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AI Literacy resources for BU Staff

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‘In today’s rapidly evolving educational landscape, generative AI is emerging as a transformative tool, offering innovative ways to enhance teaching and learning experiences’  –ChatGPT Are you confused about generative AI? would you like to better understand how it might help you in your role? FLIE have created a set of online resources which aim to capture… Read more » about AI Literacy resources for BU Staff

AI Literacy Webinar series in June

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It’s difficult to keep up with the rapid pace of AI developments. If you’re feeling a little lost, you might want to check out this free webinar series in June from Jisc’s National Centre for AI. The series is designed for those working in education who wish to learn more about AI, and will cover:… Read more » about AI Literacy Webinar series in June

PFHEA Success

Very many congratulations to Professor Geli Roushan for achieving the prestigious status of Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA). This is a remarkable accomplishment and a testament to her dedication and significant contributions to teaching, learning, and educational leadership at BU and in the Sector. This recognition is truly well-deserved, congratulations Geli. BU… Read more » about PFHEA Success

Want to know more about TeachBU?

TeachBU is our CPD route to Advance HE Fellowship. It is available to academic and professional service colleagues who can demonstrate, experience in Teaching and Learning, from support to leadership, using a case study approach, supported by pedagogic references. Details can be found on our Brightspace area.  You can also sign up to the FLIE… Read more » about Want to know more about TeachBU?

Escape Rooms in Education Showcase

Earlier this month, FLIE colleagues were fortunate to be involved in Escape Rooms in Education Showcase 2.0, an event run by Heriot Watt’s Learning and Teaching Academy, now in its second year. A very packed day was dedicated to showcasing examples of the use of escape rooms in education. This consisted of live lightning talks,… Read more » about Escape Rooms in Education Showcase

Marking support

The last two weeks have seen a peak in assignment submission deadlines at BU. As staff enter the marking period,  just a reminder of some of the resources here to support you. Brightspace Staff Resources area Under the Assessment and Feedback theme section of the Brightspace Staff Resources area you will find guidance to support… Read more » about Marking support

Generative AI Resource Hub

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The Generative AI Hub was developed by FLIE to help consolidate resources and guidance to support staff in using generative AI in their learning and teaching practices. The site includes links to workshops by FLIE on AI in assessment, staff guidance on GDPR in the use of generative AI, reference to policy updates, examples of practice and… Read more » about Generative AI Resource Hub

Launch of the New TeachBU checklist. See the TeachBU Brightspace page.

TeachBU are proud to announce the launch of our TeachBU checklist. This is for everyone to use, including applicants, mentors, assessors, advocates and the TeachBU chair, as a guide around the application form. To access the form please see the ‘How to apply‘ section or the ‘Information for Assessors and Mentors‘ section of our TeachBU… Read more » about Launch of the New TeachBU checklist. See the TeachBU Brightspace page.

TeachBU Avatar Competition

TeachBU is thrilled to announce a competition open to all  aimed at naming and creating a new avatar for the TeachBU Advance HE Programme. This avatar will serve as the digital representation and guide for participants throughout their journey in the programme, symbolising innovation, learning, and community. The primary objective of this competition is to… Read more » about TeachBU Avatar Competition

Podcast Assignment Types

Hello all,  hopefully you’ve enjoyed the bank holiday weekend! Last week, I was asked to support Kat King on the delivery of a session on her Sport and Physical Culture 23/24 unit. The aim of the session was to give guidance on how students could for their assignment, record, edit and submit a podcast. The… Read more » about Podcast Assignment Types