Brightspace

Panopto Lecture Recording – Lunchtime Drop-in FG04

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Would you like some help with using Panopto for recording? are you confused by which camera or microphone you should choose? On Wednesday 8th February 13.30-14.30 FLIE are holding a face-to-face drop-in session in FG04 focusing on Panopto and giving you the opportunity to come and practice in the room with an LT on hand…. Read more » about Panopto Lecture Recording – Lunchtime Drop-in FG04

Checkout our Brightspace videos for new starters

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If you have a new member of staff in your team who is unfamiliar with Brightspace, or would like a refresher yourself on some of Brightspace’s functionality, check out our Brightspace Foundations videos. Previous users of these resources have rated them a top score of ‘Very useful’ and found the accompanying online quizzes to be… Read more » about Checkout our Brightspace videos for new starters

Issue: Turnitin voice comments and ‘refreshing’ mark

We are currently aware of two issues affecting marking and feedback with Turnitin assignments. Both of these issues are currently being investigated by the software providers with an aim to get fixes in place as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Voice comments must be recorded using Firefox or Safari browsers Issue… Read more » about Issue: Turnitin voice comments and ‘refreshing’ mark

Now resolved: Launching Zoom from a Brightspace unit via ‘Communication’ menu bar

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Update: 23/01/23 3:00PM This issue has now been resolved and normal service is resumed allowing Zoom meetings to be scheduled, launched and joined from Brightspace units. If you have any further queries or issues, please raise a ticket with the IT Service Desk: Call: (01202) 965515 Or freephone 0808 196 2332 Online:https://itservices.bournemouth.ac.uk   Update 23/01/23… Read more » about Now resolved: Launching Zoom from a Brightspace unit via ‘Communication’ menu bar

NOW RESOLVED: Turnitin running slow for staff this morning (16/01/23)

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16/01/23: 4:00PM The Turnitin service issues that have been experienced today are now resolved. Normal service was resumed at 3:30PM. If any staff are continuing to have issues or have any further queries, please raise a ticket with the IT Service Desk: Call: (01202) 965515 Or freephone 0808 196 2332 Online:https://itservices.bournemouth.ac.uk 16/01/23: 11:21am We aware… Read more » about NOW RESOLVED: Turnitin running slow for staff this morning (16/01/23)

Brightspace videos for new starters

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Do you have a new member of staff in your team who is unfamiliar with Brightspace? or would you like a refresher on some of Brightspace’s functionality? Brightspace is BU’s Virtual Learning Environment and it’s the key platform for students to access learning materials and online activities to support their study.  Navigating and understanding Brightspace… Read more » about Brightspace videos for new starters

Unit preparation for Semester 2

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FLIE is offering a series of workshops and drop-ins to better enable you to prepare for your delivery and assessment in Semester 2. If you’re teaching in Semester 2, please take the opportunity to come together as a teaching team, or even at programme level or department level, to align your ideas for promoting consistency across your… Read more » about Unit preparation for Semester 2

Issue: Turnitin voice comments bug

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We are currently aware of an issue with Turnitin voice comments where feedback that has been recorded after 25 November using Chrome or Edge browsers will be distorted when played back. Until this issue is resolved, you must use the Firefox or Safari (Mac) browser when recording Turnitin voice comments. Note that when using Firefox on a BU… Read more » about Issue: Turnitin voice comments bug

Escape Rooms – Drop-in Session in FG04

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Are you interested in creating a virtual escape room in your Brightspace unit? By bringing the theory of gamification and introducing an element of competition or reward into tasks or activities, escape room exercises can be developed within Brightspace using a combination of the available tools and other external resources, which can be physical or… Read more » about Escape Rooms – Drop-in Session in FG04

Setting up your ‘My Unit Feedback’ survey

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My Unit Feedback is a unit-level survey at all levels which replaces MUSE. It will run towards the end of the unit. It will ask students about their learning experience on each of their units. The feedback received helps you to further build on your areas of good practice and identify any areas for development…. Read more » about Setting up your ‘My Unit Feedback’ survey