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Interactive Poster Session

A selection of posters that were presented at the Festival in 2013 are listed below:

  • Amanda AbleInteractive e-learning resources for development of diagnostics abilities in the plant sciences
    Name Amanda Able
    Area School of Agriculture, Food & Wine, Faculty of Sciences
    Poster Interactive e-learning resources for development of diagnostics abilities in the plant sciences
    Biography

    A/Prof Able is the Associate Dean (Undergraduate Experience) for the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Adelaide and oversees the development and assessment of the undergraduate curricula across the degrees within the Faculty.

    Within the School of Agriculture, Food & Wine, she teaches a number of plant biology courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate level and leads a research group in the field of postharvest science and plant pathology. A/Prof Able was named the South Australian Tall Poppy of the Year in 2006 and was awarded the Executive Dean's Excellence in Teaching Award in 2005 and the Australian Society of Plant Scientists Teaching Award in 2009. As the Molecular Plant Breeding CRC Education Program Leader (2003-2008), A/Prof Able also led the team that developed the secondary school educational program Get into Genes (awarded the CRC Excellence and Innovation in Education Award in 2006).

    Currently, A/Prof Able is a member of the University of Adelaide team developing interactive e-learning resources to improve diagnostic and research skills in Science students. She is also a member of the OLT-funded team developing a consensus approach to defining standards for learning outcomes and informing curricula design for Agriculture.

  • Kelly BanwellThe Sciences First Year Experience
    Name Kelly Banwell
    Area Faculty of Sciences
    Poster The Sciences First Year Experience
    Biography

    Dr Kelly Banwell has a strong passion for science communication and education. After completing a PhD in Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynaecology she began with the Faculty of Sciences as the Development and Alumni Officer in 2008. Within this role, Kelly began coordinating the mentoring program in 2009 with the hope that the program would help to instil in current students a sense of belonging to the greater University community from their first day on campus. 
    Kelly was seconded into her current position in mid-2012, taking the coordination of the program with her into the student attraction and retention focussed Higher Education Participation and Partnership Program (HEPPP) portfolio.
    Kelly is responsible for the day-to-day organisation of the mentoring program. This includes working with the mentors to set out responsibilities and assign student groups, working with University service providers to develop the workshop program schedule and to tailor content to the Sciences audience, communicating with students during the program, and managing the logistics of each workshop/mentor session.  
    In addition to the mentoring program, Kelly is responsible for managing the Faculty’s other first year support initiatives including academic support centres, early intervention monitoring and the text book free initiative Kelly is also editor of e-Science magazine, the Faculty’s free electronic science magazine aimed at engaging school teachers and students with science.

  • Bernadette FoleyDeveloping a management system for engineering education
    Name Bernadette Foley
    Area School of Civil, Environment & Mining Engineering, Faculty of ECMS
    Poster Developing a management system for engineering education
  • Adele FeakesRe-shaping veterinary business curricula to improve graduates' business skills: a shared resource for educators - a pilot project
    Name Adele Feakes
    Area School of Animal & Veterinary Sciences, Roseworthy Campus
    Poster Re-shaping veterinary business curricula to improve graduates' business skills: a shared resource for educators - a pilot project
    Biography

    Both Adele's teaching and research interests include non-technical skill development, entrepreneurial capability and intent for veterinary undergraduates for their professional life. The research Adele is working on is: What factors contribute to development of veterinary student entrepreneurial capability and career intent?

    Prior to beginning with the school, veterinarian Adele Feakes was a principal for twenty-four years of a successful rural multi-veterinarian mixed practice. Adele's own clinical caseload included chiefly production animals, horses and alpaca health and reproduction, but also general and geriatric companion animal medicine and soft tissue surgery. Her entrepreneurial bend was expressed in development and marketing the capabilities of the practice as to the current needs of the community e.g. development of the largest sheep internal parasite monitoring laboratory in South Australia for the decade, flock health consultancy services, equine reproductive services, and a dairy discussion group. Adele's business operational experience includes sales and staff management, training, finance and Occupational Health and Safety. She has also worked in an Animal Emergency Centre, in small animal practice, as a contract On Plant Veterinary Officer for the Australian Quarantine Inspection Service (AQIS), and has recently been a director on the Board of the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA), and is president elect of Veterinarians in Education Research and Academia, a special interest group of the AVA. Adele brings to her teaching and research, her wide perspective of the profession.

