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 » about Making the new Generic Assessment Criteria available to students.
Monthly Archives: July 2021
New HTML Templates
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 » about New HTML Templates
Support and guidance in August
Just a reminder that the FLIE team are still here to support you with building and planning your units during August. We will be running online drop in sessions every Friday at 11am so do pop in if you have any questions and a Learning Technologist will do their best to answer them. We also… Read more » about Support and guidance in August
BU Certificate in Programme Leadership 2021-2022
I am delighted to inform you that the BU Certificate in Programme Leadership for 2021-22 launches next month. This is a 20 credit Level 7 unit for those who are new, existing or aspiring Programme Leaders. The aim of the unit is to offer experienced academics an opportunity to reflect on their skills as Programme… Read more » about BU Certificate in Programme Leadership 2021-2022
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 » about Formative assessment – what might it look like?
Unit Preparation Know How
It’s that time of year when our thoughts turn to preparing our units for the next academic year. As you think about populating your units (with the good intention of making an early start and not leaving it too late in the day!) here are five key takeaways to help get you started. 1. Check… Read more » about Unit Preparation Know How
Unit Preparation workshops
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 » about Unit Preparation workshops
Thinking about setting exams? What does the policy say?
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 » about Thinking about setting exams? What does the policy say?
Upcoming Faculty sessions
The revised Digital Pedagogies Framework is now available to support staff in the development and delivery of their units for the new academic year, and FLIE will be running sessions with faculties next week to introduce the newly updated framework. Why should I attend? As well as highlighting some of the changes that have been… Read more » about Upcoming Faculty sessions
Revised Digital Pedagogies Framework
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 » about Revised Digital Pedagogies Framework