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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 »

Happy holidays from FLIE

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As everyone takes a well-earned break over Christmas, just a reminder of the resources available to support you as you plan for Semester 2. If you’re looking for ideas and inspiration, have a look at our Good Practice area. You’ll find good practice tips and examples on all areas of teaching and learning from FLIE and… Read more »

FLIE National Teaching Fellow 2022 briefings

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Come along and find out about the National Teaching Fellowship scheme and how FLIE can support your potential applications.   National Teaching Fellows (NTFs) have demonstrated through a rigorous and competitive peer-reviewed process that they have made a significant impact on both student outcomes and the teaching profession in higher education. What they have achieved is… Read more »

Online guidance for marking and feedback

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It’s that time of year when lots of people are involved in marking student assignment submissions. A reminder that there is lots of online guidance available to help you through the process, especially if this is something you haven’t done for a while. From the Brightspace Staff Resources area you can search on Guidance by… Read more »

Brightspace issue with large file submissions

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We are currently investigating an issue with large file submissions which is preventing students from submitting large files to Brightspace (files over 1.3 GB). A fix has been identified and D2L are actively working on resolving the issue. We’re hopeful this will be resolved shortly and will update you on any developments. How does this… Read more »

Linkedin Learning Annual Academic Seminar – 17 November 2021

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LinkedIn Learning’s Annual Academic seminar will be running on Wednesday 17 November 13:00-14:00.  During the seminar you will hear from LinkedIn Learning’s senior leadership on the future of Higher Education as well as other University partners exploring how they’ve successfully embedded LinkedIn Learning into staff development, academic delivery and supporting students in discovering the skills needed… Read more »

Unit Analytics and Intelligent Agents

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During November, FLIE will be running a series of workshops focusing on Unit Analytics and Intelligent Agents. In the workshops, we will demonstrate where you can find analytics reporting within your Brightspace units and some of the benefits of utilising these statistics to better understand student engagement with learning materials. We’ll also look at how… Read more »