Formative assessment – what might it look like?

A good place to start is always the relevant BU policy document, and in this case that is the Principles of Assessment Design Policy 6c.  https://intranetsp.bournemouth.ac.uk/pandptest/6c-principles-of-assessment-design-policy%20(2021-22).pdf Here are some key paragraphs that set out what is expected. Paragraph 4.3. BU supports the principle of assessment for learning rather than assessment of learning. This is underpinned by a requirement for… Read more »

Unit Preparation workshops

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A reminder that FLIE are running a series of workshops on Unit Preparation Basics during July and August to support staff with planning and building their units for the new academic year. All new units are active by default and visible for all semesters, so join one of our sessions to get a better understanding of: the… Read more »

Thinking about setting exams? What does the policy say?

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Planning for the next academic year will include deciding on the types of assessments you will set in the units you are responsible for. Whilst many adjustments were made as a result of the impact on teaching and learning of the pandemic there are some constraints on the types of assessments that can be set…. Read more »

Revised Digital Pedagogies Framework

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The Digital Pedagogies Framework was developed as part of an integrated plan for digital and online pedagogies. It aims to support staff at BU in the preparation, development and delivery of online and blended teaching. The current version has now been revised based on the experience of the academic year 2020/2021 and is aligned with… Read more »

Fusion Learning Conference 2021 – Resources

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A big thank you to all those who presented and engaged with the conference sessions over the past two weeks. Colleagues and external speakers have delivered some really interesting sessions around excellent pedagogic practice and their innovative responses to teaching during the pandemic. How can I view the recordings? If you would like to catch… Read more »

New curricular units and Brightspace updates

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The new curricular units for 2021/22 are available on Brightspace to staff from 12th July. Guidance for preparing units is available from the Brightspace Staff Resources pages and FLIE will be providing further online sessions in July, August and September to support Faculties. Unit Preparation Guidance Key dates 12 July – New curricular units for… Read more »

TeachBU Update – BU Colleagues Achieving HEA Fellowship

I’m delighted to confirm that the following colleagues have recently achieved HEA Fellowship from Advance HE after applying through TeachBU: Associate Fellow: Emily Curtis – Doctoral College Fellow: Amy Tatum – FMC Avleen Malhi – FST Fotini Tsofliou – FHSS James Obiegbu – BUBS Martin Vasilev – FST Will Huxham – FHSS Senior Fellow: Juliet… Read more »