Teaching and Learning

Tools for engagement: Mentimeter and Padlet now available

Mentimeter and Padlet are two new platforms for the University which encourage engagement and support active learning in live teaching sessions and asynchronous activities. Mentimeter – An audience response system Mentimeter is an audience response system which allows you to pose questions during a live session and then display the answers back to your audience… Read more »

Key messages for the new academic year

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As we draw closer to the start of the new academic year, with an increasing reliance on remote teaching, FLIE will be supporting colleagues with some timely key messages over the next few weeks. This week, we would like to start with a focus on your Brightspace units: Please ensure that you are working with the… Read more »

New FLIE workshops in September

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This September FLIE will be offering a series of online workshops to support staff in the development and delivery of their online and blended pedagogies. These workshops focus on some specific TEL tools as well as general areas that support the themes of the FLIE Digital Pedagogies Framework. More information about each session is listed… Read more »

LT Drop ins through September

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Further to our usual day-to-day support, Learning Technologists will be back online daily at 11am every week day in September. These sessions will be run via Zoom so make sure you are accessing via your Bournemouth University Zoom account. (Contact IT Services directly if there are any issues with your Zoom account). Simply click on… Read more »

FLIE Summer School

FLIE Summer School unit on Brightspace

The Centre for Fusion Learning Innovation and Excellence (FLIE) is here to support you in the design, delivery and evaluation of excellent and innovative education practice across BU. As part of our ongoing support, we have designed a unit on Brightspace to assist academic staff over the summer with building their units for the 20/21… Read more »

Guidance for live ‘synchronous’ delivery of teaching in 2020/21

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As we prepare for the new Academic Year, here is some guidance on the tools that you can use for live delivery of teaching. Zoom for online lectures and seminars As a result of staff feedback collated over the last few months, Zoom is now the recommended platform for delivery of live lecture and seminar… Read more »

LT online drop ins during August

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Further to our usual day-to-day support, Learning Technologists will continue to be online at 11am on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in August. These sessions will be run via Zoom so make sure you are accessing via your Bournemouth University Zoom account. (Contact IT Services directly if you there are any issues with your Zoom account). Simply… Read more »

Tools for engagement: Mentimeter and Padlet

Engaging your audience is key to delivery of any kind of information and never more important than in learning and teaching. In a physical space we get a lot from our own intuition, this may be through eye contact or other subtle gestures. In an online space this can be more challenging. So putting subtleties… Read more »

New curricular units now available on Brightspace

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The new curricular units for 2020/21 are now available on Brightspace for staff. Students will access the 2020/21 units one week prior to the start of semester one, for the majority of programmes this will be 14 September. To help staff prepare for the coming academic year FLIE will be supporting Faculties with online sessions… Read more »