Events

On Thursday January 27th 3-4, we will be hosting our very first LITE Teaching Show watch party! This new episode features National Teaching Fellow Alison Voice. Alison explains her research on spaced repetition as a tool for learning retention, and as any previous viewer of these clips will know, we like to have fun with…
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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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. The first ‘conversation’ is 10th March 2021 at 10am. To sign up and/or to let us…
Yolanda Cerdá and Jenna Isherwood from LITE’s Internationalising Student Education Network discuss how cultural assumptions impact the university experience for international students. This workshop is for academics and staff who are interested in exploring and understanding linguistic and cultural barriers that some students may encounter during their time studying with us. The workshop will be…
Our speakers will share some practical examples and underpinning pedagogic principles for maximising interaction and engagement in online breakout rooms. They will share ideas on how to relieve student anxiety, frame the space and situate such activities in the wider learning journey. This time, we will hear from Alexandra Holloway (Language Centre), Mark Thomas (Earth…
SYNCHRONOUS online teaching will be the focus of the next Share, Adapt, Adopt workshop (SAAW). The online event will feature practical examples, as well as discussion underpinning pedagogic principles for effective interaction in synchronous online teaching. Jointly hosted by TIPS Community, Interim Deputy Vice Chancellor for Digital Transformation, Professor Neil Morris, will introduce the event. This…
THE full programme for the virtual Student Education Conference 2021 has been announced – and colleagues can now sign up to their preferred sessions. The one-day conference – themed ‘Lessons from a Hybrid Teaching World’ – will provide insights into a wide range of teaching innovations, delivered through a series of well-timed sessions, including snap and…
SHARING ideas and practice on student engagement will be the focus of a Christmas Special Share, Adopt, Adapt (SAAW) event. If you have a great student engagement initiative, big or small, that you’d like to share with an interested, and extremely friendly, audience from across the University, this is for you. Volunteers are needed for…
EXPLORING the use of Virtual Laboratories and Simulation software for teaching and learning in higher education will be the focus of a special Share, Adopt, Adapt workshop (SAAW). The event is being organised with (Interim) Deputy Vice Chancellor: Digital Transformation, Professor Neil Morris, who will provide an introduction to the session and appeal for volunteers…
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,…
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…
A FOCUS on how to develop and evolve the Leeds Final Year research project will be the next Share, Adopt, Adapt workshop. Dave Lewis, Biomedical Sciences, will outline how a Capstone experience differs from a research experience and sharing guides he has developed to enable students on his project module to choose the capstone experience…