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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HOW to make your teaching accessible and inclusive in 2020 will be the focus of a Share, Adopt, Adapt workshop. Kirsten Thompson from OD&PL will talk about inclusive video content in both synchronous and asynchronous settings, and Alice Shepherd, of LUBS, will discuss the changes she has made to her teaching practices, particularly the building…
THE Student Centred Active Learning Approach from a social sciences and humanities perspective will  be explored as part of the next online Share Adopt, Adapt workshop (SAAW). This is the second workshop with a focus on the SCALA teaching method, last time being led by colleagues from the Faculty of Biological Sciences. This time Jackie…
MAINTAINING academic integrity will be the subject of an online Share, Adopt, Adapt Workshop. Craig Evans and Helen Durham will lead the hour-long event. Craig will speak about uncovering academic misconduct in open book assessment and Helen will speak about how her five years’ experience as Academic Integrity lead at the School of Geography relates…
STUDENT experience of assessment during the pandemic will be the focus of an online Share, Adopt, Adapt workshop. The event – Assessment in 2020 will be run by Bridgette Bewick (Medicine), Emma Pittard (Lifelong Learning), and Alison Voice (Physics and Astronomy).   Bridgette will report on student experiences of assessment under COVID experiences before Emma and Alison speak…
LESSONS learned in delivering virtual pre-sessional summer schools to international students will be shared in this online Share, Adopt, Adapt workshop. The Language Centre had to adapt the delivery of their extremely popular pre sessional summer schools very quickly in response to the Covid-19 crisis. Delivering a range of sessions from large lectures to smaller…
A FOCUS on the Student Centred Active Learning Approach (SCALA) teaching model will be the first in an online relaunch of the Share, Adopt, Adapt series of workshops. This session, hosted by James Pickering, Dave Lewis, Charlotte Haigh, Chris Randall and Sue Whittle from the Faculty of Biological Sciences, will share the thinking behind the…
Ruth Payne and Andrew Mearman will be sharing some of the outputs of their LITE fellowship exploring induction and transition through presenting their principles for induction. Given the current context for delivering student education the session will also focus on planning for online induction activities. The workshop will be delivered via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra  through…
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL A LATER DATE. This workshop will be led by Craig Evans (School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering) and Sam Wilson (School of Computing). The session will give staff a chance to try out some C/C++/Python coding examples and see how grades and rich feedback can be generated automatically….
SORRY, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL A LATER DATE. Led by Niamh Mullen and Peter Matthews, this workshop will give insight into early findings from The Academic Listening Project, a LITE project aimed at investigating issues surrounding second language listening on PGT modules and their possible impacts on student education. This is looked at…
OUR APOLOGIES – THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL A LATER DATE. This Masterclass will be led by Professor Nazira Karodia (Wolverhampton), Lara Lalemi (Bristol), Professor Paul Taylor (Leeds), Dr Katherine Haxton (Keele) and Dr Neil Williams (Kingston) and will focus on decolonising the STEM curriculum. This interactive session aims to start a conversation about decolonising…