A second guest post has been recently published on the Social Media Learning blog, written by students for students. It aims to provide an informative guide on how students can improve their remote learning experience, and covers how to stay motivated, how other students are learning, how to support your peers and how to be more social.
This guest post was first published on the Social Media Learning blog, written by students for students to highlight the free collaboration tools available and how they can support remote learning. Planning tasks, sharing work online, scheduling/running online meetings are a few of the topics covered in this useful guide.
As a result of the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Sheffield Hallam has made the decision to transition all face to face teaching activity to online delivery. This guidance provides information on the recommended approaches, and range of activities supported, to replace existing face-to-face activities with online alternatives.
The Blackboard Teaching & Learning Conference takes place on 19th and 20th May 2020 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Calls for papers are invited on educations core challenges around teaching and learning technologies, with a submission deadline of Friday 13th March 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.
Educause has released the 2019 Higher Education Horizon Report which highlights the key education technologies expected to have an impact on global HE over the next few years.
You can now embed audio and video recordings (of up to five minutes in length) along with text-based feedback on any gradable item in Blackboard (such as assignments, grade columns, wikis, blogs, discussions, tests).
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…
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…
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…