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The new FET Blackboard Module Template for 2018/19 is now available for you to apply to your new module runs.
When you first use discussion boards with your students, it is a good idea to give them some guidance around the etiquette of using these.
The Learning Innovation Unit has pulled together some tips based on recent experience (2017) of supporting the delivery of postgraduate distance learning programmes
Kaltura is the system UWE uses for storing and publishing videos on Blackboard but Kaltura can also be used by staff and students to make recordings, making it ideal for when you’d like students to record a presentation.
We are often asked for advice about annotating slides and pointing out things on slides during a lecture. This is often in connection with
The term ‘webinar’ is perhaps mostly associated with meeting with a group of people, however the technology used for webinars can also be used
For students to be able to view your recording, you most likely want to add it to the relevant part of your Blackboard module or programme site.
These guiding principles are here to support Programme Leaders in setting up new programme sites or reviewing their existing programme,
So you have an idea, process or concept that you want to get across to your students but it isn’t physically possible to demonstrate it in the classroom and just talking to them about it doesn’t do it justice…
From main module run to the feedback run and resit run – this post highlights the key action points for module leaders.
Encouraging students to use the feedback icons not only keeps them engaged, it gives you feedback too
This video helps to answer a common question
One way of making webinars more interactive, engaging and useful for learners is to use polling
A review of the template for 2017/18 has been carried out by FET’s Learning and Teaching Student Experience Executive committee.
FET’s Learning and Teaching Student Experience Executive committee agreed that there should be no major changes to the module template for 2016/17. Just to
Nick Simpson, part of the civil and environmental engineering cluster at UWE, has developed Augmented Reality (AR) models for use in the classroom
Catherine Hobbs and Ben Drew have been using the flipped classroom approach in their teaching for several years now.
Lynda.com has dozens of courses covering the subjects taught in FET, so you’ll probably find material to supplement the modules you teach
OERs are freely available, normally digital assets for research, education and assessment – anything from whole lectures or even courses to images, pictures, software, techniques, sound or films
How to go about annotation and writing formulae in a staff and student-friendly manner, while delivering a webinar?
This Slideshare highlights some of the ways students use lecture capture technology.
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Informal micro credits to encourage and reward participation
Introduction Blackboard programme sites are being used widely across the Faculty, with the majority of these sites having developed over a number of years.
In the first semester of 2014/15 I worked with a FET lecturer in Geography and Environmental Management, Sara-Jayne Williams, who teaches on a module called Society, Youth & Ageing. Together we developed a plan whereby students would blog about the subject matter and share their blogs with each other in order to construct subject knowledge as a class.
Flickr.com has literally millions of images – and many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, which means
What is flipping? ‘Flipped learning’ or ‘the flipped classroom’ are recent buzz words/phrases in education. Flipping is an approach that comes in two parts:
Gamification in education is the use of game thinking and game design elements in non-game contexts to engage learners in problem solving situations. In
In UWE we can use ‘clickers’ and software from TurningPoint to make presentations and lectures more engaging. A number of lecture theatres (4D56, 1N05,