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As BILT associates, we’ve spent the last year or so thinking about how we can help students with a diverse range of needs transition into university life. While others in ...
Student voice on authentic assessment ...
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Artificial Intelligence is now so accessible that, with some clever steps, it can produce good quality essays that rarely get caught by plagiarism checks. The higher education sector is abuzz ...
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Have you ever heard an educator say, “I will be spending the next three weeks marking and I cannot wait!”? I have been working in university education for over 10 ...
In secondary schools in England at the moment, students are preparing for public examinations which may represent the final assessment adaptations to Covid-19.   Undergraduates who have studied in the UK ...
Universities have been adopting ‘student voice’ mechanisms as a means of enhancing their programmes for some time. In my experience, this has been moderately successful, used to move assessment dates to avoid bunching, or reducing multi-part assessments to singular and vice versa. However, I wouldn’t argue that ...
This AdvanceHE webinar was chaired by Patrick Baughan with presenters David Carless, Jess Moody and Jess Stokes discussing different aspects. The format of the webinar was that each presenter gave ...
This might not seem like a time of opportunity. Everything is cancelled or postponed, and it seems like our worlds are shrinking (both metaphorically, and physically - something I’m acutely ...
Amy Palmer, Toby Roberts and Marnie Woodmeade all visited James Norman's 'The Office' project and have shared their experiences below. Amy's reflection: I’d been looking forward to visiting James’ ‘Just ...
Published 28/10/2019 Alternatives to traditional dissertations offer students new ways to reflect on their learning. They can invite group work, interdisciplinarity, different writing styles and digital outputs, and engagement with ...
The following post was written by Dr. Isabel Hopwood-Stephens, a TESTA Researcher. As one of the TESTA researchers attached to BILT, I’m going to be involved in collecting and analysing ...
Yesterday, after an excruciating three-week wait, it was the Education Services Charity Bake Off Final. I had made it through to the final after winning my heat (cheese and rosemary ...
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Brief outline of strategic approaches to help student learning. ...
The following post was written by Amy Palmer, BILT Digital Resources Officer. Since the launch of BILT in 2017, the implementation of programme-level assessment across the University has been a ...
Check out this snippet of conversation our Student Fellow Zoe Backhouse recorded with a fellow fourth year Liberal Arts student on the topic of assessment.  Want to know why Europe’s ...
Three examples of approaches to encourage students to engage in more writing activity. ...
The following post was written by Emilie Poletto-Lawson, an Educational Developer and BILT Fellow.  I am a BILT fellow based in Academic Staff Development where I work as an Educational ...
The following post was written by Helen Heath, a reader in Physics and BILT Fellow.  I am a reader in the School of Physics at Bristol and currently 1st year ...