    Adele is passionate about the ability of the profession and the individual veterinarian to adapt to change, whilst she is also concerned with the ongoing viability and sustainability of the more established areas e.g. practice and rural services. Dr Adele Feakes to seeks promote the ability of veterinary students to be opportunity spotters as to the many and varied ways in they can, as veterinarians, contribute to society.

  • Mounir GhabrielHuman Anatomy: Learning by doing, interactive approaches
    Name Mounir Ghabriel
    Area School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences
    Poster Human Anatomy: Learning by doing, interactive approaches
    Biography

    After completing his medical degree, Mounir was awarded a PhD in neuroanatomy. He lectured anatomy at the University of London before coming to Adelaide in 1994.

    Throughout, it has been his goal to enhance the experience of students learning anatomy through the use of multiple interactive approaches to meet varied learning styles. Mounir's teaching excellence has been recognised by numerous awards including the Faculty of Health Sciences Executive Dean's Award (2006), The Richard Pellew Prize (2009, 2010 and 2011), The Stephen Cole The Elder Award 2011), The Vice-Chancellor and President's Award (2011), an ALTC citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (2011) and an OLT award (2012) for Teaching Excellence in the category of Biological Sciences, Health and Related Studies.

  • Stephanie HesterApproaches to supporting the transition of students from diverse background into the Faculty of HUMMS: Reflections on the road
    Name Stephanie Hester
    Area Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
    Poster Approaches to supporting the transition of students from diverse background into the Faculty of HUMMS: Reflections on the road
    Biography

    Dr. Stephanie Hester is the designer and coordinator of the HUMSS' Study Skills Clinic, a service dedicated to providing academic support to students in the Faculty Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Adelaide.

    She has coordinated the Faculty's HEPPP initiative since 2011, working with councils, schools and community agencies in Playford and Salisbury to develop a range of pathway programs to tertiary education.

    In 2013 she received a University of Adelaide Learning and Teaching Commendation for her work supporting the Student Experience. Stephanie Hester received her PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Adelaide in 2009; she has worked on literary and creative projects with a number of organisations including Adelaide Writers' Week, The Adelaide Review and the SA Writers' Centre, and is a member of the Salisbury Writers' Festival Working Party

  • Anne HewittSmart Casual: Towards Excellence in Sessional Teaching in Law
    Name Anne Hewitt
    Area Adelaide Law School, Faculty of the Professions
    Poster Smart Casual: Towards Excellence in Sessional Teaching in Law
    Biography

    Anne Hewitt is a Senior Lecturer at Adelaide Law School. She has published extensively in the field of teaching and learning, completed Graduate Certificates in Higher Education and Online Learning and been awarded individual and team teaching awards including a 2009 ALTC Citation.

    She has been Associate Dean Learning and Teaching for Adelaide Law School, is Associate Editor of the Legal Education Review, and for many years has been involved in a variety of projects to support a collegiate approach to teaching and development of teaching excellence among law academics and sessional teachers.

  • Sophie KaranicolasThe 10 key elements for flipped learning
    Name Sophie Karanicolas
    Area School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences
    Poster The 10 key elements for flipped learning
    Biography

    Sophie Karanicolas is a senior lecturer in oral health at the School of Dentistry. Much of her educational and research activities have been undertaken in the area of improving student outcomes using blended learning pedagogies.

    Since 2007, Sophie has implemented and evaluated the flipped classroom concept using Interactive Learning Modules (ILMs). She is leading a current University of Adelaide e-learning grant based on the use of a framework to flip the class, across the Faculty of Health Sciences. Along with colleagues, Sophie has conducted workshops in 'Flipping with a Framework' across several faculties in the University of Adelaide, as well as nationally across several universities.

