Coming up! Changing Spaces: Exploring staff experiences of the blended teaching and learning environment

Calling all lecturers, we’re really keen to capture your experiences of the blended environment. Please join us for a focus group session to share your thoughts with fellow lecturers.  The groups are taking place; Monday 12th April, 10am – 11am Tuesday 13th April, 11am – 12noon Wednesday 14th April, 10am – 11am Thursday 15th April,…

Upcoming events: Free PebblePad research community webinars

You’re invited to join PebblePad  for a series of online summer workshops. These are designed to support you if you are starting/continuing your research journey. Pebblepad will have a number of experts in the field to lead you through the steps to publication including Dr Liz Austen, Professor Sally Brown, Dr Duncan Cross, Sue Beckingham,…

New event: Practice sharing – increase student engagement with academic advising

Practice Sharing Event Help increase Student Engagement with Academic Advising. Monday 8th June 10:00am – 12:30pm Blackboard – Being an Academic Adviser  There will be a series of video presentations from colleagues at Hallam, the opportunity to ask questions as well as a range of additional support material and resources that might be of interest to…

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…

Making the message count (part 1) using your voice and body to teach more effectively

About the session – Part 1 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 showed you learnable skills, tips and techniques that…

Building reflexive practitioners: Engaging students with teaching of research methods

          Strand Student Outcomes Type Campfire Learning objective(s) Present the findings of a recently funded educational research project and receive some feedback from the teaching community Discuss action points to develop this further Teaching academic research methods to undergraduate students in an engaging and relevant manner can be a challenge even…