Author Archives: TEL Team

2017 student e-learning prize – round up

By | March 10, 2017

The Health Sciences TEL team recently awarded the 2017 student e-learning prize for innovation in medical education at the Student Excellence event. We shortlisted three excellent projects, and the panel and delegates enjoyed presentations from the students involved on the day. Prize winner – Jessie Heath Jessie was awarded this year’s prize for her Safe… Read More »

Health Sciences TEL Newsletter (November 2016)

By | December 9, 2016

Surface Hub The faculty of Health Sciences has started a trial of Microsoft’s new Surface Hub for the MBChB medical programme. Working with UoB Information Services, we have installed 4 of the 55” Surface Hubs; 2 in our Clinical Academies, North Bristol (Southmead hospital) and Somerset (Yeovil District hospital) and 2 at the University, Centre… Read More »

Surface Hub Trial

By | November 30, 2016

Surface Hub The faculty of Health Sciences has started a trial of Microsoft’s new Surface Hub for the MBChB medical programme. Working with UoB Information Services, we have installed 4 of the 55” Surface Hubs; 2 in our Clinical Academies, North Bristol (Southmead hospital) and Somerset (Yeovil District hospital) and 2 at the University, Centre… Read More »

Health Sciences TEL Newsletter (July 2016)

By | July 20, 2016

At the end of May we attended the UCISA Spotlight on Digital Capabilities conference. Primarily focusing on staff digital capabilities, we heard from a number of expert speakers covering a host of topics including leadership, pedagogy and effectiveness, assistive technologies and identity. Many important arguments were made and experiences shared after a very engaging two… Read More »

Twitter Chats

By | March 4, 2016

Twitter Chats Explained! ‘Twitter’ chats are a way to interact with colleagues and students (and everyone else), allowing you to facilitate understanding and share resources about a topic of your choice. Like a normal meeting or face to face teaching session, it takes place over a fixed time however the ‘place’ is optional! People can… Read More »

Health Sciences TEL Newsletter (December 2015)

By | December 1, 2015

Clinically Speaking – full version available to Bristol medical students Augmented Reality used for Dental School Open Day Student Response Systems showcase On 17 September, the TEL Team and the Medical Education Team ran a highly successful event showcasing the many ways Student Response Systems are currently being used at the University. Over 50 attendees, from all… Read More »

Medicine and Dentistry Technology Enhanced Learning Team Newsletter (July 2015)

By | July 16, 2015

Student Response System (SRS) Showcase Event Venue: Centre for Comparative and Clinical Anatomy (Vet School) Southwell Street, Bristol BS2 8EJ Thursday 17 September 2015 9.30am – 3:00pm [TBC] [Lunch will be provided] This event aims to increase your knowledge and understanding of the Student Response Systems (e.g. TurningPoint, Poll Everywhere, ResponseWare) currently being used across the… Read More »

Medicine and Dentistry Technology Enhanced Learning Team Newsletter (April 2015)

By | April 22, 2015

2015 e-Learning Prize winner and runner up announced This year, we judged and awarded the Aungshuk Ghosh e-Learning Prize during the Student Excellence in Medicine event. Two students were shortlisted, both of whom had already won prizes for their nominated projects at the recent student e-learning conference at Belfast Medical School. Winner – Simi Ninan (4th year)… Read More »

Medicine and Dentistry Technology Enhanced Learning Team Newsletter (November 2014)

By | November 24, 2014

Faculty Teaching and Learning Conference: New Horizons in Professional Education We were delighted to welcome over 100 delegates to the Faculty Teaching and Learning Conference held on November 19th. Highlights of the conference included Professor John Bligh, Dean of Cardiff Medical School, discussing the joys and challenges of curriculum change and three very well-received workshops… Read More »