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Registration is now open for this one-day workshop: Oral Fluency in the second/ foreign language classroom. Improving spoken fluency is a key aim for university language learners and teachers, and plays an increasingly important role in assessment (e.g. in CEFR standards) as well as in effective communicative teaching practices.  Drawing on findings from research, this…
Brian Henson, School of Mechanical Engineering This seminar will explore Brian’s LITE project focused around bench marking standards of assessment of final year projects, he will discuss recommendations about the form and analysis of assessment of final year projects to ensure consistency of standards of assessment across different types of projects using different assessments. Time: 12:30pm…
22nd of November: 2.30 -3.30 Parkinson B. 08 Chair: Chiara la Sala (contact for this event – M.C.LaSala@leeds.ac.uk) You are warmly invited to the workshop ‘Tips for Writing & Submitting Good Grant Proposals and Abstracts’. This is an opportunity to understand better the process of writing proposals and abstracts successfully, to hear the advice of…
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…