Teaching and Learning

AI Literacy resources for BU Staff

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‘In today’s rapidly evolving educational landscape, generative AI is emerging as a transformative tool, offering innovative ways to enhance teaching and learning experiences’  –ChatGPT Are you confused about generative AI? would you like to better understand how it might help you in your role? FLIE have created a set of online resources which aim to capture… Read more » about AI Literacy resources for BU Staff

Want to know more about TeachBU?

TeachBU is our CPD route to Advance HE Fellowship. It is available to academic and professional service colleagues who can demonstrate, experience in Teaching and Learning, from support to leadership, using a case study approach, supported by pedagogic references. Details can be found on our Brightspace area.  You can also sign up to the FLIE… Read more » about Want to know more about TeachBU?

Escape Rooms in Education Showcase

Earlier this month, FLIE colleagues were fortunate to be involved in Escape Rooms in Education Showcase 2.0, an event run by Heriot Watt’s Learning and Teaching Academy, now in its second year. A very packed day was dedicated to showcasing examples of the use of escape rooms in education. This consisted of live lightning talks,… Read more » about Escape Rooms in Education Showcase

Generative AI Resource Hub

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The Generative AI Hub was developed by FLIE to help consolidate resources and guidance to support staff in using generative AI in their learning and teaching practices. The site includes links to workshops by FLIE on AI in assessment, staff guidance on GDPR in the use of generative AI, reference to policy updates, examples of practice and… Read more » about Generative AI Resource Hub

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

Upcoming Mentimeter webinars for HE customers

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Join other educators to learn how to improve learning outcomes, increase student satisfaction and facilitate active learning at these interactive webinars delivered by Mentimeter. Enhance teaching with AI and Mentimeter – Thu 23 May Insights into how artificial intelligence is reshaping the educational landscape, how education institutions can feel empowered by this change, and how… Read more » about Upcoming Mentimeter webinars for HE customers

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

Engaging Assessment Practices in the Era of Generative AI

Robot at blackboard

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

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

Accessing Reading Lists from the Brightspace Pulse app

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The Brightspace Pulse mobile app is designed to specifically provide access to unit Content, Notifications, Grades and Brightspace calendar events (assignment deadline etc…). Other items that are linked from the Brightspace Homepage navigation bars and unit navigation bars are not directly available from the app. This has been an area that staff and students have… Read more » about Accessing Reading Lists from the Brightspace Pulse app