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In this third blog diary of a five-part series, LITE Teaching Enhancement Project Leader, Antonio Martínez-Arboleda, examines some communication nuances of the desktop capture process. My project is going well. I believe I have achieved a lot so far. I have given three presentations in London and Leeds, I am preparing...

DATA permeates most facets of modern living and its rapid growth now and in the future will have a huge bearing on graduate employment.  LITE Teaching Enhancement Project Leader, Dr Luke Burns, introduces his final project report here and asks if universities are doing enough to ensure students are equipped...

ARE students too rigid in their understanding of their subject matter when they join university and would an initial learning level assessment aid their learning journey? LITE Teaching Enhancement Project leader, Nimesh Mistry, writes here about some of the findings from his project and investigates further. How many times in your life...

DOES CHILDHOOD learning hold the key to helping higher education students grasp challenging concepts? LITE Teaching Enhancement Project leader, Nimesh Mistry, writes here about some of the findings from his project here and explores the concept further. From the day we are born we learn about the world around us by interacting...

It was with great pleasure that I recently accepted the offer to become the new Director of Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence on an interim basis. I believe that from LITE’s successful beginnings, it is now timely to review and re-energise the work and impact of the Institute. I bring...

In this second blog diary of a five-part series, LITE Teaching Enhancement Project Leader, Antonio Martínez-Arboleda, casts his net wider to look at how others are, and could be, using desktop capture as a way of giving feedback. Over the last few weeks I’ve been talking to colleagues about my...

In the first of a five-part series of blog diaries, LITE Teaching Enhancement Project Leader, Antonio Martínez-Arboleda, explores the trials, tribulations and triumphs of using screen-capture feedback with his students. Blog diary One: Screen-capture Feedback We all agree that it is the needs and aspirations of students and educators that should be...

ARE YOUNG people really ‘switched off’ from politics and being active in their local communities or are we just looking in the wrong places to see their efforts? LITE Teaching Enhancement Project Leader Bronwin Patrickson explores here how the next generation are making their voices heard across innovative new platforms. In...

University assessment is under the microscope and the sector is working hard to address issues surrounding it. LITE Excellence and Innovation Fellow Samantha Pugh examines what can be learnt from the secondary sector and how it may benefit students and staff in higher education. Assessment in education serves a number...