Teaching and Learning

Fusion Learning Colloquium – Agenda

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Our Fusion Learning Colloquium is running on Thursday 30th June and we look forward to welcoming you in the Fusion building for a day focused on education innovation and excellence at BU. You can sign up now via Eventbrite: Sign up for the Fusion Learning Colloquium Presenters will be delivering face-to-face in the classroom with… Read more »

FL Colloquium – Thursday 30th June

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All staff are invited to take part or present at the Fusion Learning Colloquium, FLIE’s annual Fusion Learning event taking place on Thursday 30th June which includes speakers, poster presentations, panel discussions, demonstrations and more. The event offers engagement in current and emerging student learning and opportunities for education innovation and excellence at BU and will… Read more »

Fusion Learning Colloquium 30th June – key dates

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A reminder of our upcoming Fusion Learning Colloquium on 30th June where you are invited to share your work in the area of Fusion-based learning in the form of posters or abstracts to showcase innovation and excellence for student learning. All posters and abstracts will be included in a Colloquium proceedings with an ISBN and you… Read more »

Fusion Learning Colloquium – 30th June 2022

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You are invited to share your work in the area of Fusion-based learning in the form of posters or abstracts to showcase innovation and excellence for student learning. All posters and abstracts will be included in a Colloquium proceedings with an ISBN. Your submission can reflect on themes relating to your approach to Fusion-based Learning including… Read more »

Update to Intelligent Agents tool

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Intelligent Agents are a useful tool to track engagement on your unit and to send automated personalised communications to students. Next time you use Brightspace’s Intelligent Agents tool you’ll notice a couple of improvements following a recent update: New user interface The Intelligent Agents tool now has an improved layout which uses expanding/collapsing boxes to economise… Read more »

New Mentimeter slide types

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Mentimeter have recently updated their slide library with some new slide types. When you next log into Mentimeter you’ll see them listed under ‘Type’ when you chose to add a new slide. Mentimeter works well when used synchronously with larger groups, either face-to-face in the classroom or in an online environment. The new question slides… Read more »

Education Enhancement Workshops – May

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After the Easter break, FLIE will be back with two more Education Enhancement Workshops. You can book your spot via the links below. May Using the Generic Assessment Criteria – 11th May (12:00 to 13:00) Co-creating teaching and learning (relational pedagogies) – 18th May (12:00 to 13:00) While you wait for these sessions you can access the… Read more »

Updated Groups tool guidance

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We’ve recently updated our online guidance on how to create groups in Brightspace to provide clearer instructions on the types of groups available, and the process of creating groups and allocating students to them. There are several options when setting up groups: manual allocation, random allocation, or allowing students to self-enrol. If you have a… Read more »