Come and see and interact with the CEL touchscreen in the staff zone! Solve and view video puzzles, work through slide shows and play games.
Did you know that there is an extensive Assessment and Feedback Toolkit available on the staff intranet to assist you with all the requirements of the new 6C policy on Principles of Assessment Design? Some of the highlights of the toolkit are: 50 types of assessment you can use with your students a useful table matching learning… Read more » about Online BU Assessment and Feedback Toolkit
During December come to the staff zone on Talbot Campus to interact with the CEL Touchscreen, for useful tips and guides for Brightspace, the Assessment and feedback toolkit, and more via video puzzles and interactive slide shows. The content will change though each of the weeks leading up to Christmas, so come and have a… Read more » about 12 Days of Christmas – CEL Touchscreen Showcase
Following on from my discussion of domestic virtual assistants, I wanted to know more about how they worked in practice. I already have the Google Mini home and it is currently quite limited. It is linked to the Google Home Assistant which is basically your Google account, so it should link to all your Google… Read more » about Getting to Know Alexa
Most people will have heard of 3D printing, but 3D scanning generally gets little attention and is probably thought of as just a part of the 3D printing process. The other issue’s are of course that scanners have always been big and bulky, require lots of specialist software knowledge and are very, very expensive. But… Read more » about 3D Scanning and Brightspace
Does you unit call for group work? If so, you probably know that you can create groups to help with student management. But did you know that in Brightspace, groups can be used for much more. Group Assignments. Now Brightspace (large file) and Turnitin assignments can be set up for group submissions. Any member… Read more » about Brightspace Group Assignments and Collaboration.
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 » about Brightspace start of semester staff support – 4/5
The Centre for Excellence in Learning (CEL) is offering a range of short courses on key drivers for educational enhancement and innovation. There is a fee for this course, however all BU accredited programmes of study are covered by the Staff Discount scheme. There are four different accredited units and these are available for 20… Read more » about Short courses for credit
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 » about Brightspace start of semester staff support – 3/5
As you will no doubt be aware, there has been a programme of updates for BU teaching spaces where new hardware has been installed and PCs have been upgraded to Windows 10. Find out which browsers are recommended for overall best compatibility with most websites, including Brightspace and other BU TEL systems.