Events

This workshop will give an overview of the different ways of delivering questionnaires and surveys and will look at the different types of questions that can be asked. It is aimed at colleagues who have a clear outline of what they want to explore through research and those who may already have completed the first…
This Masterclass will be led by Dr Fereshte Goshtasbpour of Manchester Met and is based on research conducted on Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offered by the University of Leeds. It will specifically focus on how instructors’ interventions can facilitate learning. There are a number of important implications from the findings for MOOC instructors or…
This launch event will introduce the new Online Educators Network. The network is a community of practice for colleagues who wish to share their experiences of online teaching, strengthen their practice and develop their skills in a diverse and supportive network. The launch event aims to shape and guide the direction of this network. The first…
This launch event will introduce the new Global Citizenship Network. This network aims to bring together practitioners from across the university who are interested in embedding global citizenship into the curriculum. Themes covered by the network will include curriculum design, including using active and problem-based learning methods for teaching and assessment; techniques for measuring global…
This Masterclass will be led by Professor Siân Bayne, Director of Education at the Edinburgh Futures Institute. Details to follow… A buffet lunch will be provided.
This workshop will look at all aspects of gathering data through conducting interviews and focus groups in the context of the University environment. It will also look at how qualitative data can be analysed. It is aimed at colleagues who have little or no experience of this type of research. The workshop will involve looking…
Placing wellbeing at the heart of the Leeds Curriculum will be the focus of this Share, Adapt, Adopt workshop. The event, led by LITE’s Dr Bridgette Bewick, will explore educational practices for improving student mental health and wellbeing. It will also cover questions such as: “How can we embed wellbeing into university curriculum?”, “How do…
This workshop will look at the various types of quantitative data and the approaches to analysing these. When is it necessary to apply a statistical test to quantitative data? What tests are appropriate for different types of data? How can statistics help us to understand the validity of our finding? The workshop will attempt to…
This workshop will be led by Dan Pullinger, Learning Services Manager from Skills@Library at the University of Leeds. More details to follow… A buffet lunch will be provided.  
This Masterclass will be led by Dr Jane Pritchard from Oxford Brookes University. More details to follow… A buffet lunch will be provided.    
Led by Professor Mick Healey, this interactive workshop aims to unpack some of the mysteries of publishing in a variety of genres. Colleagues will be assisted in developing their voices through valuing the variety of writing genres, including empirical research articles, conceptual research articles, literature reviews, opinion pieces, case studies, and reflective essays , publication…
This Masterclass will be led by Professor Nazira Karodia (Wolverhampton), Lara Lalemi (Bristol), Professor Paul Taylor (Leeds), Dr Katherine Haxton (Keele) and Dr Neil Williams (Kingston) and will focus on decolonising the STEM curriculum. This interactive session aims to start a conversation about decolonising ‘science’, share ‘best practices’ and spark ideas about making changes to the…
If you struggle to find time for academic writing and have some writing about education that you need to get started on or complete, then you might like to join the Write Here Write Now! writing retreat. The retreat will take place over two days on 21st and 22nd April at Weetwood Hall. The retreat…
This Masterclass will be led by Professor Dilly Fung from the LSE. The session will look at the Connected Curriculum. More details to follow… A buffet lunch will be provided.

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This year’s Student Education Conference at the University of Leeds is all about Student Success. Keynotes, parallel sessions, workshops and exhibits will explore the range of factors that contribute in helping our students succeed. Themes include: inclusivity, employability, wellbeing, student experience, pedagogy and practice. For the first time, #SEC2020 delegates will be able to download a…
REFINING your research approach will be the focus of the second LITE Getting Started in Pedagogical Research Workshop. Prepared with aims, objectives and a research question, this workshop will enable colleagues to refine their research approach and help them focus on the best data collection methods for their project. It is aimed at colleagues who…
ENHANCING the international and educational experience of all students and supporting staff as they adapt their practice to a growing international campus is the focus of a new LITE network and launch. The Internationalising Student Education Network (ISEN) launch event will showcase an expert panel including the Deputy Vice Chancellor: International, Professor Hai-Sui Yu and…
AN ESTABLISHED learning teaching network at the University of Leeds is joining forces with LITE to host a new event to introduce the broad range of enterprise education activities at Leeds. The Leeds Enterprise Educators Network (LEEN) will hold its ‘Find out about the network’ event to welcome members, new and old, to learn more…
REDESIGNING and rethinking modules with a focus on inclusivity is the topic of a LITE Share, Adapt, Adopt, Workshop. The session – Module Redesign: Creative assessment and inclusivity in the curriculum and in practice – will be delivered by a number of presenters, including, Nina Wardleworth – Inclusive Curriculum Design, Samantha Pugh – Reimagining University Assessment…
A RE-EVALUATION of induction and transition across higher education will be the focus of the next Share, Adapt, Adopt event led by LITE’s Dr Ruth Payne and Dr Andrew Mearman Questions such as: ‘Is student induction working effectively in your school?’ and ‘Do you want to create a welcome programme that inspires new students and…
INTRODUCING the basics of pedagogical research practice is the focus of the first of a series of seven new LITE Getting Started in Pedagogic Research workshops. The programme has been designed by the Institute to support pedagogic researchers from the very beginnings of a project idea to the final stages of dissemination and impact across…
ENGAGING EMPLOYERS in the Design and Delivery of your Curriculum will be the focus of the next LITE Share, Adapt, Adopt event led by Dr Samantha Pugh and Sarah Wenham, Employability and Placements Manager in the Faculty of Social Sciences. Three colleagues from across the university will share their experiences of working with employers to…
PROBLEM-BASED learning and student diversity will be the focus of the next LITE Masterclass – with a follow up drop in Q&A session. Both sessions will be led by Dr Patrick Bijsmans, Assistant Professor in European Studies at Maastricht University, who will talk about the development and opportunities of problem-based learning (PBL) in the context…
A DAY-LONG retreat to support colleagues in the early stages of their pedagogic research (PedR) has been organised by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). The LITE Pedagogic Research Retreat will offer the time and space to create a ‘sound plan for implementation in the coming year’ for any current or future PedR research…