Curriculum design

Upcoming workshops – Inclusivity in Education Practice with GenAI

These two staff sessions will provide an introductory exploration of key theories related to the creation of an equitable and inclusive curriculum, supplemented with practical examples. The sessions will focus on the positive role of Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI) in employing collaborative teaching strategies aimed at promoting future employability within educational practices. Both sessions will… Read more » about Upcoming workshops – Inclusivity in Education Practice with GenAI

Box of Broadcasts (BoB) – Your Ultimate Broadcast Resource!

What is BoB? https://learningonscreen.ac.uk/ BoB (Box of Broadcasts) is an online service that allows you to stream and access a library of audio-visual content, making it an invaluable tool for your educational journey. Developed with educators and researchers in mind, BoB offers a user-friendly interface and an abundance of features that cater to your specific… Read more » about Box of Broadcasts (BoB) – Your Ultimate Broadcast Resource!

Inclusivity workshop – Wed 6th Dec

This is the final session this year in our series providing an introductory exploration of key theories related to the creation of an equitable and inclusive curriculum, supplemented with practical examples. These sessions underscore the importance of fostering staff competence to enhance their confidence in employing inclusive teaching strategies. Additionally, the sessions look into the… Read more » about Inclusivity workshop – Wed 6th Dec

Engaging Assessment Practices in the Era of Generative AI

Enhancing Assessment resources site

We are experiencing a rapid pace of digital transformation in HE including Generative Artificial Intelligence that impacts our approach to developing inclusive and engaging learning and teaching strategies. FLIE have developed some new resources to support staff in their pedagogical enhancement and innovation. Our new Engaging Assessment Practices In the Era of Generative AI area… Read more » about Engaging Assessment Practices in the Era of Generative AI

BU Generative AI Hub

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We are pleased to share the new BU Generative AI Hub with you.  This platform has been developed by FLIE to help consolidate resources and guidance to support staff in using generative AI in their learning and teaching practices. The site includes links to a recent series of workshops by FLIE on AI in assessment, staff guidance on GDPR… Read more » about BU Generative AI Hub

Fusion Learning Colloquium – 30th June 2022

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You are invited to share your work in the area of Fusion-based learning in the form of posters or abstracts to showcase innovation and excellence for student learning. All posters and abstracts will be included in a Colloquium proceedings with an ISBN. Your submission can reflect on themes relating to your approach to Fusion-based Learning including… Read more » about Fusion Learning Colloquium – 30th June 2022

The context of the inclusivity health check at BU

Last week the FLIE education enhancement workshops reached a milestone session as the third and final in the series on Inclusion Equity and Social Justice. It was taken as an opportunity to step back to review the context(s) of inclusivity in HE and at BU. In our globalised, internationalised, and interlinked world, we regularly encounter… Read more » about The context of the inclusivity health check at BU

Assessment for Learning: Education Excellence workshop

Assessment and Feedback toolkit

FLIE’s Principal Lecturer Anne Quinney delivered an Education Excellence workshop on Assessment for Learning. The workshop focussed on the 6 dimensions of Sambell’s model (below) and provided opportunities to discover how to use these in unit design and in designing assessment. Sambell’s model underpins the BU Assessment Design policy (6c) and the BU Generic Assessment… Read more » about Assessment for Learning: Education Excellence workshop

Preparing for Curriculum Design

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Effective assessment and feedback is underpinned by sound curriculum design. Some programme teams may have participated in LEAP (Learning Excellence Acceleration Programme) workshops on curriculum design led by staff from the Centre for Excellence in Learning (CEL), the forerunner of FLIE and will be familiar with some of the pedagogic building blocks of curriculum design… Read more » about Preparing for Curriculum Design

The (virtual) 18th Academic Practice and Technology Conference (#aptconf)

The (virtual) 18th Academic Practice and Technology Conference (#aptconf) 12 presentation rooms, two keynotes and an amazing ‘high fidelity’ site for networking – well done to UCLs Simon Walker and Sandra Lusk leading the way with the virtual MSTeams conference. The team used MSLive Events for the keynotes, and Dr Gideon Shimison launched the event with his keynote ‘The Brave New University’ reflecting on what has really changed since the 1950s model of learning depicted in the cartoon…. Read more » about The (virtual) 18th Academic Practice and Technology Conference (#aptconf)