What’s new for ’22?


It’s the start of a new academic year and the FLIE team have been busy beavering away over the summer. Here are a few updates we would like to share with you. Updated Digital Pedagogies Framework Now in its third iteration, the Digital Pedagogies Framework continues to evolve to meet the learning and teaching requirements… Read more »

Upcoming workshops to support unit preparation


FLIE will be running a series of workshops through September and into semester one to support you with your teaching and learning for the next academic year. All sessions will be online. No need to sign up; links will be made available via our Workshops and Drop ins page or simply click on the links below at… Read more »

Retiring the Brightspace Chat tool

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The Chat tool is one of the older Brightspace tools and offers very basic chat functionality which has since been surpassed by other synchronous communication tools like Zoom and MS Teams. A specific flaw in the tool means that when you join a chat you cannot see any messages that have been raised previously so… Read more »

Pedagogical Innovation Lab at FLIE


The Pedagogical Innovation Lab in FLIE was established to provide staff and students with the opportunity to explore recent innovations in educational technology. Our aim is to engage with all faculties to explore the application of these technologies in their teaching and learning practice, and to inspire and support the application of pedagogical innovations in… Read more »

Updated Digital Pedagogies Framework now available


Following an annual review of staff experience and feedback over the last academic year, the Digital Pedagogies Framework has been revised and the current version is now available via Brightspace. The framework was devised to offer a structure for excellence through enhancing the design and development of our education standards and further excellence in our… Read more »

Fusion Learning Colloquium

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Last week we held our annual Fusion Learning event, Fusion Learning Colloquium, to celebrate the fantastic practices of BU staff and students. The keynote speaker, Prof. Dai Hounsell, challenged common practices and perceptions about assessment feedback including recent research to recognise feedback as ‘everyday learning’. Our panel of experts expanded on additional dimensions of learning… Read more »

Leaving FLIE and BU

I (Anne Quinney, Principal Lecturer in FLIE and the Assessment & Feedback academic lead) will be leaving BU at the end of this academic year and with annual leave due to me will be finishing on 20th July. I’ve worked in FLIE, and its predecessor CEL (Centre for Excellence in Learning), for 9 years, having… Read more »

Fusion Learning Colloquium – updated Agenda

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It’s a little over a week now until our Fusion Learning Colloquium running on Thursday 30th June. We’re looking forward to welcoming you in the Fusion building for a day focused on education innovation and excellence at BU. Please sign up via Eventbrite: Sign up for the Fusion Learning Colloquium Presenters will be delivering face-to-face… Read more »