Brightspace

Brightspace start of semester staff support

As we gear up for the new academic year, there are lots of support opportunities for staff learning about our wonderful new Brightspace VLE. All training information and the booking schedule is available here. There are three routes for help and support once you have completed your initial training. Self-help Browse the Brightspace staff resources… Read more »

The new way to mark with Turnitin in Brightspace

You may have seen a news article on the staff intranet over the summer about enhancements to the way Turnitin and Brightspace work with each other. These enchantments are the result of ongoing work between D2L, ourselves, and several other EU universities over the last year. The article summarised the headline improvements, so please do… Read more »

Come and learn about TEL with CEL

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In two months’ time, the PG Dip unit in Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL): Creativity in Design for 2018-19 commences.  It is a great opportunity to develop your digital skills, learn more about technology in education and to hear the experiences of other colleagues at BU. The unit covers learning theories and TEL theories, social media, virtual… Read more »

Learn more about quizzes in Brightspace

Quizzes are a great way to engage students, find out where students need further support and provide an effective mechanism to provide feedback and feedforward to students.  In addition, with the focus in the new assessment policy, 6C, on more formative assessment for students, quizzes could be a really useful tool. Brightspace has an excellent… Read more »