Monthly Archives: January 2022

155,000 HEA Fellows!

According to figures just released by Advance HE, there are now approx. 155,000 HEA Fellows in the combined categories of Associate Fellow, Fellow, Senior Fellow and Principal Fellow. If you want to apply for fellowship in an appropriate category, or to upgrade your existing fellowship by applying for a higher category, then remember to use… Read more »

Education Enhancement Workshop Series – March

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Registrations are open for FLIE’s upcoming Education Enhancement Workshops. You can register for the March events via the Brighspace Staff Resources page. The March calendar is also available for download To see the content from some of our previous workshops head over to FLIEFlix. Looking forward to seeing you there! FLIE Team

Big Congratulations to my FLIE Colleagues

Big congratulations to my FLIE colleagues Dr Gelareh Roushan and Dr Mark Readman on being awarded UKCGE (UK Council for Graduate Education) Recognised Research Supervisor for their support of doctoral students at BU. BU now has 15 academics who hold this prestigious award of which 3 are in FLIE. Any experienced research supervisors interested in… Read more »

Hybrid teaching guidance

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Hybrid teaching describes the situation where some students attend the lecture or seminar face-to-face in the room, and other students join the same session remotely using a platform such as Zoom. As staff and students return to campus for semester 2, here is a reminder of some of the online resources we have to support… Read more »

Funds now available to support Global Staff Mobility: Erasmus+

Global staff mobility, including training and teaching, leads to professional development and networking and brings great value to BU and our students, whilst offering invaluable international experience. We are pleased to announce that staff, both academic and professional support, can now apply for funds to support these activities through Erasmus+. Erasmus+ funds are a great… Read more »

Creating Groups in Brightspace via bulk upload

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The Groups tool in Brightspace allows you to create and manage groups of students within a unit. Groups can be used with release conditions to control the visibility of communications and content, and also to manage how students interact for collaborative activities and assessment. But did you know that group information can be bulk uploaded… Read more »

Enhanced microphones in the Fusion Building and Poole Gateway building

As a part of the Audio-Visual (AV) Project to enhance IT provision in teaching spaces we have recently upgraded the microphones in Fusion Building seminar rooms and Poole Gateway PC labs to improve the audio quality for recording and delivery of hybrid sessions. The focus of this work is to ensure the students have the… Read more »

Workshop – Microaggressions: A Risk For Everyone

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Congratulations to the BU Department of Design and Engineering for being awarded the ATHENA SWAN bronze award. One of the developmental workshops is open to BU staff. A workshop organised by Dr Roya Haratian and Professor Philip Sewell Date:  Wed 19th of Jan 2022, 12:00 -13:00 Workshop Place: Online – MS Teams: Access Link Workshop Topic: Microaggressions: A… Read more »

The National Teaching Fellow Scheme at Bournemouth University

The National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) celebrates and recognises individuals who have made an outstanding impact on student outcomes and the teaching profession in higher education. The NTFS is open to all Higher Education Providers (HEPs) across the four nations of the UK, including Further Education Colleges and independent ‘alternative’ providers. Each UK HEP is… Read more »

Help with Semester 2 Units

If you are currently working on your unit(s) for Semester 2, don’t forget to use the FLIEflix portal on Brightspace which signposts you to a range of help and support offered by FLIE … including guidance on assessment and feedback; interacting with your students; and managing your unit etc: https://brightspace.bournemouth.ac.uk/d2l/le/lessons/241079 FLIEflix doesn’t contain new material,… Read more »