Monthly Archives: February 2018

Spaces Available: Workshops to make YOUR life easier!!

Blended Learning, Flipped Classroom and Audio Feedback Are you teaching larger cohorts of students and just need some assistance in clawing back some time? Let us show you some pedagogically driven models for how you can do this. In this session we will discuss blended learning and flipped classroom using Brightspace. We will also discuss… Read more »

Lansdowne Campus Theme Leader Drop In Sessions

These sessions are tailored to YOU! Come along with your question, problem or concern and we’ll help you solve them! Technology Enhanced Learning (Dr Ann Luce) We all need a little help from time-to-time when it comes to using technology in the classroom. These drop in sessions are available to support colleagues with your technology… Read more »

Teaching larger cohorts? Need more time? Come to this session!!

Are you teaching larger cohorts of students and just need some assistance in clawing back some time? Let us show you some pedagogically driven models for how you can do this. In this session we will discuss blended learning and flipped classroom using Brightspace. We will also discuss how to cut down on your marking… Read more »

TOMORROW: iVLE Workshop (PREP Activity)

This year’s PREP activity across all Faculties is called iVLE. It is an opportunity for you to share best practice on your use of the VLE: MyBU or Brightspace and how this contributes to the student experience. The areas of education practice that comprise iVLE include but are not limited to: Content of units, ie learning… Read more »

Join us TOMORROW: Flipped Learning, Flipped Pancakes!

Celebrate Shove Tuesday (Pancake Day) by learning about Flipped Learning Come have FREE pancakes and interact with our fabulous new touch screen in the Staff Centre and learn about flipped learning. Professor Michael Wilmore, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Media and Communication, will help to launch our ‘Flipped learning’ event with a talk about his recent research… Read more »

Did you have a ‘try January’?

Many of us use January as the start of the year to get ourselves off to productive start and try introducing new habits. We start exercising, go on that diet we’ve been putting off or cut out alcohol.  BU’s Carnival University spent January 2018 trying new things. We first tried a new project management tool… Read more »

HE Policy update for the w/e 9th February 2018

Parliament is now in recess, returning on Tuesday 20 February. There won’t be a policy update next week. We’ll bring you all the latest news on Thursday 22 February. Technical v higher education Robert Halfon MP, Chair of the Commons Education Committee gave the keynote speech at the Centre for Social Justice this week and… Read more »

Sign up Today: TEL Toolkit

Come learn some of the apps and tools supported at BU that you can use to enhance learning in your classroom. We will discuss Padlet, Linoit, Bristol Online Surveys, Panopto and other tools that you will find helpful in your classroom. These tools will make the learning experience more engaging for your students, and will… Read more »