Events

Dave Lewis, the School of Biomedical Sciences The aim of this seminar is to: raise awareness of the different formats of Final Year undergraduate research projects currently being offered both across the University and beyond and share the outcomes of our research, undertaken across 6 disciplines, into student and staff expectations for projects, their outcomes,…
Nimesh Mistry, School of Chemistry The aim of this seminar is: to encourage colleagues to consider and discuss what mental models and schemas students may have in place prior to a course they teach, what impact this will have in the students’ ability to learn or accept new concepts, and how active/flipped pedagogies could help…
Scott Palmer and Maria Kapsali, School of Performance & Cultural Industries The aim of this seminar is: disseminate some of our initial findings from the current LITE Fellowship project which seeks to explore the use of mobile phones in the curriculum. How might basic functionalities as well as bespoke applications allow for the development of…

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22nd of November: 3.35 – 4.30 Parkinson B.08 Immediately following the workshop (see above) Bee Bond will be discussing her one-year LITE project. This should be of interest to all colleagues in the school. Her scholarship project is important for all of us in LCS. If you would like to have a flavour of her…
17th November 2-3 pm Michael Sadler LG 15 The purpose of this event is to: Find out about & discuss CELT projects and plans; Find out how you can contribute to and support CELT; Provide input, suggestions and ideas for CELT and language teaching scholarship. Please come along as your ideas and views are crucial…
Clair Souter, Careers Centre, and Melissa Schuessler, Leeds University Business School This seminar will provide an update on the progress of our Teaching Enhancement Project (TEP) in relation to the agreed objectives and outputs. We will discuss what has gone to plan, what has needed to be reconsidered and additional – unanticipated – opportunities that…
Coach House, School of Education, 4-5pm You are warmly invited to the second Leeds Centre for Interdisciplinary Childhood and Youth Research (L-CYR) Autumn seminar Dr Asimina Vasalou and Dr Laura Benton (both UCL Knowledge Lab) will lead the seminar.Games-based learning (GBL) is often endorsed for the ability to deliver in-the-moment pedagogical feedback. Feedback is one…
The Coach House (School of Education, University of Leeds), 3-4pm Dr. Huahui ZHAO (University of Leeds)Peer assessment has been increasingly discussed as an alternative assessment mode to teacher assessment due to the growing number of students in Higher Education, the shortage of staff assessment time, and most importantly the distinct roles of peer assessment in…
15th of November 1-2 pm Michael Sadler LG 15 REPEATED on 17th November 2-3 pm Michael Sadler LG 15 The purpose of this event is to: Find out about & discuss CELT projects and plans; Find out how you can contribute to and support CELT; Provide input, suggestions and ideas for CELT and language teaching…
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…
Raphael Hallett, Director of LITE and School of History Rafe Hallett will examine the transformed cultures of student reading and online research experienced as part of digital and blended learning. He will explore ways we can design modules, programmes and curricula that respond adequately to new student practices and habits, whilst acknowledging the challenges they…
Samantha Pugh and Kelvin Tapley The first Work in Progress Seminar of 2017/18 will be given by two LITE Fellows who are working on separate, but related, Higher Education Assessment projects. Both projects have a strong focus on partnership working, and will present an overview of their projects with a view to gain feedback and…
The official launch is an opportunity to celebrate the many scholarship activities of colleagues in LCS (including the successful launch of the journal The Language Scholar as well as the international conference taking place on the same day). This event will be an opportunity to meet, in an informal setting, others in LCS and the…