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🌟 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 your… Read more » about 🌟 Introducing TeachBU’s Spectacular Workshop Series: Elevate Your TeachBU Journey! 🌟

MATLAB and Simulink news

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Here are some useful resources and upcoming events from MATLAB to support you and your students in using the tool. Using MATLAB and Python together – Cheat Sheet This cheat sheet provides instructions and code to help make it easier to use MATLAB and Python together. MATLAB and Simulink – upcoming webinars Search the list… Read more » about MATLAB and Simulink news

GenAI drop-in – Wednesday 17th April @BGB

We’re continuing our GenAI drop-ins this semester where we will try to demystify the nature of AI and demonstrate the use of a range of AI tools to perform tasks that can both save time and enhance your teaching practice.  Are you confused about how GenAI tools can help you with your academic work? Do… Read more » about GenAI drop-in – Wednesday 17th April @BGB

Engaging Assessment Practices in the Era of Generative AI

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We are experiencing a rapid pace of digital transformation in HE including Generative Artificial Intelligence that impacts our approach to developing inclusive and engaging learning and teaching strategies. A reminder that FLIE have developed some resources to support staff in their pedagogical enhancement and innovation. Our Engaging Assessment Practices In the Era of Generative AI area… Read more » about Engaging Assessment Practices in the Era of Generative AI

Video assignments with Panopto – improved student guidance

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If you’re running a video assignment with your students, you might want to steer them to some of the online guidance available, including a short video which provides them with an overview of the whole process; from Recording, to Editing, to Submitting. Clicking on Help in the navbar on any unit on Brightspace, will take… Read more » about Video assignments with Panopto – improved student guidance

Issue: Turnitin voice comments

We are currently aware of an issue affecting audio feedback (“Voice comments”) with Turnitin assignments. Voice comments must be recorded using Firefox or Safari browsers Issue Where audio feedback (“Voice comments”) has been recorded by staff on a student assignment using Chrome or Edge browsers will be distorted when played back. Workaround Until this issue… Read more » about Issue: Turnitin voice comments

🌟 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! 🌟

Faculty simulation showcase – Postponed

⚠This event has been postponed – we hope to run it in the near future⚠ As part of our ‘ASV Lunch, Learn and Innovate’ sessions this semester, two BU colleagues from FMC and FST will be showcasing their simulation case studies. Join us online on Wednesday 10th April 12.00-13.00 to explore and engage with simulation… Read more » about Faculty simulation showcase – Postponed

JISC Learning Analytics unexpected outage: 19/03/24 1:00pm to 2:15pm

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We had an unexpected service disruption on the JISC Learning Analytics site on Tuesday 19 March from 1:00pm to 14:15pm where users were unable to log in to the service. During this time the site was online but login attempts were blocked and redirected back to the login page. This was reported to JISC support… Read more » about JISC Learning Analytics unexpected outage: 19/03/24 1:00pm to 2:15pm