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Children's Use of Technology and Apps - Jackie Marsh

Professor Jackie Marsh talks about her study in collaboration with CBeebies looking at young children's play and creativity when using tablets and apps.

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Maker Spaces in Early Childhood Education - Jackie Marsh

Looking at Jackie's work on http://makeyproject.eu - a project exploring ‘maker culture' in the development of children’s digital literacy and creative design skills.

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The Sound of Science - teaser

The Sound of Science - the flagship event from the 2018 Festival of the Mind at The University of Sheffield - is a unique combination of music, performance and science, that explores some of the most…

From  Tom Foster 9 Months ago 0 likes 64 views 0  

Big Walk 2018 Highlights

Thank you to everyone who has helped support the Sheffield Scanner through the Big Walk 2018 – you’ve raised £80,000 towards the appeal! Have a look back at some highlights from…

From  Nick Kennard A year ago 0 likes 225 views 0  

UoS Politics Student Experience 2018

"What is it like to study at the Department of Politics?" A video including a summary from HoD and student testimonials about their experiences studying in the Department of Politics.

From  Christina Sommerville A year ago 0 likes 219 views 0  

VR as a Tool for Career Success

Students attending an interview or assessment centre for the first time are often unsure of what to expect and lacking in confidence. With this in mind, the Careers Service at the University of…

From  Tom Foster A year ago 0 likes 27 views 0  

Using Adobe Connect to bridge the gap between geographically dispersed students

The aim of this session from Pirashanthie Vivekananda-Schmidt and Michael Nelson from the University of Sheffield demonstrate how Adobe Connect can support communicating and teaching students in a…

From  Victoria Hughes A year ago 0 likes 21 views 0  

A programme-level approach to supporting student development using PebblePad

The session from Dr Emma Gregory focuses on the development of a PebblePad workbook which aims to support the personal, clinical and professional development of speech and language therapy students…

From  Tom Foster A year ago 0 likes 26 views 0  

Tightrope Walkers: Social Media, Equity, and Educational Practice

This keynote talk is by Dr David Webster - Head of Learning & Teaching Innovation at The University of Gloucestershire. Social Media is touted as a panacea for course engagement. As generational…

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Active learning: engaging and supporting the new generation of student learners

This session from Gareth Bramley & Kate Campbell-Pilling from the University of Sheffield focuses on the use of technology to ensure active and engaging learning for students. Specifically, the…

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Student Designed Active Learning for Private Pilot Instruction

The Aerospace Engineering degree programme has for a number of years offered a module on private pilot instruction. This involves students taking all of the exams necessary in order to obtain a…

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Using breaks to boost student creativity

This talk is based on recently published research carried out by Dermot Breslin, Sheffield University Management School. In the first part of the presentation, findings from an experimental study…

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A flipped classroom approach to teaching basic maths skills

Although numerical competence is essential for success in the biological sciences, a number of students at this institution and others struggle with their maths skills and confidence. Rebecca Barnes,…

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Creative Media as an Alternative Assessment Tool

With the Universities Learning and Teaching strategy championing methodologies that foster inspiration, engagement, communication skills - while encouraging innovation and the use of technologies,…

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Live-editing the past

Wikipedia is now unquestionably the world’s most used repository of historical knowledge, heavily relied on by students, print and broadcast media, members of the public and indeed academics. …

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The good, the bad, and the ugly: Enhancing the quality, consistency and efficiency of assessment feedback using Turnitin

The 2016 NSS indicates that the University of Sheffield’s performance on indicators relating to the quality and timeliness of feedback is lagging behind the national average. However,…

From  Tom Foster A year ago 0 likes 63 views 0