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360° Capture in Education

From doorbells to diagnostics the use of 360° cameras, panoramic and omnidirectional footage has become commonplace for most people in 2022.  Even before students embark on their educational journey at here at Bournemouth university, they may be using 360° tools and apps such as Google Maps simply to navigate to Bournemouth itself or by exploring… Read more » about 360° Capture in Education

Changes to how you log in to Mentimeter

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Please note that on Friday 9th September we are making a change which may affect how you log into Mentimeter. This change will mean that all Mentimeter accounts registered to BU email addresses will be authenticated via SSO, so that you’ll sign in with your BU IT account. Most staff will already be signing in… Read more » about Changes to how you log in to Mentimeter

Pedagogical Innovation Lab at FLIE

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The Pedagogical Innovation Lab in FLIE was established to provide staff and students with the opportunity to explore recent innovations in educational technology. Our aim is to engage with all faculties to explore the application of these technologies in their teaching and learning practice, and to inspire and support the application of pedagogical innovations in… Read more » about Pedagogical Innovation Lab at FLIE

Updated Digital Pedagogies Framework now available

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Following an annual review of staff experience and feedback over the last academic year, the Digital Pedagogies Framework has been revised and the current version is now available via Brightspace. The framework was devised to offer a structure for excellence through enhancing the design and development of our education standards and further excellence in our… Read more » about Updated Digital Pedagogies Framework now available

Panopto Lecture Capture cloud service downtime

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Panopto will be updating their cloud service on Saturday, 25 June 2022. This will result in up to 4 hours of downtime to the Panopto Cloud site – starting from 22:00. During the downtime, you will not be able to view videos on the Panopto site (or via Brightspace). You will also not be able to… Read more » about Panopto Lecture Capture cloud service downtime

New Mentimeter slide types

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Mentimeter have recently updated their slide library with some new slide types. When you next log into Mentimeter you’ll see them listed under ‘Type’ when you chose to add a new slide. Mentimeter works well when used synchronously with larger groups, either face-to-face in the classroom or in an online environment. The new question slides… Read more » about New Mentimeter slide types

New Mentimeter Add-in for PowerPoint

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Mentimeter presentations can be easily shared directly with participants via the browser, by simply sharing the Mentimeter screen as and when you want to run your interactive activity. There are also a few options for integrating Mentimeter presentations with your slides, for example by: creating your presentation entirely in Mentimeter by using the Content slides… Read more » about New Mentimeter Add-in for PowerPoint

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

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

Virtual Reality & Higher Education: suggestions, benefits and value

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You might have seen some of Bournemouth University’s Virtual Reality (VR) kit in action last week during the Restart a Heart Day. The university’s Learning Technologists were out in force with Oculus VR equipment to show you how the heart works, and what it looks like from the inside.   So, if you saw someone… Read more » about Virtual Reality & Higher Education: suggestions, benefits and value