The Reporter
ssue 492, 29 September 2003
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Positive response to conference first


Over 50 abstracts have been received for the first learning and teaching conference ‘Sharing good practice’ to be held at the University on 8 January 2004.

External speakers include University of Edinburgh Principal, Professor Tim O’Shea, educational consultant Professor John Cowan, Cliff Allan from the learning and teaching support network, Tina Elliot from the national disability team, Dr Tony Croft, director of the mathematics education centre at Loughborough University and Dr Neil Ringan, head of the centre for remote access to learning at Bolton Institute.

Pro-Vice-Chancellor for learning and teaching, Professor Alan Pearman said: “There’s been a very positive response from Leeds staff, with many contributing to conference sessions and creating posters.

“It promises to be a varied and exciting event, and will offer an excellent opportunity for staff to share expertise and network ideas. Our aim is to provide all participants with ideas and practical examples that will be useful in their teaching.”

The conference is free to all staff, and is an integral part of the postgraduate certificate in learning and teaching in higher education, accredited by the ILTHE. The conference programme and delegate application form can be downloaded at Bottles of wine are offered as prizes to staff who register early – see the website for more details.


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