Monthly Archives: March 2021

Spotlight on the Assessment and Feedback Toolkit (5)

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This week’s focus is on the Inclusive Assessment section of the Toolkit resources. https://staffintranet.bournemouth.ac.uk/aboutbu/professionalservices/flie/assessmentandfeedbacktoolkit/inclusiveassessment/ This section sets out why inclusive assessment is important, some principles for inclusive assessment and some practical steps to create inclusive assessment. The principles are Assessment  for Learning – which is set out in the policy document 6c Principle of Assessment… Read more »

New Mentimeter Online Tutorial

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Mentimeter is an audience response system which allows you to pose questions anonymously during a live session and then display the answers back to your audience in real time through various visualisations. To help you become more familiar with some of the functionality of Mentimeter and enable a better understanding of how and when you… Read more »

Animation with PowerPoint

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Kevin Stratvert, a former Microsoft engineer, has put together a step-by-step tutorial on learning how to use animations in Microsoft PowerPoint. Covering all the essentials of animating in PowerPoint, the tutorial looks at: animation fundamentals layering on multiple animations adjusting the duration and speed building out a complete animation scene using morph to animate objects… Read more »

Spotlight on the Assessment and Feedback Toolkit (3)

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In this blog the spotlight is on the 50 ways of assessing section of the toolkit. https://staffintranet.bournemouth.ac.uk/aboutbu/professionalservices/flie/assessmentandfeedbacktoolkit/ Assessment is an important aspect of teaching and learning. It provides a measure of student performance (assessment of learning), but perhaps more importantly is also an import part of the learning process (assessment for learning). However, choosing appropriate assessments… Read more »

Sharing your Zoom (Panopto) recordings on Brightspace

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When you have recorded a Zoom session or recorded a video using Panopto, you will receive an email from Panopto to notify you that the recording has been processed. The email will have a link to the recording for your personal use. Unfortunately, this video link cannot be copied and shared with students. To share… Read more »

LT Drop-ins in April

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A reminder that further to our usual day-to-day support, Learning Technologists are still online at 11am every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in our dedicated drop-in sessions via Zoom. Simply click on the link in the table on the Brightspace Staff Resources Workshops and Drop-in pages between 11-11.30am on the day to meet with an LT… Read more »

THE Campus and online learning communities

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THE Campus is a collection of advice and resources for online teaching created by academic peers. THE Campus aims to provide advice and solutions for all your online teaching and learning challenges. Curated resources include research evidence into effective online teaching, case studies on how to successfully transition into digital higher education and how to… Read more »

Comparing results over time with Mentimeter

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With Mentimeter it’s possible to use the same presentation several times in different sessions with different audiences.  But did you know you can collect and compare answers on slides and identify trends? When you ‘Reset Results’ for your presentations to start a new round of voting, the previous results are actually stored and you can… Read more »

Spotlight on the Assessment and Feedback Toolkit (2)

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In this week’s blog the spotlight is on the Formative Assessment section of the Assessment and Feedback Toolkit. https://staffintranet.bournemouth.ac.uk/aboutbu/professionalservices/flie/assessmentandfeedbacktoolkit/   Formative assessment that is aligned with summative assessment tasks can support learning, in line with the BU commitment to assessment for learning,  and provides opportunities for students to: make sense of assessment criteria develop their… Read more »

Mentimeter ‘Pin on Image’ question type

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Mentimeter is an audience response system which allows you to pose questions during a live session and then display the answers back to your audience in real time through various visualisations. It’s completely anonymous and works particularly well with large cohorts where less confident students have the opportunity to make their voice heard. Mentimeter have… Read more »