    In 2010 Sophie and her colleague, Cathy Snelling, were awarded a Australian Learning and Teaching Council team citation for outstanding contribution to student learning, the Stephen Cole the Elder prize for team teaching, and the Vice-Chancellor and President's Award for Excellence in Teaching.

  • Hedley RebergerUsing Trello as a collorative group mamgement tool
    Name Hedley Reberger
    Area Hub Central, Division of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President (Academic)
    Poster Using Trello as a collorative group mamgement tool
    Biography

    Hedley is responsible for service delivery at Hub Central. He manages a number of staff who are encouraged to show leadership and innovation, while being supported to have ownership of their decisions. Hedley loves ideas, questions everything, is a keen observer, asks lots of questions and knows diversity equal success. He prides himself on being able to utilise staff and students and their ideas to help build services and programs that not only meet standards but set best practice. He brings to work everyday his philosophy of what you do today makes the future. He encourages staff and students to take risks and make mistakes, his motto 'fail early and learn'.

    Hedley has a Master of Business (General Management) and has worked in the Tertiary Sector for both TAFE and Universities for over 20 years.

  • Abdallah SalemDevelopment of 'virtual lab' to teach basic principles of pharmocology
    Name Abdallah Salem
    Area School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences
    Poster Development of 'virtual lab' to teach basic principles of pharmocology
    Biography

    Dr Abdallah Salem is Head of the Discipline of Pharmacology in the School of Medical Sciences. He teaches pharmacology to all levels of students and across different undergraduate programs. He is a recipient of a number of learning and teaching grants and he assessed functionalities of various eLearning tools for lecture and other course content delivery. He is actively involved in several initiatives to embed eLearning and eAssessment across a range of courses within the School of Medical Sciences.

    Dr Salem has recently completed the University of Adelaide's Graduate Certificate in Online Learning (Higher Education) and his research interests are in the area of blended approach to learning and teaching including pedagogical issues.

  • Matthew StubbsPromoting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student engagement in law
    Name Matthew Stubbs
    Area Adelaide Law School, Faculty of the Professions
    Poster Promoting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student engagement in law
    Biography

    Dr Matthew Stubbs is a Senior Lecturer at Adelaide Law School. His research and teaching is focussed in the areas of human rights, constitutional law and international law.

    Dr Stubbs has received prizes for his outstanding teaching, and for his extensive work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander law students, at Faculty (2008, 2012), University (2008, 2012, 2013) and National level (2009, 2013). Matthew is involved with professional bodies in the law and academia, and is the Chair of the Human Rights Committee of the Law Society of South Australia. Dr Stubbs has served as Indigenous Student Liaison Officer at Adelaide Law School since 2008.

  • Akiko TomitaFor fostering life-ling learning skills and personal growth in language courses by developing innovative approaches that engage authentic interaction and reflection with real-life opportunities
    Name Akiko Tomita
    Area School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
    Poster For fostering life-ling learning skills and personal growth in language courses by developing innovative approaches that engage authentic interaction and reflection with real-life opportunities
    Biography

    Akiko Tomita is a lecturer at the Centre for Asian Studies in the School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Adelaide. She was born in a small city called Aomori, in the Tohoku region of Japan and moved to Tokyo to study at University. Akiko started teaching Japanese language at the University of Newcastle before moving to the University of Adelaide, combining postgraduate study in Linguistics and cultural studies and teaching Japanese language.

    Her research is focussed in the areas of teaching and learning Japanese as a second language; Japanese politeness; bilingualism; biculturalism; intercultural language teaching and learning; transcultural communication and in-country /study abroad experience. She has received numerous awards for her outstanding teaching, including at a national level.

  • Linda WestphalenThe Fruit of Passion. A Philosophy of Care and Student-Teacher Experience
    Name Linda Westphalen
    Area School of Education, Faculty of the Professions
    Poster The Fruit of Passion. A Philosophy of Care and Student-Teacher Experience
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