Events

LITE Fellow Bridgette Bewick will lead December’s ‘I belong: Compassionate Curriculum Conversation’ on Wednesday December 8th 1pm-2pm. The series is a 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. To sign up and/or to let Bridgette know…
On Wednesday December 15th, 10-11 LITE and OD and PL are holding our second annual Share, Adopt, Adapt Christmas Special! Last year we all had a great time celebrating tons of innovative ideas, schemes and techniques and we thought we’d repeat the effort! If you have a great student engagement initiative, big or small, that you’d like…
The theme for our annual Student Education Conference is Belonging and Community. The conference will be opened by our Vice Chancellor, followed by the chance to hear from our new Deputy Vice Chancellor for Student Education, Jeff Grabill and our keynote presenter Dr. Eric Mazur. As well as keynote presentations we will also be hearing from…
This interactive workshop, lead by Professor Mick Healey, is focused on writing for publication in refereed journals. Specific examples will focus on writing about learning and teaching in higher education, though the principles apply to preparing academic and professional journal articles across the disciplines. The workshop will give you opportunities to: Choose a suitable journal…

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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…