Events

Our Compassionate Campus Conversations are set to restart for the new semester!     The sessions, led by Bridgette Bewick are 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. The conversations are hybrid events that you can…
In the next Assessment Matters session we will explore the concept of ungrading – a broad approach that questions why we give students so many marked assignments, how this shapes education, and considers how it might be changed – and how this pedagogical approach may be relevant for our practice at Leeds. It is not…

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In the latest of our new series curated by Ruth Payne (PebblePad Academic lead) and Patricia Quinn (Digital Practice Advisor with responsibility for PebblePad support and training).  Alessia Grassi (School of Design) and Camilla Nykjaer (School of Biomedical Sciences) will summarise the experiences Alessia, Camilla, and students they have taught, have had using PebblePad, rather than just…
LITE’s latest Share, Adapt, Adopt workshop, hosted in partnership with the TIPS Community, curated by Rachael Clark (OD & PL), sees Tony Bromley (OD & PL), Alice Owen (Environment), and Tamora Sherwood (Dentistry) share their knowledge and experience of using the LinkedIn Learning platform. Come along to learn and ask questions about how LinkedIn learning…
LITE fellows Richard Harris, Madeleine Pownall, and Pam Birtill have recently been awarded a LITE Fellowship to explore a ‘global citizenship education’. In the first of a series of ‘Global Citizenship Conversations’ we want to develop our understanding of what is understood by Global Citizenship – it is a vague, messy and complicated label. This is an…
On Wednesday April 27th 11-12 we will be holding our regularly scheduled Compassionate Curriculum Conversation, led by Bridgette Bewick. 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…
Our latest Share, Adapt, Adopt workshop, hosted in partnership with the TIPS Community, sees Angela Newton, Jon Cook, and Trevor Hough from our University Library share their knowledge of new and upcoming resources. These include resources that can help with literature searches, a new resource that can create a reading list in 2 minutes, and…
The second workshop in the new series curated by Ruth Payne (PebblePad Academic lead) and Patricia Quinn (Digital Practice Advisor with responsibility for PebblePad support and training) will feature a presentation from Helen Latka (School of Education) and will focus upon using PebblePad as a Teaching Placement Portfolio: Pebble Pad as a tool for recording,…
Are you developing assessments for using in online and digital teaching? Are you considering how to assess learning in ways that are authentic to students’ own contexts?   We’re excited to announce that Simon Thomson, Director of the University of Liverpool’s Centre for Innovation in Education, will deliver a digital assessment Masterclass this April. Organised…
In this introductory session you’ll have opportunity to explore with Bridgette Bewick ‘What is compassionate curriculum’ and ‘why do we need conversations about it’. There will be around a 15 minute presentation with the remainder of the time given over to discussion and questions. This ‘beginners session’ is designed for anyone (staff and students) who…
Our next Share, Adapt, Adopt workshop, run in partnership with the TIPS community takes place Thursday March 17th 1pm-2pm and will provide an introduction to the intriguing concept of Embodied Learning. The term refers to pedagogical approaches that focus on the non-mental factors involved in learning, and that signal the importance of the body and feelings….
We have an exciting new series of workshops that have been curated by Ruth Payne (PebblePad Academic lead) and Patricia Quinn (Digital Practice Advisor with responsibility for PebblePad support and training). The workshops will be quick-fire 30 minute sessions focusing on an interesting or innovative use of the software. The launch session will see Ruth…