New event: Bulldozing Bias – a community of practice webshop – 15th July

Bulldozing Bias is a community of practice webshop investigating radically effective methods for fighting bias in higher education Wednesday 15th July 2020 – 11:00 – 13:00 BST – Blackboard Collaborate Bulldozing Bias is a community of practice webshop (online workshop) investigating radically effective methods for fighting bias in higher education. There has been a lot…

Supporting inclusive online academic practice

Supporting inclusive online academic practice Significant progress has been made as we transition to online teaching and learning. In addition to the valuable resources, support and advice for delivering remote teaching, the Academic Development and Diversity team has developed two key resources to support the academic community through this transition phase. The first new resource…

The SEDA Journal – Innovations in Education & Teaching International (IETI) – community of peer reviewers

The SEDA journal – Innovations in Education & Teaching International (IETI) Aims to promote innovation and good practice in higher education through staff and educational development and subject-related practices. With the ever growing reputation of the journal,  we are seeking expressions of interest to join our community of peer reviewers. Why become a peer-reviewer? It…

NEW! Online course (MOOC) for Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom

Cornell University’s Centre for Teaching Innovation is offering a massive open online course (MOOC) for educators, Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom, which guides instructors in exploring frameworks and strategies for building and sustaining inclusive learning environments. February 17 – March 23, 2020 on edX.org U.S.-based and higher-education-centred, the five-week course is for anyone…

Upcoming event: 17th JISC Learning Analytics Networking Event

17th Jisc Learning Analytics Networking Event 17th October 2019 Hosted by: Sheffield Hallam University These popular events comprise a range of presentations, discussion sessions, and are a great opportunity to network with colleagues involved in learning analytics projects at other institutions, and see commercial solutions based around, or on the periphery of Learning Analytics. There…

Upcoming event: Compassion in HE

The Hallam Guild Group ‘Compassion in HE’ invite you to attend: Show and Tell Friday 5th of July City: Cantor 9232 11am till 1pm Come along and see what its like to take part in a learning set and we’ll provide you with a brief introduction to Action Learning. We’d appreciate if colleagues attending are able to bring along and…

News: Blackboard updates

The following articles are part of a series explaining changes introduced as part of this year’s Blackboard rollover: New Blackboard Module Site Home Page Channels We are automatically adding a series of new channels to all 2019/20 Blackboard module site home pages. These channels provide both students and staff with a consistent set of important…