Events

THE LEEDS Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) is proud to unveil its second series of fortnightly Work in Progress seminars showcasing the breadth of teaching innovation and scholarship projects across the University’s student education community. This series (see below) of lunch-time talks captures a small selection of the innovative pedagogic research and projects currently being undertaken on…
DELIVERING MORE effective assessment and feedback will be the focus of a LITE Masterclass by an award-winning academic. Dr Helen Williams, Associate Professor of Politics at the University of Nottingham and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, will lead the seminar. Dr Williams, who is a co-convenor of the Political Studies Association’s (PSA) Quantitative Methods Teaching…
BOOKINGS are now open and a keynote has been announced for this year’s Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching: Pedagogy and Practice conference. Dr Vanda Zajko, Programme Director for the interdisciplinary BA and MLib Liberal Arts programmes at Bristol University will use her keynote address to reflect on the rewards and challenges of designing interdisciplinary curricula and programmes. The event, funded…

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SHINING A light on the co-creation of setting up a joint Leeds/China school will be the focus of the second keynote for the Student Education Conference and Digital Festival 2018. Joanne Shiel from the Language Centre, and Andy Kemp from the School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, will reflect on their experience after setting up the University…
PHOTOGRAPHY AS a visual research tool to engage marginalised communities will be the subject of a guest speaker at a teaching network event. And more speakers are being sought to present at the University of Leeds Academic Skills Network event, to share their ideas or talk about current projects in 10 minute slots or as part…
VIDEO: USING INNOVATIVE technology and digital learning spaces to drive student engagement was the focus of a LITE Masterclass. Dr Lee Campbell, Senior Lecturer at the University of Lincoln, delivered his interactive lecture: ‘Technoparticipation – Digital Realia Possibilities for Practice and Pedagogy’, which showcased aspects of his digital pedagogy. WATCH: the full interactive lecture here. He specifically…
EXPLORING the career development and importance of leadership in student education will be the focus of a new workshop. The event will provide academics and professional service staff at different levels of fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) across the University, the chance to share and discuss best practice around student education leadership, development,…
BETTER UNDERSTANDING the value of a university education from a U.S. perspective is the focus of the next LITE Masterclass. Visiting LITE Fellow, Professor Peter Lennie, who is a former Provost at the University of Rochester in New York, will deliver the presentation in which he’ll reflect on the US model of higher education, the…
THE OPPORTUNITIES and challenges presented by breaking up and repackaging public higher education institutions in South Africa, is the theme of a Research Centre for Digital Learning seminar. The event will will explore the affects on teaching, learning and assessment highlighted by the ‘unbundling’ – the separation and reassembly – of the higher education space…
JOIN LITE as we showcase the breadth and richness of the teaching scholarship undertaken by its Teaching Excellence & Innovation Fellows and Teaching Excellence Project Leaders (TEPLs). Research themes for the next intake of Fellows and TEPLs will also be announced, making this an important event for anyone intending to apply for LITE funding. Find…
DESIGNING A curriculum that forges productive links with regional politics, culture and business was the focus of a successful LITE event. The ‘Exploring the Civic Curriculum Colloquium’ – organised by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE)  – explored the role of a university and its relationship with its surrounding region and community. READ: full…
AN INTERACTIVE seminar focusing on defining ‘excellence’ in student education will be led by an award-winning academic. Professor Prem Kumar, Director of Education at College of Medical & Dental Sciences at the University of Birmingham, will lead the event: ‘I don’t know what it is but I’ll recognise it when I see it – What’s…
THE LEEDS Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) is currently planning the next series of fortnightly Work in Progress seminars to showcase teaching innovation and scholarship projects throughout the University’s student education community. This series (see below) of lunch-time talks captures a small selection of the innovative pedagogic research and projects currently being undertaken on campus….