Teaching and Learning

AI and Assessment and Feedback – upcoming workshops

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The following FLIE events are now available to book. Workshops will be hybrid so you can choose to attend online or in person. Use the links in the table to book your place via Eventbrite. Theme  Date and Time  Content  Preparing for Artificial Intelligence in Assessment and Feedback design: Revert, outrun, or embrace     12th… Read more » about AI and Assessment and Feedback – upcoming workshops

Improved video thumbnail features in Panopto

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A series of improvements to modernise the Panopto user interface are being released in the coming months. The first update will reposition video thumbnail action buttons and will be released this month. Integrated video action buttons Video action buttons will be moved within video thumbnails for a cleaner, decluttered list page. Hovering over a video… Read more » about Improved video thumbnail features in Panopto

Setting up your ‘My Unit Feedback’ survey

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My Unit Feedback is a unit survey run at all levels (0, 4 , 5, 6 and 7) and replaces the MUSE survey. It will ask students about their learning experience on each of their units. The feedback received helps you to further build on your areas of good practice and identify any areas for… Read more » about Setting up your ‘My Unit Feedback’ survey

Fusion Learning Conference 5th July 2023

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    Fusion Learning Conference 5th July 2023 We are running our Fusion Learning conference this summer to include 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. Staff are invited to showcase their Fusion Learning practices… Read more » about Fusion Learning Conference 5th July 2023

LinkedIn Learning with Brightspace

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Did you know BU has a licence for LinkedIn Learning? In 2022, BU purchased a campus wide licence for LinkedIn Learning allowing all staff and students to access the suite of 13,000+ courses. And due to its integration with Brightspace, you can embed courses and videos directly into the content area of your unit. If… Read more » about LinkedIn Learning with Brightspace

Finding Zoom recordings scheduled outside of Brightspace

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Overview Zoom is BU’s recommended platform for online delivery of live lectures, seminar sessions and meetings, available within all Brightspace units from the Communication menu. Zoom provides a number of benefits including a 300 participant limit, up to 50 breakout rooms, unlimited session lengths and the ability to stream video to your attendees. Any recordings… Read more » about Finding Zoom recordings scheduled outside of Brightspace

JISC Learning Analytics – System unavailable Wednesday 8 March 16:30-16:55

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Urgent maintenance needs to be completed for the JISC Learning Analytics service on Wednesday 08/03/23 from 16:30 to 16:55. During this time the service will be unavailable, this will impact the following activities: Access to the platform to view reports Access to generate the Checkin code to take attendance Student attendance Checkin The timing of this… Read more » about JISC Learning Analytics – System unavailable Wednesday 8 March 16:30-16:55

Template slides for your Mentimeter presentations

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We’ve recently added a series of template slides to Mentimeter to help you easily incorporate Mentimeter polls and questions into your teaching, and add an interactive element to your sessions. You can choose to add the template, then amend or edit the slides so they suit your own purposes. What templates are available? Ice breaker… Read more » about Template slides for your Mentimeter presentations

Teaching with ChatGPT – Digitally Enhanced Education webinar

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You may be familiar with the University of Kent Digitally Enhanced Education webinars which have been running since lockdown. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its impact on HE is still dominating conversations, so colleagues might be interested to know that the next event in the webinar series will follow the theme ‘Teaching with ChatGPT: Examples of… Read more » about Teaching with ChatGPT – Digitally Enhanced Education webinar

Mentimeter lunchtime drop-in – Wednesday 1st March FG04

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Would you like to know more about using Mentimeter to add interactive elements to your teaching sessions? Mentimeter helps you to interact with your audience and share responses in real time. It can be used in both online teaching sessions or in the classroom, with participants easily participating using their own devices. If you’d like… Read more » about Mentimeter lunchtime drop-in – Wednesday 1st March FG04