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 OShea, 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: Theres
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
Bottles of wine are offered as prizes to staff
who register early see the website
for more details.