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Questioning Criticality: What is Criticality in Higher Education?


Criticality Symposium Programme 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...

Connecting the dots: Exploring diverse perspectives in language teaching and learning


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...

Pedagogical Linguistics workshop: Language Analysis to inform Language Teaching 


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 Programme 2018-19


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...

LCS Digital Learning Showcase


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...

Symposium - "Interculturality in a Precarious Future: Multiple Contexts, Multiple Voices"


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,...

LITE Work in Progress (WiP) seminar: Mobile Phones & Creativity


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...

LITE Work in Progress (WiP) seminar: Final Year undergraduate research projects at Leeds. Time for a rethink?


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,...

LITE Work in Progress (WiP) seminar: myPAL – co-designing a learning analytics tool for students


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...