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Learning and Teaching Award Winners 2013


National Awards

The Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT) administers the Australian Awards for University Teaching on behalf of the Australian Government.

Award for Teaching Excellence 2013

Ms Sophie Karanicolas and Ms Catherine Snelling, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences
Sophie Karanicolas and Cathy Snelling work together in The University of Adelaide's Dental School, forging a teaching partnership that is exceptional in both its strength and effectiveness. In 2000, Sophie and Cathy developed and implemented a curriculum for the new Bachelor of Oral Health. They both draw upon their varied backgrounds and teaching styles to offer an innovative and student-centred curriculum. Their cutting edge use of online-learning tools, such as blogs, wikis, and Interactive Learning Modules, has earned them a national and international reputation as educational leaders in the field.

Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

Dr Mario Ricci, School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences
For sustained development of engaging, student-centric teaching approaches that inspire and motivate student learning in first year human biology.

Dr Matthew Stubbs, Law School, Faculty of the Professions
For respect and support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander law students, achieving individual student development, improved academic experiences and outcomes, and increased social awareness.

Ms Akiko Tomita, Centre for Asian Studies, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
For fostering lifelong learning skills and personal growth in language courses by developing innovative approaches that engage authentic interaction and reflection with real life opportunities.

Dr Kerry Wilkinson, School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, Faculty of Sciences
For innovative assessment and learning support that fosters excitement for discovery and inspires wine science students to engage with research and industry practice.

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University of Adelaide Awards

Stephen Cole the Elder Awards for Excellence in Teaching

  • Dr Mario Ricci, School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences

Stephen Cole the Elder Awards for Excellence in Teaching (Early Career)

  • Not awarded in 2013.

Award for Excellence for Higher Degree by Research Supervision

  • Professor Derek Abbott, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Faculty of ECMS

Vice-Chancellor and President's Award for Excellence in Teaching

  • Dr Mario Ricci, School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences

Commendation for Excellence in Support of the Student Experience

  • Maths Learning Centre (Dr David Butler and Mr Nicholas Crouch), Division of the DVC&VP(A)
  • Dr Stephanie Hester, Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Dr Julia Miller, School of Education, Faculty of the Professions

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Faculty Awards

Faculty of Engineering, Computer & Mathematical Sciences

Executive Dean's Award for Learning and Teaching Excellence

  • Dr Nick Falkner, School of Computer Science

Faculty Learning and Teaching Excellence Award

  • Dr Nick Falkner, School of Computer Science
  • Dr Claudia Szabo, School of Computer Science
  • Dr Kathryn Amos, Australian School of Petroleum

Faculty of Health Sciences

Executive Dean's Learning and Teaching Prize

  • Dr Tania Crotti, School of Medical Sciences
  • Dr Carole Khaw, School of Medicine
  • Mr Paul Rothmore, School of Population Health
  • Dr Rachel Stephens and Associate Professor Dan Navarro, School of Psychology

Learning and Teaching Development Award

  • Dr Lauren Stow, School of Dentistry

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Executive Dean's Prize for Excellence in Teaching

  • Dr Michael Wilmore, School of Humanities

Faculty Prize for Excellence in Teaching (Sessional/Contract)

  • Dr Kerrie Le Lievre, School of Humanities

Faculty of the Professions

Executive Dean's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

  • Dr Christopher Graves, Business School
  • Associate Professor Bryan Howieson, Business School
  • Mr Uwe Kaufmann, School of Economics
  • Dr Robert Matthews, School of Education
  • Dr Nishani Singh, Professions Learning Centre

Executive Dean's Award for Excellence in Postgraduate Teaching

  • Dr Nicholas Sim, School of Economics

Faculty of Sciences

Executive Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching (Early Career)

  • Dr David Huang, School of Chemistry

 

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