Monthly Archives: May 2020

Using learning analytics to improve student success

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Have you utilised the Intelligent Agents tool in Brightspace? Intelligent Agents can be used to delve into unit analytics and enhance the student experience by automatically monitoring student activity and addressing concerns promptly with automated responses. They have the potential to deliver real impact whilst saving you valuable time. Intelligent Agents work with release conditions…. Read more »

LT Drop in clinics wb 18th May

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The Learning Technologist team look forward to welcoming you to our continued daily online drop in sessions. This week we’re going to have a focus on the Intelligent Agents tool in Brightspace to see how it can help you delve into unit analytics and enhance the student experience. Further to our usual day-to-day support, we’re… Read more »

A recent online conference paper: Moving assessments online; or How to keep your cool when jointly (but separately) presenting from home at an online conference!

During the Covid-19 pandemic many of you will have experienced academic conferences being cancelled, postponed or hosted on-line. Prof Debbie Holley and I (Anne Quinney) were scheduled to present at the Association of Learning Developers in Higher Education conference (ALDinHE) to be held at Northampton University but found ourselves presenting remotely last week. The conference… Read more »

Me@BU toolkit improvements

Dr Camila Devis- Rozental  –joined the ‘Debbie and John’ Tech Thursday to share her work on ME@BU. Camila has been using the space (which appears on all the staff and student Brightspace landing pages) to create resources for students to help them with their transitioning into Higher Education. Based on a research piece of work… Read more »

LT Drop in clinics wb 11th May

TELID Team Feedback poster

The Learning Technologist team look forward to welcoming you to our continued daily online drop in sessions. Further to our usual day-to-day support, we are still providing additional virtual face-to-face sessions for colleagues where we’re happy to help you with any questions around remote teaching or Brightspace tools. Click on the links in the table… Read more »

Study Skills Workshops now being delivered online

Library and Learning Support have moved their excellent Study Skills workshop programme online. In addition to the existing online toolkit materials and recordings that students can access asynchronously, face-to-face workshops have been adapted to cater for the specific needs of BU students right now, operating remotely and in light of new forms of assessment. Students… Read more »