Hallam Welcome – update

Coming up this week Pre-arrival sites and Pre-arrival Tasks Consider whether you want to create a pre-arrival site and pre-arrival tasks. The Transition Toolkit is a resource that can support Course Leaders with this. Speak to your course administrator to include these in your course welcome schedule Student Handbook From the end of September students will be…

Update: Key changes to tools for teaching and learning online – guidance for staff

Key News Blackboard migration to the cloud A reminder that Blackboard will be migrated to a new cloud-based infrastructure during this weekend (28 August – 1 September). Blackboard will be unavailable Friday 5pm-Saturday morning, followed by a read-only period until 1 September where changes should not be made in Blackboard though files can be downloaded…

Advance HE Covid-19 response webinars

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, Advance HE has supported its members to overcome the challenges the HE sector has faced. Their series of Covid-19 response webinars have been designed to provide support and guidance as the HE sector adapts to the new ‘normal’ during the current climate. Recordings from all webinars in the…

New! Academic Development / CPD Events – what’s coming up

The Academic Development & Diversity team has developed a new Academic Development Events Database. This tool aims to provide an overview of academic development events, conferences and workshops available to Hallam staff in areas such as: Digital Thursdays – July 2020 – September 2020 Course Leader Induction Programme – July 2020 – end August 2020 Narrowing the Gaps…

New! Academic Essentials – your ‘one-stop-shop’ for guidance, information and resources

We are excited to soft launch Academic Essentials this week. This is a ‘one-stop-shop’ for all academics, providing you with access to all the guidance, information and resources you need at your fingertips. It also includes a month-by-month activity guide to support your planning and delivery and help you prioritise actions.  Accessible via the staff intranet homepage…