Teaching and Learning

Unit Preparation Basics – workshop and resources

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The last of our Unit Preparation Basics workshops is running on Wednesday 25th August at 11:00-11.30.  Join us for an introduction, or a refresher, on preparing your Brightspace unit for teaching next semester. A Learning Technologist will talk through some of the common tasks, such as adding staff to units, the different content experiences available… Read more »

How to momentarily hide your Mentimeter slides

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One of Mentimeter’s lesser known features is the ability to temporarily hide your presentation slides. It’s natural to start reading the content of a slide as soon as it appears on the screen, but maybe you would rather your students focused on what you’re saying before considering their response to the next question. You can… Read more »

Live captioning with Zoom

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Zoom now has the functionality to provide live captions during a session. There are many reasons that students might want to use this feature; where English is not their first language, where students are situated in a noisy environment, or to help students who may require additional learning support. You can use this feature to… Read more »

Unit Preparation workshops

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A reminder that FLIE are running a series of workshops on Unit Preparation Basics during July and August to support staff with planning and building their units for the new academic year. All new units are active by default and visible for all semesters, so join one of our sessions to get a better understanding of: the… Read more »

Revised Digital Pedagogies Framework

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The Digital Pedagogies Framework was developed as part of an integrated plan for digital and online pedagogies. It aims to support staff at BU in the preparation, development and delivery of online and blended teaching. The current version has now been revised based on the experience of the academic year 2020/2021 and is aligned with… Read more »

Assessment & Feedback masterclasses – slides and recordings

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Dr Anne Quinney and Dai Hounsell, Visiting Professor in FLIE, recently delivered a series of masterclasses linked to the theme of Assessment and Feedback. The three sessions focused on: Peer Assessment Effective Feedback and Designing Assessments. If you didn’t manage to make any of the sessions, you can catch up with the recordings from the… Read more »