• Putting “content” online: Supporting student learning

    Inclusivity in course design—curricular interventions by Ellie Kennedy, NTU. A key focus of the Success for All educational development initiative was to ensure that curricular interventions—i.e. interventions into mainstream learning and teaching on the course—remain in focus. Studies on inclusive interventions in the sector (e.g. Thomas 2012; Hockings 2010; Mountford-Zimdars 2016; UUK 2019) emphasise the […]

  • Personal Tutoring Online

    Enhanced guidance to support colleagues in tutoring online will be available during the University Learning and Teaching Day. However in advance, and in addition to the existing Staff and Student Guides, University guidance and training resources and materials, you may find these link helpful: Effective Personal Tutoring in HE is a comprehensive text that explores […]

  • Social Media for Learning

    A guest blog post from Visiting Professor Sue Beckingham, Sheffield Hallam University and her students working within the SMASH team which is a student partnership group researching Social Media for Academic Studies at Hallam. To access the blog post please click here

  • New post on HEPI

    Online learning: Are we asking the right questions? Without warning, and almost overnight, the higher education sector has embarked on a whole-scale experiment in online learning. There is no doubt that this is a challenging time for both students and teaching staff, but what can the academic literature tell us about online learning? Please click here […]

  • The Student Engagement team take UniSkills online!

    UniSkills provides a wide range of support designed to help students develop their academic skills and confidence at University and beyond. The Student Engagement team (part of Library and Learning Services) are committed to continuing our support during this uncertain time, albeit in a slightly different way. The team are currently working from home at various […]

  • Member benefit webinars – Covid-19 series

    ‘From emergency remote teaching to resilient systems for higher education’ 21 and 28 April 09:00 BST Details from Advance HE are here: The last four weeks has seen an exceptional effort by the HE sector to continue to deliver or attain learning outcomes in non-ideal circumstances.  Students and staff recognised that achieving a perfect online […]

  • How to move your teaching online – fast

    Complementing the many other valuable resources posted, you may find some useful ideas in the attached short paper from David Baume. It is published by the University of London Centre for Distance Education under a Creative Commons License  CC-BY-SA 2.0. In summary – please copy, use and adapt as you wish;  acknowledge its source; acknowledge […]