Category Archives: New features

Using Google Calendar to Create Bookable Appointments Slots

Do you need a way for your students to see when you’re available for one to one support and to book appointments with you? You can do this using the Google Calendar appointment slots. Here’s how it works You set … Continue reading

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Designing for dyslexia

When creating resources it’s important that the content is accessible to all learners. This article in Design Week has some useful insights in designing for dyslexia. The style guide (below) is a good starting point. British Dyslexia Association: Style Guide … Continue reading

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Teach Yourself

Encourage your students to be more creative with technology We have created a variety of items which you can copy onto any SBS Blackboard site to encourage and enable students to teach themselves different technological skills. Students may want to … Continue reading

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Turning Point Updates

Turning Point is a voting software we have access to at SHU for use in lectures or seminars to engage students and identify any misunderstanding or gaps in knowledge. PowerPoint presentations can be imported into Turning Point to enable the … Continue reading

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Padlet

Padlet is often used in┬áThe Sheffield Business School to allow students to ask questions about a module or to add topical information e.g. newspaper articles, links to relevant Twitter accounts or websites. This is a really great way to use … Continue reading

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Control access in Google Drive

Want to give someone access to a folder or document for a time-limited period? Want to create a shared folder with students for assessment, with the ability to turn off access after submission deadline automatically? This Google Script may just … Continue reading

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Filming every angle

GoPro cameras have been around for a few years now, allowing the adventurous to capture their exploits in high resolution video. The latest incarnation has added Wi-Fi allowing the user to activate the camera from an app that can be … Continue reading

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Workshops to contribute to the development of a framework to enhance teaching through technology

Workshops to contribute to the development of a framework to enhance teaching through technology. via Workshops to contribute to the development of a framework to enhance teaching through technology.

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