UoN Teaching and Learning Fellowship Recipients

2009/10 Fellowships

Katherine Lindsay, Newcastle Law School, Faculty of Business and Law

Aims to support the University of Newcastle to become a sector leader in the provision of a high quality, third generation, first year experience for all students, irrespective of faculty of enrolment or service accessed.



The Fellowship guidelines for 2009 specified that the Fellows' projects should develop an innovative approach to enhancing the student experience with a focus on online learning, face-to-face teaching, blended learning and/or major curriculum reform. Two Teaching and Learning Fellowships were awarded to UoN staff in 2009:

Kathleen Butler (Education and Arts)

Aims to facilitate the strategic development and implementation of an Indigenisation of Curriculum plan for the School of Humanities and Social Science.

Suzanne Snodgrass (Health)

Aims to introduce and evaluate a blended learning method in the Clinical Reasoning Learning program that can be implemented in any discipline wishing to foster critical thinking skills in an interactive environment.


In 2007 staff applied for fellowships under the theme Re-engaging Students Through the Online Environment. Seven fellowships were awarded:

Jane Bellemore

Syllabus for beginner's Latin: oral component

Regina Berretta

Online support material for Computer Science honours degree using Blackboard

Scott Eacott

Bringing the discussion back: rethinking discussion boards in online teaching

Kathryn Holmes

Increasing pre-service teachers' Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge

James Juniper

Problem-based learning in a course management system

Tracy Levett-Jones

Exploring the information and communication technology confidence and competence levels of nursing students