Brightspace

Faculty iVLE Sessions for Prep Activity

Faculty iVLE Sessions to discuss PREP activity Date Time Location Faculty 13th February 2018 3pm-5pm Talbot Campus FMC 6th March 2018 12pm-2pm Lansdowne Campus HSS 6th March 2018 2pm-4pm Lansdowne Campus FOM 1st May 2018 2pm-4pm Talbot Campus SciTech *Rooms to be confirmed: please check OD website **Colleagues can drop in to another session if… Read more »

Brightspace Drop-In Sessions

The Learning Technologists are continuing to host weekly drop in sessions to support staff with their Brightspace queries. The dates up until the end of the year are as follows: Talbot (DL115) Thu 23 Nov 14.00-16.00 Tue 28 Nov 14.00-16.00 Wed 06 Dec 14.00-16.00 Tue 12 Dec 10.00-12.00 Lansdowne (S117) Thu 23 Nov 14.00-16.00 Tue… Read more »

LLS Study Skills Workshop Programme

Library and Learning Support have developed a new Study Skills guide to enhance access to the extensive Study Skills Workshop Programme that we deliver to support students. Linking to existing study skills guidance in  myBU and Brightspace the guide makes choosing and booking a workshop even easier.  It will be particularly useful for Programme Leaders… Read more »

Come and learn about TEL with CEL

In two weeks time, the PG Dip unit in Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL): Creativity in Design commences.  It is a great opportunity to develop your digital skills, learn more about technology in education and to hear the experiences of other colleagues at BU. The unit covers learning theories and TEL theories, social media, virtual and augmented… Read more »

Brightspace and Me

I have officially been using Brightspace for three weeks. And like a blind date, we’ve had our ups and downs. Upon first meeting, Brightspace and I weren’t really too attracted to each other. Brighty thought one way; I worked in another. But as we spent more time with each other and got to know each… Read more »

Brightspace Training Milestone

Brightspace Training Milestone Last week a milestone was reached with the completion of the 100th Brightspace session, 75 training sessions and 25 drop in sessions. This equates to over 400 hours of training and support that has been available to the BU community since May. All of this training and support has been provided by… Read more »

Discover fun and engaging ways to engage your students

The Brightspace drop-in sessions offer 1 to 1 support on your schedule without the need to make an appointment. With over 8,000 students having access to Brightspace, there is a fresh opportunity to teach and engage our students in a new way. From the basics of uploading your unit content to creating quizzes and starting… Read more »

Brightspace 1 to 1 support

Brightspace 1 to 1 support In this first semester everyone is a Brightspace ‘newbie’! Understandably, you might be feeling the need for some extra 1 to 1 support as you start to upload your content. Come along to any of the extra drop-in sessions and get your Brightspace questions answered. Stay as long or short… Read more »

Design guidelines: an ALT guide

Colleagues, Many of you are designing your units in Brightspace or My BU – this may assist.. ===== Just in case this is of interest or use: https://repository.alt.ac.uk/2373/ Abstract: “This guide, with a foreword by Maren Deepwell and Joe Wilson, is a comprehensive summary of how we went about creating Citizen Maths, an open online… Read more »