and reinvigorating summer break. Our first issue of the year is packed full of good news, opportunities, ...
Queer students are in higher education to learn just as much as non-queer students are. When attending a class, most queer students want to feel a part of the class ...
Dr Sarah Jones, Lecturer in Modern British History, Director of Examinations (History) Dr John Reeks, Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History, Co-Director of Teaching (History) Background and Context A recent ...
The following post is from Christophe Fricker whose BILT Associate role continues into 22/23 exploring Resonance Pedagogy. My focus as a BILT Associate last year has been on developing materials around ...
Introduction to the Resonance Pedagogy series created by Christoph Fricker. Relationships matter. When we built relationships, we enable learning. If we don’t, we create aggression, frustration and indifference. So how ...
A review of the seminar by Dr Adam Rutherford organised by the Decolonising STEMM Groups. ...
It’s August. The month of time off, promised writing time, and when I imagined we would finish the book. First of all, an apology – today is my first day ...
BILT's Joe Gould has created this infographic on recommendations provided by Pitt and Quinlan in their paper on 'Impacts of Higher Education and Feedback Policy and Practice on Students: A ...
Colleagues are encouraged to use this guide to establish or develop their own screencast practice. Click the button below to contact Lloyd if you have any questions or suggestions, or ...
The following post is from Anthi Chondrogianni who‘s BILT Associate role is on the theme of assessment and feedback. I am delighted to join the BILT Associates on the theme of ...
The following post is from Marios Kremantzis who's BILT Associate role is on the theme of designing active learning sessions. I am thrilled to join the BILT team of “designing ...
News Goodbye from us for the summer We won't be posting any BILT Briefings until September so we'd just like to say a huge thank you to all our readers. ...
Of the many challenges presented by teaching, answering the elusive question ‘what is the most effective teaching approach?’ is one of the most demanding. A significant impediment to discovering the ...
Information overload is a challenge for everyone in the hyper-connected world in which we live and can impact many aspects of our lives, from our general wellbeing to our daily ...
Oftentimes, queer thought or theory -when included in the curriculum- is collapsed into a week or two of a unit. Calls to ‘queer’ the curriculum come in partnership with calls ...
This week has been a first for me. I went on a future walk. Participants joined me as we walked around in 2050! We didn’t use a time machine, just ...
Our 'Compassionate Conference' We'd like to say a huge thank you to all of our contributors and those who attended the BILT conference last week. It was a brilliant event ...
To begin, we want to talk to you about you. Who are you? How do you identify? What are your pronouns? As invasive as these questions may seem, they are ...
This ovation, delivered by Dr Mary Benton, was given at a recently graduation ceremony where she reflected on the impact of the pandemic on our teaching. By late March 2020 ...
It’s a sunny day in Bonn, Germany, where national delegations, international agencies, NGOs, and other climate-related groups have come together. I found myself immersed in a sea of high-level climate ...