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THE full programme for the virtual Student Education Conference 2021 has been announced – and colleagues can now sign up to their preferred sessions. The one-day conference – themed ‘Lessons from a Hybrid Teaching World’ – will provide insights into a wide range of teaching innovations, delivered through a series of well-timed sessions, including snap and…
SHARING ideas and practice on student engagement will be the focus of a Christmas Special Share, Adopt, Adapt (SAAW) event. If you have a great student engagement initiative, big or small, that you’d like to share with an interested, and extremely friendly, audience from across the University, this is for you. Volunteers are needed for…
EXPLORING the use of Virtual Laboratories and Simulation software for teaching and learning in higher education will be the focus of a special Share, Adopt, Adapt workshop (SAAW). The event is being organised with (Interim) Deputy Vice Chancellor: Digital Transformation, Professor Neil Morris, who will provide an introduction to the session and appeal for volunteers…
EFFECTIVE practice by Learning Technologists will be examined as part of the next Share, Adopt, Adapt workshop (SAAW). Chris Thompson of the Digital Education Service and creator of Online Educators Network, will discuss techniques used by Learning Technologists at Leeds can be adapted and adopted across the University. Blayn Parkinson, from the Faculty of Environment,…
PRACTICAL ideas around decolonising your curricula in STEM will be explored as part of this Share, Adopt, Adapt workshop. Join STEM academics from Leeds and other UK universities as part of the Decolonising Science Committee for an afternoon of progressive and reflective discussion around the decolonisation of science and the curriculum, in a safe collective…
A FOCUS on how to develop and evolve the Leeds Final Year research project will be the next Share, Adopt, Adapt workshop. Dave Lewis, Biomedical Sciences, will outline how a Capstone experience differs from a research experience and sharing guides he has developed to enable students on his project module to choose the capstone experience…
BUILDING a student community online will be the focus of the next Share, Adopt, Adapt workshop (SAAW). LITE’s Katie Livesey will speak about the work of the Sense of Belonging workstream, the principles they have drawn up and the resources they have created. She will be joined by Gerard Duff, Teaching Fellow at the School…
HOW to make your teaching accessible and inclusive in 2020 will be the focus of a Share, Adopt, Adapt workshop. Kirsten Thompson from OD&PL will talk about inclusive video content in both synchronous and asynchronous settings, and Alice Shepherd, of LUBS, will discuss the changes she has made to her teaching practices, particularly the building…
THE Student Centred Active Learning Approach from a social sciences and humanities perspective will  be explored as part of the next online Share Adopt, Adapt workshop (SAAW). This is the second workshop with a focus on the SCALA teaching method, last time being led by colleagues from the Faculty of Biological Sciences. This time Jackie…
MAINTAINING academic integrity will be the subject of an online Share, Adopt, Adapt Workshop. Craig Evans and Helen Durham will lead the hour-long event. Craig will speak about uncovering academic misconduct in open book assessment and Helen will speak about how her five years’ experience as Academic Integrity lead at the School of Geography relates…