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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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…
AN EVENT to explain and discuss everything about the Discovery and Broadening programme at the University of Leeds has been organised by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). A panel of current Discovery Theme leaders will be on hand to give staff an overview and field questions at the Discover Discovery event. The session…
SCHOLARS with a passion for improving student education are being sought for a collaborative writing group. The Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) is keen to attract colleagues who are enthusiastic and committed to producing high quality scholarship to take part in this one and a half day writing retreat in January. This will build…
ENGAGING STUDENTS as partners to boost undergraduate learning will be the focus of a LITE event as part of the Festival of Teaching. The talk, led by Dr Glenn Hurst, lecturer and Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the University of York, will explore how adopting a students as partners approach can help teachers enhance the…