Just announced, the 2019 UTS Learning and Teaching Awards and Citations winners.

The awards recognise the importance of learning and teaching for both undergraduate and postgraduate students within the framework of the UTS model of global practice-oriented education.

A big congratulations to all successful recipients, listed below. If you’re on Twitter, please join us in congratulating our winners online.

Pictured: Some of the award and citation recipients after the announcement at the UTS Teaching and Learning Forum.

Awards

Individual Teaching Award

Dr Mohsen Naderpour

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

For developing risk awareness in engineering students to promote sustainability.


Team Teaching Award

Dr Kristine Aquino (team contact) Cornelia Betzler, Dr Ann El Khoury

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

For enhancing the student experience of internships and work integrated learning.


Early Career Teaching Award

Dr Job Fransen

Faculty of Health

For improving learning through self-discovery.


Early Career Teaching Award (Highly Commended)

Bernard Saliba

Faculty of Health

For inspiring and motivating first-year Health Science students.


Teaching by a Casual or Sessional Staff Member Award

Raechel Wight

UTS Business School


Strengthening the UTS Model of Learning Award

Dr Allison Cummins (team contact), Dr Christine Catling, Dr Deborah Fox, Vanessa Scarf

Faculty of Health

For transitioning students into professionally competent woman-centred midwives.


Strengthening the UTS Model of Learning Award (Highly Commended)

Dr Kate Delmo

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

For an internationalised, practice-based learning approach for strategic communication postgraduate students.


learning.futures Award

Dr Gavin Paul

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

For empowering students to create in mechatronic and robotic engineering.


Integration of Indigenous Professional Capabilities into Curriculum Award

Dr Megan Heyward (team contact), Dr Natalie Krikowa

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

For empowering Bachelor of Communication (Digital and Social Media) students to understand and apply Indigenous principles and protocols in a professional context.


Citations

  • Prof Paul Kennedy (team contact), Dr Mukesh Prasad, Aedan Roberts – Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
  • Dr Cat Kutay (team contact), Dr Paul Brown, Jarnae Leslie, Tyler Key – Faculty of Transdisciplinary Innovation (lead faculty), Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
  • Dr Babak Abedin – Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
  • Dr Robin Bowley – Faculty of Law
  • Christopher Croese – Faculty of Law
  • Dr Delia Falconer – Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Dr Kristoffer Glover – UTS Business School
  • Dr Anna Loyeung (team lead), Associate Professor Yaowen Shan, Dr Peter Lam – UTS Business School


Save the date

We’ll celebrate all recipients at the UTS Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Ceremony next year on Wednesday 1 April 2020, commencing at 4 pm.

The evening will feature a keynote presentation and all award winners will showcase a short summary of their work. All award winners, their families and friends, and all interested staff are invited to join, so please save the date.

Details and registration to come early 2020.

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