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Discovering Open Access Academic Sources

Watch this video to learn how to discover openly accessible academic sources. This resource is aimed at FE students. Video [03:35]: Planning a literature search

From  Vicky Grant on July 15th, 2019 0 likes 83 plays 0  

The 13th Roberts Lecture. University Teaching in a Post-Knowledge Age by Professor Neil Rackham

On Wednesday 27 March, the 13th Roberts Lecture was delivered by alumnus, honorary graduate and experimental psychologist Professor Neil Rackham. Professor Rackham’s lecture, ‘University…

From  Jeanette Peat on April 1st, 2019 1 likes 178 plays 0  

Family Pop-up Maker Spaces - Jackie Marsh

Getting creative with our experts! Jackie Marsh is Professor of Education at the University of Sheffield, her maker spaces feature a virtual reality exhibition, 3D printing and lots of maker kits for…

From  Thomas Wilson on March 27th, 2019 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Forensic Scientists Watching TV

How would Sherlock get on in a real crime scene? What crucial clue does Silent Witness need to pick up on? We asked two of our Forensic Science students to dissect the BBC's finest detectives!

From  Online Learning on February 26th, 2019 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Higher Education - Past, Present and Future with Sir Michael Barber, Chair, Office for Students

Higher Education - Past, Present & Future with Sir Michael Barber, Lord Blunkett, Shakira Martin and Harry Anderson On Thursday 4 October we were delighted to welcome to the University, Sir…

From  Jeanette Peat on October 19th, 2018 0 likes 73 plays 0  

PebblePad - Getting started with Workbooks

A brief guide to creating Workbooks in PebblePad, the eportfolio and personal development system.

From  Pete Mella on August 10th, 2018 0 likes 40 plays 0  

Why I'm supporting the Sheffield Scanner - Wyn Morgan

Vice-President for Education, Professor Wyn Morgan, shares why he is so keen to take part in the Big Walk and support the Sheffield Scanner.

From  Nick Kennard on August 3rd, 2018 0 likes 16 plays 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…

From  Tom Foster on July 3rd, 2018 0 likes 281 plays 0  

Alternative Assessment with Dr Tim Herrick

Dr Tim Herrick, Director of Learning & Teaching in the School of Education at the University of Sheffield shares his approach for using alternative assessment types in his teaching practice.

From  Tom Foster on May 21st, 2018 2 likes 97 plays 0  

What happens in the Fluids Lab?

Join our 1st Year General Engineering students in the Fluids lab. Find out the differences between laminar and turbulent flow, and discover how we can use the dimensionless Reynolds number to…

From  Tom Foster on May 16th, 2018 0 likes 124 plays 0  

Graduate Teaching Assistants

Graduate Teaching Assistants, or GTA's play a crucial role in delivering Engineering labs to students. Find out more about GTA's at Sheffield with Tom Cracknell, a PhD candidate who…

From  Tom Foster on May 3rd, 2018 0 likes 77 plays 0  

Using Google Scholar

Discovering scholarly information, using Google Scholar. A resource created for FE students Last reviewed: August 2018Review due: Summer 2019

From  Vicky Grant on March 28th, 2018 0 likes 533 plays 0  

Inspirational Academics - Tim Herrick

Tim Herrick is a Senior University Teacher in the School of Education at the University of Sheffield. Tim is a Senate Award Fellow and a CILASS Fellow. Here he talks about his inspiration for…

From  Tom Roper on March 2nd, 2018 0 likes 31 plays 0  

The Diamond 360 Tour

Want to know what it's like inside the University of Sheffield's biggest ever investment in learning and teaching? Take a 360 tour of The Diamond building in this video, and find out more…

From  Steven Goodrich on January 22nd, 2018 0 likes 1,729 plays 0  

Project SunbYte: An Overview

The SunbYte project aims to revolutionise solar telescope technology by creating a low cost telescope using novel manufacturing techniques such as 3D printing, Arduino controllers and Raspberry Pi…

From  Tom Foster on January 18th, 2018 0 likes 335 plays 0  

Uses and Abuses of Economics in the Debate on Universities by Martin Wolf, CBE

The President and Vice-Chancellor’s Annual Guest Lecture by Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator at the Financial Times Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 6.30pm, Lecture Theatre 1,…

From  Christopher Clow on December 8th, 2017 0 likes 16 plays 0