Teaching Matters

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Teaching Matters 2018 | Presentation Details | 2018


Acknowledgement of Award Recipients and Conference Close


Lecture Theatre 5




The University of Tasmania’s Teaching Awards provide an opportunity for academic and professional staff to be recognised and rewarded for their teaching contributions, and their on-going commitment to professional learning and practice in the learning and teaching domain. The Teaching Awards Program is designed to offer a supportive pathway to the Australian Awards for University Teaching.

Congratulations to the recipients of this year’s Vice-Chancellor’s Awards, and Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.

Vice-Chancellor’s Awards

Vice-Chancellor's Award for Early Career Academic Teaching:

Dr Abbey MacDonald, School of Education

Dr Lila Landowski, School of Medicine

Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Teaching:

A/Prof Anne-Marie Forbes, School of Creative Arts

Ms Tracy Douglas, School of Health Sciences

Vice-Chancellor’s Commendation for Sustained Commitment to Teaching Excellence:

Dr Julian Dermoudy, School of Technology, Environments and Design

Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning



Dr Christine Adams
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics

For development of student identity, internationalisation of curriculum and intercultural communication through ‘students as partners’ for effective learning and teaching in management education.

Dr James Montgomery
School of Technology, Environments and Design

For the development of effective, evidence-based curricula and resources that reflect a command of the field of teaching introductory computer programming.

Dr Jeffrey Thomas
School of Education

For the redesign of content and approaches to teaching which increase engagement for online Initial Teacher Education students.

Dr Isabelle Bartkowiak-Theron
School of Social Sciences

For the creation of a strength-based curriculum, authentic assessment in the policing of vulnerable people in Tasmania, and the first academic awards for police recruits.

Dr Naomi Milthorpe,
Dr Robert Clarke,
Prof Ralph Crane,
A/Prof Lisa Fletcher,
Dr Rosemary Gaby,
A/Prof Elizabeth Leane,
Dr Robbie Moore,
Dr Hannah Stark, and
Dr Danielle Wood,

School of Humanities

For collaborative, innovative and scholarly teaching practice that improves the student experience and leads the culture of learning and teaching in our School and discipline.

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