Teaching and Learning

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 » about Playful Higher Education (Free Download)

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 » about Updated resources on FLIEflix

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 » about Creating Groups in Brightspace via bulk upload

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 » about Enhanced microphones in the Fusion Building and Poole Gateway building

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 » about The National Teaching Fellow Scheme at Bournemouth University

Online help for Semester 2

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A reminder that our LT online drop-in sessions are up and running again after the Christmas break. So if you need any help with getting your units ready for the new semester or just a quick refresher on something, you can join a Learning Technologist on Zoom at 11am on Mondays and Fridays. To access… Read more » about Online help for Semester 2

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 » about Happy holidays from FLIE

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 » about Online guidance for marking and feedback

LT support in December

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Learning Technologists will be running our online drop-in sessions with a reduced timetable during December. Bring your Brightspace and TEL-related questions and we will do our best to answer them. The sessions are run via Zoom so simply click on the link in the table below between 11.00-11.30am on the day to join. Or you… Read more » about LT support in December