Events

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…

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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…
26th of January (afternoon – details including time and location to come) Organiser Chiara La Sala (M.C.LaSala@leeds.ac.uk) Speakers: Dora Alexopoulu (University of Cambridge) http://people.ds.cam.ac.uk/ta259/ James Lamb (University of Edinburgh) http://www.de.ed.ac.uk/people/james-lamb
On the 17th of January (16:00-18:30), Language@Leeds will hold a showcase event to promote language-related research across University of Leeds Faculties, take stock of its interdisciplinary breadth, and identify opportunities. The Vice Chancellor is doing us the honour of opening the showcase. Please consider showcasing your scholarship at this event by submitting a poster. More…
12th December: 9:30 am – 13:00 pm. Venue: Parkinson 1.08. This workshop aims to explore different ways of enhancing students’ learning experience and colleagues’ teaching practices through effective feedback. Drawing on a wide range of practices across the School and beyond, the workshop will showcase different examples of how feedback allows students the opportunity to…