We’re making a few changes to simplify the navigation bar links on the Brightspace homepage for students to make it easier for them to find what they need and improve usability for mobile devices. These changes will be applied 29/06/23. The additional links for Staff Development and Analytics which are available for staff only will… Read more » about Changes to Brightspace Homepage
Monthly Archives: June 2023
We’re looking forward to welcoming you to our Fusion Learning Conference 2023 on Wednesday 5th July. It promises to be a full day incorporating a keynote, panel discussion, pecha kucha presentations, showcase of posters, and come and try out our escape room! Take a look at the agenda for the day below. There’s still time… Read more » about See you at the Fusion Learning Conference Wed 5th July!
The new curricular units for 2023/24 will be available on Brightspace to staff from Thursday 6th July. This will be accompanied by guidance and support on unit preparation for the next academic year. New unit content layout with ‘Lessons’ For the coming academic year we are moving to the Lessons (v1) content layout for all… Read more » about New curricular units on Brightspace for 2023/24
We are pleased to share the new BU Generative AI Hub with you. This platform has been developed by FLIE to help consolidate resources and guidance to support staff in using generative AI in their learning and teaching practices. The site includes links to a recent series of workshops by FLIE on AI in assessment, staff guidance on GDPR… Read more » about BU Generative AI Hub
We’re looking forward to welcoming colleagues to the Fusion Learning Conference on Wednesday 5th July. It promises to be a full day incorporating a keynote, panel discussion, pecha kucha presentations and poster showcase. Check out the agenda for the day – Agenda. There’s still time to sign up via our Eventbrite page. If you are presenting on the… Read more » about Join our escape room at the Fusion Learning Conference!
We’re looking forward to welcoming you to our Fusion Learning Conference 2023 on Wednesday 5th July. It promises to be a full day incorporating a keynote, panel discussion, pecha kucha presentations, showcase of posters and you can even try out our escape room. Take a look at the agenda for the day below. There’s still… Read more » about Fusion Learning Conference 2023 – Agenda
The Mentimeter Academy offers a series of short online courses around different aspects of teaching and the use of Mentimeter. Checkout their recently released course: Neuroscience Based Learning: Strategies for making your content stick This course will help you discover how to design brain-friendly training and lectures with the latest research in neuroscience. Ideal for… Read more » about Mentimeter Academy – Neuroscience Based Learning
Webinar Details Webinar: TEACHING COMPUTATION MADE EASY, WITH MATLABDate: Wednesday, July 12th, 2023 at 14:00Location: MS Teams Register Here In this webinar, delivered by Mathworks, they will cover topics such as importing data from multiple sources, 3D surface fitting, and optimisation, demonstrating how newcomers to programming can handle these tasks without extensive coding knowledge using MATLAB’s low code tools… Read more » about Teaching Computation made easy with MATLAB – Wed 12th July
Using AI-generated videos to encourage reflective discussion when dealing with aggressive patients Dr Carl Heffernan, Lecturer practitioner for Physician Associate studies in BU’s Health And Social Sciences faculties, shares his thoughts on the use of AI in teaching and learning at BU: Working in healthcare, at some point, we will sadly encounter aggressive patients. Teaching… Read more » about AI-generated videos and reflective discussion
If you supervise PGRs at BU, then please take a moment to complete the 2023 Postgraduate Research Experience Survey for Supervisors The Doctoral College already collects data from PGRs via the annual PRES, and now for the first time, they are collecting data from supervisors so that they can understand your thoughts and views. Dr… Read more » about Calling All PGR Supervisors…