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  A LITE fellow’s research project paper has been awarded a prestigious ‘best in conference’ award. Lydia Bleasdale, Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) fellow’s paper ‘Contextualising Resilience Amongst Law Students’ was given the Stan Marsh Best Paper prize at the Association of Law Teachers Conference last month. The paper, which is based on Lydia’s…
THE STUDENT Education Bulletin for February has been uploaded and is ready to view. This issue includes coverage of SEC/DigiFest, including a review from Pro-Vice Chancellor, for Student Education at the University, Tom Ward, and reflections from across our range of participants – keynotes, exhibitors, speakers, delegates, workshop leaders and parallel session speakers – and…
LITE HAS scored a successful funding bid for a significant amount to strengthen links between postgraduate taught students and the region’s buoyant cultural industries. The ‘Mending a Broken Bridge’ project, led by Dr Rafe Hallett, Director of the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE), has attracted £30,000 worth funding from the Higher Education Funding Council…
A NEW transcontinental research project will examine the way technology is affecting traditional campus-based degrees. The Unbundled University: Researching emerging models in an unequal landscape is a 26-month project to explore whether the traditional university package for the student-experience, including teaching, content and assessment – is still relevant. As part of the project, which has…
WOULD YOU like to play a key role in shaping the evolution of the digitally-enabled and collaborative learning spaces of tomorrow? The Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) is seeking a Teaching Enhancement Project Leader to evaluate the use and impact of collaborative lecture theatres. Applications for the fixed term, year-long secondment are invited from current…
VOLUNTEERS ARE being sought out for a new student education-focused mentoring programme run by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). The LITE Mentoring Scheme will provide a framework of support across the student education network at the University in key areas. Mentoring themes will include scholarship and pedagogy, career development through student education and those…
CAREER DEVELOPMENT, impact and networking were among subjects discussed by the panel on the second day of this year’s event. The panel were made up of (see below, left to right) Mitch Waterman (Pro Dean for Student Education), Andrea Jackson (LITE), Simon Lightfoot (School of Politics and International Studies), Kelvin Tapley (Pro-Dean for Student Education),…
Click the icon below to watch the Pro-Vice Chancellor Teaching and Learning at Plymouth University’s keynote at this year’s SEC/DigiFest. Or click here to view Prof. Kneale’s slides. It was a return to the University of Leeds for Professor Kneale, who is also Director at the Plymouth’s Pedagogic Reaserch Institute and Observatory (PedRIO), as she taught…
Eleven new Teaching Enhancement Project (TEPs) have been unveiled by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). The majority of the new cohort of educational innovators and scholars will start work this month (January) on a diverse range of projects strategically designed to improve student education at the University. The 11 projects – three of…