Digital Learning training and events

Advice and training on the use of technology in learning and teaching. Open to all staff across the University.

Digital Learning Advice Sessions

Discuss ideas and challenges around the use of digital technology in learning and teaching with our Learning Technologists, in sessions tailored to your specific needs and requirements. For individuals or small groups.

Topics you may want to discuss include (but are not limited to):

  • Getting started with MOLE, or using more advanced features of the system.
  • Getting your MOLE course ready for the new semester, including copying material from last year's course.
  • Online assessment, using MOLE, Turnitin or PebblePad.
  • Creating engaging online learning content. 
  • Online learning design.
  • Reflective eportfolios.
  • The use of media in learning and teaching, including how to use the Kaltura Digital Media Hub.
  • Using webinar technology (e.g. Blackboard Collaborate) in learning and teaching.
  • The use of mobile apps for teaching.
  • Technology for classroom engagement.
  • The use of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality in learning and teaching.
  • Facilitating online courses.
  • Developing an open online course (MOOC).

Please note we are not able to cover topics such as hardware and software in teaching spaces, software licensing, and general IT. These should be addressed to the CiCS Helpdesk at helpdesk@sheffield.ac.uk.

Sessions are half an hour, located at 210 Portobello (the Enterprise Zone). They run between 10am-12noon and 2pm-4pm on Wednesdays. If you prefer, we can arrange a virtual meeting and you can attend from a more convenient location. Please state this when booking your appointment. 

To book visit the Appointment Slot Calendar and, navigate to the relevant date. Click on the selected slot in the calendar to book. Please type a brief description of what you want to discuss, to ensure a member of staff with relevant experience is available.

If you cannot make these slots, please contact digital.learning@sheffield.ac.uk and alternative appointments can be made.


Upcoming TEL events

Digital Learning Skills Sessions

These workshops give practical skills in the use of the University’s core technology systems. Some are aimed at beginners or those wanting a refresher, while others cover more advanced or specialist functions. Topics covered are:

  • Introduction to MOLE
  • MOLE Next Steps
  • Collaborative Tools in MOLE*
  • Using Tests in MOLE*
  • MOLE Grade Centre*
  • Choosing the right assessment tool*
  • Introduction to Turnitin Feedback Studio
  • Introduction to PebblePad
  • Assessing reflection with PebblePad ATLAS*
  • Introduction to Kaltura
  • Using media for Learning & Teaching*
  • Classroom Engagement Tools
  • Teaching Online With Webinars*

*New for 2019

These are delivered in a mix of face-to-face sessions, and online webinars.

Book via the Learning Management System


Contact

To enquire about any of the above events, or about how the Digital Learning team can help you in your Learning and Teaching practice, email digital.learning@sheffield.ac.uk.