Monthly Archives: April 2024

TeachBU Submission Deadline 10th May 2024

Just a quick reminder that the deadline for TeachBU submissions for Advance HE Associate Fellow, Fellow, and Senior Fellow is May 10th, 2024. This is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your commitment to teaching excellence and gain recognition for your efforts. Whether you’re new to teaching or a seasoned educator, don’t miss out on this… Read more » about TeachBU Submission Deadline 10th May 2024

MATLAB and Simulink news


Here are some useful resources and upcoming events from MATLAB to support you and your students in using the tool. Using MATLAB and Python together – Cheat Sheet This cheat sheet provides instructions and code to help make it easier to use MATLAB and Python together. MATLAB and Simulink – upcoming webinars Search the list… Read more » about MATLAB and Simulink news

GenAI drop-in – Wednesday 17th April @BGB

We’re continuing our GenAI drop-ins this semester where we will try to demystify the nature of AI and demonstrate the use of a range of AI tools to perform tasks that can both save time and enhance your teaching practice.  Are you confused about how GenAI tools can help you with your academic work? Do… Read more » about GenAI drop-in – Wednesday 17th April @BGB

Engaging Assessment Practices in the Era of Generative AI

Robot at blackboard

We are experiencing a rapid pace of digital transformation in HE including Generative Artificial Intelligence that impacts our approach to developing inclusive and engaging learning and teaching strategies. A reminder that FLIE have developed some resources to support staff in their pedagogical enhancement and innovation. Our Engaging Assessment Practices In the Era of Generative AI area… Read more » about Engaging Assessment Practices in the Era of Generative AI

Video assignments with Panopto – improved student guidance

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If you’re running a video assignment with your students, you might want to steer them to some of the online guidance available, including a short video which provides them with an overview of the whole process; from Recording, to Editing, to Submitting. Clicking on Help in the navbar on any unit on Brightspace, will take… Read more » about Video assignments with Panopto – improved student guidance

Issue: Turnitin voice comments

We are currently aware of an issue affecting audio feedback (“Voice comments”) with Turnitin assignments. Voice comments must be recorded using Firefox or Safari browsers Issue Where audio feedback (“Voice comments”) has been recorded by staff on a student assignment using Chrome or Edge browsers will be distorted when played back. Workaround Until this issue… Read more » about Issue: Turnitin voice comments