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We are pleased to announce the call for abstracts for the Student Education Conference 2023. #SEC2023 will take place on Thursday 5th and Friday 6th January 2023. The theme for this year’s conference is ‘A Curriculum for the Future – Rising to Grand Challenges’ The conference will be opened by our Vice Chancellor, followed by…
Our newest intake of LITE fellows was recently announced at the Student Education Conference by our DVC for Student Education Jeff Grabill. As part of our latest round of recruitment we put a specific call out for colleagues in Professional Services to apply for a fellowship offering the opportunity of a supported programme of support…
Getting published: Going public with your SoTL work  There is growing acknowledgement that we ought to learn more about writing if we want to be published in academic journals (Murray, 2009, p. 3). We are delighted that Professor Mick Healey will be returning to the University to deliver our first LITE Masterclass workshop of 2022….
A NEW transcontinental research project will examine the way technology is affecting traditional campus-based degrees. The Unbundled University: Researching emerging models in an unequal landscape is a 26-month project to explore whether the traditional university package for the student-experience, including teaching, content and assessment – is still relevant. As part of the project, which has…
WOULD YOU like to play a key role in shaping the evolution of the digitally-enabled and collaborative learning spaces of tomorrow? The Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) is seeking a Teaching Enhancement Project Leader to evaluate the use and impact of collaborative lecture theatres. Applications for the fixed term, year-long secondment are invited from current…
Eleven new Teaching Enhancement Project (TEPs) have been unveiled by the Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE). The majority of the new cohort of educational innovators and scholars will start work this month (January) on a diverse range of projects strategically designed to improve student education at the University. The 11 projects – three of…