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BILT Briefings

BILT Briefing Issue 68

Events

Reflections on hybrid learning workshop – Wednesday 24th November, 4 -5pm

This workshop will explore hybrid practices with a range of colleagues across the University, share successes, troubleshoot problems and discuss the challenges you have experienced thus far. Visit our Events page for more information and to book your place.

‘Exploring transformational experiences’ student hackathon – 8th and 15th December, 1.30 – 4.30pm (now taking place on Zoom)

We’re looking for 25 students from all years, backgrounds and disciplines to take part in our hackathon exploring what makes a transformational experience rather than something seen as transactional. Students who take part will receive a £60 Amazon voucher. More details are available here: https://bit.ly/Dec2021Hackathon

Blogs

The Making of… Bristol Teaching Awards

We’re so excited to share the story behind the amazing Bristol Teaching Awards awards. They were designed and created by 2019 winner of the Vice Chancellors Award, James Filbin in the University’s Hackspace. We’ve written more about the process and James’ story in this blog post.

Stolen Futures: Lack of Information and the Qualification Gap

BILT Student Fellow Kai Charles has written about some of the challenges disabled students face, especially those living between intersectionalities of poverty and disability. Read their post here.

A short takeaway from the Decolonising the Curriculum reading group

Thanks to all who attended the first Decolonising the Curriculum reading group last week – it was a really interesting hour of discussion with ranging and unique viewpoints. Our student fellow Adriel Miles has written about his key takeaway from the group, which you can read about here. The next reading group will take place in late January.

Education for Sustainable Development: “The process of creating curriculum structures and subject-relevant content to support sustainable development”

After being inspired at COP26 and COY, BILT Student Fellow Carlos Shanka Boissy Diaz has shared three approaches to achieving a more sustainable institution. Read his blog post here.

Resources

Research Supervisor resources

The Research Supervisor Development organisation has useful resources for all staff currently engaged in postgraduate research supervision at the University of Bristol, and for those who would like to supervise in the future.

Once you have self enrolled you can find the organisation on your Blackboard ‘Home’ page in the ‘My Organisations’ section. Visit the page here.

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