Academic Year 2021/22

FBMH eLearning Newsletter – Preparing For Semester 2

As we reach the end of 2021 and look forward to the Christmas break, our attention quickly turns to 2022 and the start of semester 2. We’ve gathered some important information that you’ll need when you start preparing your courses for the new semester:

Read the latest edition of the eLearning Newsletter

Self-led training

There are a few ways you can browse through our training and guidance:

  • Work through our Decision Tree guide (below)
  • Scroll down the page to view areas of interest
  • Use the search box on the top right of this page to enter a search term.

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Decision tree guide to our training:

Blackboard

We have a range of training for our Virtual Learning Environment, Blackboard . Take a look here to find out more.

Video

Whether recording lectures or editing them, our video training has plenty of straightforward guidance.

TurnItIn

TurnItIn (TII) is an internet-based tool that combines assignment submission, plagiarism detection and online marking.

Pebblepad

Pebblepad is an online portfolio platform that enables students to document their entire learning journey.

Softchalk

Softchalk is a web-based application which allows easy conversion of text-based course materials into online, interactive content with quizzes and other formative activities.

Discussion Boards

There are many benefits to effectively utilising an online discussion board (DB) within a programme of study . Read more about the DB tools available to FBMH staff.

Teaching with Zoom

Whether you are new to Zoom or want to run something more complex, these videos should help you gets started.

Handbooks in WordPress

If you are considering moving your Programme Handbooks online, take a look here to learn more.

Interactive Resources Using Office 365

PowerPoint is for more than just creating slides. You can create feature-rich interactive resources, narrated lectures, animations, and so on.

Dual-mode teaching

A teaching method that allows the same learning activity to be experienced by on-campus and remote students, synchronously, within a single group session.

TALON (Teaching and Learning Online Network) Yammer group

If you are having technical difficulties and want to see if anyone else has encountered the same problem, or if you want to help out a fellow staff member with their problems, check out the TALON Yammer Group.


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