MyBU deadlines in September – academic staff please note

Preparing myBU for the start of term myBU is now ready for academics to prepare their 16/17 myBU units. Note that unit content will not be automatically rolled over from 15/16. The entire contents of a unit can be copied over in a few simple steps using the instructions below.   15/16 unit content will stay… Read more »

What content can be added to myBU?

To support the use of myBU, Library and Learning Support have created an excellent page in the TEL Toolkit which explains the structure of a standard unit and provides links and PDFs of supporting material. Click here to access the page. The use of lecture capture will be an important element of our teaching practice in… Read more »

#BbTLC2016: Authentic assessment with large cohorts

Dr Chris Moore of UWE recently presented at the Blackboard Teaching and Learning Conference (2016) about his approaches to embedding authentic assessment into a unit delivered to a large cohort of students. The unit in question was a Level 4 Anatomy unit attended by over 200 students with delivery of 12 topics,  spread over 24 weeks involving lectures, practicals and tutorials. Assessment… Read more »

TEL Toolkit: myBU

Blackboard provides Bournemouth University’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), and is more commonly known as myBU. We welcome your feedback and comments on your use of this tool in teaching and learning.