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Please find below the recipients of the Australian Awards for University Teaching by year.

Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

Abigail Lewis

For the development and implementation of an innovative clinical practicum program in Speech Pathology using reflective practice to optimise the development of students’ clinical skills.

Associate Professor Denise Jackson

For sustained contributions to graduate employability and employment outcomes through research leading to an innovative, evidence-based and nationally recognised School-wide work-integrated learning program.

Jo McManus

For empowering students to develop broadcast careers through a successful postgraduate broadcasting course that delivers paid industry internships, high employment rates and strong industry networks.

Dr Ken Robinson

For sustained motivation of psychology students to demonstrate exceptional learning.

Award for Programs that Enhance Learning

Motorsports team: Dr Kevin Hayward, Dr Ferdinando Guzzomi and Mr John Hurney, for Innovation and Inspiration through the Bachelor of Technology (Motorsports).

Australian Awards for Teaching Excellence

Dr Lorraine Hammond, Senior Lecturer, School of Education
Lorraine Hammond has inspired a generation of outstanding educators. Her approach is to model good practice while engaging students with lectures and tutorials that are intellectually demanding, memorable, and designed to create a community of learners. Lorraine’s advice is highly sought after by schools and she is recognised as an international expert in the area of Learning Difficulties whose counsel is sought by federal and state politicians and the media.

Associate Professor Trevor Cullen, Head of Journalism, School of Arts and Humanities
Trevor Cullen has been a passionate and committed journalism educator for more than 20 years. Since taking over as head of ECU’s journalism department in 2006 he has developed a relevant, vibrant and engaging program that has resulted in many students winning national awards and graduate employment increasing. Trevor has played a significant role in Australian Higher Education curriculum renewal in journalism and has published over 25 peer-reviewed book chapters, journal articles and conference papers on journalism education.

Awards for Teaching Excellence

Mr Tim White, Senior Lecturer in Music, WAAPA

Mr Tim White has created a generation of outstanding young percussionists who have gone on to challenge the world. His inclusive and nurturing teaching approaches have enabled him to achieve outstanding success in graduate employment outcomes, and his students have established stellar careers in the percussion world due to their exceptional abilities and musicianship.

Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

Associate Professor Mary Boyce

For sustained excellence in motivating, inspiring and influencing science students’ learning.

Professor Lelia Green

For leadership, commitment and success in learning and teaching through PhD supervision.

Associate Professor Robert Powell

For the application of innovative and effective research-based approaches to learning and teaching in banking and finance.

Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

Dr Anne Harris
For leadership in the development, implementation and ongoing support of university-wide policies and strategies related to English Language Proficiency.

Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning 

Ms Joanna Ashton
For sustained innovation in the design and delivery of quality contextualised and integrated academic language and literacy development programs for students engaged in university studies.

Mr James McCue
For sustained and outstanding commitment to engaging, authentic and reflective learning practices which develop students as scholars, as professionals and as people.

Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning 

Professor Mark Hackling
For sustained contribution to the improvement of teaching and learning in science education across Australia over a period of 40 years.

Ms Nanette Hassall
For a sustained contribution as the Head of the Department of Dance at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts in service to students and the development of an outstanding dance program.
 
Dr Sophie Kennedy
For sustained contributions to quality practices in teaching and learning with technology in the development of engaging, authentic and collaborative online learning environments.
 
Dr Jeniffer Lane
For sustained contribution to promoting the use of learning technologies to enhance student learning through research and personal practice.
 
Dr Magdalena Wajrak
For the design and development of effective teaching and learning approaches to engage and motivate student learning in foundation chemistry classes.

Australian Awards for University Teaching

Dr Joyce Hendricks
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Postgraduate Medicine
Citation

Associate Professor Julie Ann Pooley
School of Psychology and Social Science
Citation

Professor Mark Stoney
Faculty of Business and Law
Citation

Australian Awards for University Teaching

Associate Professor Andrew Lewis
WAAPA
Citation

Mr Micheal McCarthy

WAAPA
Citation

Mr Dan Archibald and Team

Library
Citation

Australian Awards for University Teaching 

Assoc Prof Paul Chang
School of Psychology and Social Science
Citation

Ms Diane Slade
School of Communication and Arts
Citation

Assoc Prof Sandra Wooltorton
School of Education
Citation

Australian Awards for University Teaching

Mr Rick Brayford
WAAPA
Teaching Award (Neville Bonner Award for Indigenous Education)

Professor Joseph Luca
Graduate Research School
Teaching Award (Physical Sciences and Related Studies)

Associate Professor Trevor Cullen
School of Communication and Arts
Citation

Dr David Elder
School of Communication and Arts
Citation

Mr Peter Holland
School of Communication and Arts
Citation

Honorary Associate Professor Adrianne Kinnear
School of Natural Sciences
Citation

Dr Geoffrey Swan
School of Engineering
Citation

Associate Professor Mel Ziman
School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences
Citation

Australian Awards for University Teaching

Mr Travis Kelleher
School of Communication and Arts
Teaching Award (Early Career)

International Student Orientation
Program Award

Associate Professor Jan Gray
School of Education and
Dr Danielle Brady
School of Communication and Arts
Citation

Dr Bridget Leggett, Dr Michael Harvey and Associate Professor Glenda Campbell-Evans
School of Education
Citation

Professor Joseph Luca
Graduate Research School
Citation

Professor Judith Rivalland
School of Education
Citation

Professor Susan Stoney
Centre for Learning and Development
Citation

Associate Professor Susan Ash
School of Communication and Arts
Citation

Australian Awards for University Teaching

Dr Bill Leadbetter, Dr Rod Chadbourne, Associate Professor Terry De Jong and Dr Lesley Newhouse-Maiden
School of Education
Teaching Award (Social Sciences)

Dr Alistair Campbell
School of Education
Citation

Associate Professor Trudi Cooper
School of Psychology and Social Science
Citation

Dr Lekkie Hopkins
School of Psychology and Social Science
Citation

Associate Professor Stanislaw Paul Maj
School of Computer and Information Science
Citation

Mrs Gerrie Sherratt
Citation

Dr Paul Swan
School of Education
Citation

Dr Trish Williams
School of Computer and Information Science
Citation

Australian Awards for University Teaching

Associate Professor Susan Ash
School of Communication and Arts
Teaching Award (Finalist)

Kurongkurl Katitjin, Geraldton
Institutional (Finalist)

Australian Awards for University Teaching

Retention and Persistence Transition Support Program
Institution Award

Australian Awards for University Teaching

Associate Professor Lynne Hunt
Prime Minister's Award

Australian Awards for University Teaching

Professor Ron Oliver
Pro Vice-Chancellor Teaching & Learning
Individual Award (Use of Multimedia in Education)

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