SHU project featured in 2016 Horizon Report

Each year, the New Media Consortium (NMC) works with a panel of academics and technologists to identify developing trends in technology-supported pedagogy that are likely to have significant impact on learning and teaching over the next five years, challenges to technology adoption and trends accelerating technology adoption. The 2016 Higher Education edition was published online last week,…

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Article on Technology and Students’ Use of Past Feedback Published

In 2013, SHU undertook a research project to look into the ways that students use their past feedback when working on subsequent assessments. The full report of the findings from the project, ‘Making Connections’, was published a while ago, and today a paper drawing together these findings with examples of relevant technological interventions was published in Research in Learning Technology. The…

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Evaluation of Sheffield Hallam University’s first MOOC

In October 2014, the University delivered its first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). The Enhancing Prostate Cancer Care (EPCC) MOOC was developed and delivered by colleagues in the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing in collaboration with Prostate Cancer UK, utilising PebblePad as the platform and vehicle for delivery. This report evaluates experiences of and engagement with the EPCC…