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.
BU has been collaborating with Brightspace and other European Universities to improve the experience of using Turnitin with Brightspace. These improvements are now live and apply to both the 17/18 units that were delivered in Brightspace and to all 18/19 units. Further details available here
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 » about Learn more about quizzes in Brightspace
Brightspace units for 2018/19 are now live – click here to find out what steps you need to take to prepare your units.
BU has been collaborating with Brightspace and other European universities to improve the experience of using Turnitin with Brightspace. Here are some of the big changes for the forthcoming academic year.
It’s been another busy month for Brightspace and Learning Technology. Highlights include: CELebrate 2018 incorporating a wide range of events and workshops such as the Brightspace showcase on large group teaching by our very own Learning Technologists and TEL Development team, helpful tips on large group teaching from Academic Learning Designer, David Biggins, a visit from Barry Dahl, teaching & learning… Read more » about Brightspace & Learning Technology Update June 2018
Book now for CELebrate2018 here In this year’s CELebrate symposium, we are convening a range of different opportunities to work with staff in thinking about approaches to large group teaching, learning and assessment. Our Keynote is from Sarah Knight (Jisc Digital Futures directorate) speaking on “How are students’ expectations and experiences of their digital… Read more » about Book now for CELebrate2018
This year our CEL ‘CELebration’ events were Faculty based with a series of Faculty led Assessment and Feedback fiestas, conferences and laboratories. For CELebrate2018, the key theme that arose from working with staff across the University, was working with large groups. In this year’s CELebrate symposium, we are convening a range of different opportunities… Read more » about 13th June CELebrate2018: Teaching, Technology and the TEF (keynote speaker Sarah Knight from JISC)
Barry Dahl, Teaching and Learning expert at D2L, the Brightspace provider, will be visiting BU on Thursday, May 24th to run two workshops: 1. Using Brightspace Tools to Increase Student Engagement and Instructor Presence 2. Intelligent Uses of Intelligent Agents The workshops are open to all staff; we would encourage you to read the… Read more » about Brightspace workshops, direct from D2L to a campus near you!
April has been another busy month in the world of Brightspace and Learning Technology; please click here for all the news and highlights!