Teaching @ Sydney

September 2013

All Sydney applicants for OLT Citations recognised

The Office of Learning and Teaching has announced the successful recipients of the 2013 Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning. The University submitted eight applications, the maximum number possible.  All of the applicants were successful. We warmly congratulate them on gaining these prestigious awards.

Professor Jennifer Alison -  Faculty of Health Sciences
Through her supervision of research students, Professor Alison provides an environment that develops enquiring, independent, ethical research clinicians who contribute to the knowledge‐base of healthcare.

Dr Susan Banki (Early Career) - Faculty of Arts and Social Science
For passionate and engaged teaching practices that inspire student learning through innovative teaching approaches, including the development of a unique Human Rights Simulation.

Dr Danny Liu (Early Career) - Faculty of Science
For development of innovative technology-enhanced and inquiry-based teaching practices and curricula that inspire and motivate a new generation of scientists.

Associate Professor Lynette Mackenzie - Faculty of Health Sciences
For leadership in the design and implementation of innovative assessment tasks in occupational therapy curricula that promote the development of reflexivity in preparation for practice.

Dr Rebekah Moles - Faculty of Pharmacy
For contemporary course development in pharmacy that creatively integrates science and practice to enhance student learning and application.

Professor Des Richardson - Sydney Medical School
Sustained excellence in research higher degree supervision utilizing strategies of the “New Academic World” that highly motivate and inspire PhD students to become “star” achievers.

Associate Professor Fiona White and Dr Caleb Owens - Faculty of Science
For outstanding contribution to developing and evaluating the innovative Constructive Feedback and Plagiarism Reduction program that engages student writing skills and successfully reduced plagiarism rates.

Associate Professor Bronwyn Winter - Faculty of Arts and Social Science
For developing interdisciplinary curricula that extend students intellectually, foster their creativity and supporting research-engaged student collaborations in cross cultural programs in Humanities and Social Sciences.