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Upcoming FLIE Workshops

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FLIE will be running some new workshops for academic staff this semester. The first two sessions will focus on Teaching Large Cohorts (Wednesday 27 October) and on Inclusion, Equality and Social Justice (Friday 29 October).  Teaching Large Cohorts We are usually so busy that the experience of teaching and learning large cohorts is taken as… Read more » about Upcoming FLIE Workshops

Fusion Learning Conference – extended deadline for posters

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We have extended our deadline for the submission of posters to the Fusion Learning Conference: Innovation and Excellence in the pandemic. We want to showcase as many examples as we can of the innovative and excellent learning and teaching practices that took place during the pandemic, from both academic and professional service colleagues. The final deadline… Read more » about Fusion Learning Conference – extended deadline for posters

Fusion Learning conference – call for Posters

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A reminder that you are invited to submit a poster to showcase your innovative and excellent learning and teaching practices during the pandemic for our Fusion Learning Conference: Innovation and Excellence in the pandemic. Please confirm your intention to submit a poster by w/c 31st May. The final deadline for poster submission is Monday 14th June. You… Read more » about Fusion Learning conference – call for Posters

Fusion Learning Conference – call for Posters

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Fusion Learning Conference: Innovation and Excellence in the pandemic FLIE is organising a Fusion Learning Conference to showcase your innovative and excellent learning and teaching practices during the pandemic. You are invited to submit a poster to showcase your approaches to Fusion Learning. Conference Themes include: Unit Roadmap and Learning Design Assessment & Feedback Scaffolded… Read more » about Fusion Learning Conference – call for Posters

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

Online learning@BU

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As we move into another period with the focus on online teaching and learning, a reminder of the resources available via the Me@BU link on the Brightspace homepage. A collaboration by staff from various teams across the university, the Online learning@BU section provides advice and resources to support students when studying from home and online…. Read more » about Online learning@BU

Brightspace Awards Case Study

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The Brightspace Awards tool follows the concept of gamification and provides a system by which a certain achievement, or collection of achievements, can be acknowledged and recognised by issuing a badge or certificate as a form of micro-credential accredited by the Department or issuing organisation. Badges and certificates can be automatically generated using release conditions,… Read more » about Brightspace Awards Case Study

Using Rubrics for effective marking and feedback

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What is a rubric?  Rubrics are used to evaluate an assignment or activity based on a predefined set of criteria. They help ensure that assignments are evaluated fairly and consistently.  Essentially, a rubric provides marking guidelines to use to evaluate a piece of student’s work​.  It can also further support learning by providing students with feedback and feedforward comments where improvements can been made.  Have you… Read more » about Using Rubrics for effective marking and feedback

Reflections from an Assessment and Feedback festival: a two-part blog. Part 2

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The keynote Lecture, entitled “Reflections on transforming assessment and feedback: complexity and collaboration” was presented by Bournemouth University academics Debbie Holley and Anne Quinney to the Medway universities’ Creative and inclusive Assessment and Feedback Festival September 2020.    Part 2: Reflections from Debbie Holley and Anne Quinney – keynote speakers This was a first for… Read more » about Reflections from an Assessment and Feedback festival: a two-part blog. Part 2

Reflections from an Assessment and Feedback festival: a two-part blog. Part 1.

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The keynote Lecture, entitled “Reflections on transforming assessment and feedback: complexity and collaboration” was presented by Bournemouth University academics Debbie Holley and Anne Quinney to the Medway universities’ Creative and inclusive Assessment and Feedback Festival September 2020.   Medway Learning and Teaching festival is an annual event which has run since 2014. Because of the… Read more » about Reflections from an Assessment and Feedback festival: a two-part blog. Part 1.