One-to-one support and advice


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There are two types of bookable one to one appointments available - Elevate teaching support slots, and LTPRS advice slots.

All sessions are currently conducted online.

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Elevate Teaching Support 

Discuss ideas and challenges around any aspect of learning and teaching, from curriculum design to digital learning technologies, with our Learning Advisers. Sessions are tailored to your specific needs and requirements, and can be booked by individuals or small groups.

If you would like advice or feedback on a LTPRS application for AFHEA/ FHEA/ SFHEA please book an advice slot through the Learning and Teaching Recognition Scheme advice slots below.

If you would like support for a larger group in your department, please visit our department support page.

Getting the most out of your appointment

To use the time to maximum effect in the session, we recommend that you consider these questions before your meet your adviser:

  • What is the single most important thing I want to achieve from the session?
  • Are there any supporting documents I could bring along which would be helpful to reference for the topic I want to discuss? (for example, module outline, student feedback etc).
What can I discuss?

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

  • How to design an appropriate assessment
  • Module or session planning
  • Effective feedback methods
  • Getting started with Blackboard (MOLE), or using more advanced features of the system.
  • Getting your Blackboard (MOLE) course ready for the new semester, including copying material from last year's course.
  • Online assessment, using Blackboard (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. Please address these enquiries to the IT Services Helpdesk at it-servicedesk@sheffield.ac.uk.

How do I book?

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

No suitable slots?  Email us to arrange an appointment.

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Learning and Teaching Professional Recognition Scheme (LTPRS) Advice Slots

Discuss your application for professional recognition with one of our advisers. This is suitable for applicants for all levels AFHEA/ FHEA/ SFHEA /PFHEA. Sessions are 20 minutes long so please come with specific questions or points which you would like to discuss. If you would like feedback on your application, please email one element (e.g a case study) to ltprsmypathway@sheffield.ac.uk in advance of your meeting. Unfortunately we can not read whole applications but we can give feedback on one element which you can apply to the rest of your application as well. The meeting will take place on Google Meets which will allow you to share any work you would like the adviser to read.

  • What can I discuss?
  • Choosing a pathway
  • Choosing a recognition type
  • Questions about an application process
  • Feedback on an application
  • General information

How do I book?

Sessions are 15 minutes long and will take place via Google Meets. You will be sent a link to the session when you fill out the application form.

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

No suitable slots?  Email us to arrange an appointment.

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