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…
DELIVERING MORE effective assessment and feedback will be the focus of a LITE Masterclass by an award-winning academic. Dr Helen Williams, Associate Professor of Politics at the University of Nottingham and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, will lead the seminar. Dr Williams, who is a co-convenor of the Political Studies Association’s (PSA) Quantitative Methods Teaching…
BOOKINGS are now open and a keynote has been announced for this year’s Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching: Pedagogy and Practice conference. Dr Vanda Zajko, Programme Director for the interdisciplinary BA and MLib Liberal Arts programmes at Bristol University will use her keynote address to reflect on the rewards and challenges of designing interdisciplinary curricula and programmes. The event, funded…

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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…