Office of Learning and Teaching
formerly Australian Learning and Teaching Council, formerly Carrick Institute.
Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
2011 Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
Dr Rachel Burke
For innovative approaches to the promotion of greater linguistic awareness and expertise amongst trainee-teachers.
Dr Brendan Boyle
For excellence in the development and implementation of approaches to assessment, feedback and learning that foster independent learning amongst diverse student cohorts.
Dr Christian (Kit) Messham-Muir
For inspiring and motivating first-year visual arts students through innovative teaching practices, redesigning course material and assessments and creating comprehensive online learning environments.
Dr Marcus Rodrigs
For the development of an active learning approach to influence, motivate, inspire, engage and support students of accounting.
Transition to Practice Group - Mr Shane Dempsey, Mr John Tessier & Ms Daphne James
For pioneering a transition to practice/workplace curriculum and written guides providing students with skills and increased awareness of the requirements of future graduate practice.
2010 Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
L-R: Johanna Macneil, Michael Ondaatje, Josephine Smith, Kevin McConkey (DVC - AGR), Yolanda Surjan, Sharyn Hunter
For redesigning a course on nursing older people that incorporates sustainable strategies which challenge nursing students’ attitudes and prepares them for professional practice.
For successfully integrating problem-based learning into graduate Human Resource Management courses, thereby enhancing student engagement, professional knowledge, and an appreciation for plural perspectives.
For responding to the unique needs of students in transition by developing and embedding innovative teaching strategies in the study of criminal law.
For creating exceptionally engaging teaching environments and embedding innovative resources in newly-developed American History courses that have inspired and motivated students to learn.
For responding to student needs by developing sustainable, innovative and effective teaching resources to support and enhance student learning in head and neck anatomy.
For sustained commitment to the development of innovative strategies to engage and support first-year student transition in a large and multi-disciplinary undergraduate course.
2009 Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
Ms Leanne Brown
For the sustained development of innovative assessment and feedback strategies in dietetic professional practice placements and coursework that fosters independent student learning.
Mr Thayaparan Gajendran and Ms Debbie Booth
For developing a student-centred online module with innovative assessment and feedback strategies that engage students in scholarly practice and reflective learning about academic integrity.
Ms Ruth Gresham and Ms Jeannette Walsh
For sustained leadership in promoting engagement with cultural differences in academic and social environments to enhance learning outcomes for Muslim students.
Associate Professor Marjorie Kibby
For engaging film, media and cultural studies students in effective, innovative, online learning activities that facilitate situated cognition.
Dr David Newby
For implementing an innovative Community Pharmacy initiative that supports the development of evidence-based critical appraisal and minor illness management skills among pharmacy students.
2008 Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
Photo: Justine Perl, Justine Perl Photography.
2008 ALTC Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning Sydney Ceremony, 5th August 2008
Back row (standing): Michael Carr, Graham Brewer, Katherine Lindsay, Gavin Little, Philip Matthias, Professor Kevin McConkey
Middle row (sitting): Professor Gail Huon, Huilin Ye, Kathryn Holmes, Tracy Levett-Jones
Front row (sitting): Helen Lloyd, Debbie Booth, Ann Stokes
Absent: Susan Day
Ms Debbie Booth, Mr Michael Carr, Ms Susan Day, Ms Ann Stokes and Ms Helen Lloyd
For the development of an online resource that assists students to learn bibliographic referencing and that has been acclaimed nationally and internationally.
Mr Graham Brewer
For an innovative assessment approach that facilitates the development of students' graduate attributes through the use of trans disciplinary and reflective practices.
Mrs Katherine Lindsay
For championing an integrated and inspirational approach to the academic and social development of individual students in first year law.
Dr Huilin Ye
For developing an integrative teaching and learning model of classroom and workplace experience that supports and inspires professionalism among software engineering graduates.
Dr Kathryn Holmes and Mr Gavin Little
For developing a mathematics teacher retraining program that inspires graduate educators to be reflective practitioners who motivate high school students to engage in mathematics learning.
Dr Philip Matthias
For developing a vibrant and creative culture of choral and organ music that inspires and motivates students to perform professionally at international levels.
Dr Tracy Levett-Jones
For designing and implementing an innovative clinical competency assessment model that promotes critical reflection and ensures nursing students' readiness for professional practice.
2007 Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
Professor Jenny Gore and Associate Professor James Ladwig
For sustained excellence and leadership in transforming teaching and learning in teacher education through the development of innovative conceptual frameworks and resources
Dr Geoff MacFarlane
For inspiring and encouraging deep and independent learning in biology students through an innovative approach to student scholarship and online peer assessment
Mr Greg Anderson, Ms Katie Battiston, Ms Marion Wilson, Ms Vicki Picasso and Ms Alison Ribgy
For leadership and creativity in developing a round-the-clock information and learning environment that is flexible, innovative and inspiring.
Mr William Gladstone
For inspiring and motivating first year undergraduate science students through a nationally recognised and exemplary, real-life approach to conservation education
Ms Lorna McLellan, Mr Tony Buxton, Professor Dimity Pond, Dr Nayan Shah and Mr Matthew Walsh
For a multidisciplinary, multimodal program for specialist nurse practitioner education that is student-focused and recognised nationally as a hallmark in practice
Dr John Anderson
For developing an innovative Local Court observation program for first year law students that encourages deep learning and professionalism through clinical experience
Dr Alistair Rolls and Ms Marie-Laure Vuaille-Barcan
For innovation and excellence in revitalising a small discipline through intensive teamwork and by reaching out to multiple communities of learners
Ms Cathy Stone
For sustained commitment to the highest quality support for commencing students through the development of innovative campus-wide student mentoring programs
2006 Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning
Photo: Australian Learning and Teaching Council (formerly Carrick Institute)
2006 Carrick Institute Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning - Sydney Ceremony
L-R: Professor Kevin McConkey, Associate Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Dr Philip Morgan, Professor Nicholas Saunders
Associate Professor Behdad Moghtaderi
For the successful convergence of a student-centred and vertically integrated approach to design in engineering
Dr Philip Morgan
For bringing a unique, scholarly, and inspiring approach to teaching physical education to primary school preservice teachers, and providing evidence of its impact and effectiveness