Brightspace bug: Pasting text from MS Word

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We have recently discovered a bug in Brightspace which meant that when you pasted text into the Text Editor from MS Word it would try to launch a dialog box that would then fail and cause the page to freeze. The dialog box, which gave you the option to Remove or Keep Formatting, has now… 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 »

Brightspace workshops and drop-ins area – new look

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Our staff resources page on Brightspace has changed! The Schedule is now divided between Workshops and Drop-ins. The workshop tab has an orange button that will take you to our revamped Eventbrite page where you can see the upcoming events organised by FLIE. If you click on each event you will be taken to the… 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 »

Postgraduate Researchers and Supervisors | Monthly Update for Researcher Development

Postgraduate researchers and supervisors, hopefully you have seen your monthly update for researcher development e-newsletter sent earlier this week. If you have missed it, please check your junk email or you can view it within the Researcher Development Programme on Brightspace. The start of the month is a great time to reflect on your upcoming postgraduate… 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 »