Elevate communities of practice
The University is home to a number of learning and teaching related communities of practice. Come and join us! If you know of any other teaching-related communities, or want to set one up, please get in touch by emailing email@example.com.
Elevate communities - for everyone involved in learning and teaching
|Technology Enchanced Learning (TEL)||
A place for staff at the University of Sheffield who are interested in using technology to enhance their delivery of learning to share ideas.
The Elevate Blog - coming soon!
Faculty based communities
|Engineering and Teaching Shorts||
Topical learning and teaching lunchtime sessions held throughout the year
|Science Teaching Network||
A range of planned topical learning and teaching events throughout the year, consisting of events, workshops and awaydays.
|Teaching Excellence in Social Sciences||
A range of topical learning and teaching events held throughout the year, consisting of events, workshops, awaydays and Learning & Teaching prizes
See also the Good Practice Database.
|MDH Teaching Circle||
MDH Teaching Circle
There are plans to set up a learning and teaching calendar for 2019-20
|Faculty of Arts and Humanities||
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Currently, ad hoc topical learning and teaching sessions advertised within the Faculty. A planned series of events is due to start in September 2019.
Special Interest Groups - all welcome
|Online Teaching Community||
An ideas sharing space for anyone involved in online programmes and distance learning
|Learning Technologists Community||
A place for staff actively involved in promoting and supporting digital learning across the instituion.
Also, DigiMeets which are face to face monthly meetings where staff share best practice and works on supporting institutional initiatives in line with the Digital Strategy Advisory Group. Sign up for the mailing list for DigiMeets
|TEL Journal Club||
A regular journal club discussing technology advanced learning pedagogy. This is open to everyone.
|University of Sheffield Fellows Network||
This is a virtual community for Senate Fellows, National Teaching Fellows, Senior and Principal HEA Fellows. An invitation is required to join this community.
For anyone interested in engaged learning and teaching at the University of Sheffield. Engaged learning and teaching combines academic rigour and disciplinary knowledge with opportunities for students to learn with and from external parterns, 'real-world' challenges and experiences outside the University. It often has as its focus learning from and addressing issues of public concern. More information can be found here.
|Widening Participation Special Interest Group||
This is a community of practice for all University of Sheffield staff interested in widening participation issues, policies and practices, as they intersect with current students. There is an online community and a monthly discussion group
|Copyright Community of Practice||
This is a place to discuss any issues, recent developments and best practices relating to copyright. Please feel free to ask questions too!
Beyond The University
|LTHE tweetchat @LTHEchat||
A collaborative project on Twitter to discuss learning and teaching in Higher Education with the wider community via tweetchats
|Advance HE Connect||
Advance HE Connect encompasses all aspects of HE, allowing instant communication with a worldwide network of HE peers.
This is an online community.