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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…

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Using Sensus Access

Sensus Access software is available for anyone with a print based disability, including students with dyslexia or a visual impairment. Watch this screencast to learn how to convert PDF, JPEG,…

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Using ebooks effectively (4/5): Accessibility tools

Learn how to enhance the accessibility of eBooks when using the University Library's three major suppliers: Proquest Ebook Central, Dawsonera and VLEBooks.Watch our video series Using ebooks…

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This is the University of Sheffield

Sheffield is a world top 100 University with a global reputation for excellence. Our staff are experts in their fields, respected by their peers all over the world from Harvard to Tokyo. Our…

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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…

From  Tom Foster A year ago 0 likes 47 views 0  

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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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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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.

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iForge: Run by students, for students

An innovative facility on campus - the iForge - is giving students the opportunity to collaborate, create and 'make' outside of their academic studies. Believed to the first of its kind in…

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Programme Level Approach

The Programme Level Approach means taking a holistic, rather than modular, view of a programme. It means looking at the programme as a student experiences it; seeing the content, structure and…

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TEL Frameworks: Encouraging quality or stifling innovation?

In this panel discussion, we invite colleagues within the University, and other institutions, who have introduced expectational frameworks around the use of technology for learning and teaching. In…

From  Technology Enhanced Learning 2 Years ago 0 likes 6 views 0  

Student Experience Module GEO381

We interviewed 2 students who had undertaken a Creative Media section during their GEO381 module. The students were set the following media assignment. Produce a media piece of up to 5 minutes that…

From  Robert Pashley 2 Years ago 0 likes 77 views 0  

Flipped Learning - Where’s the Evidence?

Flipped learning, the teaching method of giving students pre-session materials to consume and using lecture time for active learning, is a well-known educational concept, but where is the evidence of…

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EDU6147 3a. What is Constructive Alignment?

EDU6147 3a. An Introduction to the Constructive Alignment framework for learning and teaching. This video gives a short overview of what is meant by constructive alignment and why and how it can be…

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EDU6147 4. What is Blooms Taxonomy?

This short video will introduce the history and basics of Bloom’s Taxonomy, one of the most widely used Learning and teaching principles. It was produced by the Professional Development Team…

From  Digital Learning Team 2 Years ago 1 likes 1,895 views 0