Brightspace

VLE Implementation Phase One: full list of programmes now available

Following the announcement of BU’s plan to implement its new Brightspace virtual learning environment, a detailed list of all participating programmes can now be found on the Vision4Learning (V4L) Sharepoint site. Almost half of BU’s programmes will lead this exciting transition, which will be in place by the start of the new academic year in… Read more » about VLE Implementation Phase One: full list of programmes now available

Learning Analytics at BU?

Jisc have a broad definition of learning analytics.  They say: Every time a student interacts with their university – be that going to the library, logging into their virtual learning environment or submitting assessments online – they leave behind a digital footprint. Learning analytics is the process of using this data to improve learning and… Read more » about Learning Analytics at BU?

Interested in Learning Analytics?

The effective use of Learning Analytics (LA) has been identified by Jisc as a priority for HEIs and there are many case studies of its successful use. The data from LA can be used at the institution, faculty, department and unit levels to help make informed decisions which can lead to improved student satisfaction, retention… Read more » about Interested in Learning Analytics?

New VLE announced

Bournemouth University is pleased to announce the winning supplier of its brand new virtual learning environment (VLE) is Desire2Learn (D2L) with their award-winning platform Brightspace. Selected by the BU community, this will replace the system currently known to us as myBU. D2L’s Brightspace offers a responsive and personalised learning experience with powerful learning analytics capabilities,… Read more » about New VLE announced