Monthly Archives: February 2021

Effective feedback

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At BU we have adopted the principle of assessment for learning and this is explicit in academic policy documents, particularly policies 6f (Generic Assessment Criteria Procedure) and 6c (Principles of Assessment Design). Providing feedback on assignments in such a way that it contributes to learning, in addition to justifying or confirming the mark or grade,… Read more » about Effective feedback

Zoom and Panopto recordings in Semester 2

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Scheduling Zoom sessions from Brightspace When scheduling Zoom sessions from Brightspace there’s a few settings to note. These are all ticked by default but here’s a quick explanation of what they do: ✔¬†Passcode¬†– The passcode is mandatory and essential to prevent Zoom bombing. Students will not be required to enter the passcode when they join… Read more » about Zoom and Panopto recordings in Semester 2

Mentimeter webinar resources

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Mentimeter recently delivered two webinars for colleagues at BU which were very well received. In the first webinar ‘Get started with Mentimeter’, participants learnt the basics of Mentimeter including how and when to use it, creating and editing presentations, and the types and uses of different questions. The second webinar, ‘Take the next step with… Read more » about Mentimeter webinar resources