Author Archives: Sue Beckingham

About Sue Beckingham

Principal Lecturer in Computing and National Teaching Fellow

Social Media for Learning in Higher Education Conference

Full information about the Social Media for Learning in Higher Education Conference can be found on the event website, including the call for participation and information about the keynote speaker. 18th December 2015 Sheffield Hallam University We are delighted to announce … Continue reading

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Tips from LinkedIn on how to create a top Student profile

Create a Winning Student Profile from LinkedIn Europe Student resources LinkedIn has a dedicated section for students with useful resources and tips on creating a profile, building connections, where to find jobs and internships plus much more. LinkedIn advice … Continue reading

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Flipping the Classroom – Simply Speaking

You teach a course where you normally lecture to students during class time. They work on homework and group assignments during their own time. What if there were a way to do the lectures outside of class time so you … Continue reading

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Electronic management of assessment

Using technology to support the assessment lifecycle, from the electronic submission of assignments to marking and feedback. Below is an excerpt from the Jisc ‘Electronic management of assessment’ web page.  It provides a useful outline to the benefits of online … Continue reading

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Using screencasting for feedback

What is screencasting? This is a method for storing in a video file, the screen output from your computer, often with a recorded soundtrack. Essentially you may record what is on the screen at that time. For example going through … Continue reading

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The value of online meetings using Google Apps

The  presentation below was given to all first year Computing students and introduced online meetings and the use of Google Hangouts along with other tools. The affordances of online meetings you can meet remotely from different locations save on travel costs hold ‘out … Continue reading

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Technology Enhanced Learning and Teaching in ACES

Welcome to the Faculty of ACES TEL Blog. Here you will find updates, case studies and useful tips relating to the use of technology to enhance learning and teaching. This will include: Blackboard TurnItIn Google Apps Social Media Mobile Apps … Continue reading

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Collaboration tools

The University provides a range of collaboration tools for use by staff to support their roles within the University. These include: Blackboard Learn – Blogs, Wikis Blackboard Collaborate – Virtual Classroom, Video conferencing SharePoint – Documents Google Docs – Documents, … Continue reading

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