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TEL guide for course planning teams published

Members of the TEL team and Assessment Journey Programme have recently compiled a resource to assist course planning teams in ensuring effective use of technology for learning, teaching and assessment during revalidation. The ‘Design with Online in Mind‘ leaflet provides information about key considerations related to the use of technology and links to other resources…

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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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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…

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‘Menu’ of teaching approaches and the technologies that can enhance them

The Technology Enhanced Learning team has been working with staff across the university to develop resources to assist academic staff in identifying alternative teaching approaches and technologies suitable to their discipline. One of these resources is a framework or ‘menu’ designed to assist colleagues in identifying different teaching approaches and the technologies that can support…

Contemporary Approaches to Teaching – Panel Q & A response

This is the third in a series of articles following our recent event Contemporary Approaches to Teaching –December 10th responding to questions raised by participants. While the panel was able to respond to some of the questions on the day, there wasn’t time to address them all.  To enable all questions to receive a response we…

Contemporary Approaches to Teaching – Panel Q & A response

This is the second in a series of articles following our recent event Contemporary Approaches to Teaching –December 10th responding to questions raised by participants. While the panel was able to respond to some of the questions on the day, there wasn’t time to address them all.  To enable all questions to receive a response we…

Contemporary Approaches to Teaching – Panel Q & A response

Prior to our recent event, Contemporary Approaches to Teaching – December 10th 2013, we asked participants to submit questions for a panel ‘question time’ on the theme of  ‘integrating technology in learning’ and teaching’ and ‘what prevents you or your colleagues from integrating technology in your teaching’. While the panel was able to respond to some…