Workshop – Microaggressions: A Risk For Everyone

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Congratulations to the BU Department of Design and Engineering for being awarded the ATHENA SWAN bronze award. One of the developmental workshops is open to BU staff. A workshop organised by Dr Roya Haratian and Professor Philip Sewell Date:  Wed 19th of Jan 2022, 12:00 -13:00 Workshop Place: Online – MS Teams: Access Link Workshop Topic: Microaggressions: A… Read more »

The National Teaching Fellow Scheme at Bournemouth University

The National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) celebrates and recognises individuals who have made an outstanding impact on student outcomes and the teaching profession in higher education. The NTFS is open to all Higher Education Providers (HEPs) across the four nations of the UK, including Further Education Colleges and independent ‘alternative’ providers. Each UK HEP is… Read more »

Help with Semester 2 Units

If you are currently working on your unit(s) for Semester 2, don’t forget to use the FLIEflix portal on Brightspace which signposts you to a range of help and support offered by FLIE … including guidance on assessment and feedback; interacting with your students; and managing your unit etc: https://brightspace.bournemouth.ac.uk/d2l/le/lessons/241079 FLIEflix doesn’t contain new material,… Read more »

Faculty Specific FLIE Sessions – January 2022

FLIE will be running two sessions in January specifically for academic staff in FMC, in response to Faculty requests. You can find details of the two sessions below with links to book yourself on via our Eventbrite page. Project and Dissertation Supervision workshop Monday 17 January 13:00-14:30 FMC benefits from a rich level of expertise… Read more »

Teaching Large Cohorts – Education Enhancement Workshop Summary

Many lecturers at BU teach classes with 60-120+ students. These are large cohorts! In the last workshop on this topic, it was clear that the specificity of discipline/field and teaching context are critical. The workshop in January draws on case studies and will make space for audience experience and group thinking. As I said in… Read more »

National Teaching Fellowship workshop 13th January

If you’re planning to submit an application for a National Teaching Fellowship, this year or in future, there is a BU workshop on Thursday 13th January to explain the process and the support available. The workshop will be led by National Teaching Fellow Debbie Holley from HSS, with contributions from BU’s other National Teaching Fellows,… Read more »

Brightspace bug: Pasting text from MS Word

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We have recently discovered a bug in Brightspace which meant that when you pasted text into the Text Editor from MS Word it would try to launch a dialog box that would then fail and cause the page to freeze. The dialog box, which gave you the option to Remove or Keep Formatting, has now… Read more »