Author Archives: Tamsin Carr

British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference on ‘Writing, Presenting, and Networking at Conferences for Success’

By Michael Benson, Senior Lecturer, SBS Sheffield Hallam University were proud to host the British Academy of Management’s (BAM) one-day conference on ‘Writing, Presenting, and Networking at Conferences for Success’ on 7th December 2017 as part of the Marketing and … Continue reading

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SANDPIT Crowdfund Campus

Have you ever wanted to turn your classroom into a marketplace where students can pitch their entrepreneurial ideas? If the answer is ‘Yes’, then SANDPIT Crowdfund Campus may be the tool you are looking for. SANDPIT is an online platform that … Continue reading

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PebblePad

  Health and Wellbeing (HWB) have been using PebblePad1 for years for students on placement, as it is an industry tool used by health professionals. Sheffield Business School (SBS) began using PebblePad in September 2016 as an E-Portfolio tool, (once … Continue reading

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Using Video for Assessment

Susan Fairest and Jill Machon decided to use video assessment for a piece of group work to make it more exciting for the students. The raison d’etre for choosing this method was that “At Level 5 they get a lot … Continue reading

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Voting Systems

Voting Systems Classroom Response Systems are a great way to encourage interaction and engagement in learning environments. This post will look in brief at 5 Voting systems: Turning Point Technology with clickers & ResponseWare Socrative 2 Nearpod Poll Everywhere sli.do … Continue reading

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PowerPoint – importing slides into a Master Slide template

PowerPoint – importing slides (Information adapted from office.microsoft.com) How do you give your PowerPoint presentation the theme of a SHU Master Slide? You can format your slides by importing them into your Master Slide presentation. Do the following: Begin by … Continue reading

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Integrating a Padlet wall into your Blackboard site

Integrating a Padlet wall into your Blackboard site Grab your student’s attention on your Blackboard site. You can add functionality, interactivity and aesthetics to your Blackboard Module site by embedding iframes into it. This can include websites, Pinterest and Padlet … Continue reading

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Bringing Your Handouts to Life

Aurasma and CrazyTalk Making interactive handouts Students learning to use augmented reality to create CVs with a WOW factor She lifts the iPad and points it at an image.  There is a purple swirl that morphs into a talking cat. … Continue reading

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Socrative

              Socrative is a smart student response system that allows students to respond to questions on their smartphones and tablets. The tag line on the Socrative website is ‘Engage the class’. Michelle Blackburn, a … Continue reading

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