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New curricular units on Brightspace for 2023/24

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The new curricular units for 2023/24 will be available on Brightspace to staff from Thursday 6th July. This will be accompanied by guidance and support on unit preparation for the next academic year. New unit content layout with ‘Lessons’ For the coming academic year we are moving to the Lessons (v1) content layout for all… Read more » about New curricular units on Brightspace for 2023/24

Join our escape room at the Fusion Learning Conference!

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We’re looking forward to welcoming colleagues to the Fusion Learning Conference on Wednesday 5th July. It promises to be a full day incorporating a keynote, panel discussion, pecha kucha presentations and poster showcase. Check out the agenda for the day – Agenda. There’s still time to sign up via our Eventbrite page. If you are presenting on the… Read more » about Join our escape room at the Fusion Learning Conference!

Fusion Learning Conference 2023 – Agenda

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We’re looking forward to welcoming you to our Fusion Learning Conference 2023 on Wednesday 5th July. It promises to be a full day incorporating a keynote, panel discussion, pecha kucha presentations, showcase of posters and you can even try out our escape room. Take a look at the agenda for the day below. There’s still… Read more » about Fusion Learning Conference 2023 – Agenda

Mentimeter Academy – Neuroscience Based Learning

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The Mentimeter Academy offers a series of short online courses around different aspects of teaching and the use of Mentimeter. Checkout their recently released course: Neuroscience Based Learning: Strategies for making your content stick This course will help you discover how to design brain-friendly training and lectures with the latest research in neuroscience. Ideal for… Read more » about Mentimeter Academy – Neuroscience Based Learning

Teaching Computation made easy with MATLAB – Wed 12th July

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Webinar Details Webinar: TEACHING COMPUTATION MADE EASY,  WITH MATLABDate: Wednesday, July 12th, 2023 at 14:00Location:  MS Teams Register Here In this webinar, delivered by Mathworks, they will cover topics such as importing data from multiple sources, 3D surface fitting, and optimisation, demonstrating how newcomers to programming can handle these tasks without extensive coding knowledge using MATLAB’s low code tools… Read more » about Teaching Computation made easy with MATLAB – Wed 12th July

AI-generated videos and reflective discussion

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Using AI-generated videos to encourage reflective discussion when dealing with aggressive patients Dr Carl Heffernan, Lecturer practitioner for Physician Associate studies in BU’s Health And Social Sciences faculties, shares his thoughts on the use of AI in teaching and learning at BU: Working in healthcare, at some point, we will sadly encounter aggressive patients. Teaching… Read more » about AI-generated videos and reflective discussion

Calling All PGR Supervisors…

If you supervise PGRs at BU, then please take a moment to complete the 2023 Postgraduate Research Experience Survey for Supervisors The Doctoral College already collects data from PGRs via the annual PRES, and now for the first time, they are collecting data from supervisors so that they can understand your thoughts and views. Dr… Read more » about Calling All PGR Supervisors…

AI and Assessment and Feedback workshops

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We’re looking forward to seeing colleagues at our FLIE workshops next week on the theme of assessment and feedback with a focus on AI (artificial intelligence). Workshops will be hybrid so you can choose to attend online or in person. Use the links in the table to book your place via Eventbrite. Theme  Date and… Read more » about AI and Assessment and Feedback workshops

Academic Integrity Webinar Series 2022/2023 – Catalogue

Academic Integrity 2022/23 webinar series

We hope you enjoyed the recent series of online seminars on academic integrity organised by the FMC Learning Development Team and facilitated by FLIE. Experts from around the world joined us to discuss the variety of academic misconduct that is evident globally and offered opportunities for support and guidance on how to mitigate academic offences…. Read more » about Academic Integrity Webinar Series 2022/2023 – Catalogue

Creating a virtual reality educational film for dementia

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We have all heard the term dementia, but what does it feel like? This is a very complex question, and almost certainly a complex answer. This week, on an initiative led by Dr Michele Board, filming began on an innovative project to increase education and awareness of what it might feel like to have dementia… Read more » about Creating a virtual reality educational film for dementia