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Hello All

It was great to meet you all earlier in an informal setting.

We have collated your feedback from the session and placed it on on a Padlet board. Please feel free to add any additional info:

http://padlet.com/farzana_latif/yh0ns43n63vf

Based on this wall, I'll make some suggestions for the next meet, but overall everyone who attended seemed to think it was a good idea to keep these sessions in the diary, moving forward.

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Hi All

I just wanted to let you know that I am going to set up a Technology Enhanced Learning Community for staff across the institution to share ideas related to TEL etc. Its a follow up from TELFest and I will be inviting all staff that attended TELFest to it.

It won't replace this community which is aimed at learning technologists, professional staff, innovators and early adopters.

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Hi Colleagues 

In case you aren't aware we are running a winter TELfest 12th - 14th January. We've put together a new agenda consisting of scheduled workshops, panel discussions and drop in sessions. 

Sessions are varied and include:

- Technology to support student learning, including the use of Pebblepad as part of Achieve More Faculty of Science challenge
- Experiences of running and developing MOOCs
- Mobile learning - engaging students in the classroom and to support fieldwork activities
- New Features available in MOLE, following the December 14 upgrade
- Getting Started Sessions: MOLE, Turnitin,Twitter, MyEcho(Lecture Capture), PebblePad

Book Here:
https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/cics/telfest

I'd  appreciate it if you would disseminate this link to academics within your departments and faculties to spread the word.

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Farzana Latif
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Hi Colleagues In case you aren't aware TELfest is taking place  8th - 12th September. During this week long event there are scheduled workshops, panel discussions and drop in sessions. 

If you haven't already, I would recommend that you sign up to the MOLE - Looking Ahead, as Blackboard will be there and delivering a listening session (listening to us ;-). You'll be sent a link to ask any questions to Blackboard beforehand. 

Another good one to come to is the launch session: A Panel Discussion on the value and impact of learning technologies in Higher Education. Members of the panel will include Professor Anne Peat (PVC in Teaching and Learning).

Book Here:
https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/cics/telfest

I'd  appreciate it if you would disseminate this link to academics within your departments and faculties to spread the word. 
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Making MOLE look beautiful?

Has anyone got some attractive, easy to navigate  MOLE modules that they can share with me?

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Ah yes, MOLE is made slightly less of an eye sore with help from MOPE. Do you have access to any of these +Farzana Latif ?
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Technology Enhance Learning Showcase - Call for volunteers

Hi All

We are running a TEL showcase to help disseminate examples of how technology is being used to enhance teaching and learning across the institution. The session will take place during lunchtime, 12-2 and will have a round table format, whereby attendees can rotate around different tables, find out more about different projects and ask questions.

If you would like to share your work or would like to nominate someone then do let me know!

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is there a date for this yet?
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Turnitin problems on the BBC website:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-25334686
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Dear All

We are recruiting for 2 Full Time/Permanent Learning Technologists to be part of the central TEL team here at the University.

Salary: Grade 7 £29,552 to £37,394 per annum, with potential to progress to £40,847

More Information: goo.gl/5WJ6S1

Informal enquiries should be made to Farzana Latif 0114 222 1168.

Do pass this on or take a look to see if this is something that is of interest to you. 

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Dear Colleague

I would like to invite you to the Winter Technology Enhanced Learning Festival (TELFest) taking place between 12th - 14th January 2015  in the Hicks Building. The festival has been designed to offer help, guidance and support to anyone at the University of Sheffield who wishes to develop their delivery of teaching.
Sign up to one or more sessions here: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/cics/telfest

Throughout each day members of the CiCs Technology Enhanced Learning Team will be available(Hicks, LT4) to answer specific questions that you may have or explore ideas with you, no matter how basic or complex they seem (there is no need to sign up for drop in sessions, just turn up).

As well as this, you will find a variety of scheduled workshops and during lunch you can network with colleagues and participate in panel discussions, round table discussions and presentations with colleagues engaged with the use of technology to enhance learning in their practice. 

From MOLE, Mobile Learning to MOOCs, the event brings together activities and promotes sharing of practice across the institution.

More Information and sign up for scheduled sessions: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/cics/telfest

We look forward to seeing you in January!

The Technology Enhanced Learning Team
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Not at altc over the next couple of days: you can watch streamed sessions here: http://altc.alt.ac.uk/conference/2014/programme/#/day1 
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Dear All

Sheffield Hallam are running a Social Media for Learning Teaching and Assessment event and they have kindly reserved some spaces for colleagues at the University of Sheffield to attend. The event is going to be repeated twice, on 1st May and lasts 1 hour 15 mins. There will be 10 tables and people will be talking about how they are using social media. The sessions  look really varied and I think there will be something for everyone, some of the sessions include:

- starting out with using social media in learning
- Blended use of Facebook and Twitter for a deeper level learning
- using LinkedIn for enhancing employability
- using Pinterest for curation
- sharing the range of ways in which students are working with social media on the Venture Matrix

Feel free to share the invite, we only have a few spaces available to us, so if you'd like to go, do book soon.

Programme:  http://go.shu.ac.uk/socialmediaLTA.

Where:  Hallam Hall at Hallam's City campus

When: 1st May 9.30 - 10.45 OR 11.15 - 12.30

Cost: Its FREE to attend

Sign Up: https://docs.google.com/a/sheffield.ac.uk/forms/d/1RWDqW01eGB180Bny3bzC7AVO9sfF5b3zXMRsd7WfwuU/viewform

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Secondment opportunity:
0.6FTE one year fixed term Learning Technologist appointment available in the Doctoral Development Team, Research and Innovation Services. For informal enquiries contact  +Gavin Boyce 

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