Events

DESIGNING A curriculum that forges productive links with regional politics, culture and business is the focus of a new LITE event. The ‘Exploring the Civic Curriculum Colloquium’ has been organised by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) to explore the role of a university and its relationship with its surrounding region and community. READ:…
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…
THE LEEDS Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) presents a 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. They also provide…
UNDERSTANDING students’ experience of curation is the focus of a LITE Masterclass. The presentation will be led by Dr Nick Grindle, art historian at University College London (UCL). Dr Grindle has explored the experiences of curation by students in a number of short publications and through his use of curation activities both in his teaching and as…
THE  ROLE of assessment in the ever changing world of higher education is the focus of a symposia. The last in the Higher Education Academy’s (HEA) ‘Transforming Assessment in Higher Education’ symposia series aims to bring together cutting edge examples of effective efforts at sustainable and manageable change at programme, school, faculty, college and or…
THE UNIVERSITY’S new interactive collaborative lecture theatre will be the venue for a Centre for Research in Digital Learning Research Symposium. The day-longevent, which will involve presentations, panel debates, poster presentations and networking opportunities, will be held at the recently refurbished Mechanical Engineering Lecture Theatre B and is for internal staff only. A keynote presentation will…
SUPPORTING STUDENTS to become successful problem solvers across STEM subjects is the focus of a joint masterclass by a world renowned academic. Tina Overton, Professor of Chemistry at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, will lead the event run jointly by the Pedagogic Research in Mathematics and Physical Sciences Group (PrISM), and the Leeds Institute for Teaching…