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Lunchtime ‘big screen’ drop-in sessions daily, 12 – 1, Staff Centre at Talbot

Following the launch of the new big screen in the Staff Centre at Talbot Campus this afternoon, we are pleased to announce and invite you to a daily programme of drop-in sessions between 12 and 1 from now until Easter. Come along and try out the new touch screen or talk TEL with CEL Learning… 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 »

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 »

VLE News

It has been a busy month on the VLE front as the start of term approaches and the team have been working hard to ensure a smooth transition for those involved in Phase One of the Brightspace implementation. Brightspace Staff Resources The Brightspace Staff Resources area now contains further information covering orientation for units (including… Read more »

Showcasing your VLE expertise

We have recently been seeing some fantastic content created in our VLEs, myBU and Brightspace.  We certainly have some very talented and creative members of staff! Here is an example using a Brightspace template:   We would love to showcase your work on the CEL blog to inspire others about what can be achieved in VLEs…. Read more »