New event – Undergraduate Research Poster Showcase

The Hallam Guild UG Research Network are excited to announce their Undergraduate Poster Showcase event       Wednesday 18th March 2:00pm till 4:00pm City Campus: Cantor Atrium This year’s event will showcase the work of over 20 undergraduate researchers from across the university. Students have spent the last few weeks designing and building research posters based…

Managing student behaviour in taught sessions

About the session This session introduces participants to the principles of promoting positive behaviour in the higher education learning environment. It will focus on the underlying causes of misbehaviour and the importance of understanding the social, emotional and behavioural skills of students and ourselves. This will also acknowledge how our own behaviour impacts on students’…

Managing student behaviour in taught sessions

About the session This session introduces participants to the principles of promoting positive behaviour in the higher education learning environment. It will focus on the underlying causes of misbehaviour and the importance of understanding the social, emotional and behavioural skills of students and ourselves. This will also acknowledge how our own behaviour impacts on students’…

Making the Message Count (part 1) – using your voice and body to teach more effectively

About the session Ever thought about your voice as an instrument, does it ever get tired, for example? Do you wonder about your body language, appearing confident, using engagement skills and owning the space in your classroom/lecture theatre? What about other forms of communication environment? Part 1 will show you learnable skills, tips and techniques that will…

Making the Message Count (part 2) – supporting students to deliver effective presentations

About the session Speaking and writing are two modes of communication for delivering your message. Both modes require their own skills to ensure the message is delivered successfully. For students, presenting clearly is crucial for both employment and academic achievement, but where do they get genuine support and advice on the practical skills and techniques…

Upcoming Event: Assessment Design – Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL)

About the session The University has a new process and system on recognition of prior learning enabling both prospective applicants and existing students to claim exemption from modules. This may be in the form of certificated credit (e.g. from another institution or course: RPCL) or based on work or other prior experience: RPEL. This workshop…

Assessment Design: Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL)

John Freeman (HWB) and Juliet Hinrichsen (LEAD) About the session The University has a new process and system on recognition of prior learning enabling both prospective applicants and existing students to claim exemption from modules. This may be in the form of certificated credit (eg from another institution or course: RPCL) or based on work…

Upcoming event: New to Academic Tutoring

Description:  In this practical workshop staff will review the range of central student support services and consider practical issues around how and when to refer on. The role of academic adviser and principles underpinning the role will be explored and a number of practical examples of common student queries will be examined. Facilitators: Cathy Malone…

Upcoming Event: Education for Resilience – Identifying opportunities to develop graduate resilience within their programme of study

Description: Supporting and developing resilience is a strategic priority for the whole University, rather than being the sole purview of remedial wellbeing services.  Alongside this, there is evidence to suggest that individuals live and learn better where character, moral integrity and life skill development is actively supported. Furthermore it is suggested that the consequence of such…