Teaching and Learning

Updated Digital Pedagogies Framework

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The Digital Pedagogies Framework is an instrument to support staff in the development and delivery of their online and blended pedagogies. What’s new? The current version has been revised based on the experience of the academic year 2020/2021 and is fully aligned with the Fused Digital Pedagogy model. How do I find out more? FLIE… Read more »

Doctoral College Researcher Development Programme – Annual Review

The Doctoral College Researcher Development Programme concludes for this academic year and what a year it has been! In 2020-21 the Researcher Development Programme delivered 107 online sessions across 54 different topic areas and have received fantastic feedback throughout. Thank you to all our facilitators and of course PGRs who engaged and were ready to learn and share. Thank you to… Read more »

Assessment and Feedback Masterclass – Designing Assessments

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Are there secrets to designing effective assessments?  Join Anne Quinney and Dai Hounsell, Visiting Professor in FLIE, for the final Assessment and Feedback Masterclass in this series. Designing assessments – Wednesday 23rd June 1-2pm Join us to find out more and to share your experiences of designing assessments and ask any questions.  How do I join?… Read more »

Fusion Learning Conference 2021 – Programme

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We’re excited to share with you the final programme for our upcoming FLIE conference. All sessions will take place online and links will be advertised nearer the time. Monday 28th June Tuesday 29th June Wednesday 30th June Thursday 1st July Friday 2nd July 10.00-11.00 Conference Opening Prof. Tim McIntyre-Bhatty Keynote speaker: Prof. Stephen Heppell Preparing… Read more »

Hyperlinks and Mentimeter presentations

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Mentimeter have recently added the functionality to add hyperlinks to presentations. You can add hyperlinks to almost any input field in the Mentimeter editor, with a few exceptions (such as answer options on question slides). Hyperlinks are a great way to provide access to an important resource or website during or after your presentation. How… Read more »

Academic success with LinkedIn – webinar

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Join this webinar, run by LinkedIn Learning, which looks at how Covid-19 has disrupted higher education and how blended learning, social distancing, and lockdowns will effect student outcomes. Academic Success with LinkedIn 9th June 2021, 1-2pm The webinar will look at the successful strategies universities can adopt to ensure that students receive a high quality… Read more »

Fusion Learning Conference – extended deadline for posters

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We have extended our deadline for the submission of posters to the Fusion Learning Conference: Innovation and Excellence in the pandemic. We want to showcase as many examples as we can of the innovative and excellent learning and teaching practices that took place during the pandemic, from both academic and professional service colleagues. The final deadline… 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 »