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Mentimeter webinars reminder – 27th and 28th Jan

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Mentimeter will be running two interactive webinars this week aimed at both beginners and more advanced users of Mentimeter. Join us to find out how Mentimeter can help you to bring engagement and interactivity to your online teaching in 2021. Get Started with Mentimeter – Wed 27th Jan 10am-11am During this webinar you will get an introduction to Mentimeter… Read more »

Manage and encourage engagement with Intelligent Agents

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Intelligent Agents are one of Brightspace’s most powerful tools. They can be used to delve into unit analytics and enhance the student experience by providing immediate, personalised feedback by email. And emails can be configured to be sent from your personal email address rather than from ‘Brightspace’ (they are totally separate to notifications, so students… Read more »

Facilitating teaching and learning online with Brightspace

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As we move into the next semester, here is a timely reminder of some of the digital tools at your disposal to facilitate your online teaching delivery. LEARNING DELIVERY Pre-recording lecture materials Panopto can be used from your office, or at home, to create recordings providing you with the opportunity to create more detailed content… Read more »

Resources to support staff this Semester

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As Semester 1 comes to a close and we head into Semester 2, don’t forget the many FLIE resources available to support you. If you are one of the many academic staff now employed in marking submissions, take a look at the Assessment and Feedback section of the Brightspace Staff Resources area. Here you will find… Read more »

Online learning@BU

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As we move into another period with the focus on online teaching and learning, a reminder of the resources available via the Me@BU link on the Brightspace homepage. A collaboration by staff from various teams across the university, the Online learning@BU section provides advice and resources to support students when studying from home and online…. Read more »

Beginner and Advanced Mentimeter webinars – Wed 27th and Thu 28th Jan

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Mentimeter will be running two interactive webinars this January aimed at both beginners and more advanced users of Mentimeter. Join us to find out how Mentimeter can help you to bring engagement and interactivity to your online teaching in 2021. Get Started with Mentimeter – Wed 27th Jan 10am-11am During this webinar you will get… Read more »

Christmas Wishes from FLIE

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The FLIE team will be taking a well-earned break over Christmas but there are still lots of resources available to support you if you are looking at your planning 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… Read more »

Sharing templates and themes in Mentimeter

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Did you know you can share Mentimeter templates and themes with your colleagues? You might have a presentation template that is used by several members of the teaching team across your department, or you may have created a theme that your colleagues would like to utilise. Mentimeter’s new Groups functionality means you can now create… Read more »

Mentimeter planned maintenance – Saturday 26th December 9:00am -10:30 am

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Mentimeter is undergoing planned maintenance on Saturday, December 26th from 09:00 – 10:30 am. It will not be possible to access www.mentimeter.com (to create and edit presentations) or www.menti.com (to access live presentations) during this time. Normal service will resume following the downtime. Apologies for any inconvenience.