Category: News

Good news for June

Here’s the latest instalment of good news from OCSLD reported to today’s VCs lunch. We’ve been out and about at conferences: George Roberts gave a keynote at the SOLSTICE Conference at Edgehill University on 5...

TeaLab & LTF: Online Open Course Environment

Have you ever wanted to know just how to design an online course? Wondered at what their potential is? Want to know how you could use the Brookes Open Online Courses Environment? Want to...

Tenth Anniversary Issue of BeJLT — now online

This year, we are celebrating two anniversaries – Brookes’ 150 years as an institution and BeJLT’s more modest 10 years – and we are marking both events in this special edition of BeJLT by...

INTED2014 Conference in Valencia, 10th-12th March

Last week I came back from Spain, after presenting at the 8th International Technology, Education and Development conference in Valencia. This annual conference, organized by the International Academy of Technology, Education and Development (IATED, www.iated.org), is...

SESE Consultation: Elevator pitches

The our online discussions on the Strategy for Enhancing the Student Experience (SESE)  are continuing, and Brookes staff and students are invited to watch and comment on  some suggestions for issues that we could place...

Destroy All Exams review

On Monday 17th February, TeaLab met to discuss alternative forms of assessment. I facilitated a discussion on how effective different forms of assessment are, focusing on written essay exams and peer review. We were...

Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in HE Re-validated!

I am delighted to report that after an extensive period of reflection and consultation the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (PCTHE) was subject to Periodic review and Re-validation last Friday (28/02/2013). The...

Funded studentship

A very exciting opportunity to work with colleagues in the Oxford Brookes School of Education and Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development. Funded Research Scholarship, School of Education, Oxford Brookes UniversityThe School of...