Events

  TWO KEYNOTES have been announced and bookings are now open for the Student Education Conference 2019. Adam Finkelstein , McGill University, Canada, will explore the impact that technology-enhanced teaching spaces can have on learning as part of the first keynote on Thursday 10. The second keynote will be delivered by Professor Bart Rienties of the…

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AN EVENT to explain and discuss everything about the Discovery and Broadening programme at the University of Leeds has been organised by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). A panel of current Discovery Theme leaders will be on hand to give staff an overview and field questions at the Discover Discovery event. The session…
SCHOLARS with a passion for improving student education are being sought for a collaborative writing group. The Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) is keen to attract colleagues who are enthusiastic and committed to producing high quality scholarship to take part in this one and a half day writing retreat in January. This will build…
ENGAGING STUDENTS as partners to boost undergraduate learning will be the focus of a LITE event as part of the Festival of Teaching. The talk, led by Dr Glenn Hurst, lecturer and Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the University of York, will explore how adopting a students as partners approach can help teachers enhance the…
JOIN THE Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) as we call for the next cohort of Teaching Enhancement Project Leaders (TEPLs) and unveil details of future Fellowship opportunities. Research themes will be discussed – making this an important event for anyone intending to apply for LITE funding. A selection of past and current TEPLs and Fellows…
A CELEBRATION of higher education teaching showcasing a host of national and international speakers will take place across the University of Leeds this summer. Guest presenters from Harvard as well as National Teaching Fellows will join a number of others speakers in the festival of events jointly funded and organised by the Leeds University Business…
  THE CHALLENGES and opportunities universities face in how they engage with the next generation of students will be the focus of the next LITE Masterclass. Rebecca Huxley-Binns, who is professor of Legal Education and Vice-Provost, Academic Enhancement, at the University of Law, will lead the seminar at the University of Leeds. Generation Z, as they…
PROVIDING EDUCATION for a changing world will be the focus of a symposium by the Centre for Innovation and Research in legal Education (CIRLE). The over-arching symposium theme is ‘Educating for Uncertainty’, with sub-themes of personal uncertainty, global/political uncertainty and professional/workplace uncertainties to be explored on the day. View the symposium programme here. CIRLE Centre…
WE ARE delighted to announce Dr Carl Gombrich of UCL as our new keynote speaker at this year’s Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching: Pedagogy and Practice conference. Dr Gombrich, who leads UCL’s interdisciplinary Liberal Arts and Sciences programme, will start the conference, replacing Dr Vanda Zajko, who was previously advertised but has had to withdraw due to unforeseen…
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…