Digital skills

Reminder – upcoming Faculty sessions

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The revised Digital Pedagogies Framework is now available to support staff in the development and delivery of their units for the new academic year, and FLIE will be running Faculty sessions again next week to introduce the newly updated framework. Why should I attend? As well as highlighting some of the changes that have been… 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 »

Live captioning with Zoom

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Zoom now has the functionality to provide live captions during a session. There are many reasons that students might want to use this feature; where English is not their first language, where students are situated in a noisy environment, or to help students who may require additional learning support. You can use this feature to… Read more »

How to develop a virtual reality 360-degree film

Interest in immersive technologies is growing at a rapid rate, even more so following the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, HEE formed a Special Interest Group on immersive technologies, with the aim of delivering a framework for delivery, as well as additional elements of the simulation in health and care toolkit, to which this guidance… Read more »

Hyperlinks and Mentimeter presentations

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Mentimeter have recently added the functionality to add hyperlinks to presentations. You can add hyperlinks to almost any input field in the Mentimeter editor, with a few exceptions (such as answer options on question slides). Hyperlinks are a great way to provide access to an important resource or website during or after your presentation. How… Read more »

Academic success with LinkedIn – webinar

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Join this webinar, run by LinkedIn Learning, which looks at how Covid-19 has disrupted higher education and how blended learning, social distancing, and lockdowns will effect student outcomes. Academic Success with LinkedIn 9th June 2021, 1-2pm The webinar will look at the successful strategies universities can adopt to ensure that students receive a high quality… Read more »

Self and Peer Assessment with uGrade – workshop resources

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Did you miss our recent workshops on uGrade? uGrade is BU’s name for our online peer and self-assessment system called WebPA, a product of Loughborough University and the University of Hull. uGrade is open source, locally hosted and integrated with Brightspace. It allows groups of students to mark each other’s (and their own) participation in… Read more »

Peer assessment with uGrade – FLIE workshops

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What is uGrade? uGrade is BU’s name for a peer and self-assessment system called WebPA, a product of Loughborough University and the University of Hull. uGrade is open source, locally hosted and integrated with Brightspace. It allows groups of students to mark each other’s (and their own) participation in group work against set criteria. How does… 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 »