News: #this is how I teach
This month we spoke with Associate Professor Edward Palmer, Director of the Unit of Digital Education and Training in the School of Education where he is also Acting Deputy Head of School. Read about his innovative use of technology to benefit both the teacher and the student.
This month we spoke with Dr Matthew Arnold, lecturer and graduate of the Adelaide Medical School. Matthew has multiple roles within the school, coordinating the first-year courses of the new Bachelor of Medical Studies/Doctor of Medicine program, leading the development of the Scenario-Based Learning (SBL) curriculum, and coordinating a Year 6 elective rotation in Medical Education.
This month we spoke with Dr Ankit Agarwal, Lecturer, and Program Director for the Bachelor of Business (Management) in the Adelaide Business School. Here Ankit explains how he utilises students' real world experiences to encourage a deeper understanding of business concepts and theories.
This month we spoke to Associate Professor Elizabeth Beckett, an Education Specialist within the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. Last year she enjoyed national recognition, receiving the Michael Roberts Excellence in Physiological Education Award. Liz is also a member of the Adelaide Education Academy. Here she speaks about her approach to teaching and the methods she uses to ensure active student participation, online and on-campus.
This month we spoke to Dr Hayley McGrice, Assoc. Dean Learning Quality (SET) and Senior Lecturer with the School of Animal and Veterinary Science. Hayley also serves as the ADEPT Program Academic Lead and will be joining the AEA Executive Committee in May. Here Hayley speaks about the value of peer collaboration in student learning and her desire to inspire and support her colleagues.
This month we spoke to Associate Professor Adam Montagu, Director, Adelaide Health Simulation. Adam was one of four staff to receive a 2022 Stephen Cole the Elder Award for Excellence as part of last year’s Celebration of Learning and Teaching. He was also recognised at this event through the presentation of the Vice-Chancellors award for Excellence in Learning and Teaching for Outstanding and sustained demonstration of leadership in the enhancement of learning in Health and Medical Sciences. Here, Adam speaks to us about how he facilitates a safe learning environment for his students, and the learning theories which support and influence his teaching philosophy.
This month we spoke to Dr Stuart Johnson, Lecturer with the School of Mathematical Sciences and recent recipient of a Tony McMurtrie Practitioner Award for Academic Integrity (Special Commendation), for his work on reducing contract cheating in mathematical assessments. Stuart, an Affiliate member of the Adelaide Education Academy, speaks about the importance of active learning and how he has harnessed technology to engage and support his students.