Events

In this workshop, former LITE Fellows Niamh Mullen and Peter Matthews, will very briefly summarise some select findings from their research on listening at the University. Then, looking at some of the findings through a hidden curriculum* lens, the workshop will invite colleagues to share practice in supporting academic listeners in transition under the themes…
On Thursday May 19th 2pm-3pm 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…
Accelerator fellowships provide funding in the form of a secondment of up to 0.8 FTE (in total) which can be allocated to projects to be carried out between one to three years. These projects are targeted at supporting the delivery of the University’s student education strategy demonstrating transformation and innovation in the curriculum and wider…
Fellowships for Professional Services offer an opportunity for colleagues to explore a project over 12 months at 0.2 FTE (equivalent to 1 day a week). Colleagues who are successful will be provided with a comprehensive range of support to help them carry out their research project including dissemination activity and generation of impact. The opportunities…
On Wednesday June 15th 1pm-2pm we will be holding our regularly scheduled Compassionate Campus 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…

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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…
BUILDING a student community online will be the focus of the next Share, Adopt, Adapt workshop (SAAW). LITE’s Katie Livesey will speak about the work of the Sense of Belonging workstream, the principles they have drawn up and the resources they have created. She will be joined by Gerard Duff, Teaching Fellow at the School…
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…