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Launched | Doctoral College Researcher Development Programme

I am delighted to share with you all that sessions as part of the 2021-22 Doctoral College Researcher Development Programme for Postgraduate Researchers are now available to book. PGRs can book onto sessions via the Doctoral College Researcher Development Programme on Brightspace. All sessions between October-December are delivered online. If you are a PGR or… Read more »

Workshops and drop-ins for September

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The following workshops will be running this September to support staff with preparing their teaching for the next semester. You can join us face-to-face in FG04 or online via Zoom. (Please note there are no computer facilities in the room so you might want to bring your own device if joining in the room). Online… Read more »

Updated Brightspace Staff Resources area – Aug 2021

Updated Brightspace Staff Resources area

The Brightspace Staff Resources area is being updated with a new look and feel to help make it quicker and easier for you to find the help and guidance you need, when you need it. What’s new? The online guidance has been rearranged into three different categories: A-Z by tool Guidance by Theme (reflecting the… Read more »

New Assignment Marking Experience in Brightspace

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On 27 August we are releasing an update to the assignment experience which brings several improvements to the tool, including a cleaner layout of the marking screen. This will apply for the the marking of large/multiple file submissions and for feedback on presentations, practicals and portfolios etc… There will be no changes to marking or… Read more »

Unit Preparation Basics – workshop and resources

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The last of our Unit Preparation Basics workshops is running on Wednesday 25th August at 11:00-11.30.  Join us for an introduction, or a refresher, on preparing your Brightspace unit for teaching next semester. A Learning Technologist will talk through some of the common tasks, such as adding staff to units, the different content experiences available… Read more »

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 »