Monthly Archives: May 2021

Academic success with LinkedIn – webinar

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Join this webinar, run by LinkedIn Learning, which looks at how Covid-19 has disrupted higher education and how blended learning, social distancing, and lockdowns will effect student outcomes. Academic Success with LinkedIn 9th June 2021, 1-2pm The webinar will look at the successful strategies universities can adopt to ensure that students receive a high quality… Read more »

Fusion Learning Conference – extended deadline for posters

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We have extended our deadline for the submission of posters to the Fusion Learning Conference: Innovation and Excellence in the pandemic. We want to showcase as many examples as we can of the innovative and excellent learning and teaching practices that took place during the pandemic, from both academic and professional service colleagues. The final deadline… Read more »

Report on the 2nd Masterclass with Dai Hounsell and Anne Quinney

Assessment and Feedback toolkit

This month’s Assessment & Feedback Masterclass, the second in a series of three, looked at some principles and strategies for effective feedback. Dai Hounsell, Visiting Professor, and Anne Quinney from FLIE, discussed themes raised by the participants  – including flipping feedback; helping students to recognise the range of feedback opportunities (assessment literacy); and two-stage exams…. Read more »

TeachBU Update – Colleagues Achieving HEA Fellowship

I’m delighted to confirm that the following colleagues in the Faculties have recently achieved HEA Fellowship from Advance HE after applying through TeachBU: Associate Fellow: Estella Pochin (BUBS) Hamed Hamzeh (FST) Fellow: Sara Sayer (FHSS) Senior Fellow: Dalia Elsheikh Diogo Montalvao (FST) Duncan Light (BUBS) Heidi Singleton (FHSS)   Congratulations!!!   Dr Martyn Polkinghorne Chair… Read more »

LT Drop-ins this June

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Our Learning Technologist drop-ins are continuing throughout June. We will be online every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11am to help answer any of your Brightspace and TEL-related queries and support you in the delivery of your online and blended pedagogies.. There’s no need to book, simply click on the link in the timetable on… Read more »

Self and Peer Assessment with uGrade – workshop resources

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Did you miss our recent workshops on uGrade? uGrade is BU’s name for our online peer and self-assessment system called WebPA, a product of Loughborough University and the University of Hull. uGrade is open source, locally hosted and integrated with Brightspace. It allows groups of students to mark each other’s (and their own) participation in… Read more »

Fusion Learning conference – call for Posters

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A reminder that you are invited to submit a poster to showcase your innovative and excellent learning and teaching practices during the pandemic for our Fusion Learning Conference: Innovation and Excellence in the pandemic. Please confirm your intention to submit a poster by w/c 31st May. The final deadline for poster submission is Monday 14th June. You… Read more »

Are you Applying for HEA Fellowship?

If you are applying for HEA Fellowship this academic year via our TeachBU programme, then the final submission date has been revised and is now the 7th June 2021. Details about how to apply can be accessed here. Applications to TeachBU can be in the categories of Associate Fellow, Fellow or Senior Fellow. TeachBU will… Read more »

Effective Feedback masterclass 26th May

Assessment and Feedback toolkit

Join Anne Quinney and Dai Hounsell, Visiting Professor in FLIE, as they continue their masterclasses linked to the theme of Assessment and Feedback. The next masterclass will focus on effective feedback. Join them online next week to find out more, share your own experiences and ask any questions. Effective Feedback – Wednesday 26th May 1-2pm Are… Read more »