Events

A ROLLING ONE stop shop for all your PedR needs is set to open its doors at the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). The LITE PedR Surgery will provide informal guidance and support to any member of staff at the University of Leeds on any aspect of a pedagogic research project on the first…
THE ‘NUTS and Bolts of Student Research Projects’ will be the focus of the next Research-based Learning (RBL) Network meeting led by Dr Dave Lewis. This session will explore the different ways student research projects are delivered, supervised and administered across the University using the Final Year Project guidelines, created to support the introduction of…
WORKING EFFECTIVELY across disciplines and what that means for student learning will be the focus of the next LITE Share, Adopt, Adapt session. LITE’s Dr Scott McLaughlin and Dr Cathy Coombs will lead the seminar which will explore both what interdisciplinary working means in practice, and how does teaching across disciplines translate to student learning. Dr…
DUE to popular demand LITE has added a second Getting Started in Pedagogic Research Workshop and Lunch. The session, which will explore how to successfully start research into teaching and learning, booked up quickly the first time around with many left disappointed. So to meet this demand, the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) has…
AN EXCITING opportunity to collaborate with international colleagues at a two-day writing retreat in the Spanish city of Bilbao has been created by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) as part of a programme of work. Expression of interest are now being invited for the LITE International Collaborative Writing Project, which begins in Bilbao…
THE BENEFITS and challenges when using digital technologies to provide feedback and assessment will be the subject of the next LITE Masterclass. The seminar: ‘E-assessment: barriers and benefits in higher education’ will be led by Helena Gillespie, Senior Lecturer in Education and Academic Director of Widening Participation at University of East Anglia (UEA).  Dr Gillespie will…
THE STUDENT Education Conference 2020 will take place on January 6 and 7 with a theme of ‘Student Success’. Abstracts for #SEC2020 can be submitted from August 8 up until October 16. Keynotes for the event, which is held annually at the University of Leeds, will be announced shortly. Professor Tina Overton, LITE Director, said:…

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EFFECTIVE LEARNING from diversity and inclusivity in the curriculum will be showcased at a ‘Share, Adopt, Adapt’ themed workshop organised by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). The event will be delivered by Dr Nina Wardleworth and Dr Ruth Payne, who currently undertake a range of inclusive learning and teaching, assessment and curriculum design…
BRIDGING THE the gap across science and art in teaching and learning to benefit students and staff is the subject of the next LITE Masterclass. Associate Professor Chris Thompson, Dean for Education of Science at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, will deliver the session: ‘The Science/Art Nexus – a trans-disciplinary approach’ as the latest in the…
THE VALUE of improving language skills of teachers to boost pupil learning will be the focus of the next ‘Share, Adopt, Adapt’ themed workshop organised by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). The event: ‘Enhancing Language Skills’ will be delivered by LITE Fellows Helen Sadig and Professor Cecile De Cat who are currently working on a LITE…
A FRAMEWORK for a practical curriculum to ‘bridge the divide’ between procedural and investigative approaches to a degree will be the focus of the first in a new series of LITE Masterclasses. Respected academic Michael Seery, who is a reader in chemistry education at the University of Edinburgh will deliver the workshop, the first in a…
EFFECTIVE learning from employability-related projects in higher education will be showcased at a ‘Share, Adopt, Adapt’ themed workshop organised by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). The event: ‘Activities in the Curricula – what works and why?’ will be delivered by LITE researchers who have been or are currently undertaking ‘Employability-related’ projects. But LITE…
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…