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…

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…

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,…

Upcoming events: free webinars Epigeum Insights – 18th and 25th June 2020

Epigeum (part of Oxford University Press) are hosting the following free webinars; Contract Cheating in the Context of Covid-19: Five Key Ideas to Consider Thursday 18 June – 11:00am BST Hosted by: Dr Thomas Lancaster  In the webinar, Dr Lancaster will be providing an overview of the contract cheating landscape in relation to Covid-19, with…

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…