News: Blackboard update 7-9 February 2020

Due to an essential security update, Blackboard will be unavailable from 5pm on Friday 7 February 2020 until Monday 10 February. The University constantly monitors and acts on advice/updates from suppliers to ensure the security and performance of all SHU systems and this is part of that work. This is a preventative update and there has been no security breach.

News: Digital Essentials – an update

Since its launch at the end of February, almost 300 staff members have engaged with the Digital Essentials course. The course is designed to help support the development of digital skills and digital ways of working and can be treated as either a full course or as a set of individual resources. This video gives a summary…

Call for Participation: TELFest, University of Sheffield, 2-4 July 2019

TELFest, the University of Sheffield’s Technology Enhanced Learning Festival returns for its sixth year from 2-4 July 2019, showcasing the best of innovation of learning and teaching. TELFest is aimed at academic and teaching staff and for all who support the design and delivery of learning and teaching. The format of sessions in previous years…

News: Blackboard upgrade and improvements

An upgrade to Blackboard is scheduled to take place during the weekend of 18-20 January 2019. The upgrade will begin at 5pm on Friday 18 January and continue throughout the weekend. We anticipate that Blackboard will be available again during the afternoon of Saturday 19 January but it is at risk of being unavailable Sunday as well if…