Creating Groups in Brightspace via bulk upload

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The Groups tool in Brightspace allows you to create and manage groups of students within a unit. Groups can be used with release conditions to control the visibility of communications and content, and also to manage how students interact for collaborative activities and assessment. But did you know that group information can be bulk uploaded… Read more »

Workshop – Microaggressions: A Risk For Everyone

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Congratulations to the BU Department of Design and Engineering for being awarded the ATHENA SWAN bronze award. One of the developmental workshops is open to BU staff. A workshop organised by Dr Roya Haratian and Professor Philip Sewell Date:  Wed 19th of Jan 2022, 12:00 -13:00 Workshop Place: Online – MS Teams: Access Link Workshop Topic: Microaggressions: A… Read more »

Help with Semester 2 Units

If you are currently working on your unit(s) for Semester 2, don’t forget to use the FLIEflix portal on Brightspace which signposts you to a range of help and support offered by FLIE … including guidance on assessment and feedback; interacting with your students; and managing your unit etc: FLIEflix doesn’t contain new material,… Read more »

Faculty Specific FLIE Sessions – January 2022

FLIE will be running two sessions in January specifically for academic staff in FMC, in response to Faculty requests. You can find details of the two sessions below with links to book yourself on via our Eventbrite page. Project and Dissertation Supervision workshop Monday 17 January 13:00-14:30 FMC benefits from a rich level of expertise… Read more »

TeachBU Update – Faculty Colleagues Achieving HEA Fellowship

I’m delighted to confirm that the following BU colleagues have recently achieved HEA Fellowship from Advance HE after applying through TeachBU: Associate Fellow: Adam Witt (BUBS) Louise Burgess (HSS) Rushan Arshad (FST) Rina Cindrak (FST) Fellow: Alice Hunter (BUBS) Dawid Pekalski (FMC) Louise Oliver (HSS) Sarah Collard (FST) Tabitha Baker (FMC) Senior Fellow: Yumei Yang (BUBS) Congratulations!!! Dr Martyn… Read more »

Happy holidays from FLIE

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As everyone takes a well-earned break over Christmas, just a reminder of the resources available to support you as you plan for Semester 2. If you’re looking for ideas and inspiration, have a look at our Good Practice area. You’ll find good practice tips and examples on all areas of teaching and learning from FLIE and… Read more »