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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…
Karen Llewellyn, Strategy and Planning and Caroline Campbell, Languages for All, School of Languages This seminar aims to: focus on the value of Broadening through Discovery Themes; how this value is understood by students and its effect on their learning, their choices and their career aspirations; and how this understanding relates to that of employer perceptions of…
30th November: 11 – 4 Venue: Leeds Humanities Research Institute, Room 1, 29-31 Clarendon Place Organisers: Sofia Martinho (s.martinho@leeds.ac.uk) & Clare Wright (C.E.M.Wright@leeds.ac.uk). 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…