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Interactive polls with Padlet

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Did you know you can now add polls as posts to a Padlet? meaning you can easily run quick polls with your students, for example: which topic would you like to discuss in the next session? which time slot works best for an additional workshop? would you prefer online or face-to-face? Create your Padlet, add… Read more » about Interactive polls with Padlet

Reminder: MATLAB workshop 3rd April 12.30-14.30

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A reminder that MATLAB are joining us to deliver this workshop on Wednesday 3rd April at 12.30. This workshop is aimed at new MATLAB users and those who are interested in the AI capabilities within MATLAB. This will be an in-person hands-on session working with data provided by MathWorks. Prerequisites Before attending the session, please… Read more » about Reminder: MATLAB workshop 3rd April 12.30-14.30

JISC Online Surveys (JOS) – Important Update

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The latest version of JISC Online Surveys (JOS) version 3 was released in September 2023, as this upgrade is a significant re-design of the online survey tool it has been run in parallel with the previous JISC Online Surveys (JOS) version 2 to allow students and staff time to move to the new platform. With the… Read more » about JISC Online Surveys (JOS) – Important Update

Using Mentimeter for formative assessment – recording

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If you missed the recent webinar on Using Mentimeter for formative assessment, don’t worry – you can catch up on the recording here:   Here are some of the highlights that were demonstrated during the session: Compare historical data and trends on your slides By resetting the results on a presentation, or a specific slide,… Read more » about Using Mentimeter for formative assessment – recording

Attention Professional Services!

Did you know? TeachBU includes YOU! I have been the Administrator for TeachBU for a few years now.  Last March I attended a TeachBU applicant training session and in December gained my Associate Fellowship. Under the new Professional Standards Framework 2023, applying for fellowship has become more accessible for Professional Service colleagues. Advance HE award… Read more » about Attention Professional Services!

Assessment and Feedback design using GenAI drop-in – Wed 13th March 12.00-14.00

A reminder that 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… Read more » about Assessment and Feedback design using GenAI drop-in – Wed 13th March 12.00-14.00

Inclusivity in Education with GenAI Examples in Practice – webinar Wed 13 Mar

The second of our two FLIE sessions around Inclusivity is running on Wed 13th March 14.00-15.00. The session will provide an introductory exploration of key theories related to the creation of an equitable and inclusive curriculum, supplemented with practical examples. It will focus on the positive role of Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI) in employing collaborative… Read more » about Inclusivity in Education with GenAI Examples in Practice – webinar Wed 13 Mar

ASV lunch, learn and innovate – MATLAB workshop 3rd April 12.30-14.30

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Join us for this workshop in our series on Animation, Simulation and Visualisation (ASV),  focusing on and delivered by MATLAB. This workshop is aimed at new MATLAB users and those who are interested in the AI capabilities within MATLAB. This will be an in-person hands-on session working with data provided by MathWorks. Prerequisites Before attending… Read more » about ASV lunch, learn and innovate – MATLAB workshop 3rd April 12.30-14.30

Ethical and inclusive approaches to student use of AI – webinar 13 March 12.00-13.00

Unlocking the potential of AI in education hinges on our ability to navigate its ethical terrain while fostering inclusivity. In this transformative session, issues of ethics and inclusion that arise with widespread student AI usage will be identified. Practical methodologies designed to empower students to navigate ethical dilemmas in AI usage will be anchored in… Read more » about Ethical and inclusive approaches to student use of AI – webinar 13 March 12.00-13.00