UoN Teaching and Learning Fellowship Recipients
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:
Syllabus for beginner's Latin: oral component
Online support material for Computer Science honours degree using Blackboard
Bringing the discussion back: rethinking discussion boards in online teaching
Increasing pre-service teachers' Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge
Problem-based learning in a course management system
Exploring the information and communication technology confidence and competence levels of nursing students