Category Archives: E-Learning

Rip to Zip

Have you ever received a PowerPoint presentation, .ppt, .pptx, or show, .ppsx or similar and not been able to listen to the embedded audio? This is usually due to the codecs needed to play the file(s) not being installed on … 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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YouTube Voice

So you’ve decided to make a short vlog to introduce your module or deliver some content. You’ve sourced a camera/phone/iPod/iPad and microphone* and selected a location to shoot it. You’ve created a rough storyboard and know what you have to … Continue reading

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Serious Gaming

Wouldn’t it be useful for employability if students could have experience of running a business before leaving university and having to do it for real? ‘Serious Gaming’ is filling that gap; allowing students to learn from their mistakes in a … Continue reading

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Using video

Barry Lyndon released in 1975 show-cased Stanley Kubric’s mastery of cinematography. Shooting scenes by candlelight required special attention. Kubric acquired three Carl Zeiss Planar 50mm f0.7 lenses from Zeiss, lenses designed and built for NASA’s Apollo lunar programme to film … Continue reading

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Mobile Technology – digital sketchbooks

‘‘Study for the Last Supper” , Leonardo da Vinci, 1495-97 We all have in our pockets more technology and processing power than people had 10 years ago, even myself who decided to join the 21st century and finally invest in a … 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 The 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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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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