Events

University of Leeds Symposium sponsored by Leeds Centre for Excellence in Language Teaching (CELT) and Leeds Institute for Teaching Excellence (LITE) It is hoped that the symposium will be a space to start a conversation regarding different aspects of ‘criticality‘ in higher education. We would like colleagues to share work they have produced, or are working on…

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The Language Centre Summer Conference will be hosted by the University of Leeds Language Centre on Friday 2nd August 2019. This is a dynamic and innovative conference open to all language teaching staff at the University of Leeds. Continuing internationalisation within the University of Leeds has brought diversity in language teaching provision, practitioner experience and…
You are warmly invited to a Pedagogical Linguistics workshop on Language Analysis to inform Language Teaching on Friday 5th of July 2019. The aim is to bring together linguists and language teachers  (i) to demonstrate the pedagogical benefits of language analysis (in the context of language teaching), (ii) to provide guidance for language teachers on how…
The B.A.A.L / Cambridge University Press Seminar will be hosted by the Centre for Language Education Research, University of Leeds, on April 8th – 9th 2019. CALL FOR PAPERS Blowing away the dust: Illuminating the value of Practitioner Research in Applied Linguistics In recent years Practitioner Research in language education has grown quickly, yet it…
Session Leader: Joy Robbins A school-wide showcase event for people to share ways they’re using technology to enhance their teaching. This informal, Centre for Excellence in Language Teaching (CELT) event is to share good practice, inspire people, and celebrate the good digitally-enhanced learning and teaching that is already being done across the school. Presenters will…
A symposium will be held on Friday 26, October at the University of Leeds to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the MA in Professional Languages and Intercultural Studies (MAPLIS) and raise awareness of intercultural studies as a new subject area in the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies (LCS). The symposium will include speakers who all,…
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…
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…
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,…
Tamsin Treasure-Jones, Leeds Institute of Medical Education, and Vania Dimitrova, School of Computing myPAL is developing a student-facing learning analytics tool, that presents students with their personal learning data – assessments, feedback, resource usage – in one place and supports them in reflecting on their learning and then action planning. This forms part of the School…
Bronwin Patrickson, Lifelong Learning Centre Smartphones are becoming the networking tool of choice amongst young adults. Against the backdrop of this fast growing trend, the Mobile Curriculum project has been exploring what mobile student engagement might mean for the academy. The aim of this seminar is: to introduce people to a variety of mobile tools and…