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Friday, 9 March 2012


EVENT - Teaching Digital
Guildhall Council Chamber, Bath
20 March, 2012
( 6-7.30pm)

This event is supported by Bath Spa University and is part of the Bath Digital Festival. A panel of lecturers and teachers from the local university, colleges, and schools will offer their experiences and explore the debates surrounding the teaching of digital creativity and the use of digital tools in education. Go along to find out more, ask questions, share your own experiences or concerns.
EVENT - ASKe (Assessment Standards Knowledge exchange) Seminar
Can the use of video enhance the feedback experience for students and staff?
Oxford Brookes University
24 May 2012

This seminar will explore the challenges of feedback provision and will provide an overview of the rationale for experimenting with video feedback. Details of the pilot study’s methodology and research questions will be provided, along with a brief analysis of the quantitative and qualitative student and staff data collected. The team’s experience of using video feedback will also be discussed in the context of institutional support and sustainability issues. 
For more information
EVENT – Institutional Policies and Procedures for Managing Student Plagiarism
Oxford Brookes University
14 June 2012

ASKe’s Sixth Plagiarism event, in conjunction with the HEA, will explore current issues and strategies for managing student plagiarism in higher education. It will focus on developing institutional approaches, policies and practice. There will be opportunities to discuss current concerns, share good practice and consider valuable developments.
For more information
CALL – for contributions to Second Annual RAISE Conference
Student Engagement as a shared agenda: people, places, practices
Southampton University
13 – 14 September 2012

Deadline for contributions: 13 April 2012

Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) are calling for contributions for their 2nd Annual Conference. They may be in the form of papers, symposia, workshops and posters. They particularly welcome submissions from students and any proposal should address the conference themes: Student Engagement as a shared agenda and the sub theme: People, Places and Practices.
NEWS – publication of “Male Access and Success in Higher Education. A discussion paper”

The Higher Education Academy has published a discussion paper to promote and inform the debate within and between institutions about gendered differentials in higher education, with contributions from Ruth Woodfield, Neil Raven and Ed Foster.

This paper presents data about access, retention, attainment and progression of male students in higher education.  It then discusses the barriers and strategies to overcome them, drawing from research and practice in the UK.

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