Turnitin unavailable for maintenance on 3 December

We have been informed that Turnitin will not be available for any purpose on 3 December, 3-7pm due to server maintenance and upgrades to increase capacity. This means students will not be able to submit their work and staff will not be able to access reports during that time period. We apologise for any inconvenience…

Your input needed for the Digital Learning Project

Message on behalf of Dr. Graham Holden and Dr. Alison Purvis, Project Leads for the Digital Learning Project The Digital Learning Project needs input from academics to understand the current realities of teaching and learning with digital technologies at a local level, and to consider what our vision for digital learning should be like. We are…

Booking is open for #SocMedHE16 – The Social Media for Learning in Higher Education Conference

      Booking is now open for #SocMedHE16, which has the theme ‘The Empowered Learner?’ Friday 16th December 2016 at Sheffield Hallam University The second Social Media for Learning in Higher Education Conference #SocMedHE16 is being organised by, and held at Sheffield Hallam University. This conference creates a forum for academics, students and strategic managers…

Turnitin unavailable for maintenance on 5 November

We have been informed that Turnitin will not be available for any purpose on 5 November, 1-6pm due to server maintenance and upgrades. This means students will not be able to submit their work and staff will not be able to access reports during that time period. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause…

Assessment Journey Programme: update on progress

An article has been recently posted on the Assessment Journey Programme blog that reflects on the Programme’s progress as it now enters its final year. The article outlines the Programme’s progress around informing, preparing and supporting both staff and students, governess and process, and technical developments that support the move to online management of assessment and new reporting…

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New version of PebblePad launched at SHU

A new, more streamlined version of PebblePad has been launched at SHU from today. The new version has a much clearer interface and can be used as easily on tablet and smartphones as on a PC. Any assets and resources that you have created in the old version have been automatically updated to use the…

What’s new in Blackboard? Summer 2016

Following the Blackboard upgrade (scheduled from 6pm on Friday 5th to midday on Sunday 7th August 2016), there will be some changes to functionality and in the way in which help and support is provided and presented in shuspace and Blackboard. Help and support The Bb support ‘tab’ has moved to the right-hand side of…