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…

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CPD Event: Bring Your Own Devices for Learning (BYOD4L)

On the week of 14 – 18 July, SHU is running this open online blended course about using smart phones and tablet PCs to enhance and transform teaching and learning. The course is running concurrently at other universities over the 5 day period and uses social media, video scenarios, and face-to-face peer-enhanced activities . BYOD4L focuses on: Connecting Communicating Curating Collaborating…

Staff workshops: Enhancing your teaching approaches through technology

The Changing the Learning Landscape Programme is an initiative from the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education. It encourages universities to change their culture and to increase the use of educational technologies. Sheffield Hallam University’s (SHU) engagement in this initiative focusses on increasing, and enhancing, the use of existing tools and technologies. These workshops are an opportunity…

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Supported time sessions for preparing 2014/15 Blackboard sites

Over the summer months, staff will be preparing their 2014/15 Blackboard sites so they are ready to use with students. Supported time sessions will be available from June through to September where you can prepare your site with a member of the central and/or faculty Technology Enhanced Learning teams on hand to explain the process and…

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Introduction to Google Apps workshops – places still available

There are still places available on the Introduction to Google Apps workshops. These hands-on workshops follow on from the recent Google Apps for Learning and Teaching event and roundtable discussions on using Google Apps for collaborative work, and participants will: learn how to access their Google account use basic tools to create and share a…

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Use of Social Media in LTA at SHU Events – 1 May 2014

Following the success of the first Social Media in LTA event in January, we are putting on two further events. These identical events will run one after the other on the morning of 1St May in Hallam Hall at City campus, and will both showcase ten examples of how colleagues and students are using social…