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Sue Beckingham

Sue Beckingham NTF, SFHEA, FSEDA, MSc, MA, PgCLTHE

Principal Lecturer in Business Information Systems and Technology and a National Teaching Fellow


I am a Principal Lecturer and LTA Lead in Computing. In addition to teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, I have an academic development leadership role where I provide support and guidance relating to learning,  teaching and assessment. In 2017 I was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship.  I am also a Fellow and Executive Committee Member of the Staff and Educational Development Association.

  • About

    I am a National Teaching Fellow, Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Fellow of the Staff and Educational Development Association, a Certified Member of the Association of Learning Technology and Visiting Fellow at Edge Hill University. Within Sheffield Hallam I am a member of a wide range of committees and special interest groups including the Athena Swan Committee, Social Media SIG and a mentor for a the student led Social Media for Academic Studies Group.

    As an advocate of lifelong learning I co-developed an open online and cross-institution CPD course for educators and students, called Bring Your Own Devices for Learning to develop digital skills. I am the co-founder of the weekly national tweetchat 'Learning and Teaching in Higher Education' #LTHEchat.

    Specialist areas of interest

    My research, publications and international keynote presentations have focused on

    Social Media in Business
    Social Media for Learning
    Digital Identity
    Technology Enhanced Learning

  • Teaching

    Subject area

    Business Information Systems and Technology


    Business and ICT
    IT with Business Studies


    Digital Marketing
    Entrepreneurial Theory and Practice
    Dissertations (undergraduate and postgraduate)

    I have also taught Professionalism and Communication Skills, Social Media Use in Organisations, Leadership and Teamwork, Professional, Communication and Digital Skills, Work Based Learning.

  • Publications

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