The Expectation Gap: New research published on the student experience through and after Covid

New research from Pearson and Wonkhe suggests that though students have found learning during Covid-19 painful, improving online learning will have the most direct impact on students’ future wellbeing, engagement and motivation. From almost 3.500 students surveyed, two fifths of respondents said they have struggled to manage their wellbeing and one third cited challenges with new…

Hallam Guild: Wellbeing events for PGR students and supervisors

PGR Wellbeing ‘Need to Know’ Sessions Wednesday 15 July 2020 The PGR Wellbeing group was established in 2019 with support from the Hallam Guild to develop a better shared understanding of the specific needs of PGR students, the support available and best practice approaches, activities and interventions.  It is important that both PGR students and their supervisors…

Course Leader Fest online – resources now available

Our second Course Leader Fest was completely redesigned into an online event and provided an opportunity to participate in live sessions discussing topical issues and to engage with pre-recorded sessions. We had excellent engagement from staff during the day with 650 attendees across 25 sessions. Thank you to everyone who attended. If you were unable to attend…

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 –…

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…

News: New Lecture Remotely website launched

A team of academics based at De Montfort University have launched Lecture Remotely, a new website for higher education lecturers and institutions to find and share resources and support for remote teaching, assessment and student support in response to Covid-19. It is intended to be a “one-stop shop” to host useful resources from across the sector and further contributions are invited.