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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 event – 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…
BETTER understanding the barriers and challenges to teaching English for academic purposes in an international context is the subject of a new book penned by one of the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence’s (LITE) first Fellows. Associate Professor Bee Bond‘s book: Making Language Visible in the University (English for Academic Purposes and Internationalisation), focuses on the…
THE CALL for abstracts for next year’s online Student Education Conference (SEC) has been extended until Monday, November 9. The extra time has been put in place to allow a longer opportunity for colleagues to submit their applications. If you would like to present please complete this submission form. The online event will take place…
THE Share, Adopt, Adapt Workshops (SAAW) have been re-launched into an online format. The new series will continue to examine and showcase best practice across the University of Leeds as well as address new challenges posed by COVID-19 restrictions. Staff will be invited to share their experiences on a range of relevant issues including the…
The Student Education Bulletin for Spring 2020 is now available to view online. In these unprecedented times, the SEB reflects on the success of the Digital Education Service, with notes from the DVC and LITE Director. The PedR focus follows the theme, focusing on a journal article on online learning. There are also updates on…
We are pleased to announce a collaboration with LUBS and the School of Law for 30 new Transformation Fellowships. LITE’s involvement supports the flagship module transformation project taking place over the next two years. Cathy Myles, Pro Dean for Student Education at LUBS said: We have a really driven team involved with these flagship modules and I…
LITE is relaunching its mentoring scheme with a strong focus on supporting colleagues in carrying our pedagogic research and scholarship of teaching and learning. The new scheme compliments other LITE initiatives designed to build capacity in pedagogic research across the university. Other education-related mentoring opportunities are provided through OD&PL. We are seeking volunteer mentors who…
It was great to kick off the decade with #SEC2020! Preparations for #SEC2021 are already on the horizon; we’d appreciate any feedback you have to make next year’s the best one yet. Find the survey here Tina Overton, LITE Director said: We were delighted with this year’s SEC, with an exciting programme and a great turn…
The LITE team would like to thank Dr Meera Sabaratnam for her excellent keynote speech on “Decolonising the curriculum” at this year’s Student Education Conference. Meera’s engaging presentation discussed challenges and developments of the decolonising movement in teaching. Meera shared insights of “what works” in her own institution, which we can take forward when teaching…
SIX FELLOWS and five projects plus nine new Student Education Catalyst projects from across the University of Leeds have been selected for the latest round of funding by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). The flexible Fellowships – which range from between one year to three years in duration – are both single and…