Digital Learning Training, Events and Support

Colleagues listen to a speaker in a workshop environment

The Digital Learning Team provide a range of versatile training, support and advice opportunities for staff in the use of technology in learning and teaching. This includes the team's flagship TELFest conference, Elevate workshops, online communities, and regular advice slots. Bespoke sessions can be arranged for teams, departments or faculties.

For more details, please contact digital.learning@sheffield.ac.uk.

Digital Learning training, events and support are part of Elevate, which provides community, resources, professional development and support for all staff who teach. 


Forthcoming Sessions

A number of short sessions are available on a range of technologies, including the use of Blackboard, assessment tools, e-portfolios, classroom engagement tools and much more.

For more details and to book see forthcoming sessions on the LMS.

Advice Slots

The Digital Learning Team run regular face-to-face advice slots on Wednesdays, where colleagues can ask Learning Technologists questions on any aspect of Digital Learning, no matter how broad or specific. These are run more frequently during busy times of the year.

Digital Learning Advice Slots

TELFest

TELFest is the University of Sheffield's Festival of Technology Enhanced Learning. TELFest 2020 will take place between 29 June - 2 July, with the usual mix of workshops, lectures, debates and exhibitions.

TELFest 2020

Elevate Digital Retreats

The Digital Retreats provide space to realise your ambitions to develop innovative digital learning and teaching projects. Over two intensive days, a team with technical and educational development expertise work with you to produce a solution to take back to your department and into your teaching.

Elevate Digital Retreats

Your First Flipped Learning Adventure

Made in collaboration with members of the Digital Learning Team and Psychology's Dr Kirsten Bartlett, this online course explores Flipped Learning, and how teaching staff can put it into practice with their learners.

Your First Flipped Learning Adventure

Communities

The Digital Learning Team run a number of online communities to help colleagues network and learn from each other on aspects of Digital Learning.

Encore Meet-ups - share good practice, hear about service updates and access support to use lecture capture effectively in your teaching

Learning Technologists Community - a space of learning technologists to share good practice and peer support

Online Teaching Community - an ideas sharing space for staff involved in online programmes and distance learning

TEL Community - a place for staff interested in using technology to enhance their teaching to share ideas