Brilliance in teaching applauded

CILT are very excited to congratulate our friends and colleagues who were awarded Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching and the inaugural Vice-Chancellor’s Innovation in Teaching Awards.

Winners of the 2019 Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching (3 awards, $5000 + certificate)

Applicant College Citation
Dr Deb Agnew and Associate Professor Shane Pill Education, Psychology and Social Work Sport-based Work Integrated Learning (WIL) developing culturally aware global citizens
Dr Karen Lower Medicine and Public Health For outstanding and sustained leadership through the implementation of Team Based Learning in the Medical Degree, resulting in advancing the outcomes of medical graduates, including development of self-regulated learning and evidence-based application of fundamental science to complex clinical scenarios
Dr Masha Smallhorn Science and Engineering For innovation in delivery of core biology topics which promote engagement, support student transition, ignite a passion for learning and improve overall student learning outcomes

Winners of the 2019 Vice Chancellor’s Innovation in Teaching Awards (6 awards, $2000 + certificate)

Applicant College Summary
Dr Tom Young Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences An innovative approach to teaching feature film and TV production in honours
Dr Matt Hawkins Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences New Voices: a series of theatrical performances, written and directed by Screen and Media students to test out film and television ideas before a real audience
Liz McNeill


Nursing and Health Sciences Serious playing, fun learning with Lego
Dr Dylan Irvine Science and Engineering Using word clouds to highlight learning in the blended classroom
Associate Professor David Bright and Dr Russell Brewer Business, Government and Law Maximising student engagement with flexible topic delivery: A perspective from the Flinders University criminology program
Dr Rodrigo Praino Business, Government and Law For designing, developing, and delivering a topic that showcases international leadership in education innovation, successfully uses advanced learning technologies, and achieves high student satisfaction as measured through learning analytics

Each recipient was presented with a certificate by the Vice-Chancellor at an awards ceremony held on Friday 15 February.


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