Much of the academic research undertaken in the School of Computing, Telecommunications and Networks is practitioner based; that is, it is designed to improve the student learning experience and the quality of the education that we can provide. The Innovations in Computing Education (ICE) group leads the way in this field, covering areas are varied as student professionalism for employment, to helping staff to create engaging assignments and integrating the use of social media into the computing curriculum.
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New research, released by CareerCast.com, has revealed very promising news for graduates of the Computing disciplines taught at Birmingham City University.
Three of the top 10 best jobs relate closely to courses delivered at BCU at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Continue reading Computing Careers Rank In Top 10 Jobs For 2013
As part of my continued professional development, I recently attended the Higher Education Academy (HEA) STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Conference for 2013. One of the hot topics for discussion was the growth of Massive Open Online Courses, known popularly as MOOCs. Continue reading Exploring The Benefits Of Massive Open Online Courses Within Higher Education