I joined the Leicester Learning Institute in January 2016, at the same time the new Learning Strategy was launched. As Director, my aim is to foster a learning culture in which our students and our teaching colleagues can flourish. I am particularly interested in enquiry-led and conversational approaches to academic development, and welcome opportunities for dialogue and debate.
Posted by Frances Deepwell in Leicester Learning Institute: Enhancing learning and teaching on July 7, 2016
Chairing a successful conference on learning and teaching in my first six months at the University, while I’m still becoming familiar with custom and practice here, was never going to be easy. Particularly not in the throes of institutional transformation and a shifting position in the league tables. One thing that I was clear about as I […]
Posted by Frances Deepwell in Leicester Learning Institute: Enhancing learning and teaching on May 25, 2016
Welcome to the Leicester Learning Institute blog. Over the coming months, members of the LLI and associates will be contributing ideas to inspire deeper thinking about what it is that we do in Higher Education teaching. Our intention with the blog is to provide a regular short input on teaching and learning matters, delivered direct […]