The 2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching, Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, have been announced by Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training.
National Citations are awarded to those who have made a significant contribution to the quality of student learning in a specific area of responsibility over a sustained period, whether they are academic, general, sessional staff or institutional associates.
Citations have been awarded to five nominees from Griffith. These awards join a long tradition of acknowledgement for Griffith’s scholarly, innovative and student-centered teachers.
The University’s 2017 Citation winners are:
Professor Jennifer Gamble, School of Nursing and Midwifery
Leading midwifery education for transformative change in the provision of maternity care: A story of vision, partnership and research-led innovation.
Dr Sean Horan, School of Allied Health Sciences
For scholarly design and innovations in physiotherapy learning and teaching that promote engagement and professional capability in students.
Dr Kevin Larkin, School of Education and Professional Studies
For motivating and inspiring future teachers to overcome their anxiety with mathematics and to develop their teaching skills as creative, motivated and knowledgeable mathematics educators.
Mrs Alison White, School of Natural Sciences
For implementing an employability framework using innovative teaching and curriculum design elements that supports clinical physiology students to develop their professional identity and clinical proficiency.
Student Success Coaching Program: Professor Alf Lizzio, Professor Keithia Wilson, Ms Natalie Oostergo, Dr Janine Rix, Learning Futures, Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic)
The Student Success Coaching Program: A targeted institutional strategy for supporting the early engagement, academic success and retention of commencing at-risk students.