Venture Matrix awarded the Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence

Congratulations to Charmaine Myers and the Venture Matrix team, who have been awarded an Advance HE Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE).  The CATE recognises and rewards collaborative work that has had a demonstrable impact on teaching and learning, and highlights the key role of teamwork in higher education.  Read the announcement of this year’s…

Hallam Guild: Transition Model Toolkit Launch – 4 June 2020

Charmaine Myers and her colleagues in the Venture Matrix team invite you to the virtual launch of their Online Transition Model Toolkit:  Date/time:  Thursday 4 June 2020, 14:00 – 15:15 Visit our Eventbrite ticket page to register your place It is widely acknowledged that the employability of undergraduates is a contemporary focus and measure for the…

Upcoming event: Decolonising the University Symposium – 31 May

Sheffield Hallam University is committed to addressing the degree attainment gap, and will be hosting a series of events to challenge and diversify thinking and practice over the coming months. The next scheduled event is the Decolonising the University Symposium which will take place on Friday 31st May 2019. The symposium will feature a keynote…

Upcoming event: Mapping the genre knowledge students require in order to successfully write assignments

About the session What can we do to help students write more appropriately or effectively in their assignments? A crucial first step is raising our own awareness of the formal, rhetorical and process knowledge students need in order to produce what lecturers are expecting. In this 2 hour hands-on session, participants will map the “genre…

Developing an Applied Curriculum

  Hamid Moradlou, Elias Tsoutsanis, Jen Waterhouse and Lisa Woolley Sheffield Hallam University – Faculty of ACES (engineering) and Faculty of D&S (law) Strand Student Outcomes Type Take a look at the original poster Learning objective(s) To develop understanding of the meaning of an applied curriculum, and the benefits/drawbacks thereof As lecturers in Engineering and Law whose curriculum…

The Hallam Award – What’s Extra about Extra-Curricular?

Andy Callard (SHU) and Doug Muzawazi (SHSU) Sheffield Hallam University – Directorate of Education and Employer Partnerships (DEEP) Strand Student Outcomes Type Poster – take a look at the original poster Learning objective(s) Participants will be able to identify how to support students to make strategic decisions about their extracurricular activities that will help them…

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…

The CAFE’ project – Participants’ reflections and perceptions of student-led focus groups

          The Course Assessment and Feedback Experience (CAFE) project was launched at Sheffield Hallam to continue a process of putting student voice at the heart of developing and implementing assessment and feedback across the university. Based on the TESTA model (Jessop et al, 2014; Jessop, 2012; Gibbs and Dunbar-Goddet, 2007), a…