January 23, 2019
In this video academics from FET tell us how they have used PebblePad to deliver authentic and innovative assessments to students from foundation to masters level.
March 14, 2019 March 14, 2019
If you are using Panopto, you might be interested in viewing the statistics for your recordings.
March 8, 2019 March 19, 2019
IMPORTANT: Please read before setting up your new 2019/20 Blackboard module runs.
March 8, 2019 March 15, 2019
Please note: for this year we are recommending that staff do not perform a ‘course copy’ but instead follow the new guidance below to create an uncluttered module site.
March 5, 2019 March 5, 2019
Rather than focusing on traditional laboratory based experimentation the PhySense project enables the general public (Citizen Scientists) to conduct biological experiments and share their experimental results.
January 25, 2019 January 25, 2019
We show you how to use Presenter Mode to hide your PowerPoint notes from your audience.
January 11, 2019
If you want to run an online multiple choice questions exam under controlled conditions in an exam room, here are step by step instructions.
September 25, 2018 October 1, 2018
Watch a short video tour of a module site from your department to see how the FET module template can improve student and staff experience.
March 7, 2018 March 7, 2018
Written by Danny Elvidge [Senior Lecturer in Building Physics and Services] I’ve fallen in love with Panopto since being trained up two years ago.
March 6, 2018 September 6, 2018
The new FET Blackboard Module Template for 2018/19 is now available for you to apply to your new module runs.
January 26, 2018 January 26, 2018
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.
January 19, 2018 January 19, 2018
The Learning Innovation Unit has pulled together some tips based on recent experience (2017) of supporting the delivery of postgraduate distance learning programmes
December 21, 2017 December 21, 2017
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.
October 17, 2017 October 18, 2017
We are often asked for advice about annotating slides and pointing out things on slides during a lecture. This is often in connection with
August 9, 2017
The term ‘webinar’ is perhaps mostly associated with meeting with a group of people, however the technology used for webinars can also be used
July 27, 2017 July 27, 2017
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.
July 26, 2017 September 4, 2018
These guiding principles are here to support Programme Leaders in setting up new programme sites or reviewing their existing programme,
July 7, 2017 July 7, 2017
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…
June 8, 2017 June 27, 2017
From main module run to the feedback run and resit run – this post highlights the key action points for module leaders.
May 31, 2017 June 27, 2017
Encouraging students to use the feedback icons not only keeps them engaged, it gives you feedback too
May 18, 2017 June 27, 2017
This video helps to answer a common question
April 25, 2017 April 25, 2017
One way of making webinars more interactive, engaging and useful for learners is to use polling
April 22, 2017 March 6, 2018
A review of the template for 2017/18 has been carried out by FET’s Learning and Teaching Student Experience Executive committee.
February 22, 2017 July 27, 2017
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
February 14, 2017
Nick Simpson, part of the civil and environmental engineering cluster at UWE, has developed Augmented Reality (AR) models for use in the classroom
December 7, 2016 December 13, 2016
Catherine Hobbs and Ben Drew have been using the flipped classroom approach in their teaching for several years now.
November 11, 2016 December 6, 2016
Lynda.com has dozens of courses covering the subjects taught in FET, so you’ll probably find material to supplement the modules you teach
November 5, 2016 December 6, 2016
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
November 1, 2016 November 2, 2016
How to go about annotation and writing formulae in a staff and student-friendly manner, while delivering a webinar?
June 10, 2016 February 14, 2017
This Slideshare highlights some of the ways students use lecture capture technology.
March 10, 2016 December 6, 2016
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January 22, 2016 December 6, 2016
Informal micro credits to encourage and reward participation
December 9, 2015 July 27, 2017
Introduction Blackboard programme sites are being used widely across the Faculty, with the majority of these sites having developed over a number of years.
July 22, 2015 December 6, 2016
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.
February 23, 2015 December 6, 2016
Flickr.com has literally millions of images – and many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, which means
October 31, 2014 February 19, 2019
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:
July 5, 2014 December 6, 2016
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
June 16, 2014 December 6, 2016
In UWE we can use ‘clickers’ and software from TurningPoint to make presentations and lectures more engaging. A number of lecture theatres (4D56, 1N05,