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, ...
This case study looks at the experience of 50 second year Physical Geographers on the Research Methods unit who went out in teams to work with local park groups looking ...
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 ...
Professor Tansy Jessop (Pro Vice-Chancellor Education) speaks to Professor Paul Wyatt about a range of blended learning techniques used to keep students engaged. ...
The creation of a free online course on Future Learn ‘Migration, Mobilities and Citizenship’ that will be part of the Bristol Futures portfolio. ...
News Tales of the Digital (and Blended): Small things that make a big difference - discussion workshops. Our staff and student community have learnt an enormous amount about online teaching ...
In mid-November BILT invited 21 students from all faculties and year groups to take part in an online 'Blended Learning Experience' student hackathon. The purpose of the hackathon was to ...
Thinking back to the beginning of my first year in 2017, I remember going to a social mixer with staff and other first year students. Awkward at first, yes, but useful? Undeniably. I met my close friend and future academics who would guide me ...
For the first time, the BILT student Hackathon was delivered entirely digitally. The interactive event provided students with a unique opportunity to feedback on their experience of blended learning and design improvements. It was delivered in a series ...
Last week, I got the chance to take part in BILT’s annual Hackathon, which focused on students’ blended learning experience. For better or worse, this new way of learning is something ...
The BILT Hackathon first involved us splitting into groups and discussing the main challenges that we as students are finding whilst participating in blended learning. Some challenges we discussed did ...
The EAUC, Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges, is an influential leader worldwide on all things sustainability and climate change. I’ve attended several annual EAUC conferences in person and this year online for the first time. It’s always ...
Discussing the redesign of the third-year optional psychology unit on ‘Drug Use and Addiction’ online, where they take the opportunity to completely overhaul the course and update pedagogy. ...
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Addressing and challenging misconceptions around decolonising university curriculums. ...
I began university like many other students, with little knowledge of what research is or the processes behind it. Yet, almost three years later, I graduated having conducted my own ...
Engaged Learning sees students working as part of their curriculum in partnership with external organisation on real world questions. The joint Careers Service/ BILT Engaged Learning Community is a peer ...
We are delighted to announce the appointment of 4 new Student Fellows for 2020/21. The Student Fellows will be working on the themes of building inclusive online communities, assessment and ...
Working with a bunch of new and seasoned authors and publishing a modest-sized edited collection against all odds is indeed an extraordinary experience! After the persistent hard work during the ...
Hello Bristol!   My name is Chloe and I’m one of four fabulous Student Fellows who will be working with BILT over the academic year. Although this will be my fourth year at university, as ...
Hi, I’m Jonny! I will be a BILT Student Fellow alongside studying for my Master’s in Education (Learning, Technology and Society). I am incredibly excited to embark on this experience as I will hopefully be able to apply what I ...