On 10 November, a highly interdisciplinary group of lecturers, students, and BILT staff convened to discuss a recent literature review undertaken by Shahjahan and colleagues, ‘“Decolonizing” Curriculum and Pedagogy: A ...
Before ethics was recognised as an essential part of scientific research, researchers ran amok trying to find correlations and causations, paying no mind to the impact their research had on ...
A guide to all those new and confusing terms in teaching and learning. From ‘lockdown’ to ‘PPE’ to ‘furlough’, the pandemic has brought with it A LOT of new words, ...
Hey, I’m Dan, one of six new student fellows this year working with BILT. My main focus will be improving student research experiences and opportunities, especially for undergraduate students who ...
Hello, thanks for reading! My name is Adriel, and I’m thrilled to be researching ‘Decolonizing the curriculum’ with BILT over this academic year! Decolonization, and specifically decolonizing the university has ...
Hello :)  I’m Tasha! I am very excited to start this journey at BILT, with the role of “Students as Co-Creators and Researchers”. Currently, I am in the second year ...
¡Hola! I’m Carlos, one of this year's Student Fellows at BILT. I will aim at embedding Sustainable Development in the UoB’s curriculum this year, which is quite a big task.  ...
Hi! My name is Ellen, and I am one of six new Student Fellows this year. I will be focusing on the theme of blended learning and online community, and ...
Hey all, I’m Kai, a Student Fellow working on a project centering the voices and experiences of disabled students. As both a person living at the convergence of disability and ...
Student Fellow Rhona reflects on her experience of the recent Festival of Undergraduate Student Research. ...
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The interview series seeks to recognise and celebrate the amazing work of so many at our University in challenging structural inequality and colonialised imaginations and realities within systems of knowledge. ...
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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 ...
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 ...
July's BILT conference 'Tales from the Digital Classroom' had a whole host of amazing talks, sessions and highly entertaining chat, but something I never expected to see at a university ...
When I started the role as the authentic learning student fellow, I was a heady combination of huge ideas and had no idea how to do it, or how to ...
Trying to sum up my year at BILT is a tricky one - it definitely feels like a tale of two halves. One full of optimism and endless possibilities, and ...
We’ve reached the end of our stint as Student Fellows at BILT and it’s been quite the rollercoaster. If you’d told me at the start of the academic year that ...
Examples of how the Clinical skills lab at Langford utilies 'Authentic, problem based learning. ...
Dear reader, My name is Marnie Woodmeade, I am a fresh-faced Student Fellow working on the ‘challenge-led, authentic learning’ project. The reason I took on this project is fairly simple: ...
This year’s BILT calendar kicked off with a fully-booked seminar by Debby Cotton and Rebecca Turner on the use of four-week “immersion modules” as means of easing the transition of ...