Conference programme

The theme for the conference was 'evidencing the value of learning and teaching'. Read the speaker biographies and download the full conference programme.

The annual University of Edinburgh Learning and Teaching Conference brings together staff and students across the University to celebrate and share good practice and innovation in learning and teaching. We invite leading scholars from around the world to give keynote presentations on subjects at the forefront of learning and teaching to inspire and inform our conversations. 

The second University of Edinburgh Learning and Teaching Conference was on Wednesday 19th June 2019 at the John MacIntyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls of Residence.

Download the full conference programme (PDF)

We were delighted to be joined by two keynote speakers:

  • Professor Peter Felten, Professor of History, Assistant Provost for Teaching and Learning, and Executive Director of the Center for Engaged Learning at Elon University, North Carolina, USA.
  • Dr Camille Kandiko Howson, Imperial College London.

Read the keynote abstracts and speaker biographies (PDF)

Colleagues from around the University of Edinburgh delivered a variety of engaging parallel sessions throughout the day.

Conference theme

Conference posters with delegates

The theme for the conference was Evidencing the value of learning and teaching. 

The subthemes for the conference were:

  • Enhancing engagement and creating community within UoE
  • Inclusive curriculum 
  • Research-led teaching
  • Online learning
  • Assessment and Feedback
  • Preparing graduates for the future
  • Academic Support
  • Student-staff partnership
  • Experiential learning