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Social media resources for students at Sheffield Hallam

A range of resources to support students in their use of social media is now available. Students can access these four resources either directly at http://go.shu.ac.uk/socialmedia, or from the Learning Essentials tab on shuspace, inside the Resources for learning section.          The resources include  – How to use social media responsibly – a guide…

Resources for getting to know shuspace

The last post told you about the changes to shuspace – the resources to support shuspace are now ready. There’s three short screencasts: http://tinyurl.com/introducingshuspace covers the main features of shuspace, explains some of the tools and gives a general picture of what it’s for and what you can do there http://tinyurl.com/informationshuspace goes into more detail…

Changes in shuspace

This semester there’s a couple of small but significant changes that have happened to shuspace. The top bar on every tab used to just contain the search tool, but following student input, we’ve added other things to improve navigation and access to information… Firstly there’s a link to the directory of practical information. This means…

Changing shuspace link: SHU regulations and codes

Please note this message from IS&T, as you may need to change links on your Blackboard site if you are directly linking to the SHU regulations and codes page from your Blackboard site: The current SHU regulations and codes pages on shuspace have been replaced by a new set of pages entitled Academic Regulations and…

Screencast tutorials for students

Some staff members have said they want more resources to help them support their students in Blackboard. Often staff also want to see what the student experience of using Blackboard features is like, particularly around the assessment process. To help with this, we have compiled a list of screencasts we have created that you can use…

shuspace has changed!!

On 5th September the first phase of the Refresh shuspace project went ahead successfully with changes to the shuspace interface, tabs and channels.  Staff and students can find out more about the new interface by logging into shuspace, and looking for the Have You Seen channel on that first page (the My SHU tab), where…

Which browser should I use in Blackboard and shuspace?

There’s an increasing amount of web browsers (software programmes that allow you to view web sites) available to use.  The most popular browser has been Internet Explorer for many years, but there are other browsers that are growing in popularity, particularly due to the growth of mobile devices which have their own browsers.  Firefox and Chrome are two browsers…

shuspace is changing

Over the last year we’ve been working closely with staff and students to improve the way that the University presents information on shuspace, there will be better search facilities, a clearer layout and less clutter, so that students can more easily find the things they need when they need them. Early in September, you’ll notice…

Logging into Blackboard and shuspace

So while this seems to be a fairly simple topic for the blog, I thought it was worth doing as it is proving to be one of the most searched for terms in reaching the blog on the Internet. Currently, if you try accessing Blackboard via the old URLs (blackboard.shu.ac.uk and my.shu.ac.uk) you may receive certificate errors. …