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…
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…
BOOKINGS ARE now open for the Student Education Conference and Digital Festival 2018 – and the first keynote speaker has been announced. Celebrated digital education consultant Helen Beetham, who specialises in digital capability, citizenship and wellbeing, will deliver the DigiFest keynote on the first day of next year’s event which will explore The Co-creation of Education…
A CALL for papers has been issued for a learning and teaching conference focusing on interdisciplinary curriculum design. The University of Leeds will host next year’s Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching: Pedagogy and Practice event over two days on March 22 and 23. This event, funded by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE), builds on previous conferences hosted by the…

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USING INNOVATIVE technology and digital learning spaces to drive student engagement is the focus of the latest LITE Masterclass. Dr Lee Campbell, Senior Lecturer at the University of Lincoln, will deliver his interactive lecture: ‘Technoparticipation – Digital Realia Possibilities for Practice and Pedagogy’, which showcases aspects of his digital pedagogy. He will specifically explore innovative technology enhanced…
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….
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…