We had some technical difficulties with one of the mics, but that didn't stop this interesting discussion between BILT Student Fellows Chloe and Jonny and TESTA researcher Dr Isabel Hopwood-Stephens, ...
The widening participation agenda remains at the heart of Higher Education provision in the UK, with the main focus being on admitting more students from a wider range of backgrounds ...
TESTA (transforming the experience of students through assessment) aims to improve the quality of student learning through addressing programme-level assessment. ...
News Undergraduate Research Journal - call for abstracts Please share with any relevant students - The BILT Student Research Journal is now calling for abstracts from undergraduate and postgraduate taught ...
After attending the University of Bristol People’s Assembly, BILT Student Fellow Rhona explores some of the discussions, themes and debates that came up and considers ways that sustainability can be ...
News The Power and Potential of Undergraduate Research Journals As we embark on our second Undergraduate Research Journal, former BILT Student Fellow Emily Kinder reflects on the power and potential ...
Emily Kinder was a BILT Student Fellow in 19/20 working on the theme of Students as Researchers through which she established Bristol's first undergraduate research journal. Back in January, I ...
Isabel Hopwood is Research Associate with BILT, working on the TESTA (Transforming the Experience of Students Through Assessment) and Curriculum Enhancement Programmes. She is particularly interested in formative assessment and ...
In order to honour LGBTQ+ History month I thought I would write a blog on how we can make small changes which can make a positive difference for LGBTQ+ students. ...
News BILT Student Research Journal - call for student editors Please share these details with relevant students. The BILT Student Research Journal provides an avenue for BILT to showcase undergraduate ...
News BILT are recruiting - Lecturer (Academic Development) role. Internal applicants only. We are seeking to appoint a fixed-term Lecturer in Learning and Teaching. This role will actively contribute to ...
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This blog reflects on EDI training provided to the BILT Student Fellows, to explore how it connects to BILT's key themes. As the year progresses, the Student Fellows will take ...
News Open call for mentors and assessors for the CREATE HEA Fellowship Scheme We are please to invite expressions of interest from UoB staff to participate in the CREATE HEA ...
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by Dr Lewis Coyne, Study Skills Tutor for Social Sciences and Law The past 10 months have brought about a minor revolution in the teaching and support offered at higher ...
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No matter the discipline, educators can employ gamified pedagogical perspectives and methodologies to embrace new ways of engaging students, challenging them to apply their learning in unexpected ways. ...
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This week, the CREATE team's Lou Howson reflects on the unexpected pressures of social media study support groups.   I'm watching the number in the little red bubble that hovers over ...
News Happy New Year from BILT! Welcome back and Happy New Year to you all. We hope you were able to take some time for yourselves over the holidays and ...
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This summer, students in Bristol were juggling multiple major responsibilities at once:  managing the pandemic; adjusting to online assessments; and fighting different forms of injustice. The city made global headlines in June after the statue of ...
News Note from Sarah Davies, BILT Director As we approach the end of what has felt like a very long term, I wanted to thank everyone, both teaching and professional ...
Sarah is a Senior Lecturer within the School of Anatomy and was recently nominated by the University to apply for the Advance HE, National Teaching Fellowship scheme in 2021. Hello, ...
Universities have been adopting ‘student voice’ mechanisms as a means of enhancing their programmes for some time. In my experience, this has been moderately successful, used to move assessment dates to avoid bunching, or reducing multi-part assessments to singular and vice versa. However, I wouldn’t argue that ...
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There has been a distinctive rise of e-learning over the past couple of months, whereby teaching is undertaken remotely and on digital platforms. With learning communities being moved online, instructors ...
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In this blog I hope to introduce you to some top tips for building communities within breakout rooms and why these might be useful! ...
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In no other year in the past few decades (at least) has the functioning of different sectors been altered to such a large extent. A completely new university experience has emerged, balancing containment and ...