TELFest 2018, the University of Sheffield's festival of Technology Enhanced Learning, is now open for registration. The three-day event takes place from 26th-28th June, and is open to colleagues from other institutions for the first time, and is free to attend for colleagues from HE, FE, NHS or non-profit organisations.
We have a packed and exciting lineup this year, with highlights including:*Keynote speaker David Webster (University of Gloucestershire) on 'Tightrope Walkers: Social Media, Equity, and Educational Practice'.
- Have I Got TEL News For You, a light-hearted look at trends in technology enhanced learning, presented by University of Sheffield Vice-President for Education, Professor Wyn Morgan.
- Sessions highlighting the playful side of teaching and learning, with workshops on Digital Storytelling, educational Escape Rooms, and Creative Play.
- Introductions to the Diamond Building's Virtual Reality Suite and Student-run Makerspace.
- The Innovation Corner exhibition, highlighting the cutting edge of technology at Sheffield, to end proceedings.
This is as well as sessions on flipped learning, e-portfolios, online assessment, TEL's role in student mental health, VLE frameworks, active learning, creative commons, virtual reality, lecture recording, course design, webinars, feedback, creative media, video, accessibility, learning analytics, students as creators, educational apps, social media, online exams, student engagement, ethics and more.
Go here for the full agenda and to register. We are keen to reach academic colleagues, so please pass this information on to anyone you feel will be interested.