Events

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…
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,…

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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 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…
In this Masterclass, Professor Siân Bayne, Director of Education at the Edinburgh Futures Institute, will discuss co-designing the ‘future’ with a large, diverse academic and student body. Through sharing lessons from their work at Edinburgh, Siân will argue that academic communities need to be active in defining a preferred future according to shared values, at…
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 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 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 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 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…