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 – 2/5
We are pleased to announce that the file submission size limit of the Brightspace Assignment Tool has been increased from 1GB to 3GB. As the Brightspace Assignment Tool allows multiple files to be uploaded per submission, and the 3GB limit is only applied to individual files, this means that students can submit a number files of up to… Read more » about Brightspace Large File Submissions – Going Up!
Ahead of the start of term and full Brightspace rollout, we would like to thank all of those involved in the great effort so far and to reassure colleagues moving over to the new system that everything is in place and ready to go. Here are just a couple of points to note ahead of next… Read more » about Brightspace start of term message
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
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 » about The new way to mark with Turnitin in Brightspace
This week Sophie McGowan, customer success manager at D2L (our Brightspace provider), has shared some great tips on using Quizzes. Sophie plans to follow up in the near future with more helpful video clips on the various tools the system can offer, so watch this space!
As most of you will be aware, Brightspace has been rolled out to a proportion of the university already. Now is the time to sign up to training so you have time to prepare content ready for the new academic year. Full details available here
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 » about Come and learn about TEL with CEL
This week, we hear from Dr. Ann Luce about her experiences of using Brightspace. Look out for further user experiences and tips as we move towards full Brightspace rollout from September 2018.
As we move into the next phase of the Brightspace rollout, we’d like to share some feedback from students and staff who have used the VLE during the last academic year.