Teaching on Campus – support for staff

Professor Roger Eccleston (DVC Academic) has recorded a video update explaining some of the measures taken to enable us to confidently offer students safe access to the best learning experience while Covid restrictions are in place, ensuring a safe return to campus for all. The video highlights many of the safety precautions put in place on campus as…

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 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…

New workshops: Online assignment drop-in sessions for your students

Are your students working on an assignment, essay, report, project or dissertation? Whether that’s foundation, undergraduate or postgraduate, they can visit The Skills Centre assignment drop-in sessions where they’ll receive instant answers to their assignment questions – all in one place! Upcoming dates: Monday 22nd June 2020 – 2:00pm – 4:00pm  Thursday 2nd July 2020 –…

News: Launch of autism learning resource

It is estimated that 1 in every 100 people in the UK is autistic, so it is inevitable that we will teach, interact, or work with someone with autism whatever our role is. Dr Luke Beardon (Senior Lecturer in Autism), Claire Hannah and Sam Smith (Learning Technologists, LEAD) have developed an autism learning resource to explore some…

News: November is Academic Writing Month

November is Academic Writing Month, an academic write-a-thon that happens every year and caters to the specific needs of academic writers. The Sheffield Hallam Doctoral School will be joining the University of Sheffield WriteFest (#AcWriFest18) initiative, by bringing together people from across the university to recognise and celebrate writing. During WriteFest the Doctoral School will…

Writing circles and retreats as tools for enhancing student’s writing: ‘Will there be a writing circle soon? They’ve really helped with my grades’

          Strand Student attainment Type Campfire Learning Objective(s) This session will provide information and reflections on a pilot to support disciplinary writing. This project was developed to increase student academic literacy with a specific focus on including students from a widening participation background (e.g. BME/first generation). The project focused on supporting…