Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Call for papers: Influence of Social Media on Online Education stream (IJIOE)

Dear Colleague,
Whitney Kilgore and I would like to invite you to consider submitting an expression of interest to the ‘Influence of Social Media on Online Education' stream within the International Journal on Innovations in Online Education (IJIOE) http://onlineinnovationsjournal.com/.
Our plan for this stream is to feature innovative ways that social media is being used in both formal and informal learning settings. At this point in time, we are looking for extended abstracts of 500 – 1000 words. If you would like to contribute please complete the Google Form via this link: 

We look forward to hearing from you,
Sue and Whitney
Whitney Kilgore PhD, University of North Texas, CAO, iDesign @whitneykilgore
Sue Beckingham MA MSc SFHEA, FSEDA, CMALT, Sheffield Hallam University, UK @suebecks

Sunday, 26 February 2017

STACK Careers Event in Digital Technology #SHUSTACK2017

The Department of Computing at Sheffield Hallam University held its inaugural STACK Careers Event on 22nd February. STACK is a careers fair; a student showcase; and an employability event. The aim of the event was to provide students across Computing the opportunity to: 

  • explore a career in digital technology
  • network with a range of employers
  • talk to students from other course
  • learn from industry experts
  • develop networking skills 
  • or simply see what has been happening over the year in the Department of Computing.

Our students demonstrated: Games and VR development - Software development projects - Hacking and cyber security - Business enterprise projects - Internet of Things - Arduinos, Scratch games, LEGO Mindstorm and Beacon technology.

In the Employer Marketplace there were representatives form a wide range of companies offering graduate roles and placement opportunities.


Summary using Storify