Events

LITE, in conjunction with the Leeds Centre for Research in Digital Education (CRDE) are excited to announce a very special event to be held on Tuesday October 19th 4-5 in Worsley 9.58b and online via Zoom. Podcasting and ‘Data Music’ as digital sonic methods for post-Covid research will be hosted by poet and musician Simone…
Led by Dr Bridgette Bewick, The ‘I belong: Compassionate Curriculum Conversation’ series is space for staff and students to regularly come together to explore and discuss how we might develop a more compassionate curriculum at the University of Leeds. For this special edition of the series, we will have a brief introduction from Louise Powell…

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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…
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…
THE LEEDS Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) is currently planning the next series of fortnightly Work in Progress seminars to showcase teaching innovation and scholarship projects throughout 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 campus….
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 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…
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…
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…