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LT Drop-ins this June

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Our Learning Technologist drop-ins are continuing throughout June. We will be online every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11am to help answer any of your Brightspace and TEL-related queries and support you in the delivery of your online and blended pedagogies.. There’s no need to book, simply click on the link in the timetable on… Read more »

Self and Peer Assessment with uGrade – workshop resources

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Did you miss our recent workshops on uGrade? uGrade is BU’s name for our online peer and self-assessment system called WebPA, a product of Loughborough University and the University of Hull. uGrade is open source, locally hosted and integrated with Brightspace. It allows groups of students to mark each other’s (and their own) participation in… Read more »

Fusion Learning conference – call for Posters

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A reminder that you are invited to submit a poster to showcase your innovative and excellent learning and teaching practices during the pandemic for our Fusion Learning Conference: Innovation and Excellence in the pandemic. Please confirm your intention to submit a poster by w/c 31st May. The final deadline for poster submission is Monday 14th June. You… Read more »

Are you Applying for HEA Fellowship?

If you are applying for HEA Fellowship this academic year via our TeachBU programme, then the final submission date has been revised and is now the 7th June 2021. Details about how to apply can be accessed here. Applications to TeachBU can be in the categories of Associate Fellow, Fellow or Senior Fellow. TeachBU will… Read more »

Effective Feedback masterclass 26th May

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Join Anne Quinney and Dai Hounsell, Visiting Professor in FLIE, as they continue their masterclasses linked to the theme of Assessment and Feedback. The next masterclass will focus on effective feedback. Join them online next week to find out more, share your own experiences and ask any questions. Effective Feedback – Wednesday 26th May 1-2pm Are… Read more »

Peer assessment with uGrade – FLIE workshops

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What is uGrade? uGrade is BU’s name for a peer and self-assessment system called WebPA, a product of Loughborough University and the University of Hull. uGrade is open source, locally hosted and integrated with Brightspace. It allows groups of students to mark each other’s (and their own) participation in group work against set criteria. How does… Read more »

Fusion Learning Conference – call for Posters

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Fusion Learning Conference: Innovation and Excellence in the pandemic FLIE is organising a Fusion Learning Conference to showcase your innovative and excellent learning and teaching practices during the pandemic. You are invited to submit a poster to showcase your approaches to Fusion Learning. Conference Themes include: Unit Roadmap and Learning Design Assessment & Feedback Scaffolded… Read more »

Assessment and Feedback masterclasses continuing

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Join Anne Quinney and Dai Hounsell, Visiting Professor in FLIE, as they continue their masterclasses linked to the theme of Assessment and Feedback.  Join them online on the dates below to find out more, share your own experiences and ask any questions. Effective Feedback – Wednesday 26th May 1-2pm Are there secrets to successful feedback?… Read more »

FUSE – unit feedback pilot

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FLIE is running a pilot student survey this week with selected units in BUBS. The survey is called FUSE – Final Unit Student Evaluation. The survey is designed using a Learning Gain model to support the Teaching Excellence Framework with questions based upon Bloom’s Taxonomy of Higher Order Thinking Skills. FUSE is running in Brightspace… Read more »