iPad loan service now available

The University recently announced changes to its Equipment Policy to facilitate mobile and flexible working, and support the move to online management of assessment in the University. In addition to the roll out of laptops (as required), it was agreed that a central loan service would be developed to provide academic staff with temporary access…

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…