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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AN EXCITING opportunity to collaborate with international colleagues at a two-day writing retreat in the Spanish city of Bilbao has been created by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) as part of a programme of work. Expression of interest are now being invited for the LITE International Collaborative Writing Project, which begins in Bilbao…
DUE to popular demand LITE has added a second Getting Started in Pedagogic Research Workshop and Lunch. The session, which will explore how to successfully start research into teaching and learning, booked up quickly the first time around with many left disappointed. So to meet this demand, the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) has…
WORKING EFFECTIVELY across disciplines and what that means for student learning will be the focus of the next LITE Share, Adopt, Adapt session. LITE’s Dr Scott McLaughlin and Dr Cathy Coombs will lead the seminar which will explore both what interdisciplinary working means in practice, and how does teaching across disciplines translate to student learning. Dr…
IMPROVING the efficiency of ‘indicators’ around student education satisfaction will be the focus of the next LITE Masterclass by Professor Murray Saunders from the Department of Educational Research at Lancaster University. The seminar will explore ways in which ‘indicators of enhancement’ can be redefined to more accurately reflect changes as a result of attempts to…
THE ‘NUTS and Bolts of Student Research Projects’ will be the focus of the next Research-based Learning (RBL) Network meeting led by Dr Dave Lewis. This session will explore the different ways student research projects are delivered, supervised and administered across the University using the Final Year Project guidelines, created to support the introduction of…
EFFECTIVE LEARNING from diversity and inclusivity in the curriculum will be showcased at a ‘Share, Adopt, Adapt’ themed workshop organised by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). The event will be delivered by Dr Nina Wardleworth and Dr Ruth Payne, who currently undertake a range of inclusive learning and teaching, assessment and curriculum design…
BRIDGING THE the gap across science and art in teaching and learning to benefit students and staff is the subject of the next LITE Masterclass. Associate Professor Chris Thompson, Dean for Education of Science at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, will deliver the session: ‘The Science/Art Nexus – a trans-disciplinary approach’ as the latest in the…
THE VALUE of improving language skills of teachers to boost pupil learning will be the focus of the next ‘Share, Adopt, Adapt’ themed workshop organised by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). The event: ‘Enhancing Language Skills’ will be delivered by LITE Fellows Helen Sadig and Professor Cecile De Cat who are currently working on a LITE…
A FRAMEWORK for a practical curriculum to ‘bridge the divide’ between procedural and investigative approaches to a degree will be the focus of the first in a new series of LITE Masterclasses. Respected academic Michael Seery, who is a reader in chemistry education at the University of Edinburgh will deliver the workshop, the first in a…
EFFECTIVE learning from employability-related projects in higher education will be showcased at a ‘Share, Adopt, Adapt’ themed workshop organised by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). The event: ‘Activities in the Curricula – what works and why?’ will be delivered by LITE researchers who have been or are currently undertaking ‘Employability-related’ projects. But LITE…