Read on for tips on how to create well-written, reliable and valid multiple choice questions.
IMPORTANT: Please read before setting up your new 2019/20 Blackboard module runs.
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.
To find out more about creating resources for your students using desktop recordings, please read on.
A guide to recording live student presentations for assessment purposes.
If your students need to record their presentations, please ensure they receive this guidance about the new Kaltura Capture recorder.
These guiding principles are here to support Programme Leaders in setting up new programme sites or reviewing their existing programme,
Read on to find out how to add a narrative to your PowerPoint presentation.
A simple way to add quizzes into your Panopto recordings.
For information on the different licences available, exceptions and examples of using copyright content in your teaching material and recordings.
If you are using Panopto, you might be interested in viewing the statistics for your recordings.
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.
We show you how to use Presenter Mode to hide your PowerPoint notes from your audience.
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.
If you want to run an online multiple choice questions exam under controlled conditions in an exam room, here are step by step instructions. In good time before the exam…
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.
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. I now record all of my…
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 recording the lecture with Panopto, where…
The term ‘webinar’ is perhaps mostly associated with meeting with a group of people, however the technology used for webinars can also be used very effectively as a way of…
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.
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…
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 note, it is evident from previous…
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.
Image source: education infographics on e-Learning Infographics What is your definition of blended learning? Let us know in the comments.
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. There is a variety of formats,…
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 you are free to use the…
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: the ‘transmission’ or ‘delivery’ part of…
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 The Gamification of Higher Education Teaching…
In UWE we can use ‘clickers’ and software from TurningPoint to make presentations and lectures more engaging. A number of lecture theatres (4D56, 1N05, 2B020, 2B025, 2D67, 4B031 and ECC…