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Academic Resources Library A-Z

Here we present a collection of guidance, information, case studies and good practice from our academic and professional services colleagues within the university.

The majority of our academic resources have been developed by the University’s academic community and are open to the world and made available under a Creative Commons 4.0 attribution licence by default. Any of our resources held on SharePoint must be accessed using your SHU credentials.

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A

Academic Administration

The Academic Administration service promotes consistency and a holistic, end-to-end approach to supporting the student experience. The Service is led by Helen Aram, Head of Academic Administration and Sue Hughes, Deputy Head of Academic Administration.

Academic Advising (AA)

Academic Calendars

Take a look at the Regulations, Policies, Procedures – students and staff overview for details of 2020/21 and 2021/22 academic calendar, UG and PG.

Academic Contacts and Communications

Take a look at Academic Contacts and Communications overview to see how we communicate to our academic community and who you can contact.

Academic Development (CPD)

Take a look at Academic development, events and activities from across various stakeholders in the university including resources that support your development in teaching and learning.

Academic (Mis)Conduct

Take a look at the Regulations, Policies, Procedures for students and staff overview for full details.

Academic Services

The work of Academic Services touches all members of the University community and provides services to students, staff, partners and external agencies. Academic Services comprises a central Registry aligned with an Academic Administration (as above) service distributed across the academic departments of the University.

Registry comprises three elements (Registry Operations, Student Systems and Reporting, Student Policy and Compliance) which together are responsible for student lifecycle processes, co-ordination of user functionality, process delivery and meeting external stakeholder requirements.

Access and Participation Plan

Take a look at our new 5-year Access and Participation Plan (APP 2020/21 to 2024/25) came into effect at the start of this academic year. Read more on why does access and participation matter.  You can also view a recent briefing paper delivered by the the Civic University Network and Chris Milward, Director of Access and Participation on Improving local prosperity through pathways and participation

Accessibility

Active Learning

Take a look at our Case Studies for a range of resources and information.

Advance HE

Applied Learning in Practice

Take a look at our dedicated Applied Learning in Practice website.

Apprenticeships

Assessment

Attendance and Engagement

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B

Blackboard

Take a look at our Digital Capabilities, Skills and Support overview for contacts and a library of Blackboard tools and resources. 

(The) Big Read 2020

Take a look at Supporting our Students overview for details of this and our library of support services A-Z.

Business Engagement, Skills and Employability (BESE)

Visit BESE SharePoint site for more details.

 

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C

Campus Services

The Campus Services SharePoint site brings together the trading areas of the Facilities Directorate including catering, accommodation services, print shop etc.

Careers and Employability

Case Studies

Take a look at our collection of case studies from colleagues the cover a number of themes.

Collaborative

Take a look at the Support for Course and Module Delivery overview for details on how we work with collaborative partners to maintain and assure quality.

Collaborative Course Leader

Take a look at the Course Leader Essentials website – guidance, support and information for collaborative course leader related material. 

Colleges

Take a look at the Academic Essentials landing page for all College websites

Course Assessment and Feedback Experience (CAFE) Project

  • Take a look at our Assessment and Feedback Journey overview for a wider picture on assessment and feedback design and methods.
  • Take a look at our dedicated CAFE Project website that uses evidence-based approaches to identify and support the development assessment and feedback practice.

Course Design and Delivery

Course Improvement / Enhancement Plans

Take a look at our Support for course and module delivery overview for a wider picture on annual reviews / CIPs. 

Course Leaders

Cultural Calendar

Take a look at our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) overview for details. 

Curriculum View/Catalogue

 

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D

Degree Awarding Gap

Departmental Assessment Boards (DABs)

Take a look at the Regulations, Policies, Procedures for students and staff overview for full details.

Departmental Support

Take a look at Support for Course and Module Delivery overview for information on who supports our course and module teams.

Digital Capability

Take a look at our Digital Capabilities, Skills and Support overview for contacts and a library of tools and resources. 

Disabled Student Support

Digital Technology Services (DTS)

Take a look at our Digital Capabilities, Skills and Support overview for a library of tools and resources.

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E

Employability

Employability Adviser (EA)

Take a look at the Supporting our Students at Hallam overview for resources and guidance on how to support our student community. 

Enrolment

Take a look at the Regulations, Policies, Procedures – students and staff overview for details on the enrolment process. 

Enterprise

Environmental Compliance Services

Take a look at the Regulations, Policies, Procedures – students and staff overview for details on Hallam’s sustainability policy and plans. 

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)

Take a look at the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) overview page for a whole range of guidance, policy and inclusive practice resources. 

Events

Examinations

Take a look at the Regulations, Policies, Procedures for students and staff overview for full details.

Exemptions

Take a look at the Regulations, Policies, Procedures for students and staff overview for full details.

External Examining (EE)

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F

Feedback

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G

Graduation

Group Work

Grow +

  • Take a look at the Supporting our Students at Hallam overview for resources and guidance on how to support our student community. 
  • Take a look at our dedicated Grow + website that has been developed to deliver additional personal development opportunities to enhance our students wellbeing as part of their course.

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H

Hallam Guild

The Hallam Guild is a cross-university community of staff and students with shared goals and common interests, working together to develop a culture of educational excellence in the university, by building expertise and sharing best practice. Take a look at the many thriving groups across the university, some established and some brand new for 2020/21.  Each group is listed below – click on the labels for more information and how to get involved. 

Hallam Model

Hallam Welcome

Take a look at Support for Course and Module Delivery overview for information on how the Hallam Welcome Framework and associated guidance help prepare your student induction sessions. 

Health and Safety

Take a look at the Regulations, Policies, Procedures for students and staff overview for full details of health and safety. 

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships (HDA)

Highly Skilled Employment (HSE)

 

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I

Inclusive Practice

International Students

IT Equipment

Take a look at our Digital Capabilities, Skills and Support overview for a library of tools and resources.

IT Support / Help

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L

Learning Analytics

Take a look at Support for Course and Module Delivery overview for information on how you can evaluate your course data using the Learning Analytics tool.

Learning Contracts

  • Take a look at Support for Course and Module Delivery overview for information on how course and module leaders need to check curriculum view/catalogue for details of their students learning contracts.
  • Take a look at the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) overview page for information on the Disabled Student Support Team provide provision of Learning Contracts and associated resources to support.
  • Take a look at the Supporting our Students at Hallam overview for information on how we can support our disabled student community. 

Lecture Capture

Take a look at our Digital Capabilities, Skills and Support overview for a library of tools and resources.

Library Services

Take a look at the Supporting our Students at Hallam overview for information on the Library can support you and your students. 

Listening Rooms

Listening Rooms is about hearing the authentic student voice and actively listening to student experiences.

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M

Maths and Statistics Service (MSS)

Take a look at the Supporting our Students at Hallam overview for information on the MSS service can  support you and your students. 

Moderation

Take a look at the Regulations, Policies, Procedures for students and staff overview for full details of moderation. 

Modifications

Take a look at Support for Course and Module Delivery overview for information on how course and module leaders need to manage their course and module modifications for 2020/21. 

Module Leaders

MS Teams

Take a look at our Digital Capabilities, Skills and Support overview for a library of tools and resources.

Multi-Factor Authentication

Take a look at our Digital Capabilities, Skills and Support overview for a library of tools and resources.

Multifaith Chaplaincy

Take a look at the Multifaith Chaplaincy SharePoint site for further guidance. 

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N

National Student Survey (NSS)

Take a look at our Support for course and module delivery guidance for a wider picture on evaluation methods.

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O

Office for Students

The Office for Students work with higher education providers to make sure that students succeed in higher education.

Online Prospectus

Take a look at our Support for course and module delivery guidance for details on how a course leader can update their course page and modify the content. 

Open Days

Information on the University Open Days activities.

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P

Padlet

Take a look at our Digital Capabilities, Skills and Support overview for a library of tools and resources.

Panopto

Take a look at our Digital Capabilities, Skills and Support overview for a library of tools and resources.

Partnerships

Peer Teaching and Learning

Take a look at our dedicated Peer Teaching and Learning website.

Periodic Review

Take a look at our Support for course and module delivery guidance for details on how the periodic review is conducted and who to content. 

Placements

Take a look at the Apprenticeship, Employability and Work-Based Learning overview page for a whole range of guidance, policy and inclusive practice resources. 

Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES)

Take a look at our Support for course and module delivery guidance for a wider picture on evaluation methods.

Professional Statutory and Regulatory Bodies (PSRBs)

Take a look at our Support for course and module delivery guidance for details on how we work with our PSRBs as part of the Quality Assurance process. 

Professor and Associate Professor Progression

Take a look at the Academic Professional Development and Events page for further details.

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R

Reading Lists Online

Regulations, Policy and Principles

Take a look at the Regulations, Policies, Procedures for students and staff overview for full details of moderation. 

Remote Working

Take a look at our Digital Capabilities, Skills and Support overview for a library of tools and resources when working from home or off campus.

Research

Resource booker

Take a look at our Support for course and module delivery guidance for details on how you can book your in-campus teaching spaces and equipment. 

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S

Screencasts

Take a look at our Digital Capabilities, Skills and Support overview for a library of tools and resources. 

Schools for Higher and Professional Education (SHAPE)

Take a look at the Regulations, Policies, Procedures for students and staff overview for full details of how our collaborative courses are re-accredited.  

SEDA

Take a look at the Academic Professional Development and Events page for further details.

SITS

Take a look at our Support for course and module delivery guidance for a wider picture on our curriculum view/catalogue activities and guidance.

Shaping Futures

Take a look at our dedicated Shaping Futures website that provides you with our vision to be the world’s leading applied university, achieving outstanding outcomes for our students and our city, and showing the world what a university genuinely focused on transforming lives can achieve. We will do this by shaping the futures of our students. On graduating, our students will be confident, creative, resilient and responsible individuals – prepared for whatever they decide to do.

Skills Centre

Take a look at our supporting our students guidance for a library of support services A-Z.  

Social Media for Learning

Take a look at our Digital Capabilities, Skills and Support overview for guidance on how social media can help with student engagement.

Source – data management

Staff Wellbeing Support

Take a look at the Academic Induction, Careers and Work Planning overview for details of how we support our academic colleagues. 

Student and Academic Services (SAS)

SAScade newsletter is an update from colleagues in SAS to our academic community – take a look at our academic contacts and communications page for past editions. 

Studiosity

Take a look at our supporting our students guidance for a library of support services A-Z. 

Student Engagement

Student Funding

Student Help and Advice

Student Recruitment

Take a look at the Regulations, Policies, Procedures for students and staff overview for full details of admissions.

Student Support Adviser (SSA)

Take a look at the Supporting our Students at Hallam overview for resources and guidance on how to support our student community. 

Students’ Union

Take a look at our supporting our students guidance for academic colleagues and those front-line staff who interact with our students.

Student Wellbeing

Supporting our Students

Take a look at our supporting our students guidance for academic colleagues and those front-line staff who interact with our students.

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TALENT

There is an expectation that all staff who teach students or support their learning can evidence a high level of teaching competence. One of the ways that this competence can be expressed is by formal recognition through Advance HE fellowship; the TALENT scheme therefore aims to provide a variety of pathways through which all staff associated with student learning can gain fellowship.

Teaching Excellence

Take a look at our dedicated National Teaching Fellows (NTF) Teaching Excellence website. A Hallam Guild group that aims to:

  • foster, promote and encourage innovation in learning and teaching. 
  • help embed a culture of educational excellence in the University by supporting the establishment of a strong professional academic community focused on building and sharing best practice.
  • support the development of colleagues

Teaching Spaces

Technical Operations, Resources and Services (TORS)

Timetabling

Look at our Support for course and module design and delivery guidance for details on how to use the timetabling system. 

Threshold Standards

Look at our Digital Capabilities, Skills and Support overview for a library of tools and resources and guidance. 

Transcripts

Look at the Supporting our Students overview for a library of support services A-Z which cover what services we offer to our current and alumni students. 

Transforming Lives 

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U

UK Advising and Tutoring (UKAT)

UK Engagement Survey (UKES)

Look at our Support for course and module design and delivery overview section: evaluation, to see the full range of evaluation methods.

University planning framework and strategic steer

Look at our Support for course and module design and delivery overview section: planning and delivering our course principles, to see the departmental strategy plans for 2020/21 – 2022/23. 

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Validation

Look at our Regulations, Policies, Procedures for students and staff overview for further validation guidance. 

Verifications

Look at our Regulations, Policies, Procedures for students and staff overview – section Assessment and Awards for all the verifications guidance. 

Volunteering Policy

Look at our Regulations, Policies, Procedures for students and staff overview – section HROD and use their the A-Z search facility for staff policies.

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W

Webinars

Visit our Digital Capabilities, Skills and Support overview for a library of tools and resources around webinars and best practice. 

Work-Based Learning

Writing Gym

Visit our supporting our students overview for a library of support services A-Z and the Skills Centre offer.

Writing References – for students

Visit our supporting our students overview for a library of support services A-Z and guidance on how to write a reference.

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Z

Zoom

Visit our Digital Capabilities, Skills and Support overview for a library of tools and resources on using Zoom and its enhanced features. 

 

 

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This page is maintained by the Academic Development & Diversity Team and if you’d like to contribute to this resource please contact the team

Last updated: 24th March 2021 NB