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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,…

From  Vicky Grant 6 Months ago 0 likes 122 views 0  

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 7 Months ago 0 likes 24 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.

From  Tom Foster 9 Months ago 2 likes 88 views 0  

The professional birdwatcher: Tim Birkhead

An interview with Professor Tim Birkhead from the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences. Hear about his love of teaching and his important study into guillemots as he looks back at some of the…

From  Ruth Kirkman 9 Months ago 0 likes 103 views 0  

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…

From  Tom Foster A year ago 0 likes 497 views 0  

Creating the iForge

The iForge is our new student-run makerspace at the University of Sheffield. Hear from fourth year students who were inspired by their year abroad experience to bring the makerspace concept to…

From  Tom Foster A year ago 0 likes 93 views 0  

Sheffield Enterprise & iForge

Welcome to iForge - our new maker space on campus run by students, for students. Dr Gary Wood, Enterprise Education Developer at University of Sheffield Enterprise, and Head of Sheffield…

From  Tom Foster A year ago 0 likes 60 views 0  

How to design a building in 12 weeks

Join the students on a twelve-week journey to design a new faculty building for the University of Sheffield. This video breaks down the project week by week, examining what the students are working…

From  Tom Foster A year ago 0 likes 236 views 0  

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 A year ago 0 likes 4 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 A year ago 0 likes 74 views 0