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FLIE Education Enhancement Workshop Series 2022

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The new year is looking busy for the FLIE team. We have prepared a series of workshops following comments from you and themes from our student feedback that are focused on Enhancing your Education practice in order to further develop your pedagogical expertise. The workshops will be provided and facilitated by FLIE with some guest… Read more » about FLIE Education Enhancement Workshop Series 2022

Unit Preparation Basics – upcoming workshops 

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We will be running our Unit Preparation Basics session in January to support staff with planning and building their units for Semester 2. Maybe you didn’t teach in Semester 1, or maybe you just want a quick refresher on preparing your Brightspace unit for the new semester, simply sign up to one of the two… Read more » about Unit Preparation Basics – upcoming workshops 

FLIE is now on Eventbrite

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FLIE will be starting the new year with a bang with a new schedule of workshops and training delivered by our academic staff and Learning Technologists (more details to follow soon).   We will now be requiring registration for all our timetabled events via Eventbrite. If you don’t have an account yet, you can easily… Read more » about FLIE is now on Eventbrite

Inclusion, Equity and Social Justice – Workshop summary

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The second FLIE workshop versed on the topic of Inclusion, Equity and Social Justice. We had the pleasure of having Chiko Bwalya, SUBU VP Education, joining us and offering some eye-opening insights on inclusion, diversity and decolonisation from a student perspective. Race and student perspective Chiko shared her experience as a student at BU and… Read more » about Inclusion, Equity and Social Justice – Workshop summary

Teaching Large Cohorts – Workshop summary

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The problem of teaching large cohorts has attracted a lot of attention in HE. Anything above a ratio of 60 students to 1 lecturer changes the pedagogical dynamics. A systematic review of the bigger picture of managing large cohorts from induction to graduation and the redesign coming from this kind of intense commitment is the… Read more » about Teaching Large Cohorts – Workshop summary

Virtual Reality & Higher Education: suggestions, benefits and value

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You might have seen some of Bournemouth University’s Virtual Reality (VR) kit in action last week during the Restart a Heart Day. The university’s Learning Technologists were out in force with Oculus VR equipment to show you how the heart works, and what it looks like from the inside.   So, if you saw someone… Read more » about Virtual Reality & Higher Education: suggestions, benefits and value

Restart a Heart Day at BU

Last week colleagues from FLIE took part in the #Restart a Heart Day. Which is part of an international campaign to raise awareness of cardiac arrest and teach people how to perform CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation). The event took place last week in the main Talbot campus courtyard. It was open to the whole BU community and aimed at engaging… Read more » about Restart a Heart Day at BU

FLIE workshops next week

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A reminder of our two FLIE workshops running online next week. Teaching Large Cohorts – Wednesday 27 October We are usually so busy that the experience of teaching and learning large cohorts is taken as a part of the job. However, the quality of the student experience, as well as our sense of worth and… Read more » about FLIE workshops next week

MUSE is on the way

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What is MUSE? The Mid-Unit Student Evaluation (MUSE) is a survey designed to encourage students to reflect on their progress to date and feed back on their learning experience, including views on any summative or formative feedback received during their current unit. This information enables tutors to incorporate any necessary enhancements moving forward, therefore adding… Read more » about MUSE is on the way

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