Monthly Archives: December 2019

Colleagues Please find below the link to an article ‘hot off the press’ published last week in Education Technology Insights Magazine: Special Edition on EdTech. This magazine is a comprehensive news platform that lobbies and seeks to influence educational institutions in terms of articulating, through ‘learning -from-peers’ the benefits of  speeding up technological take-up for teaching and… Read more »

12 Apps of Christmas

The Digital Education Unit at the University of Glasgow has pulled together 12 apps that are useful in teaching and learning for online and distance education. Starting on the 9th of December 2019 they will reveal one app per day for 12 consecutive working days. They’ve added some festive cheer by creating a different short… Read more »

Journal: Studies in Higher Education

  Along with my colleagues Dr Geli Roushan (FLIE/MSI) and Helen O’Sullivan (MSI), and Dr Julia Taylor (Doctoral College), I am delighted to have our paper entitled “An Innovative Framework for Higher Education to Evaluate Learning Gain: A Case Study Based Upon the Discipline of Marketing” accepted for publication in the 3 Star journal “Studies… Read more »

Assessment and Feedback Toolkit

Have you seen the Assessment and Feedback Toolkit? FLIE’s Assessment and Feedback Toolkit provides resources for academic staff along with tools and strategies to align assessment and feedback practices with the BU Principles of Assessment Design Policy (6c). At BU we support the Higher Education Academy’s principle that teaching and learning in Higher Education can… Read more »

Brightspace tools : Intelligent Agents

At the end of November, Sophie McGown Customer Success Manager at D2L, ran some sessions with BU staff providing a more detailed look at one of Brightspace’s most powerful tools; Intelligent Agents. Sophie shared some best practice and top tips before assisting staff in building and scheduling Intelligent Agents to run on their units. What… Read more »

Livecast debate: teaching academic literacies online. Lunchtime webinar Tuesday 3rd December 13.00

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Solent run a series of live discussions and any with an interest in Learning Development/academic literacies are warmly welcome  invited to join in. There will be resources shared for those wishing to access materials at a later date. ===  from Dr Carina Buckley, Instructional Design Manager === I’m very happy to invite you to a… Read more »