Teaching and Learning

Setting up your ‘My Unit Feedback’ survey

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My Unit Feedback is a unit-level survey at all levels which replaces MUSE. It will run towards the end of the unit. 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 development…. Read more » about Setting up your ‘My Unit Feedback’ survey

Eye Tracking Technologies

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The FLIE Learning Technology team have been investigating eye tracking technology and how it can be applied to innovate teaching and learning practices. What is eye tracking technology? Eye tracking technology helps observe and measure eye movements, pupil dilation, point of gaze, and blinking to see where subjects of a study focus their visual attention,… Read more » about Eye Tracking Technologies

Academic Integrity online seminars

Academic Integrity 2022/23 webinar series

Tales of the Unexpected: Traps and Pitfalls in Academic Integrity A series of online seminars led by experts from around the world. Hosted by Bournemouth University. UK Higher Education has a reputation for quality, relevance, and integrity. This is evidenced through institutional documentation, student feedback, staff commitment and regulatory reporting. Factors that support student learning… Read more » about Academic Integrity online seminars

Microsoft Bookings app drop-in session in FG04

Have you seen the new Microsoft Bookings app, or using it already and need help with customising appointments? FLIE are running a physical drop-in session on Tuesday 22nd November 2022 (12:30pm to 2:00pm), dedicated to enquiries around the Bookings app. Join us in FG04 to answer any questions you may have. Further help and guidance… Read more » about Microsoft Bookings app drop-in session in FG04

Using Mahara ePortfolio for student assessment

Have you thought about using Mahara for student assessment? This easy-to-use portfolio is a great tool for students to write reflections and evidence activities and experience. Mahara can be used for many different portfolio purposes, such as study, professional development, work-integrated learning, assessment, showcase and presentation, and employability. Mahara can be used with individual or… Read more » about Using Mahara ePortfolio for student assessment

Accessibility and Brightspace units

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We all know the importance of providing accessible learning materials but did you know we have an online module to support you, and to help you to achieve an accessible and inclusive experience for all students on Brightspace? Accessibility means making your unit content and design clear and simple enough so that as many people… Read more » about Accessibility and Brightspace units

Virtual Escape Rooms using Brightspace


Most of you are probably familiar with the concept of escape rooms which has been growing in popularity over the last few years, where individuals or small groups are physically put into a room and they must solve a series of puzzles and tasks to unlock the door and escape, usually against a time limit… Read more » about Virtual Escape Rooms using Brightspace

FLIE lunchtime drop-ins – November and December


This semester FLIE are running weekly face-to-face drop-ins in FG04 to support staff with some of the digital tools you have access to for teaching and learning. We’re focusing on a different theme each week – so bring along your questions in person to FG04 on the following days and times, and we might even… Read more » about FLIE lunchtime drop-ins – November and December

Using Awards in Brightspace – session resources

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If you missed our recent workshop on Using Awards in Brightspace you can catch up on the slides and a recording of the session in the Workshops and Drop-ins page of the Brightspace Staff Resources area. The session looked at some of the ways you can utilise online awards on your Brightspace units and demonstrates… Read more » about Using Awards in Brightspace – session resources

Presenting with PowerPoint notes in teaching spaces

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Do you use PowerPoint to present in lecture theatres or seminar rooms? Did you know that you can ‘Extend screen’ (on a PC) or ‘Extend display’ (on a Mac) to access the Presenter View?  The Presenter View is an extended display with a range of additional tools and features. Using the ‘Extend screen’ option turns the… Read more » about Presenting with PowerPoint notes in teaching spaces