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Upcoming workshops – Inclusivity in Education Practice with GenAI

These two staff sessions will provide an introductory exploration of key theories related to the creation of an equitable and inclusive curriculum, supplemented with practical examples. The sessions will focus on the positive role of Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI) in employing collaborative teaching strategies aimed at promoting future employability within educational practices. Both sessions will… Read more » about Upcoming workshops – Inclusivity in Education Practice with GenAI

Pedagogical Innovation Lab – opportunities to explore in your teaching

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The Pedagogical Innovation Lab in FLIE was established to provide staff and students with the opportunity to explore recent innovations in educational technology. We would love to engage with you to explore the application of these technologies, and other TEL (Technology Enhance Learning) tools we are piloting, in your teaching and learning practice. Maybe you… Read more » about Pedagogical Innovation Lab – opportunities to explore in your teaching

Assessment and Feedback design using GenAI – Drop-ins for staff

Artificial Intelligence (AI) may be poised to effect a cultural shift on a par with the Industrial Revolution. However, the explosion of AI tools has come so suddenly and with so much hyperbole that we could all be forgiven for feeling confused and overwhelmed. In FLIE we have been working hard to keep up with… Read more » about Assessment and Feedback design using GenAI – Drop-ins for staff

Using Mentimeter for formative assessment – webinar 28th Feb 12.30-13.30

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Do you use Mentimeter with your students? would you like some ideas on how to use it effectively in your teaching? Join this interactive webinar with a specific focus on how to use Mentimeter for formative assessment – both synchronously and asynchronously. Mentimeter are delivering this session which will bring in examples from other universities,… Read more » about Using Mentimeter for formative assessment – webinar 28th Feb 12.30-13.30

Saving you time with the effective use of ASV tools

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If you missed our ASV (animation, simulation, visualisation) workshop this week, here are some of the top tips we shared to help you effectively integrate some of these tools into your teaching practice. Padlet integration and new features Padlet is a great tool for enabling collaboration with students, either used synchronously in teaching sessions or… Read more » about Saving you time with the effective use of ASV tools

TeachBU Update

Just a quick TeachBU update to say that after 6 years as the academic lead, 5 years as chair of the assessment panel, and after supporting an incredible 450+ BU colleagues to advance their professional careers, I have stood down from my TeachBU roles from the end of January. Anyone with questions about applying for… Read more » about TeachBU Update

🌟 Introducing TeachBU’s Spectacular Workshop Series: Elevate Your TeachBU Journey! 🌟

At TeachBU, we’re thrilled to unveil our latest range of dynamic workshops tailored to meet the diverse needs of applicants, mentors, and assessors alike. Dive into a transformative experience designed to spark innovation, develop collaboration, share and elevate your educational prowess using TeachBU.  🌈 Workshop Extravaganza for Future Fellows:  For Teach BU Applicants: TeachBU has… Read more » about 🌟 Introducing TeachBU’s Spectacular Workshop Series: Elevate Your TeachBU Journey! 🌟

Save the dates – ASV lunch, learn and innovate!

Join our lunchtime ASV workshops to develop your foundational knowledge and hands-on skills to effectively integrate Animation, Simulation, and Visualisation (ASV) tools into your teaching and learning practices. We’ll discuss ASV concepts and the importance of ASV in enhancing learning experiences, and focus on different tools and case studies in each session. 7th Feb 20th… Read more » about Save the dates – ASV lunch, learn and innovate!

Support and guidance for Semester 2

For semester 1 this year, attendance capture was introduced across all levels for taught curricular sessions whereby attendance is captured by teaching staff at the start of a session using the JISC Learning Analytics platform. If you weren’t teaching during semester 1 or just need to a refresher on the steps involved, this is covered… Read more » about Support and guidance for Semester 2