Teaching and Learning

Blended and Flipped the time has come!

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Can there possibly be a silver lining to our experience of teaching and learning during Covid-19? A Wonkhe/Aula survey of 630 academics and professional staff found some interesting positives.  More than 80%  are more willing to experiment with digital technologies for learning and teaching. The devil, of course, is in the detail in context. In… Read more »

Playful Higher Education (Free Download)

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The Playful University Platform (PUP) was launched on the backdrop of the first Playful University Conference at Aarhus University in Forskningsford Denmark in 2019. The community has recently published a book called Playful Higher Education: Voices, Activities & Co-creations from the PUP Community. This book is ‘for people and from people with a passion for… Read more »

Updated resources on FLIEflix

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The FLIEflix portal signposts you to a range of help and guidance offered by FLIE using a boxset format which brings together our online support under recognisable themes. It’s a resource you can return to time and time again and we’ve recently added some updates. Education Enhancement Workshop resources You’ll now find a summary of… Read more »

Hybrid teaching guidance

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Hybrid teaching describes the situation where some students attend the lecture or seminar face-to-face in the room, and other students join the same session remotely using a platform such as Zoom. As staff and students return to campus for semester 2, here is a reminder of some of the online resources we have to support… Read more »

Creating Groups in Brightspace via bulk upload

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The Groups tool in Brightspace allows you to create and manage groups of students within a unit. Groups can be used with release conditions to control the visibility of communications and content, and also to manage how students interact for collaborative activities and assessment. But did you know that group information can be bulk uploaded… Read more »

Enhanced microphones in the Fusion Building and Poole Gateway building

As a part of the Audio-Visual (AV) Project to enhance IT provision in teaching spaces we have recently upgraded the microphones in Fusion Building seminar rooms and Poole Gateway PC labs to improve the audio quality for recording and delivery of hybrid sessions. The focus of this work is to ensure the students have the… Read more »

The National Teaching Fellow Scheme at Bournemouth University

The National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS) celebrates and recognises individuals who have made an outstanding impact on student outcomes and the teaching profession in higher education. The NTFS is open to all Higher Education Providers (HEPs) across the four nations of the UK, including Further Education Colleges and independent ‘alternative’ providers. Each UK HEP is… Read more »

Happy holidays from FLIE

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As everyone takes a well-earned break over Christmas, just a reminder of the resources available to support you as you plan for Semester 2. If you’re looking for ideas and inspiration, have a look at our Good Practice area. You’ll find good practice tips and examples on all areas of teaching and learning from FLIE and… Read more »

Online guidance for marking and feedback

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It’s that time of year when lots of people are involved in marking student assignment submissions. A reminder that there is lots of online guidance available to help you through the process, especially if this is something you haven’t done for a while. From the Brightspace Staff Resources area you can search on Guidance by… Read more »