Events

The Future of Language Learning within the UK Higher Education: Opportunities and Challenges The 19th AULC Annual Conference The AULC Conference 2018 will be hosted by Sheffield Hallam University in Sheffield on Monday 8th and Tuesday 9th of January 2018. ‌The call for papers is now open. The current context of language learning and teaching…

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The project for which I was awarded a University Student Education Fellowship is designed to provide a concrete and replicable demonstration of how theatre and translation can be used as a pedagogical means and ends. In this talk, I focus on one aspect of this endeavour, inspired by collaborations with both the Royal Shakespeare Company…
This seminar presents findings from a project setting up a network of language learners, teachers, researchers and teacher-educators engaging in exploratory practice (EP) in Brazil, Turkey, and the UK. The EP principles offer a mutually beneficial way for practitioners to investigate their practice while prioritising Quality of Life. I argue for the need to trust…
Knowledge and the EAP practitioner: a symposium.       28th of January 2017 10am – 4pm Sponsored by LITE (Leeds Institute of Teaching Excellence) and in conjunction with BALEAP Laidlaw Library, Level 1. Organisers: Alex Ding & Bee Bond Speakers: Ian Bruce, University of Waikato, New Zealand http://www.waikato.ac.nz/fass/about/staff/ibruce Nigel Harwood, University of Sheffield https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/english/people/harwood#tab00 Jackie Tuck, Open…
14th of December, 10-1pm, Blenheim Terrace G.11 White Rose Symposium: ‘Interculturality in UK HE: shifts to a critical and transcultural approach’. Organiser: Haynes Collins (H.Collins@leeds.ac.uk) See attached for more information Speakers: Dr. Haynes Collins: University of Leeds (10:00 – 10:55) Critical Interculturality: Contesting imposed identities within HE and beyond   Dr. Paul Roberts and Victoria…
Tuesday 13 December, 11:30-12:30, Parkinson B.11 Have you thought about applying for Fellowship with the HEA but not quite got round to it? Want to find out more? An introductory workshop will cover what you need to know to get started. Please let Caroline c.campbell@leeds.ac.uk know if you’d like to attend.
Monday 12th of December, 12.30-1.30, Baines Wing SR 1.15 Scholarship lunchtime event: ‘What counts as scholarship? This event focuses on what might count as scholarship in language education. The format is part presentation and part debate/discussion. Specific goals for this event include demystifying scholarship, showing examples of scholarship and also discussing what can’t be considered…