Posts By: Kathryn Cheshir

New units in myBU!

Just a reminder that units for 15/16 are ready to go in myBU! Contact your Faculty Learning Technologist for any support you need to update your content or to develop activities for your students –  they are more than happy to help and advise. Here’s how to contact them:

myBU Rollover begins this week

This Friday 7th August is the start of the annual myBU rollover. “Rollover” is a general term used to describe the creation and preparation of units for the new academic year. Units are, in the first instance prepared in the VLE Data Management System (VLEDMS) which is the intermediary system between UNIT-e (currently) and myBU…. Read more »

Optimal video length for student engagement

As we continue to look at the use of Panopto (including some nice editing options!) this post on student engagement with video is interesting https://www.edx.org/blog/optimal-video-length-student-engagement

Flipping the Classroom with Panopto

Library and Learning Support and IT are currently leading a pilot of Panopto, a lecture capture and screen capture system. This is likely to replace Echo 360 as BU’s capture system providing a more intuitive method of capturing lectures, seminars and events, recording student presentations and practical assessments, and creating reusable resources at your desk…. Read more »