Brightspace

New HTML Templates

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The set of HTML page templates that can be used to create learning materials in Brightspace have been updated for this year providing a fresher look with improvements in accessibility and mobile access. What are HTML templates? HTML pages are a good platform for presenting content to students. Brightspace has a series of templates available… Read more »

Unit Preparation workshops

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A reminder that FLIE are running a series of workshops on Unit Preparation Basics during July and August to support staff with planning and building their units for the new academic year. All new units are active by default and visible for all semesters, so join one of our sessions to get a better understanding of: the… Read more »

Revised Digital Pedagogies Framework

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The Digital Pedagogies Framework was developed as part of an integrated plan for digital and online pedagogies. It aims to support staff at BU in the preparation, development and delivery of online and blended teaching. The current version has now been revised based on the experience of the academic year 2020/2021 and is aligned with… Read more »

New curricular units and Brightspace updates

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The new curricular units for 2021/22 are available on Brightspace to staff from 12th July. Guidance for preparing units is available from the Brightspace Staff Resources pages and FLIE will be providing further online sessions in July, August and September to support Faculties. Unit Preparation Guidance Key dates 12 July – New curricular units for… Read more »

Brightspace online quiz tool – FAQs

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Are you thinking about using online quizzes for assessment? Using the Brightspace quiz tool can bring several benefits, such as reducing the administrative burden, reaching large cohorts, and providing some basic analytics around question and response statistics. Here we answer some of the frequently asked questions around online quizzes to help get you started. Creating… Read more »