OLT Award winner
Dr Elizabeth New - Early Career Award for Teaching Excellence.
The Peer Assisted Learning Programme, Dr Annette Burgess, Associate Professor Kirsten Black, Associate Professor Renata Chapman, Professor Craig Mellis and Associate Professor Chris Roberts -Award for Programs that Enhance Learning for innovation and flexibility in curricula, learning and teaching.
In 2010, the Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) program was established at the Central Clinical School based at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, where medical students gain clinical experience. The goal of the PAL program is to develop and sustain medical students' professionalism (knowledge, skills and professional behaviours) through socialising their learning in an authentic, engaging clinical environment.
Dr Danny Liu (Faculty of Science) - OLT Teaching Excellence
Danny was recognised for developing innovative technology-enhanced and inquiry-based teaching approaches at the University, and for his work in cultivating scientific discovery and critical thinking skills in large undergraduate cohorts with diverse backgrounds and career trajectories.
OLT Citation recipients
Associate Professor Jaime Gongora
Associate Professor Alyson Simpson
Professor Craig Mellis, Associate Professor Kirsten Black, Dr Annette Burgess, Dr Renata Chapman and Associate Professor Chris Roberts
Dr Jennifer Way - Education and Social Work (news item)
Professor Jennifer Alison - Faculty of Health Sciences
Dr Susan Banki (Early Career) - Faculty of Arts and Social Science
Dr Danny Liu (Early Career) - Faculty of Science
Associate Professor Lynette Mackenzie - Faculty of Health Sciences
Dr Rebekah Moles - Faculty of Pharmacy
Professor Des Richardson - Sydney Medical School
Associate Professor Fiona White and Dr Caleb Owens - Faculty of Science
Associate Professor Bronwyn Winter - Faculty of Arts and Social Science
OLT Award winner
Professor Rick Benitez (Faculty of Arts) - OLT Teaching Excellence
Professor Rick Benitez’s approach to learning and teaching is grounded in a model of
OLT Citation recipients
Professor Rick Benitez - For outstanding contributions to learning both directly through respect and support of students and indirectly through the leadership in teaching and learning.
Professor Anita Bundy - For more than three decades of skilful mentoring of research students: shaping the journey to match students' unique interests, abilities and skills
Associate Professor Rafael A. Calvo - For scholarly approaches that influence and enrich engineering students' experience of academic writing.
Mr Giuseppe Carabetta - For sustained excellence in experiential and collaborative learning experiences for Business Law students at both foundation and senior levels.
Dr Kirsty Foster - For outstanding support of medical students and clinical tutors and contributing significantly to the development of an effective learning environment in the clinical setting
Dr Patricia McCabe - For leadership in the development and implementation of innovative case-based speech pathology curricula to facilitate an evidence-based approach to learning and professional practice.
Dr Siegbert Schmid - For a decade of novel and effective approaches which inspire students and exceptional scholarship in chemistry education which has enriched the student experience
ALTC Award winners
Associate Professor Rosina Mladenovic (Business School) - ALTC Teaching Excellence
Associate Professor Adam Bridgeman and Dr Peter Rutledge (School of Chemistry) - ALTC Program award for Delivering high quality feedback to large classes
ALTC Citation recipients
Dr Roger Bourne (Faculty of Health Sciences) For development of innovative curricula and teaching tools that inspire students to learn
Helen Drury (Learning Centre) For a decade of innovative online programs supporting student report writing in science and engineering
Associate Professor Leon Poladian (School of Mathematics and Statistics) For innovative mathematics service teaching that motivates first year life sciences students in a large class setting by incorporating authentic, contemporary and socially significant material
Professor Kathryn Refshauge (Faculty of Health Sciences) Professor Refshauge creates an inclusive learning environment with opportunities for each student to develop a variety of individually meaningful attributes in preparation for diverse careers
Dr Peter Rutledge (School of Chemistry) For creative approaches to chemistry teaching that engage and inspire students and significantly enhance their learning experience
Sandra Seno-Alday (Discipline of International Business) For effectively designing integrated assessment systems that inspire active and progressive learning, leading to increased dynamic learning capacity
Dr Charlotte Taylor (School of Biological Sciences) Engaging in sustained innovation, evaluation and sharing of teaching initiatives and learning experiences for very large first year cohorts in the biological sciences
Dr Peter Gibbens (School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering) For the development of an internationally recognised simulation based experiential learning system for flight mechanics that has produced significant improvements in student learning and enthusiasm
Ms Patty Kamvounias (Discipline of Business Law, Faculty of Economics and Business) For sustained commitment to enhancing student learning in business law through an integrated approach to assessment and feedback
Dr Sabine Ludewig (Discipline of Work and Organisational Studies, Faculty of Economics and Business) For sustained commitment to enhancing the learning experience of undergraduate students by creating an intellectually challenging learning culture that fosters motivation, inclusion and intellectual autonomy
Dr Tara Murphy & Dr James R Curran (School of Information Technologies) For their outstanding commitment to first year IT teaching, including the development of an innovative online learning system to enhance the student experience
Associate Professor Maureen Boughton, Ms Lesley Halliday, & Ms Lynn Brown (Faculty of Nursing) for developing, facilitating and evaluating a tailored programme for nursing students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Associate Professor David Easdown (School of Mathematics and Statistics) for nurturing students’ discovery in learning mathematics.
Dr Merran Govendir (Faculty of Veterinary Science) for creating learning cultures that encourage students to optimise their learning.
Associate Professor Frank Seebacher (School of Biological Sciences) for leading biology students from learning about science to becoming creative scientists.
Ms Kristine Sodersten & Dr Susan Rice (Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning) for their innovative approach to collaborative studio learning for architecture students.
Dr Catherine Sutton-Brady, (Discipline of Marketing) also received a citation with her colleague Ms Nicole Stegemann at the University of Western Sydney.