Blended learning

Date availability settings now available for ‘Lessons’ content experiences

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When the Lessons Content Experiences were first introduced in 2019 they did not include the ability to release content and modules by date whilst this functionality has always been available within the Standard Content Experience. We’re pleased (relieved) to announce that the Lessons 1 ‘New content experience’ and Lessons 2 ‘New learner experience’ now have… Read more »

Bookable appointments with the Bookings app

The Microsoft Bookings app is part of the Office365 suite of applications and allows you to create bookable slots for your students (and colleagues). Booked appointments are added to your Outlook calendar (and the person’s who has booked) along with an optional link to a Teams meeting if you wish to have the appointment online…. Read more »

Revised Digital Pedagogies Framework

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The Digital Pedagogies Framework was developed as part of an integrated plan for digital and online pedagogies. It aims to support staff at BU in the preparation, development and delivery of online and blended teaching. The current version has now been revised based on the experience of the academic year 2020/2021 and is aligned with… Read more »

Updated Digital Pedagogies Framework

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The Digital Pedagogies Framework is an instrument to support staff in the development and delivery of their online and blended pedagogies. What’s new? The current version has been revised based on the experience of the academic year 2020/2021 and is fully aligned with the Fused Digital Pedagogy model. How do I find out more? FLIE… Read more »

Hyperlinks and Mentimeter presentations

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Mentimeter have recently added the functionality to add hyperlinks to presentations. You can add hyperlinks to almost any input field in the Mentimeter editor, with a few exceptions (such as answer options on question slides). Hyperlinks are a great way to provide access to an important resource or website during or after your presentation. How… Read more »

Academic success with LinkedIn – webinar

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Join this webinar, run by LinkedIn Learning, which looks at how Covid-19 has disrupted higher education and how blended learning, social distancing, and lockdowns will effect student outcomes. Academic Success with LinkedIn 9th June 2021, 1-2pm The webinar will look at the successful strategies universities can adopt to ensure that students receive a high quality… Read more »

Fusion Learning Conference – extended deadline for posters

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We have extended our deadline for the submission of posters to the Fusion Learning Conference:¬†Innovation and Excellence in the pandemic. We want to showcase as many examples as we can of the innovative and excellent learning and teaching practices that took place during the pandemic, from both academic and professional service colleagues. The final deadline… Read more »

Fusion Learning conference – call for Posters

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A reminder that you are invited to submit a poster to showcase your innovative and excellent learning and teaching practices during the pandemic for our Fusion Learning Conference:¬†Innovation and Excellence in the pandemic. Please confirm your intention to submit a poster by w/c 31st May.¬†The final deadline for poster submission is Monday 14th June. You… Read more »

Fusion Learning Conference – call for Posters

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Fusion Learning Conference: Innovation and Excellence in the pandemic FLIE is organising a Fusion Learning Conference to showcase your innovative and excellent learning and teaching practices during the pandemic. You are invited to submit a poster to showcase your approaches to Fusion Learning. Conference Themes include: Unit Roadmap and Learning Design Assessment & Feedback Scaffolded… Read more »

New Mentimeter Online Tutorial

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Mentimeter is an audience response system which allows you to pose questions anonymously during a live session and then display the answers back to your audience in real time through various visualisations. To help you become more familiar with some of the functionality of Mentimeter and enable a better understanding of how and when you… Read more »