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…
  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…

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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…
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…