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Teaching Computation Made Easy, with MATLAB – upcoming webinars

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    MathWorks, the company behind MATLAB (a programming and numeric computing platform) and Simulink (a block diagram environment used to design and simulate before moving to hardware), are running 3 webinars on modelling and simulating with Simulink, introducing AI as it relates to MATLAB and virtual labs for teaching and engineering.     Start time… Read more » about Teaching Computation Made Easy, with MATLAB – upcoming webinars

Using Linkedin Learning for your professional development

Have you thought about using Linkedin Learning for your own professional development? Adam Wright, Demonstrator in Electronics in the Faculty of Science and Technology shares his experience on how using LinkedIn Learning in his teaching practice has been a game-changer for him. Watch here as Adam describes how LIL content can enhance curriculum teaching and… Read more » about Using Linkedin Learning for your professional development

Escape Room – Fusion Learning Conference

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At the recent Fusion Learning Conference, FLIE got the chance to prototype our digital escape room. Our goal was to showcase the various tools and technologies available to staff at BU, inspiring them to create their own escape rooms or immersive learning scenarios. The aim was to demonstrate the capabilities of the tools while keeping… Read more » about Escape Room – Fusion Learning Conference

Building your units for AY 23/24

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Brightspace units for 2023/24 became available to staff on 6th July. Students will have access to units for Semester 1/2/3 one week prior to the start of Semester 1, for the majority of programmes this will be 11th September. For the coming academic year we are moving to the Lessons (v1) content layout for all new units, to… Read more » about Building your units for AY 23/24

TeachBU Update – Colleagues Achieving Fellowship

I’m delighted to confirm that the following colleagues at BU have recently achieved fellowship from Advance HE after applying through TeachBU: Associate: Mike Scott Fellow: Abigail Emelonye Daniela Mela Hande Turkoglu Matthew Watkins Matthew Watkins Melissa Toups Serkan Aktay Suelen Carls Yasser Abuali Senior Fellow: Debora Almeida Jonny Branney Melanie Stockton-Brown Sharon Waight Sue Baron… Read more » about TeachBU Update – Colleagues Achieving Fellowship

It’s a wrap! Fusion Learning Conference 2023

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  Thank you to everyone who contributed to make our Fusion Learning Conference such a success last week! We had 66 submissions from BU academics, professional staff, students and SUBU. There were 25 posters on display and 41 Pecha Kucha style presentations. ‘the Pecha Kuchas were brilliant and great to see how all of the presenters… Read more » about It’s a wrap! Fusion Learning Conference 2023

ALDinHE workshop – BU Presentation

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Engaging students in deep and meaningful learning through simulation Dr David Biggins (BUBS), Prof Debbie Holley (DNS), Dr Ben Goldsmith (FLIE), Bournemouth University and Dr Jacq Priego, University of Portsmouth This year the ALDinHE national conference workshop was hosted at the University of Portsmouth, and our workshop proposal was based on the ideas of how… Read more » about ALDinHE workshop – BU Presentation

PGCert Update – BU Colleagues Achieving HEA Fellowship

I’m delighted to confirm that the following colleagues in the faculty have recently achieved Advance HE’s HEA Fellowship after successfully completing the PGCert in Education Practice: Andrew M’Manga (FST) Anna Metzger (FST) Anthony Ezenwa (BUBS) Carolina Machado Oliveira (FMC) Daniel Bailyes (Library) Duncan Sleightholme (FMC) Emily Brooks (HSS) Enrico Sgroi (HSS) Fay Sweeting (FST) Giulio… Read more » about PGCert Update – BU Colleagues Achieving HEA Fellowship

New units and Brightspace guidance

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The new curricular units for 2023/24 will be available on Brightspace to staff from Thursday 6th July.  Moving to a new content layout with ‘Lessons’ For the coming academic year we are moving to the Lessons (v1) content layout for all new units so this means that all 23/24 curricular units will have this content… Read more » about New units and Brightspace guidance

Changes to Brightspace Homepage

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We’re making a few changes to simplify the navigation bar links on the Brightspace homepage for students to make it easier for them to find what they need and improve usability for mobile devices. These changes will be applied 29/06/23. The additional links for Staff Development and Analytics which are available for staff only will… Read more » about Changes to Brightspace Homepage