Monthly Archives: July 2021

Making the new Generic Assessment Criteria available to students.

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The revised version of the Generic Assessment Criteria (ARPP 6f) was approved at Senate in June for implementation in the academic year 2021-22. When you populate your new units in Brightspace you will find a place in the Assessment section where the appropriate level of the criteria, from Level 0/3 to Level 7,  can be… Read more »

New HTML Templates

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The set of HTML page templates that can be used to create learning materials in Brightspace have been updated for this year providing a fresher look with improvements in accessibility and mobile access. What are HTML templates? HTML pages are a good platform for presenting content to students. Brightspace has a series of templates available… Read more »

Formative assessment – what might it look like?

A good place to start is always the relevant BU policy document, and in this case that is the Principles of Assessment Design Policy 6c.  https://intranetsp.bournemouth.ac.uk/pandptest/6c-principles-of-assessment-design-policy%20(2021-22).pdf Here are some key paragraphs that set out what is expected. Paragraph 4.3. BU supports the principle of assessment for learning rather than assessment of learning. This is underpinned by a requirement for… Read more »

Unit Preparation workshops

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A reminder that FLIE are running a series of workshops on Unit Preparation Basics during July and August to support staff with planning and building their units for the new academic year. All new units are active by default and visible for all semesters, so join one of our sessions to get a better understanding of: the… Read more »

Thinking about setting exams? What does the policy say?

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Planning for the next academic year will include deciding on the types of assessments you will set in the units you are responsible for. Whilst many adjustments were made as a result of the impact on teaching and learning of the pandemic there are some constraints on the types of assessments that can be set…. Read more »

Revised Digital Pedagogies Framework

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The Digital Pedagogies Framework was developed as part of an integrated plan for digital and online pedagogies. It aims to support staff at BU in the preparation, development and delivery of online and blended teaching. The current version has now been revised based on the experience of the academic year 2020/2021 and is aligned with… Read